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Carpenter

Terre Haute, IN  •  Full Time

Job Description

Description:

  • This position will work both in Paris, IL and Terre Haute, IN. The Carpenter will use woodworking skills to build and repair various structures and equipment throughout the facility. Under general supervision, perform journey-level work in the design, construction, repair and maintenance of structures and related physical facilities; act as lead worker to other classified staff in the area; and perform related work as required. 

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with employees concerning work orders, prints, and sketches to understand the structure that needs to be built or repaired.
  • Estimates equipment, tool, and material requirements for each job.
  • Builds, dismantles, and repairs structures, walls, roofs, glass, and siding as assigned.
  • Operates all necessary tools to complete a job.
  • Recognize and select appropriate lumber types and grades.
  • Estimate cost, time and materials of carpentry projects.
  • Performs special projects and completes all other duties as assigned or requested for the general support of the organization.
  • Ensures tools and equipment are properly cleaned, stored, and maintained for optimum performance and safety.
  • May perform painting as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of formal apprenticeship program or equivalent training and experience.
  • Two years of experience working as a carpenter in a commercial, industrial, or facilities operations setting, including rough and finished carpentry. Welding experience / Metal fabrication experience a plus.
  • Thorough understanding of the correct and safe operation of all related tools and equipment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to draw accurate sketches to communicate the specifications for projects.
  • Ability to take accurate measurements and calculations.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to efficiently analyze and organize significant amounts of information regarding plan layouts, material deliveries and jobsite productivities.