Website Wood

Rodbuster Job Highlights

Title Rodbuster
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Construction/Others
Location Freeport, TX, United States
Company Wood

Company Profile

Wood provides performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil/gas, power/process, environment and infrastructure, renewable, mining, and general industrial sectors.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Rodbuster to join its team.

Education Level

  • Not mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience

  • Has worked as a Rodbuster for at least 3 years as a journeyman


  • Bend steel rods with hand tools or rod-bending machines.
  • Cuts bars to required lengths, using a hacksaw, bar cutters, or acetylene torch.
  • Determines the number, size, shape, and locations of reinforcing rods from blueprints, sketches, or oral instructions.
  • Ensures that all reinforcing material is in its proper position, so it receives its intended structural load.
  • May reinforce concrete with wire mesh. May weld reinforcing bars together, using arc-welding equipment.
  • Positions and secures steel bars in concrete forms to reinforce concrete.
  • Reinforces concrete with wire mesh.
  • Selects and places rods in forms, spacing and fastening them together using wire and pliers.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.


  • Loads, transports, and unloads material, tools, equipment, and supplies.
  • May assist in lifting, positioning, and securing of material and work pieces during installation.
  • May perform minor maintenance or cleaning activities of tools and equipment.


  • Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

Employer’s Statement

Wood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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