Tradesmen International, Inc. Carpenter Apprentice in Grand Rapids, Michigan


In this entry level construction role (Carpenter Apprentice) you will work directly under the supervision of a qualified Journeyman Carpenter and construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, metal studs, and drywall using carpenter's hand tools and power tools, while conforming to local building codes.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Helping install foundations, walls, floors, ceilings, and roofs using materials such as: wood, steel, metal, concrete, plastics, and composites of multiple materials

  • Assisting with fitting and installing window frames, doors, door frames, door hardware, interior and exterior trim using a carpenters level, plumb bob, and laser levels

  • Erecting scaffolding, ladders for assembling structures above ground levels.

  • Positioning and holding timbers, lumber, or paneling in place for fastening or cutting

  • Selecting tools, equipment, and/or materials from storage and transport items to work site

  • Cleaning work areas, machines, or equipment, to maintain a clean and safe job site

  • Holding plumb bobs, sighting rods, or other equipment to aid in establishing reference points and lines

  • Cutting timbers, lumber and/or paneling to specified dimensions, and drilling holes in timbers or lumber

  • Smoothing or sanding surfaces to remove ridges, tool marks, glue, or caulking

Company Details:

Simply put, we're not a temp agency and don't just hire anyone. In fact, we're highly selective, committed to hiring only those carpenter apprentices that have exceptional abilities at their skill level, with unwavering reliability, strong work ethic, and a desire to be the best.


  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

If Interested in this position please call Randi @ 616-541-3759

Recruiter Name:

Randi Rogers

Req ID 2016-82222

Job Location(s) US - MI - Grand Rapids

Posted Date 10/11/2016

Category Carpenter - Apprentice