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Burns & McDonnell Structural Iron Worker I (Goose Creek, SC) in Goose Creek, South Carolina


Erect, place, and join steel columns, and other pieces to form structural frameworks. Also, may include assembling precut metal buildings, connecting beams, stick welding, bar joist, and setting columns.


  • Read blueprints and specifications to determine the scope of work: locations, quantities, and sizes of materials required.

  • Identify all tools required for tasks.

  • Identify safety risks and the precautions required to eliminate those risks.

  • Fabricate equipment according to blueprints or instructions from supervisors.

  • Hoist equipment and tools into location via bull rigging or crane.

  • Verify vertical and horizontal alignment of structural-steel members, using plumb bobs, laser equipment, transits, and/or levels.

  • Connect columns, beams, and girders with bolts, following blueprints and instructions from supervisors.

  • Bolt aligned structural-steel members in position for permanent riveting or bolting.

  • Pull, push, or pry iron/steel equipment into approximate positions for bolting into place.

  • Cut, bend, and weld iron/steel pieces, using metal shears, torches, and welding equipment.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Must be familiar with construction and worked construction projects.

  • 5 years of experience as an ironworker

  • Steel erecting and steel beam experience

  • Must be able to safely use hand/power tools and PPE.

  • Must be able to perform job duties.

  • Must have PPE.

Working Conditions:

  • Employees will be required to be able to endure long periods of standing, sitting, walking, bending, and/or lifting.

  • May be required to pick up, lift, carry and move up to 50lbs.

  • Will work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, and may occasionally work off platforms/scaffolding.

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.

  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE)

Burns & McDonnell does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religions, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by application state or federal civil rights law.

Job Construction Services

Primary Location US-SC-Goose Creek

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 240719 Job Hire Type Experienced