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Carpenter Bridge Jobs in racine, Wisconsin (WI) at Walbec Group

Sample Carpenter Bridge Job Description

Carpenter - Bridge

Zenith Tech Inc. , a Walbec Group Company

Madison Area

Position summary Under the direction of the Foreman, the Carpenter responsible for assembly and removal of forms used for forming concrete structures during bridge/dam construction.  Such forms include footings, abutments, walls, pier stems/columns, pier caps, bridge decking and parapets.  

Role and Responsibilities  

  • Proficient in using a wide variety of hand tools (hammers, drills, saws, vice grips, wrenches, levels, tapes, etc.) necessary for carpentry.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Proficient in building form footings, forming walls, wings and be able to tie in corners using concrete forming systems.
  • Must be proficient in forming diaphragms, cheek walls, shear blocks, and bulkheads.
  • Must be proficient at hanging and adjusting overhang jacks and forming all parts of overhang falsework.
  • Must be proficient at forming parapets.
  • Must comply with all company safety and personnel policies
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

 Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Valid Driver's License and satisfactory driving record

Preferred Skills

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Member of Local Laborer Union, or willingness to become a member
  • Prior construction experience

Physical Requirements

The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  

Task

Critical

Frequency

Intensity

Comments

Climbing

A

1

2

Going up and down ladders, stairs, and ramps. Using of feet and legs, and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized

Balancing

A

5

2

Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces

Stooping

A

3

2

Bending body downward and forward by bending at the waist.  This task is important if it occurs a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles

Kneeling

A

3

2

Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees

Crouching

A

3

2

Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine

Crawling

A

3

2

Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet

Pulling/Pushing

A

2

3

Using upper arms and shoulders to exert force in order to draw, drag, or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Lifting

A

5

5

Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper arms, shoulders, and back.

Fingering

B

1

1

Picking, pinching, typing, keyboarding, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather then whole hand or arms as in handling

Grasping

A

5

2

Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palms

Feeling

B

1

2

Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

Reaching

A

4

3

Raising arms from a lower to a higher position in all planes and directions, to conduct task.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper arms, shoulders, and back muscles.

Standing

A

3

1

To support one self on the feet in an erect position

Walking

A

2

1

To move along on foot: advance by steps.

Handling

A

5

2

Using of hands to grasp, lift and use tools and material

Sitting

C

3

1

To rest on the buttocks or haunches, while using upper extremities.

  Critical  How important is the item to completion of assigned responsibilities A = essential to the job                required, but not essential                  not required   Frequency  How often does the job require the employee to demonstrate the task 1 = less then 10% of time              2 = from 11 25 % of time                   3 = from 26 50 % of time 4 = from 51 75 % of time                5 = from 75 100 % of time                 Intensity  Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of weight to the completion of assigned responsibilities  1 = less then 10 lbs.                2 = from 10 24 lbs.                   3 = from 25 49 lbs.       4 = from 50 74 lbs.             5 = from 74 99 lbs.                  6 = from 100 lbs. and up

Environmental Requirements  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

  • Be able to tolerate variable weather conditions from extreme heat to cold
  • Work in a dirty and dusty environment
  • Be able to walk and/or stand for extended time (up to an entire day's shift)
  • Be able to comprehend, understand and follow policies, procedures and safety requirements
  • Have the ability to hear and see to the level of accomplishment for above requirements

Additional Notes Must have reliable transportation and show up to work on time every day.  Must be willing to travel to any and all job sites without exception. The ability to work varied hours including nights, early mornings, and weekends as needed.  

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and it is our practice to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants.  In addition, it is the policy of the Company to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in each locality in which the Company has employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply!

 

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