Tradesmen International, Inc. Carpenter Journeyman in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia


As a Journeyman Carpenter you will construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, metal studs, and drywall using carpenter's hand tools and power tools making sure to conform to local building codes.

Specific responsibilities:

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

  • 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

  • Studying specifications in blueprints, sketches, or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required

  • Shaping or cutting materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saws

  • Following established safety rules and regulations and maintaining a safe and clean environment

  • Building or repairing cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, or other wooden fixtures used in buildings, using woodworking machines, hand tools, or power tools

  • Assembling and fastening materials to make frameworks or props, using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue

  • Removing damaged or defective parts or sections of structures and repair or replace, using hand tools

  • Inspecting ceiling or floor tile, wall coverings, siding, glass, or woodwork to detect broken or damaged structures


Specific requirements:

  • 4 years of experience in commercial carpentry

  • Ability to comprehend schematic diagrams, blueprints, sketches, building plans and other specifications required by our client for information pertaining to the type of material required to get job done

  • Experience working with equipment such as: boom lifts, scissor lifts, and forklifts

  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation

  • High standard of integrity and professionalism

  • Drug free at all times

Company Details:

In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • 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).

Recruiter Name:

Jose Arce

Req ID 2016-83030

Job Location(s) US - DC - WASHINGTON

Posted Date 10/17/2016

Category Carpenter - Journeyman