• Ironworker (Wind) - Elbow Creek Repower

    Job Locations US-TX-Big Spring
    Posted Date 6 months ago(5/29/2019 4:30 PM)
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    Project Name: Elbow Creek Repower Project

    Project Location: 2402 Driver Road, Big Spring, TX 79720


    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
    • Renewable Energy Group Accountabilities:
      • Receiving and offloading all major components
      • Installing loose components for Nacelle, hub, and tower preparation
      • Connecting blades to hub
      • Setting base and tower sections
      • Managing taglines
      • Involved with main erection crane assembly and teardown
      • Climbing ladders – average 80m

    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
    • Must have passed the Apprentice Aptitude Test


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


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