Okland Construction Title: in United States


Concrete Carpenter (Entry-Level)

Job Site:

Boise, Idaho

Salary Type:


Desired Years Experience:


Position Summary:

Builds rough wooden or steel structures, such as concrete forms, scaffolds, and other rough carpentry items according to oral instructions. Could also be involved with installation of protection (floors, walls, casework, etc.), installation of doors, hardware, trim, division 10 specialties, completion of minor punch list items and minor touch-up, demolition, and other daily items that might arise due to project conditions, schedule, and needs from project management.

Required Tasks:

  • Cuts or saws boards, timbers, or plywood to required dimension, using handsaw, power saw, or woodworking machine.

  • Assembles and fastens material together to construct wood or metal framework of structure, using bolts, nails, or screws.

  • Anchors and braces forms and other structures in place, using nails, bolts, anchor rods, steel cables, planks, wedges, and timbers, or other forms of attachments.

  • Accurately erects forms, framework, scaffolds, hoists, roof supports, or chutes, using hand tools, plumb rule, and level.

  • Bores holes in timber, masonry, or concrete walls, using power drill.

  • Fabricates, assembles, and/or dissembles parts by hand or by woodworking and metalworking machines.

  • Climbs ladders, concrete formwork, or any other structures necessary to erect formwork and access elevated areas.

  • Adheres to and performs functions according to company and OSHA safety guidelines.

  • Updates and uses relevant knowledge to complete own work.

  • Moves and lifts heavy objects.

  • Cuts, shapes, fits, or joins wood or other construction materials.

  • Uses basic carpentry and concrete fabrication techniques.

  • Regular, timely, and predictable attendance is required for this position.

  • Performs other duties as determined and required by project need.

Additional Tasks:

  • Performs demolition or repairs on existing structures, and repairs cracks, defects, or damage in installed building materials.

  • Operates vehicles, mechanized devices, and/or equipment as required and if certified.

  • Applies adhesives, caulking, sealants, or coatings.

  • Digs holes or trenches for foundations, posts, poles, or related items.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of experience, typically as a carpenter helper or residential construction worker.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:

  • General understanding of various tools and components of systems

  • Ability to climb scaffolding, formwork, ladders is required.

  • Required to be exact or highly accurate and meet strict deadlines.

  • Ability to identify proper tools for specific functions.

  • Ability to listen and follow directions.

  • Ability to be responsible for the health and safety of others by working safely.

  • Ability to adhere to strict quality control measures.

  • Ability to read and understand a tape measure and/or other measuring devices.

Tools Requirements:

  • The following tools and equipment are required to use for this position:

  • Framing Square

  • Speed Square

  • Side Cut Pliers

  • Wire Cutters (Dikes)

  • Hammer

  • Utility Knife

  • Tape Measure

  • Chalk Box

  • Tool Bags

  • Gloves

  • Boots

  • Container for Tools

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and/or hear. Safety requirements necessitate no language barrier exist between employees and supervisors. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl. The employee must also lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision and color vision. The employee is also required to frequently inspect the project and will be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions, including rain, sleet, snow and wind, heat. The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud. The employee is also required to frequently walk on uneven surfaces. Hazards: May be exposed to extremes of heat and cold as well as certain unsafe environments; occasionally works near moving equipment and mechanical parts and electrical equipment; possible exposure to fumes or airborne particles; possible exposure to internal liquids. This is a safety sensitive position where a momentary lapse of attention can result in serious injury or death. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally very loud. Must follow all safety requirements carefully.