Hampton University

Carpenter - Hampton

Hampton, VA
Hampton University is a private historically black university located in Hampton, Virginia, United S

Job Description


Posted: Tuesday, 2/6/2024



Hampton University is currently seeking highly skilled carpenters to fabricate, erect and repair structures and fixtures made of

wood, building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters, wood stairways, window and door frames.

Applicants should also be skilled in the installation of hardwood floors, fabrication and installation of cabinets, and furniture,

installing siding, and drywall.


  • Ability to read blueprints, drawings, and sketches and to fully grasp requirements.
  • Accurately taking measurements and calculating the size and amount of material needed for a project.
  • Skilled in the use of all tools necessary to cut, shape and smooth lumber and other material (e.g. fiberglass) according

to measurements.

  • Able to build window frames, doors, and staircases using raw materials or pre-constructed items.
  • Able to install items such as hardwood floors, siding, cabinets, drywall and insulation a plus.
  • Sills needed to lay out flooring, roofing and drywall, ensuring they are level, plumb, and installed with as little waste


  • Inspect products and conduct repairs or maintenance as needed.
  • Ability to assemble/build scaffolding and other needed construction structures.
  • All other duties as assigned by carpentry supervisor.
  • High school diploma.

Hampton University At A Glance

Hampton University is a private historically black university located in Hampton, Virginia, United States. It was founded in 1868 by black and white leaders of the American Missionary Association after the American Civil War to provide education to freedmen. In 1878 it established a program for teaching Native Americans, which lasted until 1923.
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