It is agreed that the jurisdiction of work covered by this agreement is that provided for in the charter grant issued by the American Federation of Labor to the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers, it being understood that the claims are subject to trade agreements and final decisions of the AFL-CIO as well as the decisions rendered by the National Joint Board for the settlement of jurisdictional disputes, or any other successor boards.
The parties to this agreement are subject to and agree to be bound by all decisions and awards made by the National Joint Board for the settlement of jurisdictional disputes with respect to all jurisdictional disputes which may arise under this agreement.
This agreement shall cover and include all work performed by ironworkers at any industrial, commercial, or construction site, plus all work ancillary thereto, irrespective of where performed. The contractor agrees to engage ironworkers on the following, including but not limited to all work relating to the unloading, handling and fabrication, erection and construction of all iron and steel, ornamental lead, bronze, brass, copper and aluminum reinforced concrete structures or parts thereof; bridge, viaducts, reservoirs, spillways, flumes, caissons, cofferdams, subways, tunnels, cableways, tramways, monorails, blast furnaces, stoves, kilns, coolers, crushers, agitators, pulverizers, mixers, concentrators, ovens, cupolas, smoke conveyors, pen stocks, flag poles, drums, shafting, shoring, fur storage room, fans and hot rooms, stacks, bunkers, conveyors, dumpers, elevators, vats, tanks, towers, hoppers, plates, anchors, caps, corbels, lintels, Howe and combination trusses, grillage and foundation work, all grating buck, partitions, hanging ceilings, hangers, clips, brackets, floorings, floor construction and domes, rolling shutters, curtains, frames, kalomeined and iron doors, cast tiling, air ducts, and trench frames and plates; all wire work, railings, including pipe, guards, fencing, grill work, sidewalk and vault lights, skylights, roofs, canopies, marquees, awnings, elevator and dumb waiter enclosures, elevator cars, tracks, facias, aprons, operating devices, sash, frames, fronts, lockers, racks, book stacks, tables and shelving, metal furniture, seats, chutes, escalators, stairways, ventilator boxes, fire escapes, signs, jail and cell work, safes, vaults, vault doors, safe deposit boxes, corrugated sheets when attached to steel frames, cutting, bending, drilling, burning and welding, including by acetylene gas and electric machines; metal forms and false work pertaining to concrete construction; sectional water tube and tubular boilers and stokers; traveling sheaves, vertical hydraulic elevators; bulkheads, ship hoists; the making and installations of all articles made of wire and fibrous rope; all rigging in shipyards, vessels, and government departments; false work, travelers scaffolding, pile drivers, sheet piling, derricks, cranes, the erection, installation and handling and operating of the same on all forms of construction work; all railroad bridge work including their maintenance; the moving, hoisting and lowering of machinery and placing of same on foundations, including in bridges, cranes, derricks, buildings, piers and vessels; the loading and unloading, necessary maintenance, erection, installation, removal wrecking and dismantling of all the above and housesmith work and submarine diving, in connection with or about erection of steel towers, chutes and spouts for concrete where attached to towers, and the handling and fastening of the cables and guys for same. The racking, sorting, cutting, bending, hoisting, and placing of all iron, steel and metal used in reinforced concrete construction including mesh for floor arches and the making of hoops and plastics, fiber reinforced polymer composites or other materials when used in place thereof, and retro fit applications, Standing seam metal roofs etc.
Lead and steel shielding, standing seam metal roofs, modular pre-fabricated units such as those commonly used in prisons, hotels, housing, pulpits, service stations, etc., and any completed unit that takes the place of a building or structure. Load bearing metal studs, preformed metal floor or roof joists, also light gage metal framing, reinforcing and structural material regardless of composition. Moving or jumping devices, electrically or pneumatically powered, that replace manual operations historically performed by the ironworker, shall remain the work of the ironworker.
Welding machines, compressors, tow motors, fork lifts, tuggers, and stud welders shall be considered “tools of the trade”.