Tradesmen International, Inc. Carpenter Apprentice in ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania
Tradesmen International is seeking a motivated carpenter apprentice. Pay from $15-$18 depending on experience. Work is full-time.
Must have at minimum (1) verifiable year of construction experience, preferably commercial. Plus basic hand tools, license, and reliable transportation. Must be able to drive up to an hour from home for consistent work.
As a carpenter apprentice you will work directly under the supervision of a qualified Journeyman Carpenter and construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, metal studs, and drywall using carpenter's hand tools and power tools, while conforming to local building codes.
Helping install foundations, walls, floors, ceilings, and roofs using materials such as: wood, steel, metal, concrete, plastics, and composites of multiple materials
Assisting with fitting and installing window frames, doors, door frames, door hardware, interior and exterior trim using a carpenters level, plumb bob, and laser levels
Erecting scaffolding, ladders for assembling structures above ground levels.
Positioning and holding timbers, lumber, or paneling in place for fastening or cutting
Selecting tools, equipment, and/or materials from storage and transport items to work site
Cleaning work areas, machines, or equipment, to maintain a clean and safe job site
Holding plumb bobs, sighting rods, or other equipment to aid in establishing reference points and lines
Cutting timbers, lumber and/or paneling to specified dimensions, and drilling holes in timbers or lumber
Smoothing or sanding surfaces to remove ridges, tool marks, glue, or caulking
Our Allentown office has been one of the fastest growing offices in Tradesmen history, meaning each year we have more and more projects to provide our skilled craftsmen with steady local work. Along with steady work, some additional benefits are listed below:
Dental and vision plan
Prescription drug plan
401(k) profit-sharing savings plan
Tool purchase programs
Tradesmen as a whole is one of the largest employers of skilled craftsmen in the nation. With over 150 offices we have built a network that enables us to keep our employees working an average 8+ weeks longer a year than your typical construction worker, helping our employees to keep benefits and avoid long layoffs. In addition to this, we offer safety training and per diem opportunities across the country. If you are a hard worker who values reliability and productivity, you are likely a good fit and our office will make every effort to ensure consistent work!
Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability
Req ID 2018-202568
Category Carpenter - Apprentice