Argo Building Co

Carpenter - Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

Job Description


Posted: Thursday, 11/2/2023
Ability to build square, level and plumb a specific project task using basic carpentry tools.

Follow established job site safety and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work area.

Ability to read construction documents and build a specific task with those provided documents.

Knowledge of how to build safety provisions, including but not limited to: Scaffolding, Gang Ladders, Perimeter railings and Fall Protection, Temporary Covers, etc.Ability to install interior finish items, including but not limited to: Wall protection, Doors & Hardware, Toilet Accessories, Cubicle Curtain Track, TV Brackets, etc.

Have a working knowledge of different types of carpentry tools and how to use them safely. e.g. Saws (Band, circular, jig, reciprocating, chop, compound miter, etc.), Drills (Electric, Cordless, Hammer, etc.), and cutting torches

Thorough knowledge and ability to self-perform concrete (Including but not limited to: Layout (set builders level), batter boards, use excavation, placing reinforcing steel, setting form systems, building form systems, setting embeds, etc.)

Ability to identify and request (If not provided) any and all PPE necessary to perform tasks prior to starting task.

The ability to plan and execute your work to provide the highest efficiency possible.

Insuring you have the proper tools and materials to perform the task or project.

Thorough knowledge and ability to run basic equipment, including but not limited to: back-hoe, skid steer, tractor, etc.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education – High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate) Preferred

Experience – A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a carpenter helper required. Previous experience in hospital construction preferred.

Communication Skills – Comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. The ability to write routine reports and correspondence. The ability to listen to and understand information, ideas, direction and then be able to perform the task or project discussed. Also, to be able to ask questions to insure you understand the information given.

Problem recognition---Be it a safety problem or potential hazard and notifying your immediate supervisor to recognizing problems in the drawings, document, or sketch you have been given for a task.

Provide and maintain general hand tools including : Tool belt/box, Hammers, tape measures, hand levels, squares, chalk lines, plumb bob, tie wire reel, screw drivers, pliers, etc

Must be 18 years of age.

Construct, repair and maintain permanent and temporary structures as directed by Argo Building Company using both hand and power tools. Position will report to manager as assigned by Argo Building Company Superintendent.
Experience with door and hardware installation a plus.

Argo Building Company is an EOE M/F/V/D

Argo Building Co At A Glance

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