Ironwork Generalist

Cowichan District Hospital Replacement Project

Journey Person and Apprentice Ironworker Generalists are required in Duncan on the Cowichan District Hospital Replacement Project all throughout 2023.

Below you’ll find what certifications and other requirements are needed for this trade on this project. Requirements can change from one project to the next, so be sure to read the trade profile (this page) for the project you’re hoping to work on.

If you’ve got questions, we’re here to help. Just email or call 1-888-567-2242.


Working Conditions and other requirements:

  • Extended shift hours in changing weather conditions.
  • Busy, noisy and dusty environments on dynamic terrains with multiple trades working together.
  • Personal Protective Equipment will be required (e.g., steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.)
  • Frequently alternating between standing, kneeling, and lifting positions in elevated or cramped spaces.
  • Construction jobs may require workers to be in good physical condition with the ability to lift heavy weight.
  • Must have good observational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Have a good understanding and the ability to follow safe work procedures.


Experience, qualifications, and certifications that are considered an asset:

  • Must have a valid Red Seal, Journeyperson or Apprenticeship Ironworker certification.
  • Has experience in unloading and placing rebar and operating electric hand tools in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Rigging and welding certification such as SMAW and FCAW and experience considered an asset.
  • Forklift Certificate or Telehandler Certificate considered an asset.
  • Experience working in heavy civil construction or road building is considered an asset.
  • Fall Protection Certification required. Confined Space Entry and Aerial Work Platform are considered an asset.
  • Site Ready BC including WHMIS (details will be provided by BCIB upon confirmation of employment).