Scaffold Craftsman, Level 1 - Luling, LA
Company: Brock
Location: Luling , LA
Category: General, Skilled & Trades, Construction
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 8/5/2019
JOB DESCRIPTION:

SUMMARY

Raise, place, and unite components of industrial scaffolding. Scaffolding may be free standing or attached to existing structures.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Load and unload scaffold components and equipment.
  • Set up hoisting equipment for raising and placing scaffold components.
  • Use ropes and harnesses or ladders to access scaffolding sites.
  • Using drawings, assemble scaffolding from parts.
  • Bolt or screw sections together.
  • Cut, trim, or drill scaffold components for fit using hand and power tools.
  • Verify vertical and horizontal alignment of scaffold components using plumb bob, level, or other instruments.
  • Tear down scaffolding
  • Select gear, such as cables, pulleys, and winches, according to load weight and
  • size, facilities, and work schedule.
  • Assemble and install supporting structures, rigging, hoists, and pulling gear, using hand and power tools.
  • Fabricate and repair rigging, such as slings, tackle, and ladders, using hand and power tools.
  • Attach pulleys and blocks to fixed overhead structures, such as beams, ceilings, and gin pole booms with bolts and clamps.
  • Attach load to rigging, to provide support or prepare for moving, using hand and power tools.
  • Signal or gives verbal directions to workers engaged in hoisting and moving loads, to ensure safety of workers and materials.
  • Control movement of heavy equipment through narrow openings or confined spaces.
  • Manipulate rigging lines, hoists, and pulling gear, to move or support materials, such as heavy equipment, ships
  • Test rigging, to ensure safety and reliability.
  • Modify, clean, and maintain scaffolding systems, units, fittings, and related machines and equipment, following specifications and using hand and power tools.
  • Plan scaffold system layout, installation, or repair according to specifications.
  • Select scaffold component sizes and types and related materials, such as supports, hangers, and hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications.

 

Driven by a commitment to excellence in project execution, Brock is a leader in providing soft craft services, labor support, and materials for capital projects, maintenance, and facility turnarounds.

 

The Brock Group is a leading provider of industrial specialty services with headquarters in Houston, TX, and operating units in the United States and Canada. The company supports routine maintenance, turnarounds and capital projects by providing services including scaffolding and work access, insulation, coatings/linings, and asbestos abatement, as well as additional associated services.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Work for 8 hours at a time in an environment where temperatures may reach from 0 to 140 degrees, both indoors and outdoors in the sun.
  • Work in an environment in which vibrations and noise are moderate to severe and noise level may require the wearing of hearing protection devices.
  • Work in confined spaces for 4-7 hours per day; stand or walk for long periods.
  • Climb and maintain balance on ladders and scaffolding at extreme heights.
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
  • Lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds often and occasionally up to 100 pounds.
  • Maintain footing on surfaces which are sometimes slippery.
  • See well (naturally or with correction) and distinguish colors. Hear well (naturally or with hearing aid).
  • Use arms and hands to reach for, handle, and feel objects; and coordinate well the use of hands or fingers and eyes.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS/SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Building and Construction -- Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Operation and Control -- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
ADDRESS:

Luling, LA
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