Carpenter Job Description

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Carpenter responsibilities

  • Reading blueprints, drawings and sketches to fully grasp requirements
  • Taking measurements and calculating the size and amount of material needed
  • Cutting, shaping and smoothing lumber and other material (e.g. fiberglass) according to measurements

Carpenter Job Description Template

Job Brief

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 also 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.


  • Read blueprints, drawings and sketches to fully grasp requirements
  • Take measurements and calculate the size and amount of material needed
  • 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


  • Proven experience as carpenter
  • 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 knowledge of English
  • Good understanding of basic math
  • Good physical condition and endurance
  • High school diploma; Successful completion of a carpentry apprenticeship program is required

Carpenter Job Description Examples

Carpenter • The Ultimate LLC

Apprentice Carpenter - Company Paid Health Insurance!

Ultimate LLC is looking to hire Apprentice Carpenters for commercial projects in the Clifton Park area. The pay range of an apprentice carpenter is $18-20 per hour based on experience. The majority of our positions hours range from 45 to 50 hours a week. Apprentice carpenter applicants must have a personal vehicle and be prepared for... car...

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Carpenter - in Benton Harbor, MI • Edward Rose & Sons

Limited time only $750 Sign-On/Retention Bonus*

We offer our full time employees...

Comprehensive benefits package, including 401(k) with company match

Generous paid time off programs

Competitive compensation plan

Employee referral program

Great work environment

Opportunities for advancement

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Trim Carpenter & general construction • Taylor Homes Group

Job Description

Trim Carpenter with some experience required. Role will also require working outside setting forms and working with general...

construction crew on other tasks such as cleanup and form setting as required by process schedules.

Company DescriptionWe are a homebuilding and property management company operating in Bartlesville, OK since 1958 with 200 residential units under management

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carpenter • Advanced Systems Homes Inc

Builds doors, frameworks, floors, roofs, siding or other wooden fixtures used in buildings, using woodworking machines, hand tools, or power tools . Assembles and fastens materials to make frameworks or props, using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue.

Job Type: Full-time...

Pay: $13.50 - $18.00 per hour

Schedule:8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:Chanute, KS 6672...

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