Our client is a leading Steel Erecting business based in Omagh Co Tyrone. They have an excellent opportunity for a Steel Erectors to join their team.
The below list summarises the skills or trades required for our Steel erectors.
Steel erectors behaviours.
Steel erectors need to be reliable, dependable, a questioning attitude, be self-motivated ,accountable and be prepared to work as a team. Most erection crews are a team of 4 operatives.
Structural Steel erecting
Steel erecting involves placing pre-fabricated parts of steel into place, either using mobile crane, tower crane, forklift, telehandler or manually. These are lined up to the pre drilled steelwork and bolted together. For erectors to place the structural steelwork they will most usually be done using a mewp. Steel erecting involves a good head for heights and tube physically fit, this is mainly done in external conditions and in all weathers so good health is also important. The erectors should have enough knowledge and understanding of general arrangement drawings to place the members to the specific company standards.
In some situations we also do forms of cladding. This involves fitting pre-fabricated sheeting panels onto the steel structure. Forms of cladding under taken it present include the following. Fibre cement roofing, single skin cladding, insulated panel, rock span cladding, gutters spouting’s flashings and horizontal cladding. Part of the above process also involves erecting safety nets and edge protection again all of the above is working at height and working closely with machines. This again is done to high level of accuracy the operative should be able to complete a dimensionally check on all works completed again done to a specific company standard.
Metal decking again is another process fitting pre-fabricated sheets onto the structural steelwork to allow the composite floor to be formed. The process of how these is fixed to the structural steelwork is via stud welding, this involves erectors manually fixing the stud to the deck with a stud welding gun where the studs are arc welded to the beam below.
Plant operations/including working with loads.
Within the steel erecting process we use all types of machines, this includes all of the below.
Mobile crane, telehandler,mewps ,scissor lifts.
Due to working with the above the erector will be involved in lifting operations and will need to identify and use the correct lifting accessories required to place the above pre-fabricated steel work
Salary will be dependent on the individual & will be discussed with the employer at interview stage