B&B Concrete

Commercial Concrete Rodbuster/Iron Worker

Mt. Juliet, TennesseeFull-time
About the Job
Commercial Iron Worker (Rodbuster).

General Description:
Rodbusters will use machines, equipment, tools, and blowtorches to shape steel rods for use in concrete projects. In this role, you must understand the construction process and how rods reinforce the concrete foundation or framing. Rodbusters will order the correct number of rods and mesh for placement, cut the iron into pieces, wrap them in mesh and fasten them to concrete forms. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Study blueprints and diagrams or specifications to determine work requirements.
  • Determine quantities, sizes, shapes, and locations of reinforcing rods from blueprints, sketches, or oral instructions.
  • Position and secure steel bars, rods, cables, or mesh in concrete forms using fasteners and hand tools.
  • Cut rods to required lengths, using metal shears, hacksaws, bar cutters, acetylene torches, etc.
  • Place blocks under rebar to hold the bars off the deck when reinforcing floors.
  • Cut and fit wire mesh or fabric, using hooked rods, and position fabric or mesh in concrete to reinforce concrete.
  • Assist in concrete pours
  • Ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed. Reports all problems or accidents to their immediate supervisor, Safety Manager and Operations Manager immediately.
  • Attends weekly job site safety meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Foreman, Superintendent, and Operations Manager.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in the construction or contracting industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, and crouch for extended periods of time up to ten (10) hours per day.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, carry forms.
  • Must work safely at all times.

Commercial Concrete Laborer.

Responsibilities:
  • Perform general construction labor to include job site clean-up and moving of materials by hand.
  • Operating motorized equipment including power tools, saws, hammers, nails, and bolts.
  • Work requires alert individuals with good balance and physical strength.
  • Assist in the pouring of vertical concrete.
  • Install reshores per instructions.
  • Working during inclement weather could be exposed to extreme cold and heat, noise and dust from construction operations depending upon the project site.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in the construction or contracting industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.