Carpenter - Oahu

Sep 26 2022
Castaway Construction & Restoration, LLC |Kahului|Full Time, $22.00 - $50.00 / hour
Job Description

Aloha! We are a locally owned and operated General Contractor looking for dependable, experienced Carpenters for residential and commercial jobs on the island of Oahu.

 

Job Title: Construction Carpenters

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Department: Castaway Construction & Restoration, LLC - Field

Reports To: Superintendents and Project Management

 

Job Summary

Construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using

carpenter's hand tools and power tools.

 

Essential Duties

  • Measure and mark cutting lines on materials, using a ruler, pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.
  • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment.
  • Verify trueness of structure, using plumb bob and level.
  • Shape or cut materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saws.
  • Study specifications in blueprints, sketches, or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.
  • Assemble and fasten materials to make frameworks or props, using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue.
  • Build or repair cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, or other wooden fixtures used in buildings, using woodworking machines, carpenter's hand tools, or power tools.
  • Erect scaffolding or ladders for assembling structures above ground level.
  • Install horizontal and vertical studs to frames to attach wallboards.
  • Cutting tidy openings into boards for electrical outlets, vents, and fixtures.
  • Install framing and decorative trim for windows, doorways, and vents.
  • Supervise general construction workers, when required.
  • Assist supervisors with structural design, planning, layout, and installation.
  • Cleaning and preparing construction sites.
  • Loading and unloading materials and equipment.
  • Ensure tasks are completed to deadlines.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

 

Secondary Duties

  • Assist Superintendents and/or Project Management with the selection and purchase of lumber or other required materials.
  • Maintain records, document actions, and present written progress reports.
  • Assist Superintendent and/or Project Management with arranging subcontractors to deal with special areas, such as heating or electrical wiring work.
  • Attend meetings and workshops.
  • Perform other job-related duties, as required.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Assist Superintendents/Foremen with leading and training laborers, apprentices, and new hires.

 

Education

This position requires some high school education and 2 years to 3 years of previous experience.

A high school diploma (or GED or high school equivalence certificate) is preferred.

 

Behavioral Characteristics

Attention to Detail -- Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work

tasks.

Dependability -- Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling

obligations.

Initiative -- Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

Integrity -- Job requires being honest and ethical.

Cooperation -- Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured,

cooperative attitude.

Achievement/Effort -- Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging

achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.

Persistence -- Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.

Must exemplify company core values: ‘OHANA – ‘Ohana (Family), Ho’ihi (Respect), Alaka’i

(Leadership), No’eau (Craftsmanship), Aloha (Compassion)

 

Language Skills

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors,

co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented

through spoken words and sentences.

Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in

writing.

 

Reasoning Ability

Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does

not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to

identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.

Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant

sources.

Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to

choose the best solution and solve problems.

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating,

recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.

Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does

not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce

answers that make sense.

 

Mathematical Skills

Basic skills -- Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, to calculate rate,

ratio and percentage and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Computer Skills

Ability to enter work hours on HR Symphony desktop software or mobile app.

Ability to read and respond to e-mails and text messages.

Certification and Licensing

Driver's license and a good driving record.

Reliable transportation to and from job sites.

Must be able to pass background check and work on Federal and State projects.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to

enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:

- regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands

and arms; climb or balance; stoop, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear.

- occasionally exposed to sit; taste or smell.

The employee must:

- regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

- frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

- occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include:

- close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; ability to

adjust focus.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee

encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may

be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:

- frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; climb or balance.

- regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is moderate noise.

 

Benefits

  • We offer competitive pay commensurate with experience.
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Life, AD&D, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, and Supplemental Insurance
  • 401K
  • PTO
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Aflac
  • Hawaii Life Flight
  • Legal Assistance
  • Employee Assistance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Discounts at local and national retailers