Job Description

Carpenter Job Description

Carpenter Job Overview

Carpenters specialize in producing functional infrastructure and products using wood and other materials. They are responsible for building and repairing staircases, door frames, window frames, partitions, and rafters on construction projects. They also install kitchen cabinets, drywall, and siding. Job duties include reading blueprints, building frameworks, and using hand and power tools to get the job done while meeting building code. This is an entry-level position for carpenters that have completed a carpentry apprenticeship program. Carpenters work full-time positions at various job sites.

Carpenter Job Template

Carpenter Job Summary

We are looking for a capable and skilled carpenter to join our team. You’ll take direction from the project manager to help construct and maintain strong and long-lasting buildings and products. You are great at reading blueprints and have excellent hand dexterity, with a can-do attitude. If you’re looking for good pay, guaranteed hours, and a job you can take pride in that lets you work with your hands and build something different every day, apply now!


Ashburn, VA

Carpenter Responsibilities

  • Review blueprints and sketches to understand requirements
  • Measure, cut, shape, and smooth carpentry materials
  • Construct window and door frames, rafters, partitions, and stairways
  • Sculpt and piece together siding, drywall, kitchen cabinets, and furniture
  • Conduct inspections, maintenance, and fix structures
  • Confirm flooring, roofing, and drywall are level and compatible

Carpenter Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Completed carpentry apprenticeship required
  • Deep knowledge of carpentry materials, tools, and techniques
  • Strong measuring and math skills required
  • Excellent physical condition and dexterity

Carpenter Compensation

$24.40/hr (National Average)


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