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Finish Carpenter


The Finish Carpenter is responsible for analyzing shop drawings to fabricate custom woodworking products.


The focus of this job is on producing high quality, detailed work based on established standards, guidelines and procedures. Precise, consistent work output is essential requiring patience and a willingness to handle and complete one task at a time. The job environment is stable, based on known relationships with people and well-defined processes. Job knowledge and competency is built through structured step-by-step training and positive, supportive coaching from management and peers. Communication with others is based on knowledge of repetitive job routines and procedures gained from sufficient on the job experience. Consistent, error free work based on defined regulations and standards are key measures of job performance success. The job environment promotes steady, methodical work output so that job routines can be completed on time and error-free. This position is designed to develop a valued technical expert, who, recognized and supported by management and a stable work environment, can deliver quality work on a consistent basis.

Job Characteristics
  • Steady, even pace to promote accuracy and quality of work

  • Repetitive routines

  • Complete set of procedures and tasks completed before new ones are begun

  • Technical/analytical focus

  • Work within established systems, standards, and procedures

  • Communication based on job knowledge and expertise

  • Decision-making within clearly defined job scope based on defined policies and procedures

  • Supported by management

  • Focused on job knowledge and expertise

  • Helpful, supportive communication with management and peers

  • Collaborative approach in structured job environment

  • Leadership focused on consistent, accurate, quality work output

  • Supportive, non-threatening leadership style

  • Delegation to others when appropriate, using training, coaching and on the job experience

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Fabrication and final assembly of custom products (finished goods) within the woodworking industry.

  • Custom products and specific job duties & responsibilities to include but not limited to:

    • Finish Carpenter 1

      • Custom countertops

      • Custom plastic laminate items

      • Competent use of production tools and machinery

      • Requires supervision

      • Work productivity at average or below average pace

    • Finish Carpenter 2

      • Items included in Finish Carpenter 1

      • Custom desks (reception desks, nurse stations)

      • Custom benches, banquettes, ect.

      • Face frames

      • Other moderately complex custom woodworking products

      • Work productivity is average

      • Work quality is average

    • Finish Carpenter 3

      • Items included in Finish Carpenter 1 & 2

      • Advanced knowledge of finish carpentry and custom woodwork assembly

      • Other complex custom woodworking products

      • High level of competency for custom work

      • Requires some supervision

      • Work productivity is above average

      • Work quality is above average

    • Finish Carpenter 4

      • Items included in Finish Carpenter 1,2,& 3​

      • Expert knowledge of finish carpentry and custom woodworking assembly

      • Advanced and complex custom woodworking product

      • Requires minimal supervision

      • Work productivity is excellent

      • Work quality exceeds expectations

      • Individual is reliable and without attendance issues (Occurrences consistently remain below 6)

  • Keeps work area clean and free of debris​

  • Keeps work area organized

  • Attention to detail is required

  • High School diploma, GED, or higher is required

  • Relevant experience can be considered as an equivalent to a degree

  • Three or more years’ experience within the woodworking, manufacturing, or construction industry is preferred

  • Three or more years' experience in Finish Carpentry is preferred

Computor Requirements
  • Time tracking software - Innergy

  • Shop drawing software - Innergy

  • Material requisition software - Innergy

Language & Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to effectively present information, questions, or discrepancies to Team Leader for resolution

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; mentally, hand-and-paper, and calculator.

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