Century Contractors will recruit, hire, train, and advance in employment qualified individuals in all job titles without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability; and shall not discriminate against any individual, nor any such characteristic as applicable by law.

Who we are:

For four decades, our team has earned success by doing what’s right the first time and more than expected every time. That focus has led to over 75% repeat business and more than $1.5 billion in construction projects over the past 20 years. Our broad in-house expertise and reliable craftsmen enable us to self-perform the major activities associated with major manufacturing construction.

Currently seeking:

STRUCTURAL IRON AND STEEL WELDER (Non-Exempt)

Summary of Position:

Here are Century, our craft personnel are at the very core of who we are.  A qualified Structural Iron and Steel Welder will raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes, and industry standards. The candidate may work in other crafts at levels appropriate to training and skills as requested by supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities (additional site specific duties may be assigned as required):

  • Read specifications or blueprints to determine the locations, quantities, or sizes of materials required. 
  • Connect columns, beams, and girders with bolts, following blueprints and instructions from supervisors. 
  • Bolt aligned structural steel members in position for permanent riveting, bolting, or welding into place. 
  • Fasten structural steel members to hoist cables, using chains, cables, or rope. 
  • Hoist steel beams, girders, or columns into place, using cranes or signaling hoisting equipment operators to lift and position structural steel members. 
  • Verify vertical and horizontal alignment of structural steel members, using plumb bobs, laser equipment, transits, or levels. 
  • Cut, bend, or weld steel pieces, using metal shears, torches, or welding equipment. 
  • Erect metal or precast concrete components for structures, such as buildings, bridges, dams, towers, storage tanks, fences, or highway guard rails. 
  • Force structural steel members into final positions, using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks, or hand tools. 
  • Pull, push, or pry structural steel members into approximate positions for bolting into place.
  • Assemble hoisting equipment or rigging, such as cables, pulleys, or hooks, to move heavy equipment or materials. 
  • Detect faulty operation of equipment or defective materials and notify supervisors.
  • Follow established job-site safety and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work area.
  • Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize hazards.

Qualifications:

  • Education (experience may be accepted in lieu of some educational requirements): High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate) required.  Additional trade school or industry certification, highly preferred.
  • Experience: At least 3 years’ structural steel experience preferred. Must pass the prescribed weld test.
  • Communication Skills: Comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. The ability to understand information, ideas, direction and then be able to perform the task or project discussed. Also, to be able to ask questions to insure you understand the information given.
  • Must have a working knowledge of various welding codes, specifications, techniques and methods.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to perform repetitive movements
  • Ability to work overhead
  • Ability to use hands to grasp
  • Ability to reach with arms
  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist
  • Ability to sit, climb and balance.
  • Ability to work up to 12 hour shift in all weather and temperature extremes.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or push or pull up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or push or pull up to 50 pounds.
  • Vision adequate to perform all required tasks.
  • Ability to move in and around confined and cluttered places and uneven areas. Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with age.
  • Ability to work over 5 feet above the ground; must not have fear of heights

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