Journeyman Carpenter Job Description

A journeyman carpenter has completed the minimum training requirements set by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), a census and classification system.

A journeyman carpenter is generally considered one who has completed 2,000 hours of Carpenter’s Apprenticeship Training.

A journeyman carpenter is categorized as an “unskilled worker” under the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).

To become a journeyman carpenter, candidates must complete 2,000 hours or more of on-the-job training and 144 hours of classroom instruction.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Journeyman Carpenter to work on a variety of construction projects. The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of carpentry, including framing, trim work, and cabinetry. We're looking for someone who is reliable, detail-oriented, and takes pride in their work. If you're interested in joining our team, please send us your resume and a portfolio of your work.

Journeyman Carpenter Duties:

  • Build and repair houses and buildings, using a variety of construction materials such as wood, metal, or cement
  • Measure and lay out materials to be used, such as lumber, concrete, or roofing
  • Place and fasten materials together with nails, screws, or bolts
  • Cut, shape, or fit materials for use by using saws, chisels, or files
  • Finish surfaces of materials, such as by sanding or polishing
  • Clean and stain wood and furniture
  • Apply protective coatings to wood
  • Build and repair furniture
  • Ensure that materials conform to specifications and codes
  • Handle special and special equipment and materials
  • Install and construct decks
  • Rake, remove, and dispose of debris
  • Decorate or protect the surface of newly finished work
  • Securely fasten objects to wooden surfaces, such as by nailing

Journeyman Carpenter Responsibilities:

  • Carry out carpentry assignments using appropriate safety techniques while working within deadlines and budgets
  • Prevent damage to tools and equipment and work surfaces, and help prevent accidents
  • Assess work conditions to identify safety hazards and make appropriate safety recommendations
  • Identify appropriate products and materials; select tools and equipment based on job requirements
  • Understand and follow safety policies, procedures, and standards

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Proven experience in a construction-related field
  • Strong communication and computer skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment with customers and other employees
  • Ability to perform basic math
  • Ability to follow instructions

[Company Name] is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion amongst our team is crucial to our success. We encourage applications from people of all walks of life, including but not limited to different races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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