Ironworkers/ Foremen/ General Foremen for Structural & Misc. Steel



Apex Steel Corp. offers; after 90 days health insurance, dental, and supplemental insurances (Life, Cancer, etc.). 401k after 1-year employment with company match, Vacation & Holiday pay after 1 year employment.

Foremen will be assigned a Late model Ford F-450 Dual wheel service truck. General Foremen will be assigned a Late Model Extended Cab F-150 4 x 4.

Apex Steel Corp was founded in 1984 as a portable welding business. The 1st 10 years we mainly did small steel erection jobs, handrails and portable welding. In the last 25 years we have become the leading steel fabrication and erection company in central NC. Our 6000 Sq/Ft office and 21,000 sq/ft fabrication facility was built in 2004, on 12 acres, within 3 miles of downtown Raleigh. We have just begun construction on a 12,500 Sq/Ft addition to our fabrication shop including new Bridge crane and automated beam drill line.

Our jobs are permanent jobs for employees who want a CAREER, not a temporary job. Our projects normally do not last more than couple of months, sometime only a couple of days on the same location ,but we always have more work available to us than we can do. This is why we are always growing which gives our employees plenty of room for advancement within our company . 98% of all of our work is located in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area, therefore you will be home with your family and friends every night.

Our current work load can be on new buildings, remodels or additions, consisting of Commercial, Industrial and Residential Projects both Private and Public.

All of our projects are local and we rarely work outside of NC (Eastern) We do not hire for specific projects. We are looking full time permanent employees to join our team here in the RTP area.

The following are the job responsibilities;

  • Careful initial planning of the job to be carried out, reading and following erection drawings/plans.
  • Using cranes to lift and guide individual steel components into position.
  • Knowledge on crane signals
  • Accurately aligning and leveling each steel component into place before bolting and welding them into fixed positions
  • Using mobile elevated work platforms, ladders, lifts as the structure gains height to access sections off the ground
  • Laying metal decking and installing safety railing as the structure is built up
  • Health and safety is very important, so strict adherence to safe working practices is essential at all times.
  • Required;
  • 2+ years experience of reading erection drawings/plans
  • 2+ years experience as a Structural Steel / Misc. Erector
  • Welding certification
  • NC Drivers Licenses / Clean Driving Record is required
  • Read and Write the English Language
  • Reliable transportation
  • Pass - Physical fitness test and drug testing
  • Live within 60 miles of Raleigh NC
  • OSHA 10 or 30 Hour Certification Card

Good practical skills for using tools, logic and good problem solving ability, good listening skills and the ability to follow verbal instructions, good physical fitness and agility, a sense of balance and head for heights, an accurate, organized and methodical approach to work, a good team worker, an awareness and respect for health and safety working practices.

All of our projects are local and we rarely work outside of NC (Eastern) We do not hire for specific projects. We are looking full time permanent employees to join our team.

Located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Raleigh is located in central NC, and is part of what is known as(RTP) The Research Triangle Park, including the cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. We are home to some of the finest local schools, world renowned Colleges and hospitals in the nation including such places as Duke University and hospital, (UNC) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and hospital, and NC State University. RDU International Airport is also conveniently located in Raleigh. If you travel east from Raleigh, in 3 hours you can enjoy some of the best beaches in the world, including the NC Outer Banks ,Crystal Coast, and Myrtle Beach. If you travel west in 3 hours you can enjoy the Appalachian mountains, including The Great Smoky Mountains.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $100,000.00 /year


  • (Erection Drawings) Blueprint Reading: 2 years (Required)
  • Structural Steel Erection: 2 years (Required)
  • Misc. Steel Erection: 2 years (Required)
  • Welding: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Raleigh, NC (Preferred)


  • Drivers Licenses (Required)
  • OSHA 10 or 30 (Preferred)
  • Welding Certification (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)