AECOM Ironworker Journeyman in Fort McMurray, Alberta

Business Line Oil + Gas

Position Title Ironworker Journeyman

Canada - Alberta

Fort McMurray

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Ironworker Journeyman to join our team on a project at Kearl in Northern Alberta. 14/7 rotation, camp accommodations.

This position will fabricate, construct and join scaffolding, structural steel buildings, bridges, ornamental ironwork and pre-cast structures. They will erect structural steel components, reinforce steel, post tension tendons, install conveyors and robotic equipment, and sometimes perform reconstructive work on existing structures.

May include the following responsibilities:

  • Read blueprints and specifications to lay out the work

  • Unload and stack steel units so each piece can be hoisted as needed

  • Erect and install scaffolding, construction cranes, derricks and other hoisting equipment

  • Assemble rigging (cables, pulleys, hooks) to move heavy equipment and materials

  • Attach cables from a crane or derrick and direct crane operators with hand signals or radios

  • Position steel units, align holes and insert temporary bolts

  • Check the alignments and join steel parts by bolting or tack welding them with an electric arc process

  • Assemble and erect pre-fabricated metal structures

  • Select, cut, bend, position, and secure steel bars or wire mesh in concrete forms to reinforce the concrete

  • Install ornamental and other structural metalwork such as curtain walls, metal stairways, railings and power doors

  • Unload and install pre-cast components

  • Supervising the workers and may or may not actively perform trade specific site work; must know all the jobs on the site and be capable of filling in as necessary

  • Competent in reading blueprints and knowledge of building codes to ensure that the project is completed correctly

  • Reports back to the clients and/or the Project Manager on the progress of the job, the estimated time to completion and employee evaluations

  • Ensure efficient deployment and productivity of work crews

  • Ensure and enforce compliance to all company, client and legislated Safety policies and procedures

  • Conduct daily and weekly safety meetings and inspections and complete follow-up activities

  • Assess and confirm, through documentation, crew competency

  • Review safe work plans/ hazard assessment with crew prior to job commencement

  • Ensure that all work permits are obtained and adhered to

  • Take corrective action to mitigate immediate hazards, where safe to do so

  • Ensure consistent application of the progressive discipline system

  • Inspect work site before, during and at end of shift

  • Identify surplus equipment and labour resources

  • Operate in a safe and courteous manner at all times

  • Ensure compliance to Corporate and client Alcohol & Drug Policies

  • Ensure all new hires/transfers receive required orientations. Attend and participate in site specific orientations

  • Ensure adequate and suitable safety equipment, including PPE, is supplied, readily accessible, properly used and maintained

  • Promote and ensure the FLRA (Field Level Risk Assessment) process is conducted before every task

  • Report and refuse unsafe work. Report unsafe conditions immediately

  • Complete near miss cards/BBO cards

  • Report all incidents and hazards to the Supervisor

  • Conduct incident investigations and prepare associated support documentation immediately.

  • Report and respond to any harassment issues

  • Identify testing requirements and ensure Subcontractors are available to support daily operations

  • Complete termination/transfer reports and submit to Supervisor

  • Adhere to project, company environmental considerations

  • Identify quantity and scope changes to the Contract and communicate to Supervisor

  • Ensure crews use and understand up to date project cost coding

  • Monitor equipment utilization and report down equipment to Mechanics

  • Review weekly servicing and preventative maintenance schedules

  • Complete daily activity reports/daily logs and submit to Supervisor

Camp accommodations are available for this position.

This is a 14-7 shift

Where possible, please include/attach proof of minimum requirements with resume application.

Minimum Requirements

  • Interprovincial Red Seal Ironworker Journeyman

  • Construction Safety Training System (CSTS-09) Certification required

  • First Aid Certification required

  • AWP Certification required

  • Fall Arrest and/or Fall Protection (OSSA issued ticket) Certification required

  • Confined Space Entry

  • WHMIS

  • Environmental Awareness

  • Drivers Licence

This position will be required to drive a vehicle on behalf of AECOM and therefore will require the candidate to submit a satisfactory drivers abstract for review

Preferred Qualifications

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What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Craft/Trade

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 162054BR