General Construction Carpenter in Nashville, TN

Job Description

Valiant Construction LLC is recruiting General Construction Carpenters.  Candidate experience shall consist of standard industry trade practices, as well as extensive knowledge utilizing correct tools, equipment, and materials to perform a variety of framing, drywall and interior tasks including but now limited to:
Installation of windows, and applicable hardware
Installation of door frames, doors and applicable hardware
Installation of millwork & casework
Paint touch-up
Caulking

 
Education & Experience

High School diploma or equivalent is preferred along with 5-10 years general carpentry experience.

Experience installing various types of windows and applicable hardware.

 

Skills

Must be physically capable of performing work requirements as needed. Candidate must be willing to listen, learn and communicate effectively with Superintendent, Carpenter foreman and other levels of management to complete tasks successfully.  Must possess mathematical skills necessary to perform assigned carpentry tasks.  Ability to read and understand Window and Dorr Schedules as well as details of Architectural Plans.

 

Hourly Wage

Prevailing wage minimum for location. Actual starting rate is dependent upon experience and locality of job.  This will be discussed at time of interview.

 

Prerequisites

Candidates must have local address within 30 min drive to be considered for the positions listed.  Candidate must have adequate transportation to/from jobsite.  Candidates must consent to a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background investigation.  Candidates must complete and pass a 10 HR OSHA Certification class.  Must have reliable transportation available to and from job site.  Must be physically able to climb ladders, lift at least 60 lbs., manipulate and manually transport heavy objects.

 

Tools needed

Hard Hat, Gloves, Steel Toe Boots, Protective Eyewear, professional appearance & clothing related to work, all hand tools as necessary to perform assigned assigned carpentry tasks including but not limited to tool apron, framing hammer, trim hammer, 25′ x 1″ tape measure, utility knife, 4′ level, 2′ level, framing square, speed square, screw driver assortment, chalk line, hand saws, channel locks, metal snips, wire cutters and hire specific specialty hand tools (i.e. GWB finishing tools). Leather Tool Apron, Channel lock pliers (small), Metal Snips, Wire Cutters, Chalk-line, Speed Square, etc.

 

STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE
Demonstrate informative and professional assistance when working with vendors, customers and co-workers.
Act within team parameters when analyzing approaches to problems.
Display excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Maintain initiative to preserve the flow of work.
Work under stress and with commitment to deadlines.
Sustain interpersonal relationships which encourage openness, candor and trust, both internally and outside of Valiant.
Complete projects and/or reports in accurate and timely manner
Maintain Company information in a confidential manner.

 

MENTAL AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to work as a team member.
Display professional appearance, warm demeanor, and positive attitude.
Be a motivated self-starter.
Work independently and to be accurate, efficient and organized.
Manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Work under pressure with time constraints in a changing environment.