Lead Carpenter

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Located in Belton,TX

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Local Temple company is looking for a qualified Lead Carpenter. The Lead Carpenter must have the ability to in managing job sites with contractors and multiple employees. Lead Carpenters generally involve all aspects of construction work using different wooden materials. They have a diverse work. These are individuals that are well-versed and knowledgeable in different phases of wood home construction. This is an evaluation to hire position. Looking to hire immediately!


Essential Functions:

  • Read blueprints, drawings and sketches to fully grasp requirements
  • Ensure customer and company satisfaction with their professional appearance, expertise in workmanship and good communication skills
  • Create critical path or any anticipated project schedule, project commencement and adjust daily schedule as necessary based on their production realities
  • Take measurements and calculate the size and amount of material needed
  • Cut, shape and smooth lumber and other material (e.g. fiberglass) according to measurements
  • Build window frames, doors, staircases and frame buildings by using raw materials or pre-constructed items
  • Lay out flooring, roofing or drywall ensuring they are leveled and compatible
  • Carve and assemble furniture, cabinets, shelves and other items and install them where designated
  • Inspect places and conduct repairs or maintenance
  • Build scaffolding and other construction structures


Minimum Requirements:

  • 2-3 years proven experience as a Lead Carpenter as well as in painting
  • Hands-on experience in working with carpentry materials
  • Heavy Equipment Operator experience preferred
  • Owns own carpentry tools and painting tools preferred
  • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs, walk, reach, bend and stoop for 8+ hours
  • Must have a valid DL and clean MVR
  • Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction
  • Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools (powered saws, hammers, rulers etc.)
  • Ability to read technical documents and drawings
  • Willingness to follow safety guidelines at all times
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Good understanding of basic math
  • Good physical condition and endurance
  • High school diploma



  • 7:30am to 3:30pm or finished



  • Depends on experience, $12.00 - $15.00 / hour



  • (254) 771-5595


In addition to submitting your online application resumes in Microsoft Word format can be submitted to:


Express Office: Temple
200 West Calhoun Avenue
Temple, TX 76501