APTIM Ironworker Helper in Houston, Texas


Journeyman - Typically 3 years and above documented field experience in chosen craft discipline with ability to read and interpret instructions and document, plan and perform work activities independently.

Certified Journeyman - Requires attainment of NCCER certifications written and/or practical.

Leadman - Provides leadership, instruction, and guidance to other craft workers in work crew, providing assistance to Foreman, while working in the capacity of a journeyman.


Construction, Maintenance


Raises, places and unites girders, columns and other structural steel members to form completed structures or structure framework, working as member of crew.


  • Sets up hoisting equipment, raising and placing structural-steel members, with basic rigging knowledge for raising an placing structural steel members.

  • Fastens steel members to cable of hoist, using chain, cable or rope.

  • Signals worker operating hoisting equipment to lift and place steel members.

  • Guides member, using tag line in order to guide it into position.

  • Pulls, pushes or pries steel members into approximate position while member is supported by hoisting device.

  • Forces members into final position, using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks and hand tools.

  • Aligns bolt holes in steel member using drift pins or spud wrenches.

  • Verifies vertical and horizontal alignment of members using plumb bob and level. Bolts align members to keep them in position until they can be permanently bolted or welded in place.

  • Cuts and welds steel members to make alterations using oxyacetylene welding equipment and supplies.

  • Loads, transports, unloads material, tools, equipment and supplies.

  • May assist in lifting, positions and securing of materials and work pieces during installation.

  • Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment.

  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules, including wearing required personal safety equipment. Performs other duties as required.


  • Work within precise limits to standards of accuracy.

  • Apply shop mathematics to solve problems.

  • Plan work and select proper tools.

  • Compare and see differences in size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.

  • Picture solid objects from drawings or diagrams.

  • Rate information using standards that can be measured or checked.


May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.


  1. Strength:

a. Standing 60%

Walking 20%

Sitting 20%

b. Lifting 50 lb.

Carrying 50 lb.

Pushing F

Pulling F

  1. Climbing C

Balancing C

  1. Stooping O

Kneeling O

Crouching O

Crawling O

Reaching C

Handling C

Fingering C


NP Not Present

O Occasionally (0-33%)

F Frequently (34-66%)

C Constantly (67-100%)

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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