Carpenter Helper Job Description:


Responsible for assisting carpenters on job sites with various tasks, including but not limited to the following:

Primary responsibilities

• Gather, load, unload materials for workers to handle on job sites.

• Keep job sites clean and machines serviced.

• Cover surrounding work areas with plastic material to protect them.

• Cut and install insulation. 

• Spread adhesives on flooring to prep for tile.

• Build scaffolding, shoring, and braces.

• Cut timber and lumber to specified dimensions.

• Hold timbers, lumber, and paneling in place for fastening or cutting.

• Drill holes in lumber. 

• Caulk, prime, & paint when needed.

• Assist in the layout of foundation, building lines and anchor bolts.

• Set door & window frames .

• Install toilets, faucets, and related hardware.

• Install trim and cabinets.

• Keep jobsites clean and safe.

• Assist with slabs and elevated structures.

• Assist lead carpenters with various framing applications.

• Smooth and sand surfaces using power sanders.