Job ID: 2020-3645 Type: Regular Full-Time # of Openings: 2 Category: Craft Fort Worth, TX Area
A Carpenter / Formbuilder to builds rough wooden structures such as concrete forms, scaffolds, tunnel, bridge, sewer supports, safety guards, and temporary frame shelters according to sketches, blueprints, or oral instructions. Many of these jobs are not full time, the size of the project and organization of the work determining whether a worker spends all his time on one job or is transferred from task to task as the project progresses to completion. Some workers habitually work in one branch of the industry, whereas others transferred from task to task as the project progresses to completion or according to the availability of work or on a seasonal basis.
Carpenter / Formbuilder responsibilities and abilities include but are not limited to the list below. Other duties may be assigned.
Construct built-in-place or prefabricated wooden and/or metal forms, according to specifications, for molding concrete structures such as: piers, footers, retaining walls, abutments, parapets, caps, columns and bridge decks
Saw lumber per blueprint dimensions, using handsaw or power saw, and nail lumber together to make form panels.
Pour and screed concrete to grade and straight edged
Treat equipment with care and keep tools clean
Erect scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level
Hang ledgers, overhang brackets and decking with either plywood or steel forms
Forming slabs, columns and walls for concrete pours
Ability to form and pour minor projects with little instruction.
Layout footings, walls, boxes, dowels, etc.
Lift and handle built-in-place forms and/or assembles, erects and installs prefabricated forms.
Insert spreaders and tie rods between opposite faces of form to maintain specified dimensions.
Anchor and brace forms to fixed objects, using nails, bolts, anchor rods, steel cables, and planks.
Build rough wooden structures such as: scaffolds, temporary frame shelters, overhang jacks and safety railings.
Lift and set rails for finishing machine.
Pour concrete in forms and decks which requires vibrating, shoveling and raking. Also assists cement finishers.
Knowledge and ability to use the following forming systems
Aluminum Gang Forms
Stick Frame Wood Forms
Perform other duties as assigned
A Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in rough, concrete, or bridge carpentry and pouring concrete or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Transportation to work
Be able to carry 70 lbs. or more
High School diploma/GED preferred.
Willing to do laborer work
Flexible availability to include overtime and possible weekends