• Ironworker

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/27/2018 6:09 PM)
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  • Overview

    Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.  Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.


    As an Ironworker, your primary duties include marking, positioning, and securing structural steel members to reinforce concrete or building structures.


    • Setting up, flagging, and inspecting a crane
    • Inspecting rigging properly
    • Running a site level
    • Checking-in truck deliveries against bill of lading when load arrives
    • Counting bars and bundles of rebar, dobies, and wire mesh
    • Directing forklift/crane to unload delivery truck
    • Shaking out rebar and distributing/organizing accordingly
    • Using pliers to tie rebar intersections with tie wire
    • Splicing mats or rebar sections together with short rebar dowels
    • Understanding building codes/requirements
    • Cutting excess rebar ends and miscellaneous pieces with gas cut saw or cutting torch
    • Installing mechanical rebar splices by bolting or welding ends together
    • Installing caps on vertical rebar dowels for safety
    • Installing rebar dowels into fresh concrete footings
    • Determining number, size, shape, and location of reinforcing rods from blueprints, sketches, or oral instructions
    • Bending steel rods with hand tools or rodbending machine
    • Reinforcing concrete with wire mesh
    • Ornamental Ironworker: Installing prefabricated ornamental ironwork
    • All other duties as assigned



    All team members are expected to demonstrate the following characteristics:

    • Cooperate with others when in a team environment
    • Accept direction from supervisors
    • Follow work rules and procedures
    • Punctual and consistent attendance
    • Accept constructive feedback


    • Strong teamwork orientation
    • Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
    • Detail orientation
    • Ability to move levers, shift gears, depress pedals and maneuver steering wheel to operator equipment
    • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, crouch, kneel, climb, and periodically lift up to 50 lbs
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, procedure manuals, and load charts
    • Knowledge of equipment and their uses
    • Understand and apply basic mathematical skills (adding, subtracting, division, & multiplication)
    • Strong teamwork orientation
    • Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
    • Ability to work independently



    Education and Experience Requirements


    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Equipment certifications as required
    • 1 year of related experience preferred
    • Must possess valid driver’s license of proper class and necessary endorsements as required by law


    Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. EEO is the Law


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