MARDEN'S INC.

Carpenter/Maintenance

General Information
Location  17-25 Locust St.
Lewiston, ME 04240
United States
Employee Type  Non-Exempt
Minimum Experience  2 Years
Required Degree  High School
Description

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Facilities Manager, employee is responsible for designing, building, installing, and repairing structures, fixtures, furniture, and other items using different types of materials, including wood and steel.  Always works in a safety and efficient manner, following all safety procedures.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare the layout of the project.
  • Estimate height, width, length, and other proportions.
  • Select materials.
  • Work with blueprints or instructions from supervisors.
  • Work with materials such as wood, plastic, fiberglass, or drywall.
  • Utilize chisels, planes, saws, drills, and sanders to repair and erect structures.
  • Join materials with nails, screws, staples, or adhesives.
  • Work on top of stilts, ladders, and the top beams of buildings.
  • Check work along the way to ensure it's up to code and specifications.
  • Use levels, rules, plumb bobs, framing squares, and surveying equipment to ensure everything is level and secure.
  • Build stairs, mantles, and furniture.
  • Install cabinets and molding.
  • Create structures for pouring concrete.
  • Erect scaffolding.
  • Build tunnel bracing.
  • Build concrete forms for tunnel or sewer construction project.
  • Replace panes of glass, ceiling tiles, and doors.
  • Repair or build furniture.
  • Install partitions, doors, and windows.
  • Move and install machinery
  • Paint and stain walls, ceilings, furniture or other fixtures as needed.

 

Other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor. 

Requirements

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement and volume.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk, stand, bend, squat, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms up to 90% of the time and talk or hear.  The employee can be required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds for up to 80% of the time  and  lift and/or move up to 40 pounds 20 % of the time.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may from time to time be exposed to dust, mildew, mold and smoke damaged merchandise.