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Bridge/Highway Carpenter

Primoris Services Corporation Shreveport, LA
  • Expired: 4 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description

Perform tasks involving the construction of forms for concrete footings, slabs, walls, columns, bridge decks and bent caps; build job-specific wood forms and assemble commercial- available form systems and set and tie steel, as required.

General Requirements

· Practice safety rules.

· Follow verbal and written instructions.

· Safe use of hand & power tools.

· Report to and assist immediate supervisor.

· Perform quality work as determined by project specifications.

· Accountable for all tools and materials at the end of your shift.

· Must work well as part of a team.

Functional Requirements

· Construct built-in-place or prefabricated forms according to specifications for pouring concrete using carpenter’s hand tools (hammer, tape, chalk box, square, chisel, wrenches, etc.) and power tools (saws, generators, etc.)

· Study blueprints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as lumber and dimensions of structure or fixtures to be fabricated.

· Select specified type of lumber or other material.

· Prepare layout, using rule tape, framing square, and calipers.

· Make cutting and assembly lines on materials, using pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.

· Shape materials to prescribe measurements using saws, chisels, and planes.

· Assemble cut and shaped materials and fasten them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue.

· Verify trueness of structure with plumb bob, carpenter’s level, or string line.

· Erect scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level.

· May weld metal parts to steel structural members.

Qualification Standards

· One (1) to four (4) years of experience in specified skill (depending on mechanic level).

· Written pre-employment qualification test.

· Post-offer drug/alcohol screen and physical evaluation.

· New Hire Orientation Quiz

· Applicant/employee must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of such individual or others in the workplace.

· Job site safety requirements as required by the client (clean shaven, long sleeves, steel toe boots, etc.).

· Safety equipment as required by the client (hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, respirator, hearing protection, safety harness with lanyard, etc.).

Physical Requirements

· Must comply with company’s drug and alcohol abuse policy.

· Must be able to pass physical examination, pre-employment if necessary, and as required by the company.

· Able to climb and maintain balance on ladders, scaffolding, stairways, etc.

· Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, or work at elevated heights as well as in confined spaces (towers, vessels, excavations, etc.).

· Able to carry 50 lbs. of tool and/or materials. It is recommended to get assistance to lift items over 50 lbs. Check with your project supervisor or project safety director.

· Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time.

· Must be able to work extended hours on your feet on uneven surfaces (dirt, concrete, asphalt, mud, gravel, etc.)

· Must be clean shaven and able to work while wearing a respirator and other personal protective equipment, when required.

Work Environment

· Location: industrial construction sites and/or fabrication shop

· Mobility Barriers to Access Job Site:

o Uneven ground level

o Obstructed pathways

o Work performed at low and/or high elevations

o Work performed in confined areas

· Climatic/Environmental Conditions at Job Site:

o Predominately outdoor climate

o May be exposed to extreme hot or cold weather

o Excessive humidity, rain, etc.

o Various noise levels caused by tools, machinery, equipment, etc.

o Potential exposure to chemical substances

Primoris Services Corporation

Why Work Here?

Excellent opportunity to join our team during a time of extraordinary growth. Full benefit package including 401k retirement plan.

For nearly six decades, Primoris has built a reputation for taking on challenges that others will not – setting the bar ever higher for ourselves and our industry with each project. Now, as we build a sustainable infrastructure that supports the growing needs of the nation – and the world – we reaffirm innovation, quality, service, and safety as our core values. And we remind ourselves that the pioneering spirit of yesteryear fuels the imagination of today. Primoris Services Corporation (Primoris) is ranked in the top 10% of the prestigious Top 400 Contractors List by Engineering News Record (ENR), having built projects throughout the United States as well as Latin America, South and Central America, and South East Asia. We build great projects because we have built a great company – and insist on great performance. And that’s a product of our people, passion, and partners.


Shreveport, LA