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Carpenter - Entry Level

Job published on 3rd of April
Job location
Cuddy PA 15031
Job industry Residential Commercial
Job type Full Time
Training
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Employments benefits

Benefits covered are for the employee and the dependents.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance - Basic, Supplemental, Whole Life, Dependent Medical Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program - Employees and Dependents Family Leave
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment — Basic, Supplemental, Dependent Bereavement Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Personal Time


Company Matched Retirement Savings Plan

About the Job

This position is responsible to provide operational support in reconstruction efforts for clients. Qualified candidates must be well grounded in fundamentals of carpentry and tool usage. Their primary learning mode is OJT through experience and interaction with intermediate and advance carpenters. Basic Carpenters have three development levels; (1) improve supervisory skills from small unskilled labor crews to larger crews that include BELFOR personnel and skilled subcontractors; (2) become increasingly competent with carpenter tools and BELFOR equipment; and (3) develop a basic understanding of field operation tasks specific to restoration industry. This position is the level 1 in the Progressive Carpenter track. This position will move to Carpenter- Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced after successful completion of required BELFOR New Hire Training.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Must be able to take direction from experienced carpenter and supervisor
  • Move and protect contents without damage
  • Construct appropriate containment for construction dust, dirt and airborne contaminant in working area
  • Using appropriate tools and accepted BELFOR methods, perform tasks related to flood cutting, salvaging and labeling baseboards, cabinets, doors, etc.
  • Develop full material knowledge as it relates to types, purposes, grades and uses for trims, doors, cabinetry
  • Develop proficiency in installation of various forms of insulation
  • Develop under supervision full knowledge of Framing, Trim installation, cabinetry installation
  • Develop under supervision ability to "dry-in" a building as it relates to roofing material installation
  • Learn and understand MSDS protocols for chemicals used during mitigation processes
  • Perform Daily vehicle safety and maintenance inspections and maintain in clean serviceable condition
  • Must maintain attention to detail
  • Will be required to meet BELFOR Standards in safeguarding other people's property
  • Must have a comprehensive understanding of customer service, principles and practices
  • Work under time constraints to meet specific timelines
  • Will be required to work nights and weekends as requested and travel periodically
  • Report time worked and equipment and consumables used timely and accurately
  • Attend BELFOR sponsored operations and safety training courses as required

Duties

  • Coordinating a small crew of unskilled laborers on most residential projects
  • Answer simple questions about the project and when to defer questions to more qualified personnel
  • Maintaining equipment used in daily tasks
  • Additional other duties as required

Disclaimer

  • The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


Qualifications

  • Willingness to learn
  • Understanding use of basic tools
  • Able to work hard and show up on time
  • Has a want to build a long lasting career with BELFOR

Career Pathway & Training

BELFOR has unlimited opportunities for the right person. All of our departments have training programs and clear career paths so you always have the next opportunity in front of you. The sky's the limit if you posses the drive and determination to be BEFLOR strong. We build careers! Build Whats Next with BELFOR!

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