Carpenter

  • Posting Date

    December 30, 2018

  • Location

    Virginia Beach

  • Job Type

    Temporary to Permanent

  • Category

    Construction, Skilled Trade

Description

  • Constructs, erects, installs, and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter's hand tools and power tools, and conforming to local building codes
  • 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, using rule, framing square, and calipers.
  • Marks cutting and assembly lines on materials, using pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.
  • Shapes materials to prescribed measurements, using saws, chisels, and planes.
  • 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, letterdrops, and kick plates.
  • Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete.

Qualifications

  • 2 Year Experience
  • Reliable transportation
  • Customer Service