Outside Local Union Jobline



  • January 25, 2021

    Due to COVID-19 and state-by-state travel restrictions and guidelines, please contact the district council in your area for job availability.  For any job posted on the jobline, please inquire before travel to any job site.  Stay safe.

  • LU 21, Omaha, Nebraska

    IMMEDIATE NEED  20 Structural hands needed for 3 to 4 month project “Data Center”.

    NO per-diem
     but job is scheduled 6-9’s. Total package $49.78, on the check $31.75 if you have current welding certifications through Ironworkers WCP, if not $30.55 on the check.

    Must be current with IMPACT drug testing and take drug screening on site for General Contractor.

    General Contractor is also requiring an OSHA qualification within the last 5 years. And a criminal history background check NO misdemeanors crimes within the last 5 years, NO felonies within last 7 years.

    Please contact the local union hall for information 402-333-0276.

  • Local 387, Atlanta, GA

    I​mmediately Needed  – Welders, Structural Ironworkers, Qualified Riggers, and Curtain Wall Installers for capital and outage projects in Atlanta. Multiple schedules through second quarter 2022. Must have non-laminated social security card, state provided ID, OSHA 10, Sub Part R, and current IMPACT test for this work. Supervisors must have OSHA 30. Must contact the hall prior to traveling.  
    NO PER DIEM!!!  
    Contact Local 387 at 404-505-0022.




  • LU 482, Austin, TX

    Immediate Need

    12-Structural journeyman ironworkers
    12-Ornamental ironworkers
    5-Certified welders (must have current papers through AWS)

    Various jobs in the Austin area.

    All must have OSHA 10 minimum and IMPACT UA within 30 days before start of job. Most jobs working overtime. No per diem offered at this time.

    Call the hall for more information (512) 385-2500.

Ironworker Facts

  • In its 123-year history, the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers has been led by just thirteen general presidents-Edward Ryan, John Butler, Frank Buchanan, Frank Ryan, James McClory, Paul Morrin, John Lyons Sr., John Lyons Jr., Juel Drake, Jake West, Joseph Hunt, Walter Wise and Eric Dean.
  • According to the U.S. Department of Labor-Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of ironworkers is projected to grow 22 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. The need to rehabilitate, maintain, and replace a growing number of older bridges is expected to drive employment growth, as will the ongoing construction of large projects, such as high-rise buildings. Job opportunities should be best in metropolitan areas, where most large construction projects take place.
  • With the completion of every job, it has been a tradition of the Iron Workers to celebrate with a “Topping Out” ceremony when the last beam of the building or bridge is set in place. The tradition is usually done with a Christmas tree, a flag, and an Iron Workers banner, which are hoisted and displayed on the final beam. Traditionally, the last beam is signed by all the ironworkers who worked on that project, representing both their skills employed and their pride in the completed structure.
  • The first shop local of the International, Local 40 (Newark, N.J.), was chartered in 1902 and was designated as "Inside Architectural Bridge and Structural Iron Workers."
  • Union members earn better wages and benefits than workers who aren’t union members. On average, union workers’ wages are 28 percent higher than their nonunion counterparts.

    While only 19 percent of nonunion workers have guaranteed pensions, fully 78 percent of union workers do.

    More than 84 percent of union workers have jobs that provide health insurance benefits, but only 64 percent of nonunion workers do. Unions help employers create a more stable, productive workforce—where workers have a say in improving their jobs.

    Unions help bring workers out of poverty and into the middle class. In fact, in states where workers don’t have union rights, workers’ incomes are lower.

  • Over 10,000 participants have completed approximately 400,000 hours of training during the 30 years of the Annual Ironworker Instructor Training Program.
  • The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics predicted a 22 percent increase in ironworker employment opportunities from 2012 to 2022.