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Founded in 1932, K-I Lumber and Building Materials operates locations in Kentucky and Indiana, including wall panel and truss manufacturing facilities, providing specialty building materials to customers.


US LBM provides a wide range of building materials to construction professionals, combining the advantages of our national scale with the excellent service levels, expertise, entrepreneurial culture, and customer relationships of our local brands.

As a people-first company, passionate about continuous improvement, US LBM is proud to provide our associates access to the resources, training, and developmental opportunities to empower them to succeed today, while growing professionally and preparing for the challenges of tomorrow.

Position Overview
This position is responsible for performing carpentry tasks. Carpenter will perform a variety of tasks in an assigned area as they construct, repair, restore, and install structural woodwork and related materials.

Essential Job Duties

  • Adhere to established safety rules and regulations by passing safety test and following all safety procedures; maintain a safe and clean environment.

  • Communicate well with crew and foreman; follow directions provided by lead carpenter or foreman; and prioritize daily duties.

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

  • Provide required personal tools.

  • Measure, calculate, and mark cutting lines on materials accurately, using ruler, pencil, chalk, and marking gauge; shape or cut materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saw.

  • Square walls and install sheathing correctly.

  • Assemble and fasten materials to make framework or props, using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue; install structures and fixtures, such as windows, frames, floorings, and trim, or hardware, using carpenter's hand and power tools.

  • Select and supply crew, carpenters, and leads with materials.

  • Use proper nailing procedures for all applications.

  • Use hand, pneumatic, and other power tools to measure, cut and install sheathing for wall and roof, and all wall components.

  • Finish, inspect, and ensure work complies with quality standards and expectations.

  • Keep jobsite clean and safe.

  • Complies with Company’s attendance policy by maintaining regular and predictable attendance.

  • Other duties as assigned by Management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Minimum education required — High school diploma or GED preferred; completion of an apprenticeship program, certificate or degree program at vocational school or community college is a plus (e.g. Certificate of Achievement in Carpentry Technology, an Associate of Applied Science in Carpentry-Building Trades or an Associate of Applied Science in Carpentry).

  • Minimum experience required — 6+ months carpentry experience in the commercial and/or residential sectors.

  • Knowledgeable of the standard methods, practices, principles, tools, and equipment used in the carpentry trade and its associated occupational hazards.

  • Knowledgeable of the qualities, adaptability, and use of various woods and materials.

  • Basic knowledge of state codes and procedures including energy codes. Must have good work ethic, attitude and be reliable. Solid basic math skills are necessary.

  • Communicate, read, comprehend, and comply with Company’s policies and procedures including safety and security. Understanding and commitment to a safe work environment in this “safety sensitive” position. Must be able to pass Safety test and follow all safety procedures.

  • Physical demands — Include standing and walking for extended periods of time. Endure exposure to outdoor temperatures and weather conditions. Must be able to climb ladders, walk on roof deck and other heights. Bending or stooping regularly. Regularly lifting up to 50 pounds.

  • Available for overtime as needed.


KI Lumber & Building Materials, a Division of US LBM Holdings, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, order of protection status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

To apply for this job please visit uslbm.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.