Union Solar/Battery Storage Ironworker Apprentice - Edwards and Sanborn
Mojave, CA 
Posted 23 days ago
Job Description

Responsible for marking, positioning, and securing structural steel members to reinforce concrete or building structures.

The base compensation range for this role is $22.38 - $42.51 per hour.

  • Mobility benefits as applicable

If interested, please contact email Universityofiron.org

High quality, professional work product performed with initiative, productivity, a positive attitude and behavior. Team members should cooperate with others in a team environment, accept direction from supervisors, follow work rules and procedures, have punctual and consistent attendance, and accept constructive feedback.
Performance should meet or exceed the established standards, goals, and accountabilities of the position.

All team members are responsible for supporting an inclusive work environment along with affirmative action and employment related goals and requirements. Team members should align with and contribute to the Mortenson values and ethical standards as stated in the Mortenson Code of Ethics and Business Conduct and understand and abide by the procedures and practices outlined in the Mortenson Operations Manual.

A. Set up, flag, and inspect a crane
B. Inspect rigging properly
C. Run a site level
D. Check in truck deliveries against bill of lading when load arrives
E. Count bars and bundles of rebar, dobies, and wire mesh
F. Direct forklift/crane to unload delivery truck
G. Shake out rebar and distributing/organizing accordingly
H. Use pliers to tie rebar intersections with tie wire
I. Splice mats or rebar sections together with short rebar dowels
J. Understand building codes/requirements
K. Cut excess rebar ends and miscellaneous pieces with gas cut saw or cutting torch
L. Install mechanical rebar splices by bolting or welding ends together
M. Install caps on vertical rebar dowels for safety and rebar dowels into fresh concrete footings
N. Determine number, size, shape, and location of reinforcing rods from blueprints, sketches, or oral
O. Bend steel rods with hand tools or rod bending machine
P. Reinforce concrete with wire mesh
Q. Install prefabricated ornamental ironwork
R. Receive and offload all major components

S. Assist with main erection crane assembly and teardown
T. Climb ladders - average 80m

U. Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
V. All other duties as assigned


A. Strong teamwork orientation
B. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, operation and maintenance instructions,
and procedure manuals
C. Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
D. Detail orientation
E. Knowledge of equipment and their uses
F. Understand and apply basic mathematical skills (adding, subtracting, division, & multiplication)
G. Ability to work independently
H. Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedbac

This is just a general position description and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position. The duties and responsibilities of this position may change without notice.

A. High school diploma or GED
B. Minimum two years related experience
C. Must have passed the Apprentice Aptitude Test
D. Current driver's license

Benefits offered to Union craft team members include:

  • EAP and mental health resources

  • The Union provides additional benefits to team members in this position through a collective bargaining agreement, including vacation, health insurance, pension and job trainings.

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. EEO is the Law


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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