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Form Carpenter

Company: Wayne Brothers Companies
Location: Savannah
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title: Form CarpenterLocation: Savannah, GASalary Interval: Salaried, Non ExemptPosition DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARYESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Performs 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 Experience
      • High School Diploma/GED/Apprenticeship - preferred
      • Vocational or technical training in construction - desirableKnowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
        • Completing assigned work tasks and processes in work teams
        • Analyzing and interpreting blueprints and shop drawings
        • Measuring and cutting wood and metal precisely
        • Problem-solving and troubleshooting
        • Communicating/reporting with foremen and team members
        • Implementing site safety and work-task plans
        • Recognizing and correcting job site hazards
        • Making work task-level judgments and decisions.
        • Listening, speaking, reading and writing at a basic level
        • Thinking logically and critically
        • Seeing and interpreting details close up and far away
        • Consistent focus on Safety, Quality, Production, and Innovation
        • Interacting with other trades or subcontractorsWorking Conditions
          • Outdoors - frequently
          • Indoors - rarely
          • Loud noise - frequently
          • Temperatures - seasonal
          • Personal Protective Equipment - at all times
          • Multi-activity worksites - frequently
          • Traveling/out of town - frequently
          • 40 to 55-hour work week - frequently
          • Heights and depths - frequentlyCertificates, Licenses, Registrations
            • Valid driver's license - preferred
            • OSHA - 10 Hour Certification - preferred
            • OSHA 30-Hour Certification - preferred
            • First Aid/CPR - desirable
            • Powder actuated tool certification - preferred
            • All-terrain material handler certification -desirable
            • Aerial lift certification - desirable
            • WB Craft Training & other certifications through Form Carpenter Technician- preferredPhysical Demands
              • Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds
              • Frequent lifting, bending, kneeling and reaching
              • Walking Frequently
              • Reaching above shoulder
              • Standing for long periods of time
              • Climbing ladders, working at heights, wearing/using fall protection harness
              • Handling and assembling formwork
              • Handling and installing concrete reinforcement materials
              • Handling, placing, and finishing of concreteEqual Opportunity EmployerWayne Brothers, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Read our EEO/AAE policy.

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

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