Carpenter Apprentice

Website Blackwood of DC

Blackwood of DC

The Carpenter Apprentice will possess competency in the following areas to perform his/her role in a productive and safely manner:

  • The main duty of the apprentice carpenter is to assist the carpenter or group of carpenters with the tasks required for forming and erecting wall form-work and deck form in work.
  • The apprentice carpenter participates on the job training as well as classroom activity.
  • The apprentice is required to maintain a tidy work site, managing the tools, supplying assistance to journeyman.
  • Assists with constructing and stripping wood or metal form-work, using plywood/ 2×4 and metal panels.
  • Cut wood to specified measurements.
  • Operates drill/saw as required.
  • Care for tools and equipment.
  • Keeps materials stocked for journeyman.

Develops knowledge thru field training and school training to become a journeyman.

Job Requirements:

The Apprentice Carpenter will possess the knowledge, skill and/or ability in the following areas essential to perform the functions of the position.

  • Must be a DC Resident
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Possess Valid ID
  • Prior experience in construction
  • Ability to comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals.
  • Ability to read and use a tape measure and apply associated math skills.
  • Must have the ability to exert heavy physical effort, handling average weight objects up to 60 pounds.
  • Ability to kneel, stoop, crouch, balance, climb or crawl.
  • Ability to tolerate heights without fear.
  • Work involves exposure to outside weather conditions and dirt, dust, fumes, and/or loud noises.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, sometime early, late, and weekend as needed.
  • Must have reliable transportation to be able to report to class and to constantly changing job sites.
  • A record of exemplary attendance on the job is required.

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