Jacobs Scaffold Builder in Decatur, Illinois

Scaffold Builder


Jacobs Global Field Services is a premier provider of construction, maintenance and capital project solutions. With an ever expanding workforce of both direct hire craft and professional staff, Jacobs Global Field Services provides support to clients in petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, consumer products, pulp and paper, automotive, mining and metals business lines across multiple markets.

Position Summary

Builds, positions, and dismantles wooden structures, such as concrete forms, scaffolds, tunnel and sewer supports, and temporary frame shelters, according to sketches, blueprints, or company standards.

  • Transport tubular scaffold to the site and erect the scaffold to the dimensions required

  • Hammer material to each locking section

  • Hoist scaffold board to the top section to be used as a working platform and level all sections

  • Cut plywood to fit and nail to platform area

  • Secure scaffold to the structure

  • Erects scaffolding for buildings and other structures and installs ladders, handrails,

  • walkways, platforms, and gangways

  • May rig materials

  • Additional responsibilities not listed may be required


  • Minimum 4 years industrial construction/maintenance industry experience

  • General knowledge of OSHA, site, and JEMCI requirements

  • Knowledge of standards for acceptable scaffold erection

  • Physical Requirements:

  • Climbing, Balancing, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling, Reaching, Standing, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Lifting, Fingering, Grasping, Feeling, Repetitive Motions

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you?ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Illinois-Decatur

Req ID: FIE00066J