• January 14, 2021
Position Description: Responsible for installing mild reinforcing steel and cable tensioning systems. Reports to: Concrete Foreman, Superintendent, and Trades Manager  Essential Duties & Responsibilities:   Position and secure steel bars, rods, cables, or mesh in concrete forms, using fasteners, rod-bending machines and hand and or automatic powered tools.Determine quantities, sizes, shapes, and locations of reinforcing rods from blueprints, sketches, or oral instructions. Must possess knowledge necessary to accurately measure, place, identify bar sizes for correct spacing and placement indicated on shop drawings, structural drawings and vendor tags. Cut rods to required lengths, using gas and or electric chop/demo saws, bar cutters, or acetylene torches.Space and fasten together rods in forms according to blueprints, using manual and automatic methods including but not limited to, wire and pliers, twist loop ties, electric and cordless tie guns, etc.Cut and fit wire mesh or fabric, using hooked rods, and position fabric or mesh correctly inside forms prior to placement of concrete in order to reinforce concrete.Place blocks, concrete brick, slab bolsters, chairs, or specific supports under rebar to hold the bars off the deck when reinforcing floors.Bend steel rods with hand tools and rod bending machinesOperate equipment such as forkliftAssist with the overall site safety and quality programs as required and ensuring Trade employees/subcontractors compliance with West Hood Construction Company standards and all applicable safety codes, regulations, and jobsite securityMaintain positive working relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employeesAbility to travel and accommodate night and weekend work as needed Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.Display a high level of teamwork, integrity, commitment, and leadership in daily operations.Physical Demands:     The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS CONSTANTLY FREQUENTLY OCCASSIONALLY Standing X     Walking X     Combined Standing/Walking X     Sitting     X Lifting/Lowering/Carrying – Weights       Under 25 lbs X     25-50 lbs X   Over 50 lbs     X Lifting/Lowering/Carrying – Ranges       Reaching above shoulder height   X   Reaching below shoulder height X     Bending/Twisting neck X     Bending at waist (forward & sideways) X     Balancing X     Pushing/Pulling X     Squatting X     Kneeling X     Climbing X     Crawling     X Repetitive Motion X     Hand / Wrist Flexion – Extension X     Noise / Dust / Chemical Exposures X     Confined Space Hazards     X Working on Heights   X   ADDITIONAL DEMANDS Vision abilities required include Close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and focus Hearing abilities required include Hearing abilities required with or without the use of an aide     Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock.  The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.     **May perform other duties as necessary or assigned.   West Hood Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Minimum of three (3) years of position related experienceBe proficient in the use of use of rod-bending machines, acetylene torches, and various hand tools.Must be able to comprehend safety instructions and signage, communicate effectively in emergency situations and understand written safety instructions from tool and equipment manufacturersAbility to read and interpret construction plans and specifications.Valid Driver’s License preferred
 West Hood Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer —minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Job Category: Field Worker | Regular
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: United States | International

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