Form Carpenter -Traveling Position

  • Job Reference: 00001811-1
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Company: Williams Contracting Inc.
  • Location: Basehor, Kansas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Williams Contracting

Form Carpenter

Traveling Position - United States



We are looking for a qualified Carpenter to cut, fabricate and install concrete forms for playground structures according to specifications. Your job will entail working in diverse settings to produce steady and functional infrastructure and products. A carpenter is an individual with great hand dexterity and an eye for detail. The ideal candidate will also have good knowledge of all carpentry materials. Working with little supervision while following all health and safety standards is essential. The goal is to contribute to the construction and maintenance of strong and long-lasting structures.


  • Read blueprints, drawings and sketches to fully grasp requirements
  • Take measurements and calculate the size and amount of material needed
  • Cut, shape and smooth lumber and other material (e.g. fiberglass) according to measurements
  • Build window frames, doors, and frame buildings and structures by using raw materials or pre-constructed items
  • Inspect places and conduct repairs or maintenance


  • Proven experience as carpenter
  • Proven experience in Concrete forms
  • Hands-on experience in working with carpentry materials
  • Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction
  • Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools (powered saws, hammers, rulers etc.)
  • Ability to read technical documents and drawings
  • Willingness to follow safety guidelines at all times
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Good understanding of basic math
  • Good physical condition and endurance
  • High school diploma
  • Valid Driver's License

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly stand for long periods of time
  • Regularly use hands to handle, control, or feel objects and tools
  • Regularly walk for long periods of time
  • Regularly bend or twist the body
  • Regularly repeat the same movements
  • Regularly kneel, stoop, crouch or crawl
  • Use stomach and lower back muscles to support the body for long periods without getting tired
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away.
  • Hold the arm and hand in one position or hold the hand steady while moving the arm
  • Move two or more limbs together (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while remaining in place
  • Use muscles to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects
  • Understand the speech of another person
  • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects
  • Be physically active for long periods without getting tired or out of breath
  • Move arms and legs quickly
  • See details of objects that are more than a few feet away
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand
  • Keep or regain the body's balance or stay upright when in an unstable position
  • Make quick, precise adjustments to machine controls
  • Ability to lift, carry, push and pull object(s) weighing up to 75lbs.
  • Climb ladders and work from heights as necessary
  • Work outdoors/indoors, subject to changing conditions and temperatures, sometimes exceeding 90 degrees
  • Driving a vehicle to conduct work
  • Regular exposures to fumes, dust, odors and loud noises