Lexington / Somerset, KY
Posted 1 year ago
|Job Title||Construction Carpenter|
|Reports To||Site Supervisor|
|Summary||To build rough wooden structures used in framing, concrete forms, scaffolding, and temporary framework structures found in the construction process. Experience in Aluma Gang forms a plus.|
|Job Duties||•Measure materials and distances using a square, measuring tape, or rule to layout work.|
Cut and saw boards, timbers, or plywood using hand saws and power saws, and/or any wood working machine.
•Assemble and fasten materials together to construct framework of structure using bolts, screws, and nails.
•Anchor and brace forms and other structures.
Measure and mark cutting lines on lumber, concrete, and steel.
•Erect forms, framework, scaffolds, hoists, chutes, roof supports, using hand tools, plumb rule, and level.
•Install rough doors and window frames, sub flooring, fixtures, temporary supports in structure undergoing repairs.
•Bore bolt holes in concrete and wood using power drills.
•Dig post holes and set poles to support structures.
•The ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms, legs, and body such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking on narrow scaffolding at elevated heights.
•The ability to analyze and evaluate results to find solutions to problems presented in the construction process.
•The ability to work in teams and communicate with others, including outside team members.
•The ability to always work safe and promote safety for yourself and other team members.
|Physical Demands||1. The ability to lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds.|
2. Standing and walking for long periods.
3. Performing sometimes strenuous and difficult tasks requiring lifting, pushing, pulling with the use of legs and back without fatigue.
4. Excellent manual dexterity with hands, hand and arms, and legs.
|Travel||1. Some travel required to different job sites.|
|Work Environment||1. Exposure to hot and cold temperatures for extended periods.|
2. The ability to work at heights using scaffolding and safety rigging.
3. Working with and around mechanical moving parts.
4. Exposure to dust and traffic under control conditions.
|Experience||At least 3 years|
|Education||High School Diploma|
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