Ornamental Ironworker

Jul 5, 2016

Also called Structural/Ornamental or Architectural Ironworkers

Ornamental ironworkers install metal windows, erect curtain and window wall systems and install and erect metal stairways, catwalks, gratings, doors, railings, fencing, elevator fronts and building entrances.

In general, ornamental ironworkers:

  • read blueprints and plan workflow
  • prepare scaffolding, hoisting equipment and rigging to move heavy equipment and materials
  • attach cables and direct crane operators
  • position, align and bolt or tack-weld steel units

Ornamental Ironworkers in the construction industry work primarily on commercial and industrial construction projects.

CAREER INFORMATION

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