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Carpenter

Chesapeake, VA

Description

REQUIREMENTS: ALL Applicants must be:

  • 18 years of age
  • Able to pass a drug test
  • Legally eligible to work in the US
  • If assigned to a government project, US citizenship and clear background check may be required.
  • Additional Requirements for Craftworkers:
    • Must have own transportation to and from jobsite every workday (driver’s license not required)
    • Must provide own hand tools (excluding power tools)
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs

Primary Function of Carpenter:

  • Build and set forms to pour concrete.
  • Work outside in various weather conditions, both hot and cold.
  • Walk, stand, twist, bend, and stoop for entire shift.
  • Follow instructions of Foreman and Superintendent while working in a team setting.
  • 40-hour work week with possible overtime.

Typical Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare layout, using a rule or measuring tape and framing square.
  • Mark cutting and assembly lines on materials, using a pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.
  • Construct forms and chutes for pouring concrete.
  • Erect scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above the ground level.
  • Erect built-in-place forms or assemble and install prefabricated forms.
  • Anchor and brace forms to fixed objects, using nails, bolts, anchor rods, and steel cables.
  • Layout and install embeds in concrete formwork.
  • Proficient in rigging and flagging cranes. (Additional training will be provided if necessary)
  • Must be safety minded and adhere to all safety policies.

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Must have a minimum 3 years of experience in heavy construction, specifically with knowledge of stick framed, Symons, and gang form systems.
  • Work within precise standards of accuracy
  • Must have basic carpenter tools
  • Compare and see differences in the size, shape, and forms of lines, figures, and objects
  • Must follow policies and procedures and support MEB’s goals and values

 

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