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What is a Rodworker?


A reinforcing rodworker is a person who fabricates, handles, sorts, cuts, bends, rigs, places, burns, welds, stresses, grouts and ties all material used to reinforce concrete construction.

In addition, a rodworker installs mechanical splices for reinforcing steel bars and performs cad and thermite welding for the splicing of reinforcing steel bars. A rodworker reads and understands all structural and placing drawings and bar lists that are related to the work operations as referred.

Annually, 13,000 journeymen participate in upgrade programs - professional Ironworkers who are striving for more knowledge, greater professionalism, and the next step up in a tough but rewarding career.

What We Do
  • Amusement Equipment and Rides
  • Architectural and Structural Precast
  • Bank Vaults and Doors
  • Canopies
  • Conveyors
  • Curtainwall
  • Detention Facilities (Jail Cells)
  • Doors: Metal and Roll-up
  • Drilling Platforms Offshore
  • Geodesic Domes
  • Metal Buildings
  • Ornamental
  • Overhead Cranes
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Reinforcing and Machinery Moving
  • Sport Stadiums and Arenas
  • Steel Decking
  • Structural Buildings and Bridges
  • Towers
  • Welding and Burning