Bridge Carpenter – UP TO $25/HOUR!

Kingsport, Tennessee
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Kingsport, Tennessee

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$23.00 - $25.00

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Experience Required

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Job Description

Hiring Now! PeopleReady Skilled Trades is searching for experienced bridge carpenters in Kingsport, TN, and surrounding areas! As a skilled Bridge Carpenter, you will be expected to perform tasks involving the construction of forms for concrete footings, slabs, walls, columns, bridge decks, and bent caps. Hotel accommodations and $25/day per diem are available for travelers.


  • Drive piling.
  • Build job-specific wood forms and assemble commercially available form systems.
  • Set and tie steel, as required.
  • Erect and wreck all forms.
  • Pour, grade, and finish concrete.
  • Load and unload materials.
  • Shovel dirt, gravel, and asphalt.
  • Perform general housekeeping and clean-up of the job site.
  • Check and maintain grade stakes and other survey markings.
  • Maintain equipment and tools.
  • Enter confined spaces, as required.
  • Operate a man-lift.
  • Rigging.
  • Provide flagging and direction to Crane Operators.
  • Must be able to walk on rebar.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Perform incidental work items and duties included within other crafts.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Previous experience as a Bridge Carpenter.
  • Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees. Two (2) to four (4) years or more of industry-related experience is required for this position, with an emphasis on roads, highways, and bridges.
  • Constant physical effort, including standing, is required during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. The employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time and to stoop, bend, and crouch as required to perform Key Duties.
  • Comfortable working at heights up to 60 feet, requiring the employee to climb ladders, scaffolds, and stair towers, often with narrow steps and passageways.
  • Ability to lift and carry, on a frequent basis, at least 50-90 pounds personally, and up to 150 pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to pour, grade, and finish concrete,
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Must take a pass a 5 panel urinalysis drug screen

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.