Carpenter Job Description

A Carpenter job description template to hire for your Construction department.

About the Carpenter position

We are looking for a Carpenter who will organize various operations with wooden structures such as cuttingÙ« fabricating and installingÙ« in strict accordance with specifications. Your duties will include producing steady and functional infrastructure and products.

You should possess great hand dexterity and an eye for detailÙ« being able to work with little supervision and follow all health and safety standards. We also expect you to have good knowledge of wood properties and other carpentry materials.


Carpenter responsibilities are:

  • Use blueprintsÙ« drawings and sketches and follow the requirements
  • Calculate the size and amount of material needed after performing all necessary measurements
  • CutÙ« shape and smooth lumber and other material (such as fiberglass) according to measurements
  • Create window framesÙ« doorsÙ« staircases and frame buildings by using raw materials or pre-constructed items
  • Install flooringsÙ« roofings or drywalls ensuring they are leveled and compatible
  • Create and assemble furnitureÙ« cabinetsÙ« shelves and other items and install them where designated
  • Review places and conduct repairs or maintenance
  • Install scaffolding and other construction structures


Carpenter requirements are:

  • 2+ years' experience of working on a Carpenter position
  • Significant experience in working with carpentry materials and using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools (such as powered sawsÙ« hammersÙ« rulers and so on)
  • In-depth knowledge of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction
  • Good ability to understand technical documents and drawings and follow safety and other guidelines
  • Proper knowledge of basic math
  • Good physical condition and endurance
  • Successful completion of a carpentry apprenticeship program
  • High school diploma;

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