CARPENTER ASSISTANT

Who are we? 

Visser Construction is Alaska’s 2019 Builder of the Year! We take pride in what we do.  We focus on more than just building houses, we build relationships that help sustain a network of qualified professionals. Our team is dedicated to strengthening the community through loyal, honest, and skilled craftsmanship. Dreams become goals. Clients become friends. 

 

What are we looking for? 

Responsible for assisting carpenters on job sites with designing, building, installing, and repairing structures, fixtures, and other items using different types of materials including wood and steel. 

What will you do? 

  • Gather materials for workers to handle on job sites. 

  • Keep job sites clean and machines serviced. 

  • Cover surfaces with plastic material to protect them. 

  • Cut and install insulation. 

  • Cut and fit tile and linoleum. 

  • Spread adhesives on flooring to prep for tile. 

  • Build scaffolding, shoring, and braces. 

  • Cut timber and lumber to specified dimensions. 

  • Hold timbers, lumber, and paneling in place for fastening and cutting. 

  • Drill holes in lumber. 

  • Hold plumb bobs, sighting rods, and other equipment, to aid in establishing reference points and lines. 

  • Assist in the layout of foundation, building lines and anchor bolts. 

  • Set hollow metal doors and frames. 

  • Install toilets. 

  • Install trim and cabinets. 

  • Place and set slabs and sidewalks. 

  • Unload materials from trucks. 

  • Assist with slabs and elevated structures. 

  • Frame wood. 

  • Establish reference points and lines. 

  • Smooth and sand surfaces using power sander

 

What do we require? 

  • High school diploma or equivalent.  Vocational/technical training preferred. 

  • Knowledge of power tools, including skills saw, miter saw and jigsaw. 

  • Possession of basic tools and reliable transportation to job sites. 

  • Willingness to work overtime when necessary to deliver the project on time. 

  • Capable of climbing ladders and carrying at least 80 pounds. 

  • Knowledge of lumber grades and countertop materials. 

 

Pay will be determined DOE.  

If interested please send resume along

with 3 references to office@visser.com.