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Ironworker (Wind) - Elbow Creek Repower

Big Spring, TX 79720
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Project Name: Elbow Creek Repower Project

Project Location: 2402 Driver Road, Big Spring, TX 79720


As an Ironworker, your primary duties include marking, positioning, and securing structural steel members to reinforce concrete or building structures.


  • Setting up, flagging, and inspecting a crane
  • Inspecting rigging properly
  • Running a site level
  • Checking-in truck deliveries against bill of lading when load arrives
  • Counting bars and bundles of rebar, dobies, and wire mesh
  • Directing forklift/crane to unload delivery truck
  • Shaking out rebar and distributing/organizing accordingly
  • Using pliers to tie rebar intersections with tie wire
  • Splicing mats or rebar sections together with short rebar dowels
  • Understanding building codes/requirements
  • Cutting excess rebar ends and miscellaneous pieces with gas cut saw or cutting torch
  • Installing mechanical rebar splices by bolting or welding ends together
  • Installing caps on vertical rebar dowels for safety
  • Installing rebar dowels into fresh concrete footings
  • Determining number, size, shape, and location of reinforcing rods from blueprints, sketches, or oral instructions
  • Bending steel rods with hand tools or rodbending machine
  • Reinforcing concrete with wire mesh
  • Ornamental Ironworker: Installing prefabricated ornamental ironwork
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Renewable Energy Group Accountabilities:
    • Receiving and offloading all major components
    • Installing loose components for Nacelle, hub, and tower preparation
    • Connecting blades to hub
    • Setting base and tower sections
    • Managing taglines
    • Involved with main erection crane assembly and teardown
    • Climbing ladders average 80m

All team members are expected to demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Cooperate with others when in a team environment
  • Accept direction from supervisors
  • Follow work rules and procedures
  • Punctual and consistent attendance
  • Accept constructive feedback


  • Strong teamwork orientation
  • Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
  • Detail orientation
  • Ability to move levers, shift gears, depress pedals and maneuver steering wheel to operator equipment
  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, crouch, kneel, climb, and periodically lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, procedure manuals, and load charts
  • Knowledge of equipment and their uses
  • Understand and apply basic mathematical skills (adding, subtracting, division, & multiplication)
  • Strong teamwork orientation
  • Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently



Education and Experience Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Equipment certifications as required
  • 1 year of related experience preferred
  • Must possess valid drivers license of proper class and necessary endorsements as required by law
  • Must have passed the Apprentice Aptitude Test


Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. EEO is the Law


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Posted: 2019-08-15 Expires: 2019-10-31

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