Finish Carpenter

Ohkay Owingeh
Posted 1 month ago

Job Features

Position TitleFinish Carpenter
Period to Apply08/17/2022-Open Until Filled
SupervisorProject Manager
Pay Rate$18.96(Hourly)-$28.44(Hourly)
Position StatusRegular Full-Time
FLSA StatusNon-Exempt
LocationOhkay Owingeh

Job Description


Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, provides occasional coordination and leadership to housing crews. Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures on rental housing units, office buildings, and new construction homes. And occasionally work under the Rough Carpenter. Employee will have to do other job duties normally assigned to laborers or unskilled workers to enable maximum production and efficiency on projects.
Work under the direct supervision of the Project Manager.
No supervision exercised.


• Performs a variety of journey-level carpentry work in remodeling, repairing and maintaining buildings, and other wooden structures.
• Repairs doors, woodwork, fences, roofs, furniture and other wooden articles; repairs door locks and hinges; replaces glass in windows, partitions and other structures.
• Builds partitions, installs doors and windows and otherwise modifies existing building areas.
• Performs carpentry work on new construction of buildings and additions to buildings, including building forms, flat finish, stucco and patch work, erecting walls, laying floors, finishing floors, and laying roof materials.
• Makes cases, shelving, cabinets, tables, desks, counters, and other wooden fixtures or furniture.
• Works from blueprints, drawings, pencil sketches, or written and oral specifications and instructions.
• Estimates for specific jobs and orders supplies through department head as needed.
• Maintains storeroom, materials, and tools in good condition.
• May be required to do painting and sheet-rock work.
• Performs quality inspections on work completed by other technicians.
• Supervises the work of employees in crews, including assigning workload and monitoring employee performance.
• Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
• Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
• Install rough door and window frames, subflooring, fixtures, or temporary supports in structures undergoing construction or repair.
• Bore bolt holes in timber, masonry or concrete walls, using power drill.
• Install rough doors and window frames for construction activities.
• Performs other duties as required.
• Knowledge of traditional form of government and pueblo customs and traditions.
• Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
• Knowledge of use of maintenance tools, chemicals, cleaners, and disinfectants.
• Knowledge of the methods and practices used in carpentry and repair work.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety practices.
• Knowledge of rough and finish carpentry.
• Knowledge of modern methods, materials, hand and power tools, and equipment used in rough and finished carpentry and in
cabinet making.
• Ability to skillfully use the tools and equipment of the carpenter’s and cabinetmaker’s trades.
• Ability to plan and lay out work.
• Ability to supervise non-journeyman workers.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with
co-workers at all levels.
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instruction.
• Ability to prepare and maintain work orders.
• Ability to use hand tools, electrical tools, and lawn maintenance equipment.
• Ability to prioritize and accomplish tasks within strict deadlines.
• Ability to demonstrate excellence in everything, and continually seek improvement in results.
• Organizing and coordinating skills.
• Skill in the safe operation of power tools and shop equipment.
• Skill in diagnosing and repair of equipment utilized.
• Skill in reading blueprints and drawings.
• Must possess current driver’s license and ability to safely operate motor vehicle.
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach
with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee regularly is required to climb or balance; and talk or hear.
The employee occasionally is required to sit; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
Work Environment:
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors. Exposure to natural weather conditions and various dusts and mists may occur while
performing duties. Standing and walking may be on uneven surfaces or unstable ground. Situations where safety-toe shoes, safety
goggles, gloves, protective face shields, or hardhats are needed may occur. Travel within the pueblo area is required for completing
work orders. Travel outside of the pueblo area may be required for training, meetings, conferences, presentations, and other events.


• High School Diploma or GED plus five years’ experience in general construction, carpentry, painting, or related labor; one year
in a lead capacity.
• Highly developed attention to detail and organizational skills.
• Demonstrated good verbal and writing skills.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
• Current valid New Mexico’s Driver’s License with no DWI’s.
• Must be an insurable driver through the Pueblos Insurance Carrier.
• No felony convictions or gross misdemeanors within the past ten years.
• Must successfully be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.


FAX (505) 852-0093

When required of the position, attach a copy of high school /GED, college education, certification(s) or license(s).

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