CARPENTER

Category: CARPENTRY

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Job Title

Carpenter

Position Summary

Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; wood stairways, handrails. Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain an exhaustive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. At any time, Management may change duties, responsibilities, and activities with or without notice.

Essential Functions

  • Prepare centers and furring strips for crowns and brick arches.
  • Estimate height, width, length, and other proportions.
  • Select materials.
  • Work with blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
  • Work with materials such as wood and plastics,
  • Utilize miscellaneous power and hand tools to repair and erect structures.
  • Join materials with nails, screws, staples, or adhesives.
  • Use levels, rules, plumb bobs, framing squares, and surveying equipment to ensure everything is level and secure.
  • Build temporary stairs, hand railing, barricades and signage.
  • Create structures for pouring concrete.
  • Erect scaffolding.
  • Build tunnel bracing.
  • Build concrete forms for construction project.
  • Move and install machinery

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Handling and Moving Objects - Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
Performing General Physical Activities - Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Must be able to lift objects weighing up to approximately one hundred (100) pounds.
Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. Ability to understand written and oral instructions.
Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment - Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, aerial lifts, and passenger vehicles.
Thinking Creatively - Developing or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products.
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings - Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge - Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships - Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
Documenting/Recording Information - Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form.

Mathematical Reasoning - The knowledge to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.



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