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Commercial Building Laborer – West Fargo & Fergus Falls

If you prefer working outdoors over being cooped up in an office or behind a counter, you may be the right person for our steel worker position. Our team of competent, hard-working construction professionals is looking to welcome a new member. We value a can-do attitude and offer on-the-job training as well as opportunities for promotion. When you become part of our exciting new projects destined to become the landmarks of tomorrow, you can take pride in knowing you have made a substantial contribution. With us, you can use your existing skills and knowledge while continuing to grow professionally and expand your qualifications. A friendly, safety-conscious work environment and our competitive pay rates make this job a great way to advance your career.

Job Responsibilities

  • Measure, fabricate, cut, weld and shape steel parts such as girders, columns and frames using equipment including shears, welding tools and torches
  • Hoist steel parts to their appropriate location, ensuring proper alignment and positioning and bolting them into place
  • Assemble and use equipment, including setting up cable and chain systems, for hoisting or moving steel parts and disassemble it after completion of the task
  • Follow blueprint and instructions from supervisors to perform all tasks involved in assembly of steel structures; communicate with supervisors and coworkers to ensure smooth teamwork
  • Notify supervisors immediately of safety or structural concerns
  • Take apart structures or equipment in accordance with directions and standard operating procedure; repair steel components in older structures
  • Direct crane operators as they move and position steel components
  • Drill holes and align parts with framework in preparation for riveting; use tools including levels, laser tools and plumb bobs to ensure precise alignment

Job Skills & Qualifications

Reqiured:

  • Completed steel worker apprenticeship
  • Proficient in use of tools, including welding equipment, laser levels, jacks and metal shears
  • Able to read and understand blueprints
  • Knowledge of applicable safety regulations
  • Able to work at extremely great heights, including top levels of skyscraper
  • Excellent work ethic

Preferred:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
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