Scaffold Carpenters

Job title: Scaffold Carpenters

Company: Bilfinger

Job description: Scaffold Carpenters

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for building up and breaking down temporary scaffold structures,

Typical Duties:

Scaffold builders are responsible assembling and dismantling scaffolding structures that allow workers to access specific portions of a building to perform needed work. Builds, positions, and dismantles wooden structures, such as concrete forms, scaffolds, tunnel and sewer supports, and temporary frame shelters, according to sketches, blueprints, or company standards. Craft who isn’t afraid to climb, walk, and work at high elevations.


  • Carpenter Experience.
  • Work at heights with no fear.
  • Examines, selects, and gathers materials and tools.
  • Examines blueprints and specifications to determine dimensions of structure.
  • Inspect base surface for obstructions.
  • Saws boards and plywood panels to required sizes.
  • Uses carpentry hand tools such as hammers, levels, squares, screw drivers, adjustable wrenches, hand and power saws, drill motors and pry bars.
  • Assembles scaffold containing handrails, mid rails, braces and planks, toe boards, screening, locking pins and wheels to job specifications.
  • Loads, transports and unloads material.
  • Determines type of scaffold needed and how to properly instruct on how to install.
  • Oversight of transport tubular scaffold or other structural material and erects the scaffold as instructed by the scaffold builder.
  • Hoists scaffolding materials upward in order to erect temporary structure.
  • Properly secures and levels locking sections of scaffolding material.
  • Properly secures scaffold to the permanent structure for added stability.
  • Supervises the dismantling of scaffolding when it has been properly communicated to do so.
  • Inspects and properly stows scaffolding material after dismantling.
  • Performs final inspection of completed scaffolding.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Location: Alexandria, LA

Job date: Wed, 13 Apr 2022 07:49:23 GMT

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