Field Service Ironworker/Millwright

Atlanta, Georgia, United Statesthyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (USA)

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:Possible
Job field:Engineering & Science
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2023/01/17
Job number:US_RS_03714
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Your responsibilities

The Field Service Ironworker/Millwright is responsible for performing heavy mechanical work such as inspection, disassembly, assembly, and new installation of heavy industrial equipment and components mainly at cement production facilities. The machineries include, but are not limited to kilns, raw- and finish mills, material handling, and processing equipment. The applicant is required to follow instructions from the Field Supervisor and positively integrate and contribute within the Field Service crew. thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions utilizes the multi-skill concept and expects the employee to perform other job disciplines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow Daily work Procedures and Protocols as set forth in job orientations and trainings and Safety Handbooks.
  • Properly follow all industry-related MSHA/OSHA /tkIS safety procedures.
  • Perform all duties in a safe manner utilizing all required PPE, being constantly aware of others in the work area.
  • Ability to follow instructions of the Superintendent/Supervisor and work with others in a team environment.
  • Bring problems to the attention of the Superintendent/Supervisor or Safety Manager.
  • Inspection, disassembly, and assembly of heavy industrial equipment and components.
  • Using overhead and/or jib cranes, forklifts, man-lifts, pneumatic tools, hydraulic tools, hand tools, and torches as required.
  • Use hoists, pulleys, jacks, and come-a-longs to perform tasks.
  • Use basic rigging knowledge to set up hoisting for removal and installation of machine components.
  • Signals crane operator in setting of machine parts and equipment during assembly and disassembly.
  • Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits components together in various body positions and assist in lifting, positioning, and securing of materials and workpieces.
  • Bolt, weld, and cut material as needed Load, transport, and unload material, tools, equipment, and supplies.
  • Assists with tool trailer and warehouse organization.
  • Performs maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment.
  • Other duties incidental to this job function may be added or some of the duties listed above may be deleted as necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position will have no supervisor responsibilities.

Your profile

Required Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience as a Maintenance Technician journeyman in construction of heavy industrial equipment, cement & mining, petrochemical, power generation, or similar construction. An equivalent combination of education, supervisory experience, and related construction experience may be considered.

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Punctual and having the ability to manage time independently with minimal supervision.
  • Hands on and proactive problem-solving skills.
  • Quality mindset.
  • Must have knowledge of basic bolting, welding and flame cutting
  • Able to use hand, pneumatic and hydraulic tools.
  • Operating knowledge of hoists, pulleys, jacks, and come-a-longs.
  • Familiarity with basic hand signals and basic rigging knowledge including safe working load limits.
  • Ability to work independently, anticipate and plan work in accordance to established schedules and procedures.
  • Safety conscious; contributing to a safe working environment for oneself and all others.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment screening and an ongoing drug screening is required.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift, carry and move 50 lb.
  • Candidate must have a valid US driver’s license.
  • Industrial Equipment (forklift, man-lift, scissor lift, Telehandler etc.) operator a plus.
  • MSHA trained and knowledgeable of MSHA/OSHA regulations.

Travel Demands:

  • This position requires extensive travel throughout the United States. Employee is regularly required to be away from home for several weeks at a time.
  • Ability to travel and work overtime (including nights, weekends, and holidays along with working outdoors in all weather conditions).
  • A valid US Driver’s license is required.
  • Optional International Travel and Ability to obtain a TWIC card:
  • Valid Passport Optional.

Your benefits

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions recognizes and appreciates the exceptional quality of its employees. We are proud to offer challenging jobs with competitive benefits. Employees of tkIS USA receive a variety of financial and personal job benefits. The suite of benefits offered is meant as a supplement to your financial package and adds to your total compensation. Below is a brief summary of benefits which are available to all fulltime employees:

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Vision Coverage
  • Life Insurance - Company Paid
  • STD/LTD - Company Paid
  • FSA & HSA
  • Voluntary Accident
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Critical Illness
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Roth IRA
  • Supplemental Life & ADD
  • Paid Time Off (25 days per year)
  • Paid Holidays


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$28-$30 per hour

Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (USA) is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly


Polysius specializes in the design and construction of turnkey cement plants. We support cement manufacturers around the world with an extensive portfolio of products and services and sustainable solutions based on more than 150 years of expertise and experience. Our plants and machines use state-of-the-art production processes to conserve resources, minimize environmental impact and deliver maximum performance and efficiency.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


Move things forward with us - as colleagues and above all as a team.
Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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