Ironworking Development Program

From the fundamentals of fabricating and erecting structural steel to acquiring a welding certification, our Ironworking Development Program is a one-stop shop for those aspiring to work in the ironworking trade. Participants will gain a deep understanding of the trade, learn to identify essential tools, acquire a welder’s certification, hone their skills in setting steel structures and engage in on-the-job practice.

WHO WE ARE

Kinsley Construction is a full-service construction company that is committed to doing right by our people, right by our roots and right by you. Operating throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region, we serve clients in a variety of industries. From Building, Civil and Industrial construction, we do what it takes to get the job done and done right. If you want to leave your mark, take pride in what you do each day and create something that you can show off to your family – then join ours.

WE WANT

Entry-level candidates with a strong work ethic and a passion for ironworking, including millwright and welding. 

YOU WILL

Get introduced to the ironworking trade—which includes stick welding, rigging, and constructing buildings with structural steel—by completing classroom instruction, gaining hands-on experience, and obtaining a welder’s certification.

The Ironworking Development Program has limited openings.  

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

FEMALES, MINORITIES, VETERANS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Attend classroom and hands-on training.
  • Perform stick welding (3G & 4G) and wire feeding welding.
  • Perform steel erection, including shake-out, connections, and detail work.
  • Field verify dimensions and perform field fabrication and fitting.
  • Perform rigging work, including jacking, skating, heavy forklift operation, and loading/unloading trucks.
  • Work at heights using ladders, man lifts, etc.
  • Safely work with and around hydraulic and crawler cranes.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Must pass Welder’s Certification to complete program. 
  • Must be willing to travel for “out of town” jobs as needed and some will require overnight stay once program has been completed.
  • Strong math skills are essential.
  • Ability to work in a crew-based and fast-paced environment.
  • Must have a positive attitude and a willingness to learn.
  • Punctuality and dependability are required.
  • Perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods and sometimes in unfavorable weather conditions.
  • Ability to pass DOT pre-employment physical and drug/alcohol screening.

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