Position Description

Bridge Carpenter
City Fredericksburg
State/Territory Virginia
Employment Type Full Time Hourly
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Education Requirement:
High school graduate or G.E.D required with basic reading and writing skills.
Experience Requirement:
Prefer an individual who has completed a carpenter apprenticeship or training program with a minimum of one (1) year of heavy/highway construction experience or two (2) years carpentry experience and/or certified as a journeyperson carpenter.
Special Skills:
Ability to work at heights up to 150 feet.
Travel Requirement:
Must be willing to travel.

Wagman is a fourth generation, family owned general contracting business serving the Mid-Atlantic and Southern Regions out of offices in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Wagman Heavy Civil’s core competencies include: design-build, bridges, structures, marine, modified concrete and geotechnical services. Wagman General Construction serves senior living, urban, institutional, healthcare and higher education markets.

We are currently looking for Bridge Carpenters to join our Heavy Civil team.

Job duties and responsibilities include:

  1. Construct built-in-place or prefabricated wooden and/or metal forms, according to specifications, for molding concrete structures such as: piers, footers, retaining walls, abutments, parapets, caps, columns and bridge decks
  2. Saw lumber per blueprint dimensions, using handsaw or power saw, and nail lumber together to make form panels.
  3. Lift and handle built-in-place forms and/or assembles, erects and installs prefabricated forms.
  4. Insert spreaders and tie rods between opposite faces of form to maintain specified dimensions.
  5. Anchor and brace forms to fixed objects, using nails, bolts, anchor rods, steel cables, and planks.
  6. Build rough wooden structures such as: scaffolds, temporary frame shelters, overhang jacks and safety railings.
  7. Lift and set rails for finishing machine.
  8. Pour concrete in forms and decks which requires vibrating, shoveling and raking. Also assists cement finishers.


Wagman is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.



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