Bridge Carpenter at Texas Sterling Construction in Fort Worth, Texas

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Job Description:

Texas Sterling Construction


Bridge Carpenter

US-TX-Forth Worth

Job ID: 2020-3645
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 2
Category: Craft
Fort Worth, TX Area

Overview

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.



Responsibilities

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
  • Tying rebar
  • 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
    • Simons
    • EFCO
    • Stick Frame Wood Forms
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Qualifications

  • 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
  • Work Safely
  • 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

Benefits / Pay

  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401k retirement plan + 5% company matching
  • Health Benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Growth and Advancement
  • Life Insurance
  • Great company culture and parties
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