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Journeyman Ironworker

JGM City of Coatesville, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $24 to $30 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

This is a permanent position based around our headquarters in Coatesville, PA. This is NOT a constant per Diem job. Per Diem is only supplied if the job is outside of a certain radius of our headquarters and bid within the job. Serious candidates only.

Reports to: Project Foreman

Purpose: To perform all steel erection duties safely at an industrial site. Must be able to read and interpret information for construction and/or fabrication

Work Schedule: Varies by location. Must have open availability any time any day of the week. Travel required at times

Essential Skills: (may include but are not limited to the ability to)

  • Understanding of standard erection and installation procedures including:
  • Proper use of craft tools and equipment
  • Perform safe rigging set-up and procedures
  • Follow bolt installation procedures and standards established in the job specification
  • Unload, check and organize materials for the job
  • Working safely and effectively at varying elevations while maintaining 100% tie-off conditions as set forth by JGM management
  • Always work in a safe manner
  • Wear and use required Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
  • Able to work in varying field conditions including at high elevations and 100% tie-off condition
  • Must be able to operate all standard industry tools
  • Must have a valid license and able to operate the following:
  • Company trucks (DOT)
  • 10,000 lbs. gas powered fork truck
  • High-reach equipment up to 45 feet
  • Carry-deck crane and small capacity lifts
  • Maintain a clean and professional appearance dictated by the job site.
  • Understand and follow the day’s plan as set forth by the Superintendent and/or Foreman
  • Clock-in and allocate time correctly
  • Participate in required job site planning and safety meetings
  • Have the proper tools to do your work at all times
  • Maintain and take care of company equipment and tooling
  • Return company tools to the assigned location at the end of each day

Essential Qualifications:

  • Formal training and experience in the construction industry
  • Understand welding set-up and procedures for various field conditions
  • High School or equivalent education
  • Understanding about when to stop/hold production or work for safety or quality on their assigned task

Physical Requirements:

  • The 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
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to assemble, connect, weld, or attach parts. The employee is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands
  • The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds properly. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision
  • Employee may be required to perform the following
  • Climb stepladders and extension ladders
  • Work from a raised platform
  • Climb stairs
  • Operate tools properly and safely
  • Operate high reaches, scissor lifts, fork-trucks, cranes, if properly trained.
  • Pass pulmonary tests to wear respirator
  • Employee may be required to properly drills, welding equipment, saws, ladders, levels, wrenches, hammers, safety equipment, all tools in the requirements list, etc.


Why Work Here?

JGM is a Heavy Fabricator and Industrial Construction company servicing clients nationwide. We Self Perform steel erection, process piping, boiler repairs, equipment setting, heavy rigging and mechanical installations. Our 65,000 sq/ft AISC certified fabrication facility fabricates structural steel, plate girders, large trusses and large plate fabricated components for Industrial owners.


1201 Valley Road Coatesville, PA 19320
City of Coatesville, PA
19320 USA


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