Merit Shop Framing Carpenter - West Des Moines, IA

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Looking for a Framing Carpenter to join our growing team in West Des Moines, Iowa. Competitive pay and excellent benefits provided.

Perform tasks involving physical labor on construction projects, including the following:
    • Build and set temp doors/frames
    • Frame walls and build temp enclosures
    • Cut and assemble stairs
    • Installing chain link fence and or t-posts
    • Some working with metal doors
    • Building decks and handrail
    • Framing ramps and building bridges
    • Perform other duties as assigned

Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities/ sexual orientation / gender identity.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Required Knowledge:

Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings and other structure.

Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

Skills Required:

Safe use of power tools such as saws, drills, planes, sanders, routers and grinders.

Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

Abilities Required:

The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.

The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.

The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

Job Activities:

Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. The ability to see and hear with or without the use of an aide.

Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).

Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.

Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles.

The ability to carry or lift 25 pounds regularly, 50 pounds occasionally