A Carpenter constructs, erects, installs, and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, metal, wallboard, etc., using carpenter's hand tools and power tools, and conforming to local building codes. While maintaining the necessary production and quality required to complete a project and exceeding the customers' expectations.
A Carpenter studies blueprints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as metal studs or fiberboard, and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated. Selects specified type of materials. Prepares layout, using tape, framing square, etc. Marks cutting and assembly lines on materials, using pencil, chalk, and marking gage. Shapes materials to prescribed measurements, using power and hand tools. Assembles, cuts and shapes materials and fastens them together with applicable fasteners. Verifies trueness of structures constructed prior to completion. Applies shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, and decorative paneling to ceilings and walls. Fits and installs prefabricated window frames, doors, doorframes, weather stripping, interior and exterior trim, and finish hardware, such as locks, letter drops, and kick plates.
Carpenters are typically responsible for the production and quality of the products they install. A carpenter will usually report to a foreman or lead man, and will be assigned a range of tasks to be completed. Timely production and quality are the main responsibilities of a carpenter. In addition, carpenters are responsible for working safely and maintaining a safe work environment.
Carpenters must work within precise limits and standards of accuracy. For example: carpenters must apply shop mathematics to solve problems; plan work and select proper tools; compare and see differences in the size, shape, and form of lines, figures, and objects; picture solid objects from drawings or diagrams; perform a variety of duties which may change often; and rate information using standards that can be measured or checked.
Physically, carpenters must be able to: Climb and maintain balance on scaffolds and ladders; reach for, handle, and manipulate objects and materials; lift and carry objects weighing up to 100 pounds; stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl, and see well (either naturally or with correction).
NOTE: In the San Francisco Bay area wages range from $34.26 per hour for entry level apprentices to $57.10 per hour for Journeyman. Wages are determined by union scale as determined in the current collective bargaining agreement.
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