The Carpenter’s function at Best-Rate Repair & Termite Company is to perform all job related assignments as assigned by the Job Estimator. This position is important to our firm and the fulfillment of the duties and responsibilities contribute to the overall success of the company.


The purpose of this standard procedure is to define the job description of the Carpenter through the outline of his duties and responsibilities.


The Carpenter derives authority from the Job Estimator and is granted full authority to carry out the duties set forth in this job description.


The Carpenter is directly responsible to the Job Estimator for the proper discharge of his duties.


  • Create materials lists for projects.
  • Gather materials for workers to handle on job sites.
  • Keep job sites clean, free of debris and safe to walk.
  • Cover work area with plastic or tarps as needed to  protect them.
  • Cut timber and lumber to specified dimensions as per plans or reports.
  • Hold timbers, lumber, and any project materials in place for fastening or cutting.
  • Drill holes in lumber.
  • Hold plumb bobs, sighting rods, and other equipment, to aid in establishing reference points and lines.
  • Lay out footings and foundation required to building project.
  • Install trim and cabinets.
  • Unload materials from trucks.
  • Use a various hand tools to dig, trench, rake, level as needed.
  • Patch & caulk areas as needed.
  • Prime and paint lumber, decking, eaves as needed.
  • Smooth and sand surfaces using sand paper or power sanders.
  • To perform daily tasks in a safe and workman like manner in accordance with company policies.
  • Responsible for using all tools safely.
  • Responsible for safe keeping & storage of tools either company owned or personal.
  • Interpretation of plans, company contracts, termite reports and specification.
  • Wood framing.
  • Metal stud framing.
  • Hang doors and install hardware.
  • To receive materials and off load in a safe and proficient fashion.
  • To assist and guide others to improve their skills and complete tasks in an expedient manner.
  • Prepare to perform job related assignments at designated start time.
  • To perform daily tasks in a safe and workman like manner in accordance with company policies.
  • Responsible to secure and maintain basic tools to perform his tasks.
  • Responsible having and maintaining all tools required to perform above stated duties.
  • Required to safely use & maintain any company tools or equipment.

The above outline of duties is not arranged in order of priority. These duties are not meant to restrict initiative, but rather to describe minimum activities. Those duties will from time to time be altered by the Job Estimator to suit the needs of the company.


This standard procedure for the job description of carpenter will become part of the company policy upon the approval of the Job Estimator and remain in effect until superseded or canceled by the same authority.


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