Skilled Carpenter - Fence Installer (Milwaukee, WI)

Chisel and Vine LLC

815 S 9th St

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compensation: Competitive salary based on experience.
employment type: full-time
job title: Skilled Carpenter - Fence Installer
We are seeking a skilled carpenter with expertise in fence building to join our team. As a carpenter specializing in fence construction, you will play a crucial role in our projects, contributing to the beautification and security of properties in our community.

-Construct and install various types of fences, including wood, chain link, and metal.
-Interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications to determine materials required as well as project layout.
-Measure and cut materials accurately to ensure precise fit and alignment.
-Install fence posts, panels, gates, and other components with attention to detail and craftsmanship.
-Operate hand and power tools safely and efficiently.
-Maintain a clean and organized work area.
-Collaborate effectively with team members to complete projects on time and within budget.
-Adhere to safety protocols and regulations at all times.
-Accurately following instructions. Asking questions when unsure of how to complete something.
-Loading and unloading tools.
-Keeping the trailer and shop stocked, organized, and clean. Putting tools and materials back where they belong.
-Knowing what tools are regularly needed and alerting someone if tools are broken or need maintenance.
-Maintaining a clean and safe jobsite (no loud music, no loose nails, following OSHA regulations).
-Maintaining a clean shop space/warehouse (no loose trash, organized lumber by size, dimension, and type, swept floor, etc).
-Knowing names and differences between a variety of lumber.
-Knowing the names, uses, and maintenance on a variety of tools (saws, nail guns, compressors, etc).
-Knowing the names, measurements, and uses of a variety of fasteners (screws, nails, hangers, brackets, bolts, construction adhesive – including various angles, lengths, threading, and proper applications). I know that different fasteners are used in different scenarios, and it is important to note not only length, but what the fastener is rated to do.
-Submitting change orders to clients as needed.

-Proven experience as a carpenter with a focus on fences and exterior structures.
-Proficiency in using a variety of hand and power tools relevant to carpentry and fence construction.
-Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications.
-Excellent attention to detail and precision in workmanship.
-Physical stamina and ability to lift 80lb and work outdoors in various weather conditions.
-Good communication and teamwork skills.
-Valid driver's license, clean driving record and reliable transportation.
-Ability to drive a large truck with a trailer.
-Ability to lead a team effectively.

-Competitive salary based on experience.
-Opportunities for advancement and professional development.
-Positive and supportive work environment.
-Health insurance slated for roll out in 2024.

If you're a solution-oriented, skilled carpenter with a passion for trade work and a positive attitude, specializing in the construction of high-quality fences, exterior structures, and various carpentry projects such as woodworking, home renovations, and hardscape construction to enhance outdoor spaces, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join our team and contribute to crafting beautiful and functional landscapes for our clients.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume highlighting your relevant experience and why you are interested in this position to Hannah Ruid at hannah.chiselandvine@gmail.com.

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7716871979


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