Steel Ben​ders ​For Foreign Recruiters 

Duties & ​Responsibilities

(Reinforcing Ironworkers)

Positions and secure iron bars or mesh in concrete forms in order to reinforce concrete. Use a variety of fasteners, rod-bending machines, blowtorches, and hand tools. Including rod busters.
Position and secure steel bars, rods, cables, or mesh in concrete forms, using fasteners, rod-bending machines, blowtorches, or hand tools.

Space and fasten together rods in forms according to blueprints, using wire and pliers.

Determine quantities, sizes, shapes, and locations of reinforcing rods from blueprints, sketches, or oral instructions.

Place blocks under rebar to hold the bars off the deck when reinforcing floors.

Cut rods to required lengths, using metal shears, hacksaws, bar cutters, or acetylene torches.

Cut and fit wire mesh or fabric, using hooked rods, and position fabric or mesh in concrete to reinforce concrete.

Bend steel rods with hand tools or rod bending machines and weld them with arc-welding equipment.