Finish Carpenter Job Description

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We are looking for a reliable, hard-working Finish Carpenter to complete the finishing touches on trim and carpentry work for different construction and manufacturing projects. You may work on a variety of projects, including cabinet making, framing, decking, window and stair customizations, crown molding, and baseboard installations. Our ideal candidate has an aptitude for precision and can accommodate unique build requirements. We prefer candidates who have prior experience or training in trim carpentry or finish carpentry.

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As a Finish Carpenter, you will have a minimum of 20 years of hands-on experience in all aspects of the high-end residential interior woodwork. We are looking for a craftsman that can take full responsibility for the project’s carpentry and carpentry finishes. Consider yourself as a leader of intricate bases, doors, crowns, and other decorative work. Your skills and your extensive experience have earned you the ability to work with others and independently. Working alongside other team members and trades, you will be an integral person for successful project completion. You must be well-organized and favor safety above everything else.

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We are looking for a highly skilled Finish Carpenter. Must have a reliable truck or van to carry tools, materials, and supplies. Must be well equipped with all tools needed to finish carpentry.

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We are looking for Finish Carpenters to install custom architectural millwork and fixture packages in retail, restaurant, and hospitality environments throughout the United States. Lead supervisor experience is a plus, but not required. Travel will be required in this position.

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Under general supervision, the Finish Carpenter performs difficult carpentry work which involves the construction, erection, installation, alteration, and repair of structures and fixtures of wood. Engages in hand and bench finish carpentry shop work.

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Work will be participating in various construction projects which will include demolition, renovation of existing facilities, new structures, landscaping, maintenance of existing facilities, and other assigned projects. The part-time Finish Carpenter will be responsible for door and window installation and trim work, cabinetry, fitting doors, and installing and repairing flooring. This position is part-time with no benefits.

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The Finish Carpenter is responsible for performing tasks involving physical labor at residential and commercial construction job projects. Constructs erect installs, and/or repairs structures and fixtures made from wood and other various materials.

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The Finish Carpenter constructs, erects, demos, installs, and repairs structures using the carpenter’s hand and power tools.

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The Finish Carpenter is an integral role in growing, maintaining, and optimizing the operations here at Plant! In this unique and challenging position, you will be responsible for supporting the Finish Carpenter Supervisor. Finish Carpenter tasks may include the installation of closet jambs, base, and casing (among other carpentry tasks). The Carpenter will build upon skills as they progress with our processes but may not be highly skilled, therefore, they will work under, and report to, the Supervisor and Lead. This person will be required to integrate well within a cross-functional team that includes all trades and subcontractors in the factory to ensure the production operations are set up for success.

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We are looking for a Finish Carpenter.

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Frequently asked questions

What does a finish carpenter do daily?

A finish carpenter is a skilled tradesperson who specializes in the installation and finishing of interior woodwork and trim, such as crown molding, baseboards, wainscoting, and door casings. They work on construction and renovation projects in residential and commercial settings, and their work is typically the final step in the construction process.

Daily, a finish carpenter typically performs the following tasks:

Measuring and cutting woodwork to fit specific spaces

Installing and fastening woodwork, such as baseboards, crown molding, and door casings

Sanding and smoothing wood surfaces to prepare for painting or staining

Applying finishes, such as paint, stain, or varnish, to woodwork

Inspecting and repairing damaged or worn woodwork

Reading and interpreting blueprints, plans, and specifications.

What skills do you need to be a finish carpenter?

To be a successful finish carpenter, one should possess the following skills:

Attention to detail and accuracy in measuring, cutting, and installing woodwork

Proficiency in using power tools and hand tools, such as saws, drills, and chisels

Knowledge of woodworking techniques and materials

Strong problem-solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve issues

Ability to read and interpret blueprints and plans

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with clients, contractors, and other tradespeople

Physical dexterity and stamina to perform tasks that require standing, bending, and lifting heavy materials.

In summary, a finish carpenter is responsible for the installation and finishing of interior woodwork and trim in residential and commercial settings. They need to have strong woodworking skills, be proficient in using power and hand tools, and have the ability to read and interpret blueprints and plans. They also need to possess excellent communication and problem-solving skills and have physical dexterity and stamina.

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