Cushman & Wakefield Inc
Windsor Locks
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Title


Job Description Summary

The Carpenter is a skilled craftsman position performing carpentry work for a building or facility (rough and finish) that requires knowledge of commercial construction, maintenance, repair, and remodeling trades, practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control, cost control, and safety.

This is a non-supervisory role under the direction of a Head Carpenter, Superintendent, Assistant/Chief Engineer,

Assistant Property/Facility Manager, or Property/Facility Manager.

Job Description


* Performs a variety of carpentry installations, maintenance, projects, and repairs for a building or facility.

* Responds to work order requests and work as assigned, coordinates with other building staff and trades, fulfills carpentry requirements, tracks work performed, and follows-up with tenant/client/C&W personnel.

* May be required to do installations of a variety of interior systems and construction materials using technical data supplied by manufacturers in commercial buildings and structures.

* May perform new construction, repairs, refurbishing, and remodeling of commercial retail/office/industrial facilities.

* This many include layout and construction of walls, stairs, common rafters, cabinets, storage/organizers, drywall, application of pre-finished floors and ceilings, partitions, and other repairs.

* May be required to cut, shape and assemble wood products, including moldings, panels and furniture. May also need to fabricate building fixtures, which includes the use of metal, plastics, and glass and expected to operate various machines and equipment, including power saws, planers, joiners and shapers.

* Perform inspections, take a proactive approach to maintenance, and help to ensure all building and maintenance policies, procedures, SOP's, codes, regulations, etc. are followed and enforced including safety systems and standards.

* May also perform repairs and refurbishing/refinishing work of office furniture and furnishings.

* Support the other skilled trades, engineering, and maintenance staff with repairs, installations, projects, and similar work, as directed.


* Minimum of a High school diploma or GED. Technical/vocational school training and certification a plus.

* Minimum of 3 to 5 years commercial or residential skilled carpentry experience required.

* Must have hands-on experience of both rough and finish carpentry and with construction, maintenance, repairs, and remodeling trades, practices, techniques, tools and equipment, and materials.

* Proficient at the following tasks: stain-grade trim work, furniture repair and reconditioning, hanging doors and windows; layout and construction of walls, stairs, common rafters, cabinets, storage/organizers; drywall, application of pre-finished floors and ceilings, partitions, and repairs.

* Must be able to read blueprints and apply appropriate math skills.

* Needs to have a good level of manual dexterity and the ability to imagine how things will look when assembled/constructed.

* Must be precise and pay attention to detail and follow set standards and rules.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to travel from floor to floor and may be required to travel outside between buildings in varying outdoor weather conditions. The employee may also be regularly required to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time; regularly use hands to operate office machinery including, but not limited to, telephones, computers, fax, and photocopy machines; regularly required to walk, talk, and hear.

Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.