Lead Carpenter

Blue Island, IL
May 06, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Lead Carpenter

A fast growing, leading edge Restoration Company with offices in Oak Lawn, IL is looking for an energetic and highly motivated individual to join our Team; an individual that is organized, detailed oriented with excellent communication skills.

Overview: The Lead Carpenter is responsible for assisting in the completion of building maintenance & construction-related projects, in a professional and timely manner. They will traditionally be working on an allotment of projects as they are capable of handling, as assigned by the Superintendent or PM.

General Duties:

• Produce quality repairs by following company standards and procedures; measuring results against standards; making necessary adjustments.

• Determines material requirements and dimensions of structure by studying blueprints, sketches, building plans, estimates and/or work orders.

• Prepares reconstruction plans by following company procedures for returning a structure back to its original state before the damaged occurred.

• Constructs and/or repairs by marking cutting and assembly of materials; shaping materials to measurements; assembling and fastening; using carpenter's hand tools, power tools, and woodworking machinery.

• Complies with federal, state, and local building codes by adhering to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

• Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with the company's procedures, rules, and regulations.

• Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing improvement needs.

• Constructs, repairs, restores and installs structures such as floors, doors, walls, windows, stairways, furniture, cabinets, shelves and roofs.

• Projects and work with structural framing of building in both wood and metal, repairs and maintenance, demolition of horizontal and vertical structures.

Customer service
  • Contribute to overall customer satisfaction.
  • Customer communication.
  • Respond to customer concerns.

Leadership Duties
  • Ability to positively motivate others.
  • Develop skills of others.
  • Convey positive image of the company.
  • Provide valuable insight for improvements.

General Professionalism
  • Complete delegated tasks on time.
  • Seek information and knowledge on new issues.
  • Cooperation and respect for others.
  • Follow company policies and procedures.
  • Develop creative solutions to problems.


• GED or High School Diploma and four years of experience relating to construction, maintenance, or repair, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Knowledge of wood and metal structural carpentry, tools, materials and related work procedures.

• Knowledge of Uniform and Building Codes and Standards.

• Attention to Detail, Planning, Power Tools, Conceptual Skills, Supply Management, Basic Safety, Equipment Maintenance, Judgment, Customer Service.


Your talents will be rewarded with a salary commensurate with your level of experience along with bonus opportunities. Your employee benefit package includes retirement, paid vacation and holidays.

Blue Island, IL


Fri, 5 May 2017 07:20:45 PDT