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Ironworker Apprenticeship Program

Raise, place, and unite iron or steel girders, columns, and other structural members to form completed structures or structural frameworks. May erect metal storage tanks and assemble prefabricated metal buildings.

$55,950

Average Salary in New Mexico based on the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).

Who Can Be an Ironworker?

Must be 18 years of age or older, have a valid Driver's License, Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, High School Diploma/GED, verification of legal residence, and if applicable, submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience. Applicants must be physically capable of performing the duties of the job: read specifications or blueprints to determine location, quantities, or sizes of materials required; connect columns, beams, and girders with bolts; bolt align structural steel members in position for permanent riveting, bolting, or welding into place; fasten structural steel members to hoist cables, using chains, cables, or rope; hoist steel beams, girders, or columns into place using cranes or signaling hoisting equipment operators to lift and position structural steel members. Abilities include but are not limited to multilimb coordination, static strength, arm-hand steadiness, manual dexterity, and near vision.

Program Sponsor

New Mexico Ironworkers JAC
2524 Baylor SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Paul Sanchez
(505) 242-9124
iwap@ironworkers495.org

To obtain general information about registered apprenticeship, please fill out the form below and a representative from the State Apprenticeship Office will contact you by email.

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