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Current Open Regular Full-time Positions
JOB TITLE: Junior Carpenter
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Works under the direction of the Carpenter and will utilize joinery equipment, carpenter power and hand tools, and masonry hand tools, ensure projects are completed in a timely and safe manner with an understanding of established Winterthur procedures. He/she will assist the Carpenter in roughing and finishing carpentry and cabinetry work in a shop environment or on Winterthur property in various buildings. The Junior Carpenter reads blueprints, builds to specifications using a variety of materials. He/she will be called to assist, not only with Special Events woodworking projects, but also with the maintenance and alterations of existing structures on the property. These projects range from performing minor roof repair to remodeling offices or customized cabinets.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum education: High school or trade school graduate. Minimum knowledge/skills: Basic knowledge and ability to perform routine carpentry tasks using joinery equipment, carpenter power and hand tools. Able to lift 50 lbs. Able to repair and/or replace damaged windows, drywall, tiles, roofing and related items. Basic math skills and dexterity are important. Able to communicate, understand and follow oral and written instructions. Good interpersonal skills. Basic knowledge of: principles, procedures and terminology used in the carpentry trade along with the understanding of methods and procedures used in building construction repair and remodeling, wood blocking, prepping doors and working with plastic laminate. Flexible and team oriented. Valid driverís license. Minimum experience: 1 year experience doing carpentry work in a shop environment.
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