Carpenter - Yakima, WA

Employer: Baxter Construction

Job Description:
General Duties and Responsibilities:


Build rough wooden structures, such as concrete forms, scaffolds, wooden bridges, trestles, coffer dams, tunnel and sewer support; welding and burning.
Install ladders, handrails, walkways, platforms and gangways.
Install door and window bucks (rough frames in which finished frames are inserted) in building frame work and brace them with boards nailed to frame work.
Install subflooring in buildings.
Nail plaster grounds (wood or metal strips) to studding.
Fit and nail sheathing on outer walls and roofs on buildings.
Construct, erect, install and repair commercial, industrial and residential structures.
Select specified type of lumber or other materials.
Prepare layout, using rule, framing square and calipers.
Mark cutting and assembling lines on materials, using pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.
Shape materials to prescribed measurements, using saws, chisels and planes.
Assemble, cut and shape materials and fasten them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue.
Verify trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenter's level.
Apply decorative paneling to walls.
Erect frame work for structures and lay subflooring.
Cover subfloor with building paper to keep out moisture and lay hardwood, parquet and wood-strip-lock floors by nailing floors to subfloor or cementing them to mastic or asphalt base.
Build stairs and layout and install partitions and cabinets.
Install metal roof decking and metal siding, regardless of the fastening method, or what it is fastened to.
Install all other types of siding, regardless of composition, fastening method, or what it is fastened to.
Fit and install prefabricated wooden cabinets, window frames, door frames, doors, weather stripping, interior and exterior trim, and finish hardware, such as locks, letter drops and kick plates.
Apply acoustical tile to ceilings and walls of buildings to reduce reflecting of sound and to decorate rooms.
Cement tile to masonry surface.
Nail channels or wood furring strips to surfaces to provide mounting for tile.
Place building paper between tile and furring strip to keep out moisture.
Nail, screw, or staple tile to wooden furring strips.
Nail or screw molding to walls to support and seal joint between ceiling tile and wall. Hang dry lines to wall mauling.
Drive hanger inserts into reinforced concrete ceiling, suspend and bend hanger wires at points touching dry lines.
Thread wires through holes in main runners and cut and attach cross supports to suspended runners and wall mauling.
Cut tiles for fixtures and borders and insert tiles into supporting frame work

3-5 years verified professional work experience required
Extensive knowledge of power tools, including skill saw, miter saw, and jigsaw
Possession of carpentry toolbox to include basic hand tools, power tools, saws, etc.
Reliable transportation to take materials (ex. Sheet of plywood) to and from job sites
Capable of climbing on ladders
Knowledge of lumber grades and countertop materials, etc.
Ability to effectively communicate with staff, visitors, and customers
Projects a positive and professional image
Demonstrated reading, writing, and listening skills
Team-oriented with the ability to work independently and ask questions, when needed
* Sign on Bonus up to $1,000 upon completing probationary period

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $26.00 per hour


Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Supplemental Pay:

Signing bonus

Carpentry: 2 years (Preferred)

Driver's License (Preferred)
Work Location:

One location
Benefit Conditions:

Waiting period may apply
Only full-time employees eligible

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: Up to $26 an hour

Posted on March 04, 2021

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