M. A. Mortenson Company

Carpenter I - Eagle Mountain

Eagle Mountain, UT
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Job Description

Carpenter I

Posted: Saturday, 8/5/2023

About Mortenson


Responsible for providing skilled craftsmanship for installation of formwork, finish carpentry and drywall. Responsible for smoothing and finishing surfaces of poured concrete floors, walls, sidewalks, or curbs to specified textures, using appropriate tools (i.e., hand or power tools, floats, trowels, screeds).

Base pay is positioned within the range based on several factors including an individual’s knowledge, skill and experience with consideration given to internal equity.


At Mortenson, we believe everyone is a leader. For that reason, every team member is expected to apply our leadership principles – Do the Right Thing, We Before Me and Inspire What’s Possible – in their work. This means we act with dependability, initiative and a positive attitude to produce high quality work and deliver an exceptional customer experience. We are on time, productive and consistent in our attendance. We approach work as part of a team, listen to the opinions of others and cooperate to achieve project goals. We accept direction from supervisors and seek out constructive feedback. We follow rules and procedures to ensure quality work and safeguard the wellbeing of ourselves and others. We push to exceed the established goals, standards and accountabilities of our positions to increase quality, safety and innovation.

All team members are responsible for supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment, as well as positively contributing to our company culture. This begins by aligning with Mortenson’s values and ethical standards as stated in the Mortenson Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, in addition to abiding by the procedures and practices outlined in the Mortenson Operations Manual.


A. Study blueprints, sketches or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as lumber or fiberboard. Measures the dimensions of structure of fixture to be fabricated

B. Concrete and rough carpentry

  • Hand set walls
  • Footings
  • Set gang wall forms
  • Structural concrete decks
  • Slab on metal deck and grade
  • Concrete columns
  • Drywall

C. Finish carpentry, doors and hardware

  • Set door frames, hang doors, and install hardware
  • Finish carpentry: toilet accessories, hand rails, corner guards, toilet partitions, lockers, upper cabinets, lower cabinets, countertops, wall paneling systems, coffered ceiling systems and running trim

D. Spread concrete to specified depth and workable consistency

E. Level, smooth, and shape surfaces of freshly poured concrete

F. Finish concrete surfaces using power trowel, or wet and rub concrete with abrasive stone to create finish

G. Remove rough or defective spots from concrete surfaces using power grinder or chisel and hammer

H. Patch holes with fresh concrete or epoxy compound

I. Mold expansion joints and edges

J. Clean work area and restock supplies and materials as necessary

K. Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels

L. All other duties as assigned


A. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety regulations, operation and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

B. Ability to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy

C. Ability to picture solid objects from drawings or diagrams

D. Some ability to read plans

E. Ability to operate equipment such as: table saws, radial arm saws, belt & disc sanders, drill presses, fall protection equipment, rigging and form systems

F. Strong teamwork orientation

G. Positive attitude and professional customer service skills

H. Detail orientation

I. Knowledge of equipment and their uses

J. Understand and apply basic mathematical skills (adding, subtracting, division, & multiplication)

K. Active listening skills and effective communication including an openness to diverse input and feedback


Frequency codes: (A) Always, (F) Frequently, (O) Occasionally, (N) Never Frequency

A - See (naturally or corrected)

A - Hear (naturally or corrected)

A - Traverse construction site daily

A - Balance

A - Manual dexterity

A - Arm steadiness

A - Dirt

F - Heat/Cold

F - Excessive noise

A - Dust

O - Grease/Oil

O - Vibration

F - Heights

O - Confined spaces

O - Sitting

A - Standing

A - Walking

F - Crouching/Stooping

F - Kneeling/Squatting

F - Climbing

A - Repetitive hand/arm/leg movements

F - Lifting/Carrying Up to 50lbs

O - Lifting/Carrying 50lbs+

F - Pushing/Pulling Up to 50lbs

F - Pushing/Pulling 50lbs+

F - Reaching (high or low)

  • Lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling over 50 lbs will be done with the assistance of another team member or equipment.

This position description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the duties and responsibilities. The duties and responsibilities of this position may change without notice.


A. Minimum 3 year of related experience

Mortenson provides a comprehensive benefit program to team members and their families to support their health, build long term financial security and provide the opportunity for work and life balance.

  • Benefits offered to non-union craft team members include:
  • Paid time off, paid holidays, short term disability
  • Medical, Pharmacy, vision
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement 401k
  • EAP and mental health resources

Visa sponsorship is not offered for this position

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

  • Benefits offered to non-union craft team members include:
  • Paid time off, paid holidays, short term disability
  • Medical, Pharmacy, vision
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement 401k
  • EAP and mental health resources

M. A. Mortenson Company At A Glance

Mortenson builds more than buildings – the company shapes the future by growing renewable energy, inspiring amazing fan experiences, and developing spaces that foster innovation. With a focus on improving the way capital projects get done, Mortenson has integrated a wide array of unique services into a streamlined approach that achieves more for its customers’ capital investments. A Mortenson hallmark is the range of project types that it delivers, ranked among the Top 20 US builders in over 12 different industries. Mortenson is a leading builder of sports and entertainment venues, the top ranked integrated builder in renewable energy, and a national leader in data centers and healthcare development and construction. In addition to being recognized as a Top Green Contractor, Mortenson is nationally ranked builder in healthcare, higher education and energy transmission engineering and construction. Founded in 1954, Mortenson is headquartered in Minneapolis with locations across the US. https://www.mortenson.com/newsroom#sort=%40articledate%20descending
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