Commercial Carpenter


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Located in Longview, WA

Salary: $25-$40 DOE


Express Employment is seeking an experienced full time traveling commercial carpenter to work graveyard shifts on commercial sites. 

This position is responsible for constructing or repairing the framework of commercial, residential, and industrial buildings by performing the following duties. This position requires 5 years of experience in finish carpentry as well as rough framing both wood and metal.

Wage: $25.00 – $40.00 HR DOE

Essential Duties:

The Carpenter/Framer possessing the education and experience listed above performs the following:

  • Determines the dimensions of each framework to be constructed and measures and cuts the required building materials accordingly.
  • Assembles all required materials to form framework.
  • Prepares the layout of the project and estimates height, width, length, and other proportions.
  • Works with materials such as wood, plastic, fiberglass, or drywall.
  • Measures, cuts, or shapes wood, plastic, and other materials.
  • Constructs building frameworks, including walls, floors, and doorframes.
  • Inspects and replaces damaged framework or other structures and fixtures.
  • Utilizes chisels, planes, saws, drills, and sanders to repair and erect structures.
  • Joins materials with nails, screws, staples, or adhesives.
  • Works on top of stilts, ladders, and the top of beams of buildings.
  • Uses levels, rules, framing squares, and survey equipment to ensure everything is level and secure.
  • Checks work along the way to ensure it is up to code and specifications.
  • Works with prefabricated buildings.
  • Works with blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
  • Thinks ahead for next steps, including where to set up equipment, staging and storing material and how to coordinate work around other trades.
  • Maintains a clean workspace, keeping it free of debris and trip hazards.
  • Respects client personal property, this includes cleaning up workspace and organizing materials.
  • Meets and exceeds client expectations by maintaining a professional and courteous demeanor to clients, trade contractors, and vendors.
  • Maintains punctual, regular and predictable attendance.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation


Employee Benefits

While working for Express, our associates can also become eligible for a variety of benefits:

  • Referral bonuses - $100 per employee referred after 80 hours worked.
  • Medical plan
  • Dental plan
  • Vision/eyewear plan
  • Prescription drug reimbursement
  • Short-term disability
  • Direct deposit
  • Sick Pay
  • Perks at Work – Save money with offers and discounts on everything from large or everyday purchases with popular merchants. 
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Life insurance

At Express, we will assess your skills; offer you interview and resume writing tips, and work with you to find a job that fits your needs and abilities. You will never pay a fee at Express and you will have the opportunity to earn benefits. We have more than 200 jobs available every month and we want to talk to you! To find out more, contact us today!



  1. Stop by our office at 1208 Washington Way Suite 130, Longview, WA 98632 (Monday-Friday 8am-5pm)
  2. Call Express Employment Professionals at 360-414-1200 to speak with a hiring manager
  3. Text "Jobs" to 360-414-1200
  4. Complete the application on our website
  5. Submit your resume via email to

"All employment offers are contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws."

Express Office: Longview
1208 Washington Way
Suite 130
Longview, WA 98632
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