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ZACHRY is currently seeking an experienced Industrial NCCER Journeyman Carpenter for Capital Work at the CP Chem Plant in Port Arthur, TX.


Position Summary

Industrial Journeyman Carpenters will construct, dismantle, and repair wooden and metal objects and/or concrete forms.


Qualification Highlights

  • Must be able to read blueprints, sketches, or building plans.
  • Must have all Knowledge Skills and Abilities for positions (see below).
  • Must be able to meet all physical requirements.
  • Must have Carpentry experience and experience working on an industrial construction project.
  • Must be able and willing to follow all safety rules and regulations.
  • Must have all required tools.
  • Must have reliable transportation.


Position Responsibilities

  • Read blueprints and specification to determine the scope of work: locations, quantities, and sizes of materials required.
  • Identify all tools required for tasks.
  • Identify safety risks and the precautions required to eliminate those risks.
  • Measure, mark, and cut required wooden/metallic materials to required specifications.
  • Construct, re-enforce, and dismantle pre-constructed concrete forms.
  • Build and construct wooden forms.
  • Work on miscellaneous construction projects such as but not limited to building decks and steps, building bulletin boards, and building any additional wooden structures.
  • Clean up work areas.
  • Must be willing to assist other crafts and perform additional job duties while not performing primary craft duties.


Required Qualifications

  • Must have 4+ years working as a carpenter or carpenter helper on an industrial construction project.
  • Must be able to read blue prints, plans, and drawings proficiently to perform duties.
  • Must have knowledge on materials, tools, and processes involved with basic building techniques and form construction.
  • Must be able to compute basic arithmetic functions, measure, mark, and cut equipment and materials to specification.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to work full work schedule and any additional overtime with little to no notification.
  • Must be willing to assist other crafts and perform additional job duties while not performing primary craft duties.
  • Must be willing to work safely and follow all safety rules and regulations.
  • Must follow all company and site rules and regulations.
  • Must have required tools.


Preferred Additional Qualifications

  • Current Zachry or Zachry ROF’ed employee.
  • Former experience working with Zachry Industrial, Inc.
  • National Center for Construction Education and Research’s (NCCER) certification for Industrial Journeyman Carpenter.
  • Formal/Technical education.
  • Experience working with concrete and rebar.


Reporting to:

  • This position does not have any direct reports; however the position will work closely with and oversee on occasion of helper and labor positions. The position will hold a positional and expertise authority of the helper and laborer positions.


Physical Requirements

  • Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting and lifting.
  • Will talk and hear to communicate.
  • Will use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, push, and pull:  objects, materials, controls and tools.
  • May be required to lift, carry and move up to 50lbs.
  • Will work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, work off of platforms and man lifts, and may occasionally work out on an open structure using the appropriate fall protection requirements.
  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and leather work boots.


Required Tools

  • 1 - Metal Tool Box with Lock
  • 1 - Pair Leather Gloves
  • 1 - Phillips Screwdriver
  • 1 - Standard Screwdriver
  • 1 - #1 Phillips Screwdriver
  • 1 – Hacksaw
  • 1 - Utility Knife
  • 1 - 18" Flat Bar
  • 1 - Nail Puller
  • 1 - 24" - 30" Wrecking Bar
  • 1 - 25' Pocket Tape Measure
  • 1 - Large Roll of Nylon String
  • 3 - Wood Chisels (1/2", 1", 1 1/2")
  • 1 - 16oz Claw Hammer
  • 1 - Torpedo Level1 - 24" 48" Level
  • 1 - Tri-Square or Speed Square
  • 1 - 12" Crescent Wrench
  • 1 - 8 Point Hacksaw
  • 1 - 24" Framing Square
  • 1 - Chalk Line and Box of Red Chalk
  • 1 - Side Cutters (9" Klein)
  • 1 - 100' Tape Measure
  • 1 - 16oz Plumb Bob
  • 1 - Carpenter's Leather Nail Pouch
  • 1 – Rain Coat
  • 1 – Rubber boots


ZACHRY is dedicated in providing a Safe and Drug Free work environment; and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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