Carpenter

Vail, CO

Job Summary: Performs tasks involving physical labor at residential or commercial building sites. Constructs, erects, installs, and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, conforming to local building codes.

Essential Duties:

  • Must have a current driver’s license. Clean driving record is a MUST.
  • Keeps premises of building and job site in clean and orderly condition.
  • Transport’s trash and waste to disposal area
  • Sweeps, empties trash cans, and pickups trash, as necessary.
  • Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and draperies.
  • Dust’s furniture and equipment.
  • Washes walls, ceiling, and woodwork. Washes windows, door panels, and sills.
  • Install temporary construction fencing.
  • Carry lumber and other building supplies.
  • Cuts and trims trees, and shovels snow.
  • Delivers messages. Transports small equipment or tools between sites or different areas of the job.
  • Measures distances from grade stakes, drives stakes, and stretches tight line.
  • Bolts, nails, aligns, and blocks up under forms.
  • Digging and filling dirt trenches with pickaxe, shovel, and other hand tools.
  • Mixes concrete. Smooths and finishes freshly poured cement or concrete.
  • Erects scaffolding, shoring, and braces.
  • Mops, brushes, or spreads paints or bituminous compounds over surfaces for protection.
  • Spray’s materials such as water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint, or stucco through hose to clean, coat, or seal surfaces.
  • Applies caulking compounds by hand or with caulking gun to seal crevices.
  • Grinds, sands, or polishes surfaces such as concrete, marble, terrazzo, stucco, or wood products.
  • Demolishes buildings, saws lumber, dismantles forms, remove projections from concrete, mounts pipe hangers, and cuts and attaches insulating material.
  • Must be able to follow framing layout.
  • Must be able to lead temporary protection and heat crews.
  • Must be able to follow framing layouts and have some layout experience. Must be able to construct temporary protection facilities. Must be able to work with exterior trim and have some interior trim capabilities.
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as lumber or fiberboard, and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated.
  • Selects specified type of lumber or other materials. Prepares layout. Marks cutting and assembly lines on materials. Shape’s materials to prescribed measurements. Assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue. Verifies trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenter’s level. Erects framework for structures and lays subflooring. Builds stairs and lays out and installs partitions and cabinet work.
  • Covers subfloor with building paper to keep out moisture and lays hardwood, parquet, and wood-strip-block floors by nailing floors to subfloor or cementing them to mastic or asphalt base. Applies shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, and decorative paneling to ceilings and walls. Fits and installs prefabricated window frames, doors, doorframes, weather stripping, interior and exterior trim, and finish hardware, such as locks, letter drops, and kick plates. Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete. Erects scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level. Welds metal parts to steel structural members.

Job Qualifications:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in variable conditions as to be expected in the mountains.
  • Must be able to work on rough terrain and steep slopes.
  • A valid driver’s license and clean driving history is necessary.

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