Tradesmen International, Inc. Trim Carpenter in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


Generally, the trim carpenter job description entails the finishing of a carpentry project to produce detailed wooden structures with fine appearance, shape, and texture.

Trim carpenters in perfecting the feel and form of woodworks engage in the cutting and shaping of wooden components using tools such as saws, and planers.

They utilize tools such as jointers and nail guns in the assembly of wooden components to form structures for windows and doors.

Trim carpenters are in charge of preparing and implementing the layout of a finish project.

They are skilled in reading and interpreting construction plans, diagrams, and blueprint for a carpentry project.

As part of their duties, trim carpenters scribe moldings to allow for proper fitting on even or uneven surfaces.

They oversee the levelling and trimming of windows and doors using tools like power sanders and planers.

They may also carry out the construction of cabinets or built-in bookshelves.

In performing their work description, trim carpenters engage in the application of wood staining and varnishing.


re you looking for a detailed trim carpenter job description? If so, here is an example of one, consisting of the important tasks, duties, and responsibilities typically performed by trim carpenters in most firms:

  • Cut and shape wooden components using saws, planers, and sanders

  • Assemble wooden components to form structures using jointers and nail guns

  • Design and implement the blueprint for a wood construction project

  • Read and interpret the plan/sketch of a carpentry undertaking

  • Carry out the scribing of moldings to allow for proper fitting on even or uneven surfaces

  • Perform the levelling and trimming of doors and windows using implements such as power sanders and planers

  • Carry out the construction of cabinets and built-in bookshelves

  • Engage in the staining and varnishing of wooden products and fixtures

  • Install crown moldings and trim for doors, windows, and baseboards

  • Fabricate customized woodworks that serve as accessories necessary for the finishing of a carpentry structure

  • Prepare the cost estimate of materials and labor require for a trimming/finishing project

  • Oversee the selection and purchase of raw materials needed for construction to ensure the use of appropriate wood type

  • Guide and supervise the work operation of trainee trim carpenters and interns to ensure they are in line with set standards

  • Take measurements of wood materials to establish suitable dimensions for a finishing project

  • Participate in workshops, conferences, and seminars to stay up-to-date with developments in the field of trim carpentry

  • Install add-ons such as door knobs, hinges, and handles onto finished structures.

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 program

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Recruiter Name

Arlene Nunez



Req ID 2018-195978IN

Category Carpenter - Trim Carpenter

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Job Board IN