Carpenter Jobs in Alaska

Measure, cut, and shape wood or other materials to assemble or repair structures. Some carpenters build larger-scale building frames. These projects require them to work effectively and efficiently with cranes and other large machinery to raise, level, and fix the skeleton in place. Other carpenters may install particular fixtures, including cabinets, siding, drywall, and wainscoting. The exact materials they use depend on the companies they work for.

All carpenters must be competent at reading blueprints and building plans in order to properly complete construction to the client’s specifications. They may also be responsible for inspecting and replacing damaged frameworks or fixtures. They rarely work from an office, and are almost always performing labor on site.

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Anchorage, AK
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Small, local, family-run general contractor is seeking a skilled handyman qualified to lead minimum two-man crew to complete jobs from start to finish...
6 hours ago
Anchorage, AK
MINIMUM 4 years experience as a CARPENTER, no laborers needed. Must Have Experience in: finish carpentry/ trim/ cabinets, decks, all types of siding, tile, flooring, framing, sheetrock patching, window...
6 hours ago
Calista - Anchorage, AK
The Carpenter will report to one of our offices in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Deadhorse or Kenai and will primarily be working on projects within Alaska and the Pacific Rim. The Carpenters primary duty i...
3 days ago
Anchorage, AK
DOE employment type: full-time We are a General Contracting company looking to hire a laborer/ carpenters helper. Currently we have a lot of demo on a couple projects, but we are looking for year arou...
3 days ago
CALISTA CORPORATION - Anchorage, AK
Assignment Carpenter Anchorage Reports To: Site Superintendent Department: Construction Schedule: Temporary work schedule varies based on project FLSA Status: Non-Exempt JOB SUMMARY: The Carpenter will repor...
4 days ago
Fairbanks, AK
compensation: Prevailing Wage employment type: full-time Seeking skilled carpenters and supervisors for multi-million dollar government construction building projects in the Fairbanks area. Please provide...
5 days ago
Anchorage, AK
compensation: DOE employment type: full-time Residential General Contractor seeking a carpenter to assist with remodels and renovations. We have been in business in the Anchorage area for over 30 years...
5 days ago
Anchorage, AK
compensation: Pay DOE employment type: full-time General Contractor seeking Journeyman Carpenters. Must have your own tools and reliable transportation. Anchorage only. Pay DOE. Email resume or fax...
5 days ago
Fairbanks, AK
ime Looking for individuals interested in a construction oriented career opportunity with the Carpenters Local 1243 Apprenticeship program. Now taking applications for interviews in April 2016. This...
11 days ago
Wasilla, AK
lead finish carpenter is in Hawaii right now on an all-expenses paid vacation). We need a skilled framing. Job duties would include rough framing, siding, decks and window/door installation. We need a...
11 days ago
Kodiak, AK
Journeyman Carpenter/Temporary in Kodiak , Alaska JOB CLOSES ON FEBRUARY 12, 2016 AT 4:00PM REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE: Journeymen level experience and skilled in all phases of wood frame construction which...
11 days ago
San Juan Construction - Anchorage, AK
ishes surfaces of poured concrete floors, walls, sidewalks, or curbs to specified textures, using hand tools or power tools including floats, trowels, and screeds. All work performed in a safe and professio...
11 days ago
Anchorage, AK
hardworking carpenter to join our team. Must have 6 years minimum experience, preferably in residential homes. Must have current, valid drivers license, reliable truck and hand tools. Send resume ...
12 days ago
Anchorage, AK
projects done at a fast pace and is able to meet deadlines. We are looking for an experienced carpenter who is well versed in the remodeling industry. We strongly believe in quality craftsmanship a...
14 days ago
Anchorage, AK
sation: $20-$30 per our, weekly pay employment type: full-time Established framing contractor seeking experienced framers for project in girdwood. Weekly pay $20- $30 per our. Call Robert 227-8241...
15 days ago

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Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

  • Carpentry
  • Finish Carpenter
  • Framer

Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Carpenter positions

  • Bristol Bay Native Corporation
  • CALISTA CORPORATION
  • Cciindustrial
  • San Juan Construction

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Carpenter positions.

  • OSHA Certified
  • OSHA 10
  • Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

Qualifications / Skill Sets

The following top skills are often required or desired to land a Carpenter position

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  • Acoustical Ceilings
  • Assembly
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Blueprints
  • Building Codes
  • Cabinet Installation
  • Cabinet making
  • Cabinetry
  • Carpentry
  • Communication Skills
  • Computer Hardware Repair
  • Concrete
  • Concrete Forming
  • Crown Molding
  • Decks
  • Demolition
  • Door Installation
  • Driving
  • Drywall
  • Electrical
  • Finish Carpentry
  • Finishing
  • Foundations
  • Framing
  • General Contractor
  • General Repair
  • Hand Tools
  • Handyman
  • Human Resources
  • Installation
  • Interior Trim
  • Kitchen Remodeling
  • Laminate
  • Layout
  • Management
  • Materials Management
  • Metal Framing
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Painting
  • Plumbing
  • Punctual
  • Recruiting
  • Remodeling
  • Residential Construction
  • Roofing
  • Sanding
  • Scaffolding
  • Scheduling
  • Shop Drawings
  • Siding
  • Specifications
  • Staff Supervision
  • Tile
  • Training
  • Trim Carpentry
  • Trimming
  • Vinyl Installation
  • Window Installation
  • Wood Framing
  • Woodworking

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