Dondlinger Construction Company is one of the industry’s most experienced general contractors with over 122 years in business. Founded in 1898, Dondlinger has a long history of completing landmark projects throughout the region, including Kansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, Missouri and Iowa. We have capabilities in commercial building, civil construction; including bridge and heavy highway, and underground utility construction. In addition, Dondlinger works year-round, has career advancement opportunities, and comprehensive benefits. Visit our website at to learn more about our completed and currently “under construction” projects, our rich past and our exciting future.  Dondlinger Construction is an EEO compliant employer.  Veterans, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Job Title: Form/Rough Carpenter-Commercial & Heavy Civil

A Carpenter performs any of the following duties on construction projects and will sometimes transfer from one job to another where labor demands are required. In addition, carpenters are asked to spend a significant amount of time working in a laborer capacity as well.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Construct formwork into which concrete is poured
  • Set an outline of the structure on the ground of the site using string and pegs to allow for excavations
  • Have good working knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Erect decks/floors and walls/retaining walls, to included roadways, bridges, heavy highway and/or commercial building projects.
  • Read plans and specifications to determine materials required, dimensions, and installation processes
  • Cut materials with hand and power tools, assemble and nail, cut and shape items
  • Will assist other workers in various labor-based tasks. This will require lifting (heavy at times)
  • Working at significant heights
  • Must have knowledge of all hand tools and how to operate them efficiently
  • Other misc. duties as directed by your supervisor
  • Know Company safety policies and adhere to them while working at all times


Physical Requirements:

  1. N = Never (Never)
  2. O = Occasionally (0-33%)
  3. F = Frequently (33%-66%)
  4. C = Constantly (66%-100%)
  • Climbing: F
  • Balancing: O
  • Stooping: F
  • Kneeling: F
  • Sitting: N
  • Crouching: F
  • Crawling: O
  • Reaching: C
  • Gripping: C
  • Lifting: C

Lifting Requirements (In Pounds): 

  • 0-25: C
  • 25-75: F
  • 75+:0
  • Exposure to Weather: C
  • Exposure to Fumes: O
  • Use of Hand Tools: C
  • Use of Vibratory Tools: F
  • Working above ground: F
  • Working overhead: F
  • Time spent on your feet: C
  • Work Boots, Safety Glasses, and a hard hat are required at all times


What do we offer?

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Plan
  • 401K/Retirement
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Time Off


Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: 316-945-0555

Equal Opportunity Employer, including women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans.

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