Carpenter & Joiner

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Carpentry and Joiner

Job title: Carpenter & Joiner
Location: Bay of Plenty
Closing date: 31 October 2023


  • Install foundations, walls, floors, ceilings, and roofs using materials such as: wood, steel, metal, concrete, plastics, and composites of multiple materials.

  • Fit and install window frames, doors, door frames, door hardware, interior and exterior trim using a carpenter’s level, plumb bob, and laser levels.

  • Erect scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground levels.

  • Study specifications in blueprints, sketches, or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.

  • Shape or cut materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saws.

  • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintaining a safe and clean environment.

  • Build or repair cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, or other wooden fixtures used in buildings, using woodworking machines, hand tools, or power tools.

  • Assemble and fasten materials to make frameworks or props, using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue.

  • Remove damaged or defective parts or sections of structures and repair or replace, using hand tools.

  • Inspect ceiling or floor tile, wall coverings, siding, glass, or woodwork to detect broken or damaged structures.

  • Move necessary materials around jobsite as assigned.

  • Clean up worksite debris.


  • Capable of receiving and following instructions and communicating with co-workers

  • Able to read and adhere to labels, safety warnings, and guidelines

  • Attentive to detail and always alert to ensure safety experience

  • 4 years of experience in commercial or residential carpentry

  • Ability to comprehend schematic diagrams, blueprints, sketches, building plans and other specifications

  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation

  • Must either have a carpentry qualification and/or a minimum of 4 years’ experience as a carpenter