Construction Framer/Installer

Construction Framer/Installer Des Moines, IA


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SGH Concepts

Job Title:

Construction Framer/Installer

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Des Moines, IA


$Rate of pay is dependent on metal panel experience

Company Description:

SGH Concepts

Since the 1940's, SGH has grown throughout the Midwest to the Rockies. From ideation to completion with cutting-edge building-facades, daylighting, LED system and wall partitions, we successfully engineer, manufacture, supply, distribute, and install quality architectural solutions.
We have offices located in 7 states.

Job Description:


Join our Employee-Owned Comapny as a Construction Framer/Metal Panel Installer for SGH Concepts, a division of SGH Redglaze Holdings, Inc.  This positiion is out of Des Moines, IA and will perform tasks involving physical labor at medium to heavy construction projects.   

The Metal Panel Installer perfoms tasks involving physical labor at medium to heavy construction projects.  The installer is responsible for assisting with the designing and installation of architectural panels comprised of different materials including phenolic, steel, aluminum and cementitious type panels.

Essential Functions:  Preparing the layout of the project.  Estimate height, width, length, and other proportions.  Work with blueprints or instructions from supervisors.  Join materials with nails, screws, rivets, or adhesives.  Use levels, rulers, framing squares, and surveying equipment to ensure everything is level and secure.  Perform manual work in preparing substrates for panel coverage.  Perofrm a variety of tasks involving strenous manual labor, dealing with heavier metal panel construction projects.  House cleaning job site: pick up all tools and equipment each day to eliminate potential hazards and theft.  Perform material handling and storage.  Load/unload trucks, haul/hoists material.  Ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed and brings problems to the attention of the foreman/superintendent.  Workingin Ariel equpment up to 120', working on ladders and the rooftops of buildings.  Communicate wtih Foreman on project details.  Must be able to wear required PPE at all times.  Performs work in accordance with job specifications and safety.  Attends all safety meetings.  Strong work ethic.

Work environment:  Safety procedures int he work environment will be exercised at all times.  While performing the duties of this position you may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles on job sites, moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The position is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites.  The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.  The position regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather:  Heat and humidity, cold temperatures, snow, rain and exposure to dust  and debris.  Occasionaly this position will require long hours and possible Saturday work otherwise mostly days:  Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Competitive Benefits Package including Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Insurance and Retirement Plans

Required Experience:

Passing a pre-employment drug screening- required.  Passing a phusical capabilities test - required.  Legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands describes here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs, climb and stand for extended periods of time as well as perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions.  Ability to lift, push, pull or carry objects.  Can use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over tiem without fatigue.  Excellent physical stamina is a plus

Preferred experience of 1 + years of jobsite/construction experience

Knowledge of teools, practices and procedures working with Sheet Metal

Reading blueprints:  1 year experience required

Must have reliable transportation to and from the job sites

Be safety minded and drug free

Ability to use a Computer, iPad or Tablet

Leadership Skills

Basic reading, writing and math skills

Passing a pre-employment drug screening

Passing a physical capabilities test

Legally authorized to work in the U.S.



Communication Proficiency, Customer/Client focus, Diversity and inclusion, Results Driven, Stress Management/Composure.

This will put you above other candidates:

Knowledge and experience within the Metal Panel industry

Forklift Certification

OSHA 10 and/or OSHA 30

1st Aid/CPR Certification

Bi-Lingual (English/Spanish) is a plus, but not required

Multiple years of comprehensive reading of multiple blueprints

Common knowledge of rigging and crane signals

Required Travel:

Travel may be required, locally or out of town, depending on job site needs.

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