Carpenter – Bozeman


Job Description

Location: Bozeman, MT

The Carpenter will build, erect, install and repair forms, structures and other fixtures made from wood, metal and other materials as needed to assist with the various types of constructions projects. These tasks will be performed on residential and commercial construction projects. The Carpenter works directly for the Foreman or Superintendent.  

Qualifications and Required Skills

  1. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation 
  2. Ability to communicate and follow instructions in English 
  3. Ability to read, write and do basic math 
  4. Must provide own basic tools 
  5. Good physical condition and endurance 
  6. Previous construction experience is required 
  7. Knowledge of framing with wood or metal is required 
  8. Ability to read and understand blueprints or building plans 
  9. Completion of a two-year carpentry program through a trade school and/or accredited carpenter’s apprenticeship program is desired 
  10. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical 

Essential Job Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities

  1. Shows up to work on time for the required shift at the assigned job site 
  2. Receives and follows all instructions from Carpenters, Foremen and Superintendents 
  3. Keeps all tools clean and in working condition 
  4. Helps maintain a clean job site by conducting housekeeping (cleaning trash, removing debris, sweeping, etc.) 
  5. Conducts demolition of structures 
  6. Loads, unloads and moves building materials  
  7. Uses various hand and power tools to securely build assigned projects 
  8. Installs windows, doors and weather protection materials 
  9. Assembles and installs fixtures and fittings such as door handles, locks, hinges and closers 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Mentors and trains Laborers and Carpenter Assistants 
  2. Once certified, may use a telehandler forklift or skidsteer to complete tasks 
  3. Use a company vehicle to pick up or deliver materials 
  4. Any other tasks provided by Foremen, Safety Personnel or Superintendents 

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

This position is extremely strenuous. Applicants must be able to lift and carry heavy objects. Applicants must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Activities will include climbing ladders or scaffolding, walking, balancing, stooping, kneeling and standing for long periods of time. Applicants must have excellent manual dexterity of the fingers, hands and arms. Applicants must also have full mobility of the neck, back, arms and legs. Applicants must be able to see clearly and recognize small details.  

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