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Carpenters

Company: Kokosing, Inc.
Location: Newport News
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:





Job Openings > > CarpentersCarpentersSummaryTitle:CarpentersID:1220 - KCC/TLocation:Newport News, VACompany:Kokosing Construction CompanyMore about this job > DescriptionKokosing (www.kokosing.biz) is one of America's 60 largest General Contractors and services a broad spectrum of clients in both the private and public business sectors. Kokosing's services include heavy civil/industrial construction such as highways, bridges, underground utilities, water/wastewater facilities, and marine construction. For 70 years, Kokosing has successfully attracted the most qualified technical personnel in the construction industry by offering visible challenges, superior quality, and attractive rewards. With over $1.5 billion in annual sales and a commitment to its workforce, Kokosing is the winning team.



We are seeking Carpenters (Heavy Highway - Roadway/Bridge projects) in the Tidewater region of VA (Newport News/Chesapeake/Norfolk).



SUMMARY



Constructs, erects, and repairs structures; must have own hand tools.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.





  • Must be able to work while tied off to fall protection;

  • Skilled in use of necessary hand and power tools;

  • Must be able to work with level;

  • Studies and understands blueprints, sketches, or bridge plans for information pertaining to type of material required;

  • Selects specified type of lumber or other materials;

  • Prepares layout;

  • Measures boards, timbers, or plywood, and marks cutting lines on materials;

  • Shapes materials to prescribed measurements;

  • Nails cleats (braces) across boards to construct concrete-supporting forms;

  • Braces forms in place with timbers, tie rods, and anchor bolts, for use in building concrete piers, footing, and walls;

  • Assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue;

  • Sets expansion dams;

  • Assemble or run overhang modules or stick built overhangs;

  • Climb wingwalls, retaining walls;

  • Assemble wood deck forms;

  • Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete;

  • Assists in pouring and finishing of concrete;

  • Erects scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level.





    QUALIFICATIONS



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE



    Carpenter Training Program or equivalent, or experience in bridge work, i.e. bridge formwork; read blue prints, read rule.



    PHYSICAL DEMANDS



    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently work or walk on uneven ground and is required to wear steel toed boots at all times. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



    WORK ENVIRONMENT



    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, occasionally loud.



    BENEFITS


    Kokosing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, life, and disability insurance, paid time off and a 401K plan.



    Kokosing is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action federal and state contractor. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

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