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Traveling Form Setter

Company: Orion and TAS Companies
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description


This position is accountable for building and setting forms made of wood, metal, vinyl, and other materials in accordance with customer specifications (plans). The Form Setter drives wooden and metal stakes with a sledgehammer, and hammers or screws nails and other fasteners to secure the forms.

The incumbent must have the ability and flexibility to work varying shifts and long hours (8-12 hours). Weekend work and extra hours occur according to production needs and at the discretion of the Supervisor.

The incumbent must support the guiding beliefs and core values of Orion, which are centered on Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Teamwork most importantly, with each built upon the all-important foundation of Integrity.


  • Builds, erects and aligns forms for various concrete structures and pier foundations utilizing preformed forming systems.
  • Performs the setting of anchor bolts for drilled pier foundations.
  • Estimates concrete quantities and appropriate mixes.
  • Interprets blueprints and reads survey stakes and calculates areas and volumes.
  • Spreads concrete to specified depth and workable consistency.
  • Performs rough leveling and shaping of concrete surfaces.
  • Removes rough or defective spots from concrete surfaces using power grinder, etc.
  • Mixes cement, using concrete mixing machine.
  • Provides assistance to other workers and foreman as necessary.
  • Mentors and trains other foundation employees.
  • Completes and maintains work records, field paperwork, and generates reports.
  • Supports drilling process when necessary.
  • Operates all equipment and tools required to do each job which may include cement mixing machines, power trowels, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment and instruments.
  • Maintains equipment and tools to ensure long lasting use.
  • All employees, current and former, must maintain confidentiality by not disclosing to others any confidential, proprietary or trade secret information belonging to the Company.


    • Responsible and accountable for incumbent's own personal safety.
    • Responsible and accountable for the safety of all co-workers and any other incumbents encountered.
    • Authorized and obligated to stop work on any task or series of tasks whenever an unsafe condition or situation is anticipated or is observed.
    • Complies with all applicable laws, regulations and Company policies and procedures, and is subject to appropriate disciplinary action (including dismissal) for failure to do so.
    • Reports all violations of applicable laws, regulations or Company policies and procedures promptly, and is subject to appropriate disciplinary action (including dismissal) for failure to do so.
    • Performs other duties as may be assigned or requested by immediate supervision (such as certification training, safety training, procedure review, etc.).


      A minimum of three years of experience finishing concrete structures and pier foundations, setting steel preformed forming systems, and pouring concrete is required. A high school diploma or GED is preferred. In addition, the incumbent must:

      • Be able to work in constant change in weather and site conditions.
      • Be able to lift, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, and other similar activities as needed.
      • Be able to Travel as Needed
      • Possess a TWIC or obtain within 3 months of hire.

        The Company expects and requires incumbent and each of its other employees to observe and fulfill the above and all other safety responsibilities and actively work toward maintaining a safe workplace. Failure to do so can result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.


        The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable workplace accommodation.

        The individual must also be able to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to work or visit within areas where it is required. This includes hard hat, safety glasses, respirators, ear plugs, steel toed shoes, or other protective equipment as required by the work performed and location the work is being done.

        This individual must also have the ability to identify critical issues and formulate action plans with all levels of management, including corporate and executive.

        The incumbent must possess the ability to remain calm during emergencies and respond appropriately as dictated by the circumstance of the incident and as directed by the Safety Representative or other management personnel. Must be capable of evacuating the work area in a timely manner should an emergency situation arise.

Keywords: Orion and TAS Companies, Houston , Traveling Form Setter, Other , Houston, Texas

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