Structural Ironworkers erect structures and frameworks made of steel and iron. Joining support beams, steel girders, columns, and other structural materials with rivets, bolts, welds, and other fasteners, these craft professionals work together as a cohesive team to build bridges, commercial buildings, and industrial facilities.Clic para leer en espanol
Structural Ironworkers are also known as Steel Workers, Metal Workers, and Steel Erectors
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I asked Jordan to talk a little more about the FastTrack components, which are considered “stackable,” meaning that some students may choose to use their FastTrack certificate(s) as prior learning assessment toward an AAS (Associate of Applied Science) degree, which is a two-year degree plan designed for students who want to pursue training specifically geared for entering the workforce as quickly as possible. Jordan said: “When students complete our FastTrack programs, they have the opportunity to obtain employment and continue their education as well. … So not only do they have a certificate from FastTrack, but they can work and also attain additional education credits.”
Adaptive Construction Solutions, which opened its doors in April, completed its first three training classes, providing more than 70 veterans with introductory ironworking training and careers with notable Houston steel erection companies like Empire Steel, Steelco and Postel International. Upon completion of the initial training period, veterans immediately enter the workforce with enough skills to be a productive member of their ironworking crew. In addition, significant opportunities for promotion and lateral moves are available to veterans who qualify.
Educators, industry representatives, family, and friends of the CMEF class of 2016 gathered last Thursday evening to celebrate the achievements of this graduating class of construction craft professionals. The Construction and Maintenance Education Foundation (CMEF) hosted the event for those of us who braved the local thunderstorms at a unique event hall nestled between branches of the Buffalo Bayou on the southeast side of Houston called Brady’s Landing. The evening finished with a celebratory and touching procession of graduates walking across the podium to accept their diplomas in each of the following fields: Sheet Metal, Combo Welding, Scaffolding, Millwright, Electrical, Pipefitting, Welding.
This drone video shows steel workers erecting the complex framework for the roof of the HOK designed structure. The stadium is being built by 1,400 construction craft professionals directed by Hunt Construction Group.
The 48 second elevator ride will transport passengers through 515 years of New York City architectural history, starting from the marsh that the city was built upon. The video shows the rise of historical landmarks such as St. Paul's Chapel in 1764, the New York Tribune in 1873, one of the first high-rise buildings with an elevator, and the Woolworth Building in 1913. The video ends with a shaft view of the 102nd floor and the elevator doors opening, revealing the current city skyline.