STRUCTURAL CONCRETE CARPENTER

Job Locations US-UT-Brigham City
ID
2020-1050
Category
Construction/Excavation
Type
Full Time

Overview

Job Summary: 

A Structural Concrete Carpenter is responsible for performing a variety of carpentry tasks associated with prepping, pouring, placing, and finishing of concrete. Tasks include erecting and setting forms for concrete footings, slabs, walls, columns, vaults, decks, parapets, and site work per specifications and drawings. This may include using a variety of concrete forming systems such as Gates Handset, Jahn-A, or various lumber/plywood forming systems, and proprietary systems such as Symon, Aluma Beam, Alsina/Alisply, EFCO, etc. 

 

Whitaker Construction offers an exceptional benefit package including: 

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Employees earn shares in the company – All employees have ownership in the company and its success 
  • Competitive wages 
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term Disability, Supplemental Insurance 
  • 401 K and Match 
  • Vacation 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Paid Personal Days 
  • Quarterly Incentive Program (profit sharing) 
  • Referral Bonuses 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

Responsibilities

Including but not limited to the list below. 

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, sketches, or plans for information pertaining to the type of formwork required. 
  • Prepare layouts, using rule and framing square. 
  • Cut or saw boards, timbers, or plywood to required dimension, using handsaw, power saw, etc. 
  • Build and/or assemble wood or steel forms for the construction of concrete footings, slabs, walls, columns, vaults, decks, parapets, etc. 
  • Establish grades and elevations for concrete work. 
  • Erect scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level. 
  • Anchor and brace forms to fixed objects using nails, bolts, anchor rods, steel cables, planks, and timbers. 
  • Be proficient in the use of finishing tools such as vibrators, hand trowels, bull floats, hand floats, edger’s, etc. 
  • Setting and tying rebar as applicable. 
  • Install metal embeds, bolts, and accessories to be cast into concrete. 
  • Chip, scrape, and grind high spots, ridges, and rough projections to finish concrete, using power grinders, or hand tools to achieve the desired finish. 
  • Communicate with Foreman, or Project Manager regarding any problems arising, materials required, or any safety hazards identified. 
  • Perform clean-up in connection with the work. 
  • Comply with all safety policies, procedures, and standards of safety. 
  • Assist Construction Laborers with labor duties. 
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned by supervisors. 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred. Any vocational training is strongly desired. 
  • Those with an education and/or work-related credential from a secondary or post-secondary educational system will be given preferred interview status (Precision Exams, NOCTE, etc.). 
  • A minimum of 3 years of concrete carpentry experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
  • Be proficient in the use of carpentry tools such as squares, tape measure, hammer, circular saws, drills, hammer drills, etc. 
  • Understand blueprints, sketches, or building plans to determine dimensions and materials required for form or framing construction. 
  • Display a willing attitude to learn from others. 
  • Possess a strong sense of personal responsibility. 
  • Focus to work safely in close proximity to equipment, co-workers, and surroundings. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment. 
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to get to and from work. 

 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Able and willing to work long hours including day, night, weekend shifts as needed, and work outside of normal hours. 
  • Able to walk, lift, reach, stoop, stand, grasp, balance, climb, kneel, crouch, and lift up to 70 pounds frequently. 
  • Able to work in outside environments being subjected to weather changes, noise, vibrations, and job hazards. 
  • Ability to do physical labor and other strenuous physical tasks. 
  • Good hand to eye coordination. 

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