Job Description Summary:

A Carpenter at Gateman-Milloy Inc. is responsible for all constructing and maintaining residences and buildings and making repairs to the internal and external structure and ensuring buildings are safe. Knowledge of residential and commercial construction and remodeling trades, practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control, cost control, and safety are required.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow daily work instructions as given by the Foreman or Site Supervisor
  • Maintain good working relationships with customers, subtrades and suppliers frequenting the sites
  • Operate equipment and tools efficiently, slowly and safely, always being aware of potential hazards
  • Dress according to the company dress code each day (hard hat, safety boots, long pants)
  • Report any problems to the Foreman or Site Supervisor as soon as possible
  • Return company tools and equipment to a secure area prior to leaving each day.
  • Arrive for work as scheduled each day
  • Maintain lunch and break schedule as specified by company policy
  • Report all hours to Foreman or Site Supervisor daily
  • Work well with other Gateman-Milloy Inc. team members
  • Exhibit professional behavior at all times
  • Perform any and all other duties as may be assigned by the Foreman or Site Supervisor
  • Operate and maintain carpentry tools and equipment
  • Perform drywall, boarding, taping and sanding
  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings and sketches to determine specifications and calculate requirements
  • Supervise apprentices and other construction workers
  • Perform masonry and plaster work
  • Set up scaffolding as needed
  • Perform other related duties, including minor duties of other trades where certification is not required and the work does not exceed own limitations
  • Build items as required
  • Prepare layouts in conformance to building codes, using measuring tools
  •  Measure, cut, shape, assemble and join materials made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other materials
  • Build foundations, install floor beams, lay subflooring and erect walls and roof systems
  • Follow all company policies and procedures
  • Follow all “Green Book” and company safety regulations
  • Fit and install trim items, such as doors, stairs, moulding and hardware
  • Experience in specialty concrete forming is an asset
  • Work safely at all times



  • Time management skills
  • Ability to read building specifications, blueprints and as-builds
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a minimum of supervision
  • Knowledge of carpentry and building maintenance
  • Knowledge of safe operation of basic hand and power tools
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner


Employment Credentials:

  •  High school education preferred
  •  5-7 years of experience as a Carpenter
  • Certificate of Qualification, Carpenter
  • A combination of over four years of work experience in the trade and some high school, college or industry courses in carpentry is usually required to be eligible for trade certification


Working Conditions:

  • Use of personal protection equipment will be required (e.g. hard-hat, safety boots, etc.)
  • Ability to lift and manipulate objects of up to 80 lbs for 50 feet is required
  • Requires ability to climb ladders or scaffolding at heights
  • Hazards associated with the construction industry
  • Various weather conditions associated with season

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