Carpenter

Employer
Morgan-Keller, Inc.
Location
Frederick, MD
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Basic Function: Construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter's hand tools and power tools. Essential Duties: Measure and mark cutting lines on materials, using ruler, pencil, chalk, and marking gauge. Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment. Shape or cut materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saw. Study specifications in blueprints, sketches or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required. Assemble and fasten materials to make framework or props, using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue. Build or repair cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, and other wooden fixtures used in buildings, using woodworking machines, carpenter's hand tools, and power tools. Erect scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level. Remove damaged or defective parts or sections of structures and repair or replace, using hand tools. Install structures and fixtures, such as windows, frames, floorings, and trim, or hardware, using carpenter's hand and power tools. Finish surfaces of woodwork or wallboard in houses and buildings, using paint, hand tools, and paneling. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge of commercial, residential construction and remodeling trades, practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control, cost control, and safety. Proficient at the following tasks: stain-grade trim work, hang doors, drill and set door hardware, set windows, layout for stairs and common rafters, read blueprints, utilize appropriate math skills. Able to read blueprints. Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to do material estimates. Education/Experience: High school graduate or GED 3-5 years experience . Company DescriptionMorgan-Keller Construction is a general contracting and construction management firm with offices in Frederick and Columbia, Maryland.Must live within a 45 mile radius of the office and have private commercial construction experience as their majority of employment background.Built on a foundation of quality craftsmanship and responsive service, Morgan-Keller's goal is to always exceed our client's expectations. We strive to understand and satisfy the needs of the owner, the constraints of the building site, the specified materials and systems for the project, and the architect's aesthetic intent. Our business is flexible, built around shifting markets and changing client needs.At Morgan-Keller Construction, we value our employees and cultivate an environment that commands honesty, integrity, reliability, commitment, and teamwork. Morgan-Keller is always looking for talented, energetic professionals to join our team.