• Carpenter - Residential Construction

    JPS Construction and Design is a growing design/build firm looking for experienced Carpenters to join our team. We are in need of Carpenters with residential experience, and able to perform rough carpentry, as well as detail-oriented finish work with wood, composite materials, and other products.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Before demolition ensure surfaces are protected as required.
    • Strip exterior and interior finishes as directed by foreman.
    • Demolish existing structures as directed by foreman.
    • Accurately frame floors, walls, decks, and roofs according to construction documents and contract.
    • Ensure rough openings are framed to correct sizes and are square.
    • Install windows and exterior doors, including proper weather protection.
    • Install siding, roofing, exterior trim, and all associated underlay materials and weather protection.
    • Install decking, including proper weather protection.
    • Verify all rough carpentry is acceptable for finish work
    • Install interior trim including baseboard, window and door casing, crown moulding, and specialty trim such as wainscoting and paneling.
    • Install all finish components of stairs including treads, risers, skirts, newel posts, rails, and balusters.
    • Hang interior doors and install hardware.
    • Install kitchen cabinets, vanities, and household accessories.
    • Construct custom built-ins and cabinets.
    • Install all components of dropped ceilings.
    • Install decking and railings.
    • Install exterior trim including window and door trim, corner boards, fascias, rakes, soffits, friezes, and skirts.
    • Install siding
    • Ensure building codes are met.
    • Generate material lists daily, for materials to be on site in a timely manor.

    Education and Experience:

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to five years related experience and/or training OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Skills:

    • Ability to communicate courteously and professionally
    • Ability to carry heavy loads up to 100 lbs
    • Ability to read and interpret construction documents
    • Detailed knowledge of building materials, methods, and codes
    • Familiarity with rough carpentry
    • Proficiency with hand and power tools including saws, planers, nailers, and drills
    • Basic math skills
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Organization
    • Attention to detail
    To Apply: email Tricia Wilkey at wilkey@jpsconstructiondesign.com for an application.

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