Apprentice Carpenter
Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties - Saint Paul, MN

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Job Description Job Summary

Under work direction from the Journeyman Carpenter, the Apprentice Carpenter learns standard entry level carpentry methods and techniques. The work is accomplished in an actual on-the-job situation and is supplemented by mandatory attendance at the Carpenters Union training center.

Essential Functions (Not All Inclusive)
  • Complete weatherization tasks on low-income residences.
  • Participate in Carpenters and Joiners training program, attend carpentry school classes, and join local Carpenters Union.
  • Gain experience by learning to:
  • use carpenters hand tools and power tools;
  • review and conform to building codes;
  • select proper materials to be used as appropriate to job;
  • mark cutting & assembly lines on materials using pencil, chalk, and marking gauge;
  • assemble cut and shape materials and fasten them together, and
  • fit and install weather stripping.

  • Must be at least 17 years of age.
  • Must have high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have reliable transportation and valid drivers license.
  • No major violations and no more than two minor violations in the last five years.
  • Must successfully pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) medical examination.
  • Must successfully pass criminal background study.
  • Must be able to lift up to 44 pounds, carry up to 82 pounds and demonstrate these and additional physical requirements through CRT testing.
  • Minimum of 6 months building trades experience (non-union) preferred.

Additional Information Job Posting Dates:

May 7, 2013 - May 17, 2013


M-F, 40 hours/week

Bilingual Ability




EEO/AA/ADA Employer

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