Juliette, GA


Position Summary: Zachry is currently accepting applications for Industrial Ironworker Journeyman for Plant Scherer in Juliette, GA, a coal burning power plant. This position will consist of but not limited to setting and hoisting equipment for raising and placing structural steel members including beams, columns, plates and miscellaneous iron.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Repair older infrastructure.
  • Build and install iron or steel girders, columns, and other construction materials to form buildings, and other structures.
  • Using hoists, cranes, hand tools, power tools
  • Perform tests to ensure machinery is running smoothly andbasic diagnostic tests, check performance of machinery
  • Work with driftpins to align the holes in the steel with the framework holes.
  • Will unload, inspect and move equipment into position using cranes, hoists, dollies, rollers and trucks
  • Uses rigging and hoisting devices such as chokers, chain falls and come a-longs to move equipment / materials into place
  • Basic housekeeping duties such as hosing floors, removing trash, and sweeping floors
  • Follows direction from supervisor
  • Journeyman Ironworker hand tools required
  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and experience with hand tools and power tools
  • Must have prior rigging experience
  • Must have good aptitude and manual dexterity
  • Good reading comprehension
  • Ability to work with others team player
  • Good communication skills with co-workers and supervisors
  • Commitment to Zachry values and safety rules and regulations
  • Must understand how to read and interpret technical manuals in order to determine work procedures
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Access to the job site requires meeting pre-set criteria of a criminal background check
  • Minimum 4-5 years demonstrated industrial Ironworker experience
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must pass pre-set pre-employment criteria

Valued but not required skills, knowledge, and abilities:

  • Former Zachry employee
  • Training in vocational schools or related on the job experience.
  • NCCER certification

Reporting to this position:

No direct reports

Physical Demands:

Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting and lifting. Will talk and hear to communicate. Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, pull: objects, materials, controls and tools. Give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand directions. May be required to lift, carry and move objects safely. Will occasionally work at heights, climb ladders and stairways and work off of platforms. Will use vision abilities to focus, see short and long distances, colors, depth perception and peripheral vision. Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and steel-toe boots.

Work Environment:

Will work in all weather conditions ranging from warm/hot cool/cold. Occasional rain. Will work at different elevations. Noise levels will be moderate to high. Job site will contain light to heavy equipment vehicles, small to large equipment, materials, communication equipment and tools. People standing, walking, sitting, signaling and talking. Bells, whistles and alarms.

Zachry is dedicated to providing a safe and drug free work environment and is an equal opportunity employer.