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Bridge/Structure Carpenter

Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Construction
Location: Bryan, TX Hiring Manager: Jay S Martin
Closing Date: 05/31/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Builds rough wooden structures, such as concrete forms, scaffolds, tunnel and sewer supports, and temporary frame shelters, according to sketches, blueprints, or oral instructions.
Minimum Qualifications:
-Must have a valid Driver's License.
-Have previous bridge carpentry / construction experience preferred.
-Must be able to read and interpret blueprints.
-Must have proper knowledge of using and maintaining any type of power equipment required to fulfill job description and possess the appropriate tools of the trade.
Duties and/or Responsibilities:
-Examine specifications to determine dimensions of structure.
-Measure boards, timbers, or plywood, using square, measuring tape and ruler, and marks cutting lines on materials, using pencil and scriber.
-Saw boards and plywood panels to required sizes.
-Nail cleats (braces) across boards to construct concrete supporting forms.
-Brace forms in place with timbers, tie rods, and anchor bolts, for use in building concrete piers, footings, and walls.
-Erect chutes for pouring concrete.
-Cut and assembles timbers to build trestles and cofferdams.
-Dig or direct digging of post holes and set poles to support structures.
-Examine structural timbers and supports to detect decay, and replace timbers as required, using hand tools, nuts, and bolts.
-Understand and comply with all Company Safety policies and procedures, such as making certain that proper safety scaffolding and other equipment is in place while performing job duties.
-Secure and put away all tools, equipment, and materials at the end of each work day.
-Perform other duties as instructed.
Benefits:
* Paid Holidays * Paid Vacation * Two Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions * Health Savings Account * Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D
Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid
Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program
How To Apply:
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 674, Bryan, TX 77806.
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