Carpenters and joiners make and install wooden structures, fittings and furniture.

Carpenter Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Carpenter to join our team.


  • Complete previous projects or receive new project instructions from construction manager or supervisor;
  • Read blueprints, drawings and sketches to fully grasp requirements;
  • Holding plumb bobs, sighting rods, or other equipment to aid in establishing reference points and lines;
  • Skills needed to lay out flooring, roofing, and drywall;
  • Maintain accurate work records and logs;
  • Provides customers and coworkers with a remarkable experience;
  • Proficiently form slabs, columns and walls for concrete pours;
  • Work with materials such as wood, plastic, fiberglass, or drywall;
  • Other duties may include light electrical and plumbing work;
  • Install shingles and tiles in proper manner to ensure proper overlap and coverage;
  • Construct and repair structural wood work and equipment in the yard, industrial and commercial property;
  • Report on progress to managers, engineers etc;
  • Stick Framing;
  • Install sheetrock on metal stud walls and patches damaged areas on existing walls;
  • Design, construct, remodel, repair and install cabinets. Install flooring, ceiling and wall covering materials.


  • Experience working with equipment such as: boom lifts, scissor lifts, and forklifts;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction;
  • Willingness to work overtime when necessary to deliver the project on time;
  • At least 5 years of carpentry experience;
  • Eagerness and willingness to learn and receive instruction/direction from qualified Journeyman Carpenter;
  • Good physical condition, stamina, and dexterity;
  • 3 years of experience in carpentry;
  • Effective planning and organization skills;
  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety;
  • Ability to read blueprints and translate into fabricated products;
  • Minimum 4 years Carpentry experience;
  • OSHA a plus or will be provided;
  • Must have reliable transportation;
  • Associate is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. Must have good hand-eye coordination.