Formwork Carpenter

Website Methuen Construction

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Voted one of New Hampshire’s Best Companies to Work For, Methuen Construction is widely recognized as the most successful, self-performing general contractor in the industry with experienced Project Managers, Superintendents, Estimators, Project Engineers, Safety and Quality professionals, in addition to a variety of other operational teammates and support teams. Built on over 60 years of experience, Methuen Construction employs the highest skilled trades professionals including Pipefitters, Carpenters, Heavy Equipment Operators, and Laborers. We consistently strive for complete client satisfaction by delivering outstanding construction services and cutting-edge solutions. As we expand our construction territory, diversify our client base, and enhance our operational capabilities, our need for highly skilled teammates is growing! We offer excellent compensation and benefits, in addition to a great company culture that is team oriented, motivated, and respectful.

*We are a Plaistow, NH based company with work located primarily in the Northeast Region. Applying for a position in a posted location does not guarantee assignment to that location. The workforce needs of Methuen’s projects determine the assignment of all staff, and therefore teammates are required to travel to various project site locations.


The concrete carpenter is responsible for prefabrication, assembling and installation of all types of materials and structures on various types of jobsite settings and project types including water/wastewater, federal and renewable.

Essential Functions

Prefabricate forms for concrete footings, walls, columns and slabs
Assemble prefabricated forming systems
Set screeds, chamfer and rustication strips in formwork
Erection and assembly of all wood framing, blocking, nailers, strapping, and carpenters iron
Install finished molding, beads, trim, custom millwork, cabinets and counters
Install doors and finished hardware
Install drywall and associated metal framing
Erect and dismantle scaffolding and staging for all trades
Install of acoustic tile ceilings
Install insulation materials including that which is blown, stapled, glued or nailed within above grade walls and slabs
Erect siding on buildings
Install wood and vinyl flooring systems
Window installation
Exterior fascia, soffits and trim
Acoustical treatment
FRP, PVC and other plastics installation
Settings templates, baseplates and anchor bolts for structural members
Install casework, toilet partitions, cabinets, and interior signs
Install firestopping materials
Erect temporary handrails
Set, place and align wall castings and sleeves
Core Competencies

Proven ability to excel in a fast-paced environment
Strong team player with a positive attitude
Hard working and motivated
Supervisory Responsibility
This position is not responsible for the oversight of any other teammates

Position Type
This is an hourly, non-exempt position

Regular travel to Northeast job site locations

Education and Experience

High School or Vocational and or relevant work experience
Minimum of 1-3+ years of experience within the construction industry
Work Environment/Physical Demands

Ability to lift a minimum of 50-60lbs
Ability to stand for extended periods of time, and safely maneuver around the nearby presence of various construction equipment and vehicles, on an active construction site
Prepared to regularly encounter moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, and a variety of outside weather conditions
Able to climb temporary or permanent stairs, and ladders
Able to bend, squat, kneel, crawl, crouch, balance and stoop, reach on a regular basis
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

An Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer
Methuen Construction/Summit Metal Fabricators provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. As a Federal Contractor, we encourage priority referral of protected veterans under VEVRAA.

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