Reinforcing Iron & Rebar Workers
Also called: Iron Worker, Ironworker, Ironworker Foreman, Rodbuster
In the Marine Corps: Steelworker
In the Navy: Steelworker
What they do:Position and secure steel bars or mesh in concrete forms in order to reinforce concrete. Use a variety of fasteners, rod-bending machines, blowtorches, and hand tools. Includes rod busters.
On the job, you would:
- Determine quantities, sizes, shapes, and locations of reinforcing rods from blueprints, sketches, or oral instructions.
- Space and fasten together rods in forms according to blueprints, using wire and pliers.
- Position and secure steel bars, rods, cables, or mesh in concrete forms, using fasteners, rod-bending machines, blowtorches, or hand tools.
Engineering and Technology
Math and Science
Arts and Humanities
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Project management software
Computer aided design CAD software
Data base user interface and query software
See more details at O*NET OnLine about reinforcing iron and rebar workers.