Carpenter, Finish/Trim, RNGD

Prefab · New Orleans, Louisiana
Department Prefab
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Carpenter, Finish/Trim 


Summary Description: The Carpenter Finish/Trim, performs a range of finish and trim carpentry and millwork--including baseboards, stair railings, crown moldings, door and window casing, decking, cabinetry, and other woodwork--on large, commercial construction projects. 


Company Description: Impetus, a Palmisano Company, is a general contractor that provides construction services in various spaces, including commercial, civil, industrial, pre-fabrication, historic, healthcare, hospitality, design-build, self-perform, multi-family, urban mixed-use, and arts and culture.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Project Managers, carpenters, journeymen, supervisors, and others to ensure that each project is executed on time, under budget, and in accordance with quality standards. 
  • Stay on task and focused, meeting or beating deadlines.
  • Analyze and interpret drawings, blueprints, and other instructional documents to determine the project’s carpentry needs.
  • Perform and evaluate methods for fabrication and installation of prefabricated elements.
  • Prepare layouts.
  • Perform finish and trim carpentry work in accordance with plans and specifications.
  • Measure, cut, and install various fixtures and millwork for doors, windows, ceiling panels, staircases, decking, furniture, etc.
  • Erect scaffolding and ladders. 
  • Use power and hand tools and other construction equipment, including hammers, screw drivers, tap measures, measuring squares, chisels, mallets, saws, planes, sharpening stones, grinders, drills, clamps, routers, sanders, joiners, planers, lathes, pencils, cords, miter boxes, bench hooks, vises, dust collection systems, pegboards, work benches, tool belts, safety equipment, personal protective equipment, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and repair issues with building components and equipment.
  • Perform quality control checks.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent.
  • 8+ years of experience in finish carpentry.
  • 5+ years of experience working on commercial projects.
  • Experience working with power and hand tools and other construction equipment.
  • Experience building architectural interiors, retail displays, and museum exhibits.
  • Working knowledge of safety regulations and procedures.


Core Competencies: 

  • The ideal candidate is a team player who possesses a passion for big-picture thinking and problem-solving while having the technical ability and detail-orientation to design and implement solutions.
  • Believes in a TEAM OF TEAMS approach. Understands that we create our best work when we collaborate and get things done together. Looks out for our team members’ well-being and always “has their back.”
  • Brings a HUNGER to achieve goals and does whatever it takes to get results. Contributes to the team wherever and however needed and is HUMBLE to take on tasks outside of regular duties.
  • Brings a RELENTLESS PURSUIT of a smarter and better way to do things. Continuously seeking to create a better construction experience for all stakeholders. Brings solutions, not problems, to the table.
  • Highly self-aware and is SMART in how they show up for others. Knows what others need from them to be successful. Transparent and honest with all team members. Embodies the Impetus Core Values.

Impetus is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • Location
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Department
    Prefab
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced