Carpenter/ Handyman

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Located in Shreveport, LA

Salary: $19.00/hr

Carpenter Overview:

Our client is searching for a seasoned Carpenter/ Handyman that can perform minor repairs on homes once they are delivered.  Repairs could included, door framing, shingle replacement, vinyl siding repair or replacement, Repair of trim work, and sheetrock replacement.  The right candidate will furnish their own tools and have transportation to the job sites.  Mileage is reimbursed.  The pay rate starts at $19.00 and will receive and annual raise of $3.00/hr for each of the first 4 years.  Once you are a employee of the client, you will be a 1099 contractor and must have your own workers compensation insurance.

 

Carpenter Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Installing wooden structures such as roofing frames, rafters, partitions, joists and stud work
  • Designing and installing cabinets, shelving, fitted furniture, drywall and insulation
  • Adding fixtures and fittings such as door handles, locks, hinges and closures
  • Selecting lumber by size and strength to suit each job, sourcing wood to suit the customer’s budget and style
  • Calculating the number of fasteners required for each job
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers and other construction professionals
  • Reading blueprints and designs to work to specifications prepared by other construction professionals, architects and building code recommendations

Carpenter Skills & Qualifications

  • An associate degree or an apprenticeship in carpentry
  • Creativity and design skills
  • Experience of using hand and power tools such as drills, chisels, sanders, saws and nail guns
  • Joinery or cabinet-making skills
  • Knowledge of building regulations and codes to be adhered to

 

Express Office: Shreveport
1409 East 70th Street
Suite 120
Shreveport, LA 71105
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