Entry Level Rough Framing
Entry Level Rough Framing
The Entry Level Rough Framing Carpenter answers directly to and is under the supervision of the project foreman, site supervisor, and company owner. The responsibilities of the Entry Level Rough Framing Carpenter include but are not limited to, carrying and moving of construction materials within the entire job site and the general cleanliness of the job site as well. Typical tasks may include sweeping, cleaning tools, moving lumber, and generally ensuring a safe working environment by keeping workspaces clear from debris that may pose a hazard. Other duties include, but not limited to, crowning studs, measuring and cutting materials using a circular Skill Saw. This person will also perform additional tasks as delegated by Journeyman Carpenters, Foreman, Lead Foreman, and the Site Supervisor, or Company Owner. He or she is to adhere to all procedures established by the company Handbook and Safety Manual and will be required to provide a minimum of specified hand tools while on the job site.
Skills & Education
Employment as an Entry Level Rough Framing Carpenter is open to all education levels. The Entry Level Rough Framing Carpenters will be trained to learn the techniques of QBC. This is an important position because this role is the one that aids in the efficiency and productivity of all the other roles on the jobsite. It is the standard entry-level position for those looking to learn the trade and gain the skills necessary to advance to Journeyman Rough Framing Carpenter and Foreman within QBC. Consider this an apprenticeship that allows you the opportunity to seek mentorship under industry veterans in Rough Framing Carpentry.
Entry Level Rough Framing Carpenter Essential Job Functions
Entry Level Rough Framing Carpenters must be able to complete the following essential functions:
- Working alone or with other co-workers to achieve specific tasks throughout the day that assists in the production of the company
- Frequent bending to reach work surface or to pick up materials or scraps
- Frequent squatting to reach work surface or to pick up materials or scraps
- Frequent kneeling to reach work surface or to pick up materials or scraps
- Extended standing, entire day is spent working on your feet unless you are kneeling or sitting in a position to achieve a necessary task
- Frequent use of a ladder when necessary to complete a task, climbing and descending with and without materials and/or equipment
- Occasional use of scaffolding
- Frequent lifting of 5-25 lbs. on flat ground, up-stairs, possibly up a ladder if necessary
- Occasional lifting of >25lbs. on flat ground and up-stairs.
- Frequent and Extended exposure to stairs, must climb and descend them multiple times daily to achieve required production.
- Frequent and Extended exposure to severe cold and hot temperatures
- Frequent and Extended exposure to severe weather conditions, working inside and outside on a daily basis
- Frequent and Extended exposure to rough terrain of the job site
- Frequently assembling and fastening material together to construct wood framework of structure, using bolts, nails, or screws.
- Frequent walking
- Occasional use of Ramset Powder Actuated Tool
- Occasional use of Pneumatic Nail Guns of various types and manufacturers
- Occasional use of Forklift/Boom Lift to assist in production when necessary
- Occasional use of Power Tools such as but not limited to:
- Circular Skill Saw
- Various types of Drills
- Frequent and Extended use of Hand Tools such as but not limited to:
- Tape Measure
- Speed Square
- Nail Puller (Catspaw)
- Utility Knife
- Chalk Line
- Frequently carrying lumber and construction materials such as but not limited to:
- Pre-cut stud material including but not limited to 2X4 & 2X6,
- Lineal material including but not limited to 2X4, 2X6, 2X8, 2X10, 2X12 and LVL materials in various lengths including but not limited to up to 20’,
Plywood Sheathing including but not limited to ½” and ¾”4’ X 8’ OSB Sheathing.