Tradesmen International, Inc. Iron Worker Journeyman in ALTOONA, Pennsylvania


Journey-Level Ironworker

Tradesmen International is seeking highly motivated craft professionals to join our team. If you’re a Journey-Level Ironworker and want to work alongside other proven craftsmen who emphasize safety, productivity and superior craftsmanship, this is your chance to advance your career! We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled craftsmen with thousands of employees serving the world’s top contractors. With more than 5,000 active clients, we have plenty of great job opportunities for Journeymen Ironworker who are among the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits and safety training to our employees.


As a Journeyman Ironworker you would be responsible for the following:

Primary responsibilities

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

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

  • Repair older infrastructure.

  • Make, weld, and cut structural metal in fabricating shops.

  • Erect steel frames.

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

  • Connect steel columns, beams, and girders.

  • Drill holes into steel for bolts.

  • Number steel according to assembly instructions.

  • Unload and stack steel.

  • Attach cables to steel and then to the crane.

  • Hoist steel into place in the framework.

  • Position steel with connecting bars and spud wrenches.

  • Work with driftpins to align the holes in the steel with the framework holes.

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

  • Bolt or weld piece into place.

  • Set reinforcing bars into forms to hold concrete.

  • Fasten bars together with wire.

  • Place spacers under rebar to lift bars off deck.

  • Cut bars with metal shears and torches.

  • Reinforce concrete with welded wire fabric.

  • Substitute cables for rebar.

  • Tighten cables with jacking equipment.

  • Install stairs, handrails, or curtain walls.

  • Make sure all pieces are fitted properly and complete repairs as necessary.

Company Details

In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Recruiter Name

Matthew Richards



Req ID 2018-166855IN

Category Iron Worker - Journeyman

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