Arlington, Virginia
May 10, 2022
Jun 14, 2022
Full Time

Kokosing Construction Company, Inc. ( is one of America's 60 largest General Contractors and services a broad spectrum of clients in both the private and public business sectors. Kokosing's services include the construction of highways, bridges, asphalt and concrete pavement, and underground utilities.  For 70 years, Kokosing has successfully attracted the most qualified technical personnel in the construction industry by offering visible challenges, superior quality, and attractive rewards. With over $800 million in annual sales and a commitment to its workforce, Kokosing Construction Company, Inc. is the winning team.

We are seeking Carpenters (Heavy Highway – Roadway/Bridge projects) in the Northern Virginia and Maryland region.


Constructs, erects, and repairs structures; must have own hand tools.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Must be able to work while tied off to fall protection;
  2. Skilled in use of necessary hand and power tools;
  3. Must be able to work with level;
  4. Studies and understands blueprints, sketches, or bridge plans for information pertaining to type of material required;
  5. Selects specified type of lumber or other materials;
  6. Prepares layout;
  7. Measures boards, timbers, or plywood, and marks cutting lines on materials;
  8. Shapes materials to prescribed measurements;
  9. Nails cleats (braces) across boards to construct concrete-supporting forms;
  10. Braces forms in place with timbers, tie rods, and anchor bolts, for use in building concrete piers, footing, and walls;
  11. Assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue;
  12. Sets expansion dams;
  13. Assemble or run overhang modules or stick built overhangs;
  14. Climb wingwalls, retaining walls;
  15. Assemble wood deck forms;
  16. Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete;
  17. Assists in pouring and finishing of concrete;
  18. Erects scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level.

Kokosing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, life, and disability insurance, paid time off and a 401K plan.

Kokosing is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action federal and state contractor. The company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.