This is manual work at the journeyman level in both rough and
Work involves the construction and maintenance of structural
woodwork and other woodwork requiring the use of standard
carpenter tools and power driven woodworking machinery.
Assignments are normally made orally or in the form of sketches
or blueprints. Work is inspected for satisfactory compliance
with instructions, although routine repairs are usually made
independently without supervision or review.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Repairs and maintains doors, floors, windows, partitions,
ceilings, and exteriors of buildings; builds and installs door
and window framing.
Builds wooden structures such as partitions, building, office
additions, fences, and scaffolds and does sheeting and rough
carpentry on the buildings.
Performs hand and bench work in carpentry work shop; operates
planers, joiners, drill presses, power saws, sanders, and other
Repairs and maintains hand tools, saws, and other carpentry
tools; installs locks, door knobs, and other building hardware.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard vocational or high school and some
experience as a journeyman carpenter; or any equivalent
combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, methods,
materials, and tools of the carpentry trade.
Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety
precautions of the trade.
Ability to plan, lay out, and perform carpentry work of average
Ability to work from sketches and blue prints.
Skill in the care and use of hand and bench tools and equipment
of the carpentry trade.