JVIC, a Zachry Group Company
JVIC Catalyst Services

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DEER PARK, TX 77536 - US


Ironworker Helper
ZACHRY is currently seeking an experienced Industrial Ironworker Helper.
Position Summary
Ironworker Helpers will assist Journeyman Ironworkers with constructing iron/steel
structures to specifications. They will work on construction of a Heat Recovery Exchange
Generator (HRSG), Gas and steam turbine structures, and other miscellaneous structures
involved with the construction of a Combined-Cycle Power Plant.
Qualification Highlights
? Must have 1-3 years experience as an Ironworker Helper or Laborer for Iron
? Must posses 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
? Identify all tools required for tasks.
? Identify safety risks and the precautions required to eliminate those risks.
? Assist with fabricating equipment according to blueprints or instructions from
? 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.
? Assist with the connecting of columns, beams, and girders with bolts, following
blueprints and instructions from supervisors.
? Bolt aligned structural-steel members in position for permanent riveting or
? Pull, push, or pry iron/steel equipment into approximate positions for bolting into
? Cut, bend, and weld iron/steel pieces, using metal shears, torches, and welding
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
? Must have 1-3 years experience as an Ironworker Helper or Laborer for Iron
? Must have experience with rigging and rigging equipment.
? Must be able to illustrate knowledge of the construction process of constructing a
steel/iron structure.
? Must have knowledge of basic hand and power tools and their proper use.
? Must be able to and willing to follow all safety requirements.
? Must be able to work at Heights.
? Must have reliable transportation.
Preferred Qualifications
? Completed NCCER Common Core Course.
? 1+ years experience on a Combined-Cycle Power Plant construction project.
? Zachry ROF’ed employee.
? Former Zachry Employee.
Reports to Position
? This position does not have any positions reporting to it.
Physical Requirements
? Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking,
bending, squatting and lifting.
? Will talk and hear to communicate.
? Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, pull: objects, materials,
controls and tools.
? May be required to lift, carry and move up to 50lbs.
? Will work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, work off of platforms and man
lifts, and may occasionally work out on an open structure using the appropriate
fall protection requirements.
? Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not
limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators,
safety vests, gloves and leather work boots.
Required Tools
? Tool Box with Lock
? 4 to 6lb Hammer
? 12” Crescent Wrench
? 1 ¼” Spud Wrench
? Spud Crescent
? Framing Square
? 1 7/16” Spud Wrench
? 25’ Tape Measure
? Bold Bag
? Rain Suit
? Tri Square
? 1 – Rain Coat
? 1 – Rubber boots
ZACHRY is dedicated in providing a Safe and Drug Free work environment; and is an
Equal Opportunity Employer.

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