Carpenter - Heavy Civil - Norfolk

Norfolk, VA

Job Description

Carpenter - Heavy Civil

Posted: Saturday, 11/11/2023

Fay Southeast is part of S&B USA Construction, a family of diversified heavy-civil and industrial construction companies recognized for safe and innovative infrastructure solutions. Our team of experienced professionals demonstrate an unparalleled commitment to safety, quality and service on all of our projects. We excel on projects with tight schedules and difficult working conditions.

Our innovative solutions and customer focused approach provide our clients with unmatched value and quality.


  • The Carpenter is responsible for providing formwork construction for placement of concrete and assistance in other projects on the job
  • Using small hand tools to construct and set forms and embeds
  • Assisting other coworkers in all necessary requirements to prepare for the placement of concrete
  • Loading and unloading of equipment and materials
  • Interacting with subcontractors to provide required assistance on construction activities
  • Ensuring that all OSHA and company safety requirements are implemented and used properly
  • Studies plans, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as lumber or fiberboard, and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated
  • Ensuring that all work is being performed per contract documents, specifications, and provisions
  • Selects specified type of lumber or other materials
  • Identifies tie off and access points, installing ladders to meet safety requirements, tying off 100% of the time
  • Prepares layout
  • Maintains a clean work area free of tripping hazards and helps others to do the same daily
  • Marks cutting and assembly lines on materials
  • Shapes materials to prescribed measurements
  • Assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue
  • Verifies trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenter's level
  • Erects framework for structures, can layout walls/forms using industry best practices
  • Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete
  • Erects scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned
  • Applicant must be able to pass drug test and background check.
  • The position location is in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Two years of experience required
  • Individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Can take and apply direction from supervisor
  • Workers must provide their own safety footwear
  • Workers must have reliable transportation, or be able to access jobsites in any location
  • Saturdays are required periodically as needed


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