Welcome to the Southern District of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

Heavy Form

Heavy Form Carpentry

Heavy Form Carpentry Solutions:
Fast, Accurate, Solid Results. Every Time.

Southern District heavy and highway carpenters are experts who put high value on effective training and customer service. We stress teamwork, communications, technical proficiency, and safety. We train, test, monitor, and train some more. When our members go to a job site, their workload is full of tasks that they’ve trained for, worked at, and excel in. We:

Our Skills Go Beyond Carpentry:

Special Attention to Safety

Safety is our top priority on every project. We are trained in the most current safety practices in the industry. In conjunction with OSHA, every Southern District professional form carpenter masters safety training skills before being cleared to work. Training includes:

Heavy and highway construction work doesn’t have the luxury of a second chance. Whether it’s a bridge form, water treatment plant, or high-rise structure, productivity must be at its peak to counteract shrinking budgets and accelerated schedules.

Trained for Productivity

Intensive training sets Southern District heavy form professionals apart.

Classroom and hands-on instruction hones in on technical proficiency as well as soft skills such as understanding operations worksheets and daily work schedules.

We offer customized training if a project needs it, and we provide training onsite, if that’s what it takes.

Just a portion of our training includes:

Concrete Formwork Curriculum:

  • Introduction to Formwork
  • Piers, Pile Caps, Columns
  • Form Hardware
  • Tilt-Up Wall Forms
  • Wall Forms
  • Slip Forms
  • Gang Forms
  • Insulated Concrete
  • Slab and Deck Forms Forms
  • Pre-Cast Concrete
  • Stair Forms
  • Grout and Epoxy
  • Building Layout
  • Bridge Forms
  • Fasteners
  • Footing Forms

Pile Driver Classes:

  • Crane and Rig Identification
  • Types of Shoring
  • Timber Construction
  • Accessories
  • Layout Instruments
  • Hammers
  • Rig Set-Up
  • Types of Piling
  • Installation of Piling
  • False Work
  • Rigging Techniques
  • Foundation Systems

General Skills Curriculum:

  • Aerial Lifts
  • Welding and Cutting
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Scaffold Erection

Foremen and Superintendent Leadership

We train the best candidates to be foremen and superintendents—leaders who motivate workers, communicate effectively, and solve problems.

Heavy Form

Make a Sound Business Decision

By placing Southern District heavy form carpenter specialists on your project, you are avoiding the hassle and expense of recruiting, hiring, and training workers. Prevent scrambling to find these specialized carpenters with the proper qualifications that your job site calls for, and place the assignment in the hands of skilled, productive crews. By requiring Southern District heavy form carpenters, you’ll quickly benefit from our commitment to keep you competitive and profitable.

We will provide that for you. Give us a call.