Lead Carpenter

at New Market Builders LLC
Location Mantua
Date Posted April 28, 2021
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


Lead Carpenter


1. Perform carpentry at the highest level as required

2. Supervise laborers, apprentice carpenters, carpenters, and subcontractors, including participating in performance reviews. Make work assignments, monitor quality, and motivate crew. Must command respect of the work crew

3. Expedite timely completion of the work to maintain schedule and budget goals

4. Ensure jobsite safety, protection and maintenance of company tools, and enforce all jobsite rules

5. Maintain regular client contact for duration of projects and assist with requested cost updates

6. Train carpenters and apprentice carpenters


• Must meet and exceed all company carpenter requirements

• Minimum six years Carpenter experience

• Good communication, job coordination, and supervisory skills

• Extensive rough and finish carpentry skills including roof cut-ins, and superior knowledge of construction methods and techniques

• Must have a good working knowledge of related building trades

• Possess the ability to interact and communicate well with your crew, subcontractors, and the client

• Teaching skills

• Must be available for extended work hours as required

• Reliable work vehicle

• Ability to perform physically demanding work on a consistent basis

• Must have a driver's license and good driving record


• Read and interpret paperwork, including all plans and specifications, purchase orders, subcontractor work orders, and cost updates. Bring questions, discrepancies, and unusual conditions to the attention of the Design Team via verbal and written communication.

• Understand the scope of the work and discuss all requests for additional work with the Team. Understand and assist with the cost update procedure,

• Participate in a pre-construction conference and jobsite inspections

• Maintain the Company Construction field file, including daily job log and rolling punchlist

• Request help as required, anticipating the need for additional carpenters so that they can be scheduled in a timely fashion

• You are responsible for reporting late subcontractors, discipline problems, problems with schedules, and for keeping the Owner and Team informed of job status

• Order materials and coordinate subcontractors. You must plan ahead for timely material delivery and subcontractor start dates.

• Responsible for end-of-day procedures, such as clean-up, weather protection and security. Must notify Clients in advance of utility service interruption.

• Provide for job safety for both the clients, subcontractors, and our employees. Inspect all equipment for proper safety features and correct any unsafe conditions

• Follow all Company Quality Control Check Lists

• Maintain discipline of employees and subcontractors on the job

• Responsible for all company tools on your job

• Miscellaneous other duties as required


-circular saw, saber saw, chop saw, reciprocating saw

-3/8" drill, cordless drill, orbital sander, belt sander

-Router, small table saw, saw horses, small power plane

-grounded ext. cords, 4' level-accurate, hand saws screwdrivers, etc.

-squares, layout tools, basic hand tools, chisels

-any Company-supplied equipment