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Lead Carpenter

Colona, IL 61241

Posted: 06/22/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Construction Job Number: MB186095413

Job Description

Journeyman Carpenter Job Description:
Carpenter- Preferred minimum of 6 months documented field experience in chosen craft discipline. Must have the ability to read and interpret instructions and documentation. The level and degree of job responsibilities and requirements vary depending on months of experience and assigned. Helpers primarily assist in these activities.
 
JOURNEYMAN CARPENTER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Builds wooded structures
  • Examines blueprints, sketches or building plans for to determine material required and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated.
  • Selects, loads, and hauls job material to work site.
  • Prepares layout of form or fixture to be fabricated using lines or grades.
  • Measures boards, timbers, or plywood using square, measuring tape and ruler and marks cutting lines on materials using pencil and scriber. Shapes materials to required sizes using saws, chisels, and planes.
  • Verifies accuracy of structure with transit, plumb bob, square and level.
  • Uses carpentry hand tools such as hammers, levels, squares, screw drivers, adjustable, wrenches, hand and power saws, drill motors and pry bars.
  • Nails cleats (braces) across boards to construct concrete-supporting forms.
  • Braces forms in place with timbers, tie rods, and anchor bolts for use in building concrete piers, footings, and walls.
  • Erects frame work for structures and lays sub-flooring.
  • Cuts and assembles timbers to build trestles and cofferdams.
  • Erects scaffolding for buildings and other structures and installs ladders, handrails, walkways, platforms, and gangways.
  • Constructs forms, chutes, and aligns form panels for pouring concrete and grout.
  • Fits and installs prefabricated window frames, doors, weather stripping interior and exterior trim and finished hardware.
  • Fits and nails sheathing on outer walls and roofs of buildings. Sets and braces anchor bolts.
  • Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities with tools and equipment.
  • Drywall
  • Operation of electric and pneumatic tools.
  • May rig materials.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required. 
  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
  • Apply shop mathematics to solve problems.
  • Plan work and select proper tools.
  • Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.
  • Visualize objects in three dimensions from plans and drawings.
  • Make decisions based on measurable criteria.
  • Work at heights without fear
 
JOURNEYMAN CARPENTER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.
  • Make decisions based on measurable criteria.
  • Apply shop mathematics to solve problems
  • Plan work and select proper tools.
  • Visualize objects in three dimensions from plans and drawings.
  • Work at heights without fear.
  • Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.
 
JOURNEYMAN CARPENTER QUALIFICATIONS:
May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
 

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