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Job Description:

  • 1) Builds rough wooden structures, such as concrete forms, scaffolds, tunnel and sewer supports, and temporary frame shelters, according to sketches, blueprints, or oral instructions: Examines specifications to determine dimensions of structure.

  • 2) Measures boards, timbers, or plywood, using square, measuring tape, and ruler, and marks cutting lines on materials, using pencil and scriber.

  • 3) Saws boards and plywood panels to required sizes.

  • 4) Nails cleats across boards to construct concrete-supporting forms.

  • 5) Braces forms in place with timbers, tie rods, and anchor bolts, for use in building concrete piers, footings, and walls.

  • 6) Erects chutes for pouring concrete.

  • 7) Cuts and assembles timbers to build trestles and cofferdams.

  • 8) Builds falsework to temporarily strengthen, protect, or disguise buildings undergoing construction.

  • 9) Erects scaffolding for buildings and ship structures and installs ladders, handrails, walkways, platforms, and gangways.

  • 10) Installs door and window bucks in designated positions in building framework, and braces them with boards nailed to framework.

  • 11) Installs subflooring in buildings.

  • 12) Nails plaster grounds to studding to provide guide for PLASTERER.

  • 13) Fits and nails sheathing on outer walls and roofs of buildings.

  • 14) Builds sleds from logs and timbers for use in hauling camp buildings and machinery through wooded areas.

  • 15) When specializing in particular phase of rough carpentry, is designated according to specialty as Carpenter, Cradle And Dolly; Dock Builder; Falsework Builder; Scaffold Builder; Sheather; Timber Setter.

  • 16) When building and repairing timber structures which support sawmill machinery, is designated Construction Millwright.

  • 17) When performing rough carpentry work above ground on sewer or tunnel projects, is designated Surface Carpenter.




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Job Number: 1484