Carpenter Apprentice

Job Description:

This entry-level position offers the opportunity to learn and develop valuable skills in carpentry while working under the guidance of experienced carpenters. As a Carpenter Apprentice, you will assist with various tasks related to construction, renovation, and woodworking projects, gaining hands-on experience and knowledge in the carpentry trade.


1. Assist experienced carpenters with the setup and cleanup of job sites, including loading and unloading materials, organizing tools, and maintaining a clean work environment.

2. Learn to read and interpret construction plans, blueprints, and specifications to understand project requirements and objectives.

3. Gain proficiency in using hand and power tools commonly used in carpentry, such as saws, drills, sanders, and measuring devices.

4. Assist with measuring, cutting, and shaping wood and other materials according to project specifications, ensuring accuracy and precision.

5. Learn basic carpentry techniques and joinery methods, including framing, installing doors and windows, and finishing surfaces.

6. Assist with the installation of structural components, including beams, joists, and supports, following established safety protocols and building codes.

7. Gain experience in performing minor repairs and maintenance tasks, such as replacing damaged or worn materials and fixing hardware.

8. Follow instructions from lead carpenters and supervisors to complete assigned tasks efficiently and effectively.

9. Demonstrate a willingness to learn and take initiative in acquiring new skills and knowledge related to the carpentry trade.

10. Adhere to safety regulations and company policies at all times to prevent accidents and ensure a safe working environment for yourself and others.


1. High school diploma or equivalent; enrollment in or completion of a carpentry apprenticeship program is preferred but not required.

2. Strong interest in pursuing a career in carpentry or construction-related fields.

3. Basic knowledge of hand and power tools and a willingness to learn how to use them safely and effectively.

4. Physical stamina and dexterity to perform manual tasks, lift heavy materials, and work in various weather conditions.

5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

6. Attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality workmanship.

7. Reliable and punctual with a strong work ethic and positive attitude.

8. Willingness to follow instructions and learn from experienced carpenters and mentors.

9. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to travel to job sites as needed.

10. Commitment to personal and professional growth through ongoing training and skill development.