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Henkel Construction Company Steel and Precast Erector in Ames, Iowa

General InfoJob Type: Full-TimeMinimum Years of Experience Required: No Prior Experience NecessaryWork Schedule: Monday-Friday; 7:00 am-3:30 pm. Other days and hours as necessary.Willing to TravelSpeciality: Commercial,Industrial,InstitutionalMust be Authorized to Work in the USCompany Info

Our goal is to be the Owner’s choice for construction services based on our professionalism, performance, dedication, and teamwork. We are committed to our employees and do our best to provide them with safe working environments where new ideas and growth are encouraged. In addition, we are dedicated to community service, as a company and as individuals.

We're a two-time finalist for the Master Builders of Iowa/Iowa OSHA Oustanding Safety Achievement Award, winner of Master Builders of Iowa Masters Award - Special Recognition, and a finalist for Master Builders of Iowa Masters Award for projects $10 million and over.

Job Description

Responsible for laying out and erecting structural steel and sheet metal in order to build metal structures, including conventional steel structures or pre-engineered metal buildings; and precast concrete panels. Perform tasks involving physical labor at building, highway, and heavy construction projects, and demolition sites. May operate hand tools of all types. May assist other craft workers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment.

  • Study specifications in blueprints, sketches or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.

  • Build and install iron or steel girders, columns, and other construction materials to form building, bridges, and other structures.

  • Cut, position, and bolt down steel bars to reinforce concrete.

  • Repair old infrastructure.

  • Erect steel frames.

  • Install metal wall or roof panels.

  • Direct operation of cranes to move and position structural steel, reinforcing bars, precast and other materials onto and around the construction site.

  • Connect steel columns, beams, and girders using welded or bolted connections.

  • Drill holes into steel for bolts.

  • Number steel according to assembly instructions.

  • Unload, stack and organize steel and precast materials.

  • Attach rigging to steel and then to crane.

  • Hoist steel into place in the framework.

  • Position steel with connecting bars and spud wrenches.

  • Work with driftpins to align the holes between the steel and the framework.

  • Use plumb bobs, levels, and laser equipment to verify alignment.

  • Set reinforcing bars into forms to hold concrete.

  • Fasten bars together with wire.

  • Place spacers under and between rebar.

  • Cut bars by shears, saws, and torches.

  • Reinforce concrete with welded wire fabric.

  • Install stairs and handrails, ensuring all pieces are properly fitted and complete repairs as necessary.

  • Control traffic passing near, in, and around work zones.

  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment and material.

  • Position, join, align, and seal structural components, such as concrete wall sections and pipes.

  • Measure, mark, and record openings and distances to lay out areas where work will be preformed.

  • Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools, and distribute them to appropriate locations, according to project plans and specifications.

  • Lubricate, clean, and repair machinery, equipment, and tools.

  • Provide assistance to other craft workers when needed.

  • Salvage useful materials where appropriate.

Business Conduct Statement(s)

  • Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

  • Accurate – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

  • Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.

  • Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.

  • Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

  • Decision Making – Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.

  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

  • Goal Oriented – Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result.

  • Honesty/Integrity – Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

  • Initiative – Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.

  • Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.

  • Judgment – The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.

  • Problem Solving – Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.

  • Reliability – The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.

  • Time Management – Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

Benefits Medical Insurance Life Insurance Retirement Benefit

  • Holidays

  • Bonus program

  • Assistance for continuing education

  • Employee recruitment bonus

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