• Carpenter

    Location US-MD-Bethesda
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/20/2018 11:11 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Construction - Trades
    Company : Name Linked
    Donohoe Construction Company
  • Overview

    Donohoe Construction Company, one of the most prominent General Contractors in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area has an immediate need for highly motivated Commercial Carpenters.  The Carpenter will be responsible for installing, servicing, and repairing building systems and structures in commercial buildings (typically high-rise). The ideal candidate will have experience with structural layouts, using hand tools, and following blueprints or specifications.


    About Us: The Donohoe Companies, Inc. has been providing service to the Washington metropolitan area for over 100 years and has grown into one of Washington's largest and most successful commercial real estate and construction companies.


    Donohoe Construction Company (DCC), founded in 1955, is now one of the largest general contractors in the Washington area. This division has built over 1,000 projects across the spectrum of commercial, residential, institutional, and government buildings.


    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Uphold and enforce established site safety regulations, and maintain a safe and clean project
    • Read and interpret plans, instructions, and specifications to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and necessary materials
    • Cut or form materials based on measurements with the use of hand tools, machines, or power tools
    • Building or repairing cabinets, doors, frames, floors, or other wooden fixtures using woodworking equipment, hand tools, or power tools
    • Assemble and connect materials to frameworks or other materials using hand tools
    • Repair and/or replace damaged structures using hand tools
    • Other duties as assigned


    Knowledge and Experience Requirements

    • High school diploma/GED
    • Trade school or 4-year Carpenter Apprentice program (or equivalent) is preferred
    • 3-5 years of experience in commercial carpentry
    • Possess a valid driver’s license with reliable transportation
    • Pass a drug test and background check
    • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools
    • Experience with framing, safety PPE and work, trim work, setting and adjusting windows, drywall, and finish work
    • Effective communication and dedication to integrity and customer service

    Physical Demands

    • Perform tasks both indoors and outdoors on all areas and aspects of construction projects
    • Must be able to handle repetitive motion, have good dexterity, and alertness
    • Ability to position oneself under objects and in close spaces
    • Ascend ladders for heights of up to 60 feet and move across distances of 50 feet
    • Ability to move or transport equipment or materials of 80 lbs




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