Carpenter (Form)

Crowder | Virginia Beach, VA

Posted Date 5/22/2020

Primary function of a Form Carpenter: Build and set forms to pour concrete.

Typical Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Select specified type of lumber or other materials.
  • Prepare layout, using a rule or measuring tape and framing square.
  • Mark cutting and assembly lines on materials, using a pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.
  • Shape materials to prescribed measurements, using saws, chisels, and planes.
  • Assemble cut and shaped materials and fasten them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue.
  • Construct forms and chutes for pouring concrete.
  • Erect scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above the ground level.
  • Saw lumber to blueprint dimensions, using a handsaw or power saw, and nail lumber together to make form panels.
  • Erect built-in-place forms or assemble and install prefabricated forms.
  • Anchor and brace forms to fixed objects, using nails, bolts, anchor rods, and steel cables.
  • Some assembly of forms may be required by bolt up connections.
  • Layout and install embeds in concrete form-work.
  • Proficient in rigging and flagging cranes.
  • Must be safety minded and adhere to all safety policies.
  • Complete all additional duties as directed by supervisor.

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Must have a minimum 3 years experience in heavy construction, specifically with knowledge of Symons and gang form systems.
  • Work within precise standards of accuracy
  • Must have basic carpenter tools
  • Rate information using standards, which can be measured or checked
  • Compare and see differences in the size, shape, and forms of lines, figures, and objects
  • Must follow policies and procedures and support Crowder’s goals and values


ALL Applicants must be: 18 years of Age, Able to Pass a Drug Test, Legally Eligible to Work in the US. Additional Requirements for Craftworkers: Must have own transportation to and from jobsite every work day (driver's license not required), Must provide own hand tools (excluding power tools), May be expected to travel where the project requires (multi-state opportunities).

CROWDER IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (EOE) AFFIRMATIVE ACTION (AA) EMPLOYER Qualified Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Crowder is a Drug Free Workplace and E-Verify Employer

Since 1947, Crowder has built a legacy of success in the construction industry. We work throughout the Southeast on heavy construction infrastructure projects ranging from bridges, dams, water and waste water treatment facilities, power plants and other energy facilities. We are a general contractor who self performs civil, electrical and mechanical trades on both traditional and more complex alternative delivery projects. As a family-owned company, it is the spirit of not only doing the right things, but doing things the right way that is the true legacy of our founders and our people. If you are looking for a career, not just a job, with a company committed to your future, apply today. Crowder is Building America and Proud of It® as reflected in our Mission Statement: We are dedicated to superior performance and committed to making a positive difference for our clients, for our communities, and in the lives of our employees.

Benefits: At the heart of Crowder’s Mission Statement is the commitment to “make a positive difference in the lives of our employees.” Our comprehensive benefits package is custom-designed to achieve that goal through access to the following benefits: Health Plans, including Medical, Dental and Vision, Healthcare Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Wellness Program with Incentives, 401k Savings and Profit Sharing Plan with Matching Contributions, Life/AD&D Insurance, Supplemental Voluntary and Dependent Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Hospital Indemnity and Critical Illness, Company Paid Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave, Crowder YOUniversity Career-Based Training, Educational Assistance, Direct Deposit. Benefits may vary based on position and length of employment.


**Para preguntas contáctenos al: 919-272-2957**

La función principal de un Carpintero de Forma: Construir y establecer formas para colar el cemento.

Funciones típicas incluyen pero no se limitan a:

  • Seleccionar el tipo específico de madera y otros materiales.
  • Preparar el diseño, utilizando una regla o una cinta métrica y enmarcando cuadrado.
  • Cortar y montar materiales, usando un lápiz, tiza, y gramil.
  • Formar materiales a las medidas prescritas, usando sierras, cincel, y nivel.
  • Cortar y montar materiales y fijarlos juntos con clavos, clavijas, o pegamento.
  • Construir formas y rampas para colar el cemento.
  • Montar andamios y escaleras para ensamblar las estructuras por encima del nivel del suelo.
  • Hacer paneles de formas con sierra de madera para el nivel, con serrucho o moto sierra, y la madera de unas juntos.
  • Establecer formas incorporadas y montaje de instalación con formas prefabricadas.
  • Anclar y reforzar las formas a objetos fijos, utilizando clavos, tornillos, varillas de anclaje, y cables de acero.
  • Algunas de las formas de montaje requieren conexiones de atornillado.
  • Disposición e instalaciones enclavadas en trabajos de formas de concreto.
  • Competente en el aparejo y grúas decaídas.
  • Debe de tener en cuenta la seguridad y adherirse a todas los procedimientos de seguridad.
  • Cumplir con todos los deberes adicionales dirigidos por el Supervisor.

Habilidades, Conocimientos, Cualificaciones & Experiencia:

  • Debe tener mínimo de 3 años de experiencia en la construcción pesada, específicamente con conocimiento de sistemas de forma Symons y de banda.
  • Trabajar dentro de las normas precisas de precisión
  • Debe tener herramientas básicas de carpintería
  • Información de proporción utilizando estándares, que se pueden medir o verificar
  • Comparar y ver las diferencias de tamaño, forma, y formas de las líneas, cifras, y objetos
  • Debe seguir las pólizas y procedimientos, y también apoyar los objetivos y valores de Crowder


En el corazón del estado de la misión de Crowder está el compromiso “de hacer una diferencia positiva en la vida de nuestros empleados.” Nuestro amplio paquete de beneficios está diseñado a la medida para lograr el objetivo a través del acceso a los siguientes beneficios:

  • Seguro Médico, incluyendo Planes de Salud, Dental y Visión
  • Ahorro de Salud y Cuentas de Gastos Flexibles
  • Programa de Bienestar con Incentivos
  • 401k Ahorro y Plan de Participación en las Ganancias con Contribuciones Paralelas
  • Seguro de Vida/AD&D
  • Suplementario Voluntario y Seguro de Vida de Dependientes
  • Discapacidad a Corto Plazo y Largo
  • Indemnización de Hospital y Por Enfermedad Grave
  • Días Feriados de la Compañía, Vacaciones y Días de Enfermedad
  • Crowder Universidad Entrenamiento basado en la Carrera
  • Asistencia Educacional
  • Depósito Directo

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