CONCRETE FORM CARPENTER

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CONCRETE FORM CARPENTER

A Concrete Form Carpenter reports to the Superintendent.

Major Responsibilities:
•Constructs, erects, installs and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood and wallboard, using carpenter’s hand tools and power tools, conforming to local building codes.
•Studies blueprints, sketches or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as lumber or fiberboard and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated. 
•Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete.
•Prepares layout, using rule, framing square and calipers. 
•Marks cutting and assembly lines on material, using pencil, chalk and marking gauge. 
•Shapes material to prescribed measurements, using saws, chisels and planes.
•Assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins or glue. 
•Verifies trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenter’s level. 
•Erects framework for structures and lays subflooring. 
•Builds stairs, lays out and installs partitions and cabinet work. 
•Covers subfloor with building paper to keep out moisture and lays hardwood, parquet and wood-strip-block floors by nailing floors to subfloor or cementing them to mastic or asphalt base. 
•Applies shock-absorbing, sound-deadening and decorative paneling to ceilings and walls. 
•Fits and installs prefabricated window frames, doors, doorframes, weather stripping, interior/exterior trim and finish hardware, such as locks, letterdrops and kick plates. 
•Selects specified type of lumber or other materials. 
•Erects scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level. 
•May weld metal parts to steel structural members.

Physical Demands
Medium work:  Exerting force of 20-50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently or greater than negligible force up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Occasionally: climbing, balancing, stopping, kneeling, visual accommodation, feeling, hearing, far activity, color vision, crouching.

Frequently: Reaching, handling, fingering, near activity, depth perception

Environmental Conditions    (loud)
Occasionally: working in high, exposed places, weather exposure, extreme cold, extreme heat, wet and/or humid, moving mechanical parts, vibration, dust and fume exposure, electric shock exposure

Frequently:  Activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time.

Occasionally:  Activity or conditions exists up to 1/3 of the time.