Carpenter Helper

Baker Concrete Construction

  • Washington DC
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 days ago
The carpenter helper assists with constructing, erecting, stripping, and/or repairing structures of steel, wood or plywood using carpenter's hand and power tools conforming to construction documents. Will be exposed to all of the following duties but may specialize in one or more areas.

Helps Install Footing Forms: Places wall footings, grade beams and footing steps. Installs column footings and caps. Installs rebar templates, embeds and anchor bolts. Installs water stop systems with proper alignment.

Helps Build and Install Wall and Column Forms: Installs various types of wall form systems. Braces, stabilizes and aligns wall forms. Installs, anchors, and embeds miscellaneous metals in correct locations. Frames ledges, openings, block-outs and sleeves in correct locations. Strips vertical formwork. Assists in Building and Installing

Helps Build and Install Structural Deck Forms: Installs various elements of the structural deck systems including but not limited to beam bottoms, beam sides, pans, and life-line systems. Installs and removes post shoring, reshoring systems, and scaffolding. Frames ledges, construction joints, openings, block-outs and sleeves in correct location. Sets handrails. Strips horizontal formwork. Sets grades for horizontal decking systems. Properly rigs loads and materials to be moved by hoisting equipment.

Helps Set Slab-on-Grade Forms: Sets keyways. Accurately sets, positions and stabilizes expansion joints. Sets high tolerance edge forms. Dismantles floor forms.

Helps Prep and Set Tilt-up/Precast Forms: Sets high tolerance edge forms, chambers, and reveal strips. Preps forms for casting (i.e. filling joint and sanding).

Ensures a Safe Work Environment: Champions Incident and Injury Free (IIF) environment for project. Sets example by following safety guidelines including but not limited to wearing PPE on jobs, staying aware of surroundings, etc. Attends and participates in Tool Box Talks and provides input for Safety Task Analysis. Complies with proper safety procedures.

Participates in Training/Certifications

Work Environment: Work involves exposure to outside weather conditions and dirt, dust, fumes, and/or loud noises.

Job Requirements
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of one year of related experience and/or training.
  • Ability to exert heavy physical effort, handling average weight objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to kneel, stoop, crouch, balance, climb or crawl.
  • Ability to correctly rig and hoist material and signal cranes.
  • Ability to work at heights.

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