Carpenter

Hiring Office:
Vogel Bros. Wisconsin
5460 Fen Oak Drive
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 241-5454

Application Deadline: Due to the nature of our projects having quick start-ups or sudden scope changes, this position is an ongoing recruitment. If you are interested in working for Vogel Bros., please complete the attached application. Should you meet the requirements for this position, we will keep your application on file for 1 year and contact you as job needs arise.

Duties and Responsibilities (include the following, but other duties may be assigned):
Carpentry involves skilled and manual labor tasks. Employee must perform a variety of repetitive duties involving physical activity.

A. Quality Control

  • Comply with job assignments and specific instructions from the Superintendent and/or Carpenter Foreman

B. Safety

  • Comply with the Vogel Bros. Building Co. Safety Program, jobsite specific safety rules and directions from Supervisors
  • Maintain high safety standards by setting a personal example
  • Maintain and use safety equipment properly
  • Participate in all scheduled Safety Meetings

C. Schedule

  • Follow direction from the Superintendent and/or Carpenter Foreman to complete assigned tasks and goals in the prescribed time period
  • Provide accurate information to complete timecards

D. Support Services

  • Inform the Superintendent or Carpenter Foreman of specific needs for the task
  • Attend scheduled training sessions to improve quality and productivity

E. General Duties

  • Erect, assemble, cut and shape building frames, concrete forms or other items and materials
  • Utilize blueprints and sketches to determine dimensions and materials to be used in constructing
  • Assemble, cut and shape material and fasten using nails, screws, dowel pins or glue
  • Erect scaffolding, ladders and other work platforms for assembling structures
  • Clean, sharpen and repair hand and bench tools
  • Build and layout stairs, partitions and other wooden articles. Install drywall and decorative paneling to ceilings and walls. Build and install window frames, doors, door frames, weather stripping, interior and exterior trim, and finish hardware such as locks, letter drops and kick plates.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, and tools of the appropriate trade
  • Knowledge of qualities and uses of various raw materials, tools, and equipment of the specific trade
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the specific trade
  • Knowledge of the use and care of tools, materials, and equipment of the trade
  • Ability to interface with other personnel
  • Ability to perform moderate to heavy manual labor for extended periods of time
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to identify problems and communicate facts to the Superintendent and Carpenter Foreman
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively manage time and equipment
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to manage stress

Education and Training:

  • Education equivalent to a high school diploma and two (2) years related experience and/or training or four (4) years of experience learning the carpentry trade as an apprentice or any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the hiring authority.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and bend
  • Ability to use hands, arms, fingers, and to reach
  • Ability to use hand tools including hammers, saws, levels, cutting tools, grinders, wrenches, etc. as appropriate to the trade
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 150 pounds with assistance
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 85 pounds without assistance
  • Ability to comprehend and talk clearly in English (translation is acceptable) and have hearing acuity sufficient to conduct normal business

Work Environment:

  • Exposure to heat, cold, rain and other outdoor weather conditions
  • Loud noise levels
  • High, precarious locations
  • Walking surfaces may be uneven and affected by weather and construction conditions

Vogel Bros. is a drug-free workplace. Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment.

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Our Employment Policy

Vogel Bros. Building Co. is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all employees. It is our policy to seek and employ the best qualified personnel in all positions and to ensure equal opportunity for employment to all individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, veteran disability, national origin, ancestry and/or any other discriminatory basis prohibited by state or federal law. The Company will ensure that all personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, hiring, promotions, layoffs, return from layoffs, demotions, dismissals, recruitment, selection for training, including apprenticeship, will be administered in a manner consistent with the Company’s commitment to equal employment for all individuals.