Finish Carpenter

Posted: 03/26/2021

A Finish Carpenter must have general knowledge of all construction tasks for home building, from breaking ground to completion. A Finisher Carpenter must be capable of finishing large and small jobs. Must be tooled to the extent necessary to perform all finishing phases of home construction including remodeling and renovation work. You will be tasked with providing guidance and supervision of Apprentices. This will include mentoring and training in order for the Apprentices to complete apprenticeship in 5-7 years.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Finish Carpenters primary duties are cabinet installation, trim work, hanging doors, installing windows, installing appliances, installing hardware, fabrication of material when customization is required such as with restoration work.
  • Read and follow blueprints and building plans to meet the needs of clients.
  • Do material lists from blueprints or visual inspections.
  • Install kitchen cabinets, siding, and drywall.
  • Measure, cut, or shape wood, plastic, fiberglass, drywall, and other materials.
  • Capable of framing structures with wood or metal.
  • General knowledge of deck repair and construction.
  • Instruct and direct laborers and other construction trade helpers.
  • Repair of dry rot and termite damage.
  • Available to Communicate with all staff members before and during work hours for scheduling, job site directions, and location.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
  • Preferred minimum 8-10 years’ experience in carpentry, specifically finish.
  • Must have general knowledge of construction.
  • Excellent finish skills related to doors, cabinets, windows, and custom wood work.
  • Knowledge of high-end appliances and hardware.
  • Minimum age of 18; high school education or equivalent.
  • Must be able to pass background check and drug test.
  • US citizen or proof of legal residency with ability to work in the U.S.
WORK SCHEDULE
  • Full time, which may include working evenings and weekends. Overtime is common in order to meet deadlines.
 
EQUIPMENT, MACHINES, VEHICLES USE
  • Finish Carpenters use many different hand and power tools, to cut and shape wood, plastic, fiberglass, or drywall.
  • Finish Carpenters commonly use hand tools, including squares, levels, and chisels, as well as many power tools, such as sanders, circular saws, nail guns,  
  • Finisher Carpenters fasten materials together with nails, screws, staples, and adhesives, and do a final check of their work to ensure accuracy.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from job sites as well as to material houses and multiple jobsites during the work day.
WORK ENVIRONMENT  
  • Work both indoors and outdoors.  Able to work in all types of weather conditions.
  • Work in cramped spaces, and may be subject to frequent lifting, standing, and kneeling.

 
BENEFITS

 
Competitive Benefits Plan
 
Paid Time off and Holiday Pay
100% Paid Medical Insurance
Employee Lifestyle Benefits