Careers

Carpenter

Duties and Responsibilities

Study specifications in blueprints, sketches, or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.

Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment.

Follow blueprints and building plans.

Install structures and fixtures, such as windows and molding.

Measure, cut, or shape wood, plastic, fiberglass, drywall, and other materials.

Construct building frameworks, including wall studs, floor joists, and doorframes.

Assemble and fasten materials to make framework or props, using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue.

Build or repair cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, and other wooden fixtures used in buildings, using woodworking machines, carpenter’s hand tools, and power tools.

Erect scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level.

Finish surfaces of woodwork or wallboard, using paint, hand tools, and paneling.

Work with and/or remove hazardous material.

Perform minor plumbing, tiling, HVAC, welding and/or concrete mixing work.

 

Desired Skills, Qualifications & Experience

High School Diploma

4 years of carpentry experience.

Experience running heavy equipment such as skidsteer, forklift, dump truck, crane, and backhoe.

Performance driven.  Always striving to do your best.

Safety conscious.  Making safety a top priority for yourself and your co-workers.

Resourceful.  Always looking for opportunities and growing new business.

Honest.  Must value doing things right and being respectful in all communication with others.

 

Working Conditions

Able to work a flexible work schedule with varying days and hours, including call-ins.

Able to work outdoors in all seasons and work at heights.

 

Physical requirements

Able climb ladders and stairs and lift up to 100lbs

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; hear and speak; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include correctable vision to complete work in a safe manner.