Bridge Carpenters build or repair wooden structures on or related to bridges; maintain power and hand tools; and perform related work as required.
The basic purpose of this work is to maintain, repair and/or alter bridges and related wooden structures for the safety of the public using carpentry.
Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
Builds or repairs wooden structures on or related to bridges using hand and power tools to facilitate the use of bridges and prolong their useful life.
Constructs wooden safety signs and barricades and sets them up on work sites to control or redirect traffic.
Erects and dismantles staging, scaffolding, riggings, ladders, etc. used to gain access to or provide support to structures under construction or repair.
Works on or with masonry in connection with woodworking functions including mixing and pouring concrete, preparing surfaces for cement, operating masonry equipment, building forms and installing reinforcement rods and anchors.
Performs related duties such as cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment; waterproofing bridge gutters, cleaning and lubricating expansion points; and repairing sidewalks.