Form Carpenter (Plant Division)

Job Description

Candidates for the Form Carpenter Position should have the skills and knowledge to perform the following:

-Shoot grade, measure and field cut wood bracing, wooden edge forms, keyways, and blockouts for various pieces of equipment & piping. Climb ladders, wear fall protection devices, and work on scaffolding elevated above ground level a minimum of 10 ft. Lift and carry handset form materials that weigh at least 80 lbs
-Experience & Requirements:

-Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in advanced carpentry with emphasis in the field of heavy civil construction, bridge construction, and / or water & wastewater construction. Must be able to solve mathematical problems to properly measure for the amount of materials needed to construct a form. Must be organized to plan the sequence of work from start to finish, and must be able to use carpentry tools such as hand saws, electric saws, and drills. Must have experience working with symons handset, gangset form systems for complex poured in place structures. Must have experience installing embed items such as; metal & plastic wall sleeves & pipes, formed blockouts, anchor bolts, and waterstops of all types. Must be able to read and understand blueprints, diagrams, and local / national building codes.

-Working Conditions:

-Most form carpenters work on a job site outdoors in a variety of weather conditions including extreme heat, cold and precipitation. The work may be labor-intensive as rough carpentry typically involves lifting and positioning of large sections of wood, manual cutting of wood sections and hammering of nails. Some job sites also require a form carpenter to climb in and out of foundation pits, tanks and multiply elevated structures.


-A college degree is not required; however, a high school diploma is and carpentry experience is preferred. On the job training is available to advance a carpenters career.

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State Utility Contractors, Inc.

State Utility Contractors, Inc. is committed to excellence and strives to be recognized as the premier builder of environmental service facilities in the Southeast. To earn this recognition by producing the highest quality facilities to meet our clients’ needs within their projects’ design, specification, and budgetary constraints. We enjoy the experience of the construction process and value its importance, realizing that it is the relationships we build during the process.

With our Corporate Office located in Monroe, North Carolina and regional office near Wilmington, North Carolina. State Utility Contractors, Inc. is one of the areas fastest growing employee owned contractors, specializing in heavy civil construction. Our areas of expertise are water and wastewater treatment plants, water and sewer lines, land/infrastructure, and general commercial construction.

State Utility Contractors, Inc. prides itself in being a forward thinking company, with expertise and performance that exceeds our competition. We provide services & solutions to the most complex projects, for without these services, growth could not occur.

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