Finish Carpenter

May 4, 2023by newleafcon


  1. Communication must be open, frequent, and clear throughout each work day with the owner, foreman,  customer(s), and crew. Responding promptly to owner and customers is vital to being successful in this  position. 
  2. Safety – Must facilitate a safe work culture, promote safety and encourage others to be safe, and must  understand the legal liability of their role within the company. 
  3. Planning and Scheduling – Accountable for following project plans and schedules and ensuring that  your daily and weekly activities meet production goals. In order to do this, you must be able to  anticipate what materials and tools will be needed and plan ahead for jobs occurring later in the week.  This ability will keep work to be done as efficiently as possible. 
  4. Human Resources – Works as part of a team to ensure a respectful and inclusive work environment. 5. Quality Control – Accountable for making sure the completed work meets company standards and for  recommending work processes that will improve productivity and product quality. 
  5. Administration – Prepares reports as required by the owner. 
  6. Works diligently to understand the owner’s and foreman’s expectations as well as the goals for the  project. 
  7. Takes photos of jobsite as needed. 
  8. Maintains good working relationship with vendors and sub-contractors. 
  9. Keep customer and company information confidential. 
  10. Maintains valid driver’s license and reliable transportation as a condition of employment. 12. Attends training (including OSHA training) as required. 


  1. Performs other duties as assigned. 
  2. Takes advantage of opportunities to expand current skill sets, product knowledge, and installation  processes. 


  1. Each employee must be consistently energetic, enthusiastic, and a team player at all times as a condition  of on-going employment. Excellent communication skills are vital to this position, and the employee  must be able to communicate clearly and thoroughly on every task/project. If you do not clearly  communicate verbally and in writing, both the customers and the company will suffer.  
  2. Employee must maintain cordial and professional relations with the owner, other employees, and with  our customers; and, observe and enforce safe working rules. Employee will dress and be groomed in a  professional manner that represents the company well.  
  3. Listening; ability to listen to the customer’s needs and let them do much of the talking.

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  1. Be punctual for scheduled work and use time appropriately. 
  2. Perform duties in a conscientious, cooperative manner. 
  3. Perform required amount of work in a timely fashion with a minimum of errors. 
  4. Be available for overtime as needed.  
  5. Be available to help the company in any way requested, even outside of specific job description. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by the Incumbent 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 frequently required to stand; walk; sit; climb  ladders/stairs; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, including operation of a standard computer keyboard; reach  with hands and arms and talk, see and hear. The employee must occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds, bend,  stoop or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, and the  ability to adjust focus. 


Experience and Skill Requirements: The following experience and skills are considered essential: 

Has 3-5 years of experience as a fully qualified and competent journeyman carpenter, who is  familiar with other construction trades and crafts. 

Customer Service – Communicating with customers, striving to exceed their expectations. Human Relations/Teamwork – Ability to deal with a wide variety of people and personalities. Communication Skills – Adept at verbal and written communication. 

Mathematics – Ability to measure, draw angles and perform calculations accurately. Problem Solving – Adept and analyzing situations, evaluating alternatives and making good decisions. Time Management/Prioritization – Able to determine priorities and meet deadlines. Attention to Detail – Detail oriented; able to work with a minimum of errors. 

Management Skills – Has experience managing co-workers.  

MUST have own tools including table and chop saws. 

Education Requirements: The following education requirements are considered essential: 

High School education or the equivalent required. 

Knowledge of carpentry procedures, application and materials required. 

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 

New Leaf


30 Commercial St, Rockport, ME 04856

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