Journeyman Carpenter

Colona, IL 61241

Posted: 06/22/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Construction Job Number: MB587749410 Pay Rate: $16-25 / hour

Job Description

Needed: Carpenters in Colona, IL
$16-$25 per hour depending on experience

We are looking for a qualified Carpenter to cut, fabricate and install wooden and other structures according to specifications. Your job will entail working in diverse settings to produce steady and functional infrastructure and products. A carpenter is an individual with great hand dexterity and an eye for detail. The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of wood properties and other carpentry materials. Working with little supervision while following all health and safety standards is essential. The goal is to contribute to the construction and maintenance of strong and long-lasting buildings and products.
Responsibilities of Journeyman Carpenter
  • Read blueprints, drawings and sketches to fully grasp requirements
  • Take measurements and calculate the size and amount of material needed
  • Hanging handrails
  • Hanging fireboxes
  • Cut, shape and smooth lumber and other material (e.g. fiberglass) according to measurements
  • Build window frames, doors, staircases and frame buildings by using raw materials or pre-constructed items
  • Lay out floorings, roofings or drywalls ensuring they are leveled and compatible
  • Carve and assemble furniture, cabinets, shelves and other items and install them where designated
  • Inspect places and conduct repairs or maintenance
  • Build scaffolding and other construction structures
Skills and Requirements of Journeyman Carpenter
  • Proven experience as carpenter
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Hands-on experience in working with carpentry materials
  • Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction
  • Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools (powered saws, hammers, rulers etc.)
  • Ability to read technical documents and drawings
  • Willingness to follow safety guidelines at all times
  • Good physical condition and endurance
  • High school diploma; Successful completion of a carpentry apprenticeship program is required

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