Carpenter Helper – Central Texas

Bartlett Cocke General Contractors in Austin, TX is currently seeking a Carpenter Helper to join our team!
Carpenter Helper – Central Texas
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Bartlett Cocke General Contractors in Austin, TX is currently seeking a Carpenter Helper to join our team! The Carpenter Helper assists the carpenters on the construction site. This role assists with tasks such as repairing, constructing, or dismantling wooden/metal/concrete objects on construction jobsites. The position must be able to identify a variety of hand tools, power tools and equipment. This position will also keep work areas clean when needed and prepare material and sites for the work activity.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Assists the carpenter with carpentry duties to include but not limited to building forms, chutes, rails, stairs, and other structures as required.
  • Maintains a clean jobsite, picks up all tools and equipment and secures tools on job site each day to eliminate potential hazards.
  • Performs material handling and storage.
  • Loads and unloads material from trucks, manually hauls and/or hoists materials.
  • Establish the punch list process and close-out procedures with the Project Manager, Owner, and Architect.
  • Ensures that work is performed in a safe manner.
  • Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Reports problems to the attention of the Foreman, Superintendent, or Safety Manager.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be physically fit.
  • Must have good eyesight.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work at heights and on roofs.
  • Must possess the aptitude, interest, and ability to operation machinery.
  • Will be required to wear PPE to include hard hat, safety glasses, safety vest, gloves, and work boots.
  • HS Diploma or equivalent required.


Work Environment

While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions to include heat, humidity, dust, cold, and at times inclement weather. The noise level in the jobsite environment is usually loud. Must be comfortable and able to work in unpleasant and hazardous environments.


Physical Demand

This position lifts heavy objects, walks and stands for long periods of time and performs strenuous activities under adverse field conditions. Climb ladders and climb into equipment, work on scaffolds, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch.  This employee lifts, pushes, pulls, or carries objects; uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. The position requires good manual dexterity (hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination. The position requires the ability to quickly move arms to signal, grab, pull, push, carry, or turn objects, materials, or tools.  Sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, and reach with hands and arms.  Use hands to operate equipment and to use tools.  Close vision, distance vision, color vision, adjust focus. 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.

Bartlett Cocke General Contractors provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



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