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Form Carpenter

Company: Wayne Brothers Companies
Location: Savannah
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title: Form CarpenterLocation: Savannah, GASalary Interval: Salaried, Non ExemptPosition DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARYESSENTIAL DUTIESPerforms all essential job functions of a Carpenter Technician Builds forms, fixtures, or templates of wood, metal, plastic or other material for use in the production of concrete footings, slabs, walls, columns, piers, ramps, or steps.Determines type and dimensions of concrete forms from oral instructions from lead/master carpenter, carpentry foreman or superintendent.Gathers and organizes materials, equipment and supplies to be used in the form building project.Uses hand and power tools, as well as light equipment, to measure, cut and otherwise form material to specified dimensions.Fastens wood, metal and or plastic/other material to construct the form.Constructs forms for continuous, stepped continuous, pier and grade beam concrete footings.Constructs edge forms for on-grade slabs to plus or minus 1/8-inch tolerance in grade and line.Erects built-in-place forms or tilt-up wall forms on construction sites according to blueprints and layout specifications received from lead carpenter, carpentry foreman or superintendent.Inserts wooden or metal spreaders between opposite faces of form to maintain specified dimensions.Inserts metal tie rods to hold opposite faces of form panels to specified dimensions.Measures, cuts, bends, splices, ties and/or welds rebar, bar supports, welded wire fabric or other support material and places it within the form according to specifications.Anchors, shores and otherwise braces forms to fixed objects using nails, bolts, anchor rods, steel cables, planks and timbers. Assembles and installs prefabricated forms according to specifications.Lifts sections of forms and places them in position according to blueprints, oral instructions, or diagrams, using rule, plumb rule, or level.Directs, through proper hand signals, crane operator in lifting and placing heavier sections of forms. Nails, bolts, or clamps form sections together using bolts and wing nuts, clamps, or patented fasteners.Aligns and sets forms to elevation according to diagram or oral instructions from lead carpenter, carpentry foreman or superintendent using plumb rule, level and foot rule.Erects any scaffolding or rigging necessary to complete the project.Places concrete during footing, wall, and/or grade beam pours.Observes forms as concrete is being poured to insure that they are being held in position by bracing and fastenings.Removes forms after concrete has hardened.Keeps work area clean and safe at all times.Observes all building codes, company, state, OSHA safety rules, regulations and guidelines.Reports any job site and/or WB employee related safety violation(s) to appropriate supervisory personnel.Serves as a safe and productive member of a construction crew/team.Perform all assigned roles, responsibilities, and related work processes/tasks in the safest possible manner. Ensure that a safe, accident/incident-free work environment is maintained for all co-workers, customers, clients, suppliers, etc. at all times.PM20Position RequirementsEducation and/or ExperienceHigh School Diploma/GED/Apprenticeship - preferredVocational or technical training in construction - desirableKnowledge, Skills and Abilities RequiredCompleting assigned work tasks and processes in work teamsAnalyzing and interpreting blueprints and shop drawingsMeasuring and cutting wood and metal preciselyProblem-solving and troubleshootingCommunicating/reporting with foremen and team membersImplementing site safety and work-task plansRecognizing and correcting job site hazardsMaking work task-level judgments and decisions.Listening, speaking, reading and writing at a basic levelThinking logically and criticallySeeing and interpreting details close up and far awayConsistent focus on Safety, Quality, Production, and InnovationInteracting with other trades or subcontractorsWorking ConditionsOutdoors - frequentlyIndoors - rarelyLoud noise - frequentlyTemperatures - seasonal Personal Protective Equipment - at all timesMulti-activity worksites - frequentlyTraveling/out of town - frequently40 to 55-hour work week - frequentlyHeights and depths - frequentlyCertificates, Licenses, RegistrationsValid driver's license - preferredOSHA - 10 Hour Certification - preferredOSHA 30-Hour Certification - preferredFirst Aid/CPR - desirablePowder actuated tool certification - preferredAll-terrain material handler certification -desirableAerial lift certification - desirableWB Craft Training & other certifications through Form Carpenter Technician- preferredPhysical DemandsLifting and carrying up to 50 poundsFrequent lifting, bending, kneeling and reachingWalking Frequently Reaching above shoulder Standing for long periods of timeClimbing ladders, working at heights, wearing/using fall protection harnessHandling and assembling formworkHandling and installing concrete reinforcement materialsHandling, placing, and finishing of concreteEqual Opportunity EmployerWayne Brothers, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Read our EEO/AAE policy. PI135602818

Keywords: Wayne Brothers Companies, Savannah , Form Carpenter, Professions , Savannah, Georgia

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