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Job Title: Framing Carpenter

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Framing Carpenter to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience in constructing and repairing building frameworks and structures such as stairways, doorframes, partitions, and rafters. The Framing Carpenter will be responsible for measuring, cutting, and shaping wood, as well as assembling and installing structures according to specifications.


  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications to determine the layout of framing structures
  • Measure, cut, and shape wood using hand and power tools
  • Assemble and install framing structures, including walls, floors, and roofs
  • Install windows, doors, and other fixtures
  • Inspect and repair damaged framing structures
  • Ensure that all work is completed according to building codes and safety regulations
  • Collaborate with other construction professionals, such as architects and engineers, to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget


  • Proven experience as a Framing Carpenter
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications
  • Proficiency in using hand and power tools
  • Knowledge of building codes and safety regulations
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Physical stamina and strength to lift and carry heavy materials

Education and Certification:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of an apprenticeship program or vocational training in carpentry
  • Certification in carpentry or a related field is a plus

Working Conditions: The Framing Carpenter will work primarily on construction sites, which may be indoors or outdoors. The work may involve exposure to loud noise, dust, and other hazards. The Framing Carpenter may be required to work in inclement weather conditions and may need to work overtime to meet project deadlines.

Salary: The salary for a Framing Carpenter will vary depending on experience,

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Framing Carpenter

What is the best way to find and hire a Framing Carpenter near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Framing Carpenter applicants. Employers posting their Framing Carpenter job on Indeed get about 14 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Framing Carpenter applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Framing Carpenter are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 14 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 5 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Framing Carpenter positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Framing Carpenter role?
SMS has 86% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Framing Carpenter job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Framing Carpenters are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 191% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Framing Carpenter applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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