JVIC, a Zachry Group Company
JVIC Catalyst Services

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Position Summary


Boilermaker will construct iron/steel structures to specifications. 


Qualification Highlights

  • Must have 4+ years’ experience as a Boilermaker Helper, Boilermaker Ironworker or comparable position with Experience
  • Must possess all Knowledge Skills and Abilities for positions (see below).
  • Must be able to meet all physical requirements.
  • Must be able to work at heights in excess of 300 ft.
  • Must have all required tools.
  • Must have reliable transportation.

Position Responsibilities

  • Read blueprints and specification to determine the scope of work: locations, quantities, and sizes of materials required.
  • Identify all tools required for tasks.
  • Identify safety risks and the precautions required to eliminate those risks.
  • Fabricate equipment according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
  • Hoist equipment and tools into location via bull rigging or crane.
  • Verify vertical and horizontal alignment of structural-steel members, using plumb bobs, laser equipment, transits, and/or levels.
  • Connect columns, beams, and girders with bolts, following blueprints and instructions from supervisors.
  • Bolt aligned structural-steel members in position for permanent riveting or bolting.
  • Pull, push, or pry iron/steel equipment into approximate positions for bolting into place.
  • Cut, bend, and weld iron/steel pieces, using metal shears, torches, and welding equipment.

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to take lead in erection of steel, fabrication, grid layout, rigging etc.
  • Ability to perform all job duties of craft trade.
  • Ability to read, understand IFC drawings.
  • Ability to make hang list, read details off drawings, read all notes on drawings before erection, locate and understand ECN’s and holds on drawings.
  • Understand when to stop production work and when a RFI needs to be initiated.
  • Read and understand craft specs and cut sheets, craft spec procedures and recommendations
  • Able to locate piece marks for correct views and know how to pick out different elevations
  • Being able to know the correct installation based on the orientation.
  • Knowledge of symbols based on legend 
  • Knowledge of all types of safe rigging practices (chokers, slings, ect.)
  • Ability to dictate correct knots based on material
  • Know all aspects of connecting
  • Correct procedures of Bolting
  • Torque vs Tension
  • Ability to read cut sheets
  • Lay out from drawing
  • Cut material from lay out and cut sheets
  • Knowledge of Torque and Values
  • Knowledge of Tension
  • Turn of the nut method
  • Different types of indicators
  • Understand how to use a skidmore
  • Ability to take drawings, required material, line out helpers and execute work
  • Knowledge of specialty tools (torque wrench, skidmore, torque guns, mag drills, hogan drills)
  • Basic knowledge of welding (machine set up, Mig, stick, gas, ect)
  • Knowledge of cutting torch, set up, dangers, usage, cleaning, types of tips and when to use the different types of tips
  • Knowledge of JLG’s man baskets, cranes
  • Basic maintenance (inspections)
  • Safe operations practices
  • Flagging of cranes, forklifts, man lifts
  • Tying knots for tag lines, etc.
  • Basic knots for lashing
  • Footage, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions to perform all craft duties.
  • Must be willing to perform any additional duties as instructed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer experience with industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance of Power Generation machines and equipment.
  • The preferred candidate will have experience working as a Millwright helper on a new construction project.
  • Zachry ROF’ed employee.
  • Former Zachry Employee.
  • Basic Computer efficiency
  • Formal/technical education.


Reports to Position

This position does not have any direct reports.


Physical Requirements

  • Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting, sitting and lifting. 
  • Will talk and hear to communicate. 
  • Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, and pull:  objects, materials, controls and tools. 
  • May be required to pick up, lift, carry and move up to 50lbs. 
  • Will work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, and may occasionally work off of platforms/scaffolding using the appropriate fall protection requirements.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions (including heat, rain, cold and wind) while wearing appropriate PPE.
  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/spoggles, ear plugs, masks/respirators, hi-vis safety vests, leather gloves and leather steel-toed work boots. 

Required Tools- list to be provided.

ZACHRY is dedicated to providing a Safe and Drug-Free work environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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