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Carpenter - EGC Construction

Location: Newport, KY, United States
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EGC employs more than 120 skilled craft workers that focus on safety, quality and customer satisfaction. We offer general, commercial and industrial construction including electrical work, millwrights, pipe fitters and structural steel detailers. 

EGC is proud to be part of the Messer family of companies and we are committed to building what matters most for our customers and transforming the communities in which we live. 

We are currently accepting applications for seasoned Carpenters wanting to advance their construction careers. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of commercial construction and remodeling practices as well as a comprehensive understanding of procedures, techniques, tools, equipment, materials, specifications, quality and cost control measures and safety requirements associated with commercial building. 

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: 

  • Installation of doors; drill and set door hardware
  • Installation of windows
  • Layout for stairs and common rafters
  • Read blueprints, utilize appropriate math skills and perform layout
  • Form and place concrete footings, piers, walls and columns
  • Pump, place and finish techniques
  • Placement of concrete, slab on grade and elevated decks
  • Crane signals and rigging
  • Effectively communicate and understand both verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to organize, sequence and perform assigned tasks within schedule
  • Steel stud framing
  • Hanging and finishing drywall

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • OSHA 10 Certified
  • Minimum of three years’ experience
  • Candidates must have transportation and good communication skills
  • Be willing to work within a 50-mile radius
  • Be able to work in a variety of seasonal and weather conditions

Abilities: 

  • Possess all auditory, speaking and communicating capabilities
    • Physical requirements: standing, walking, bending, twisting, climbing, pushing, pulling, lifting up to 50lbs., seeing and reading

EGC is a merit shop contractor supporting a Team working environment. All Team members will be required from time to time to perform other duties they are qualified to perform, outside of this job description and their normal work function. 

All EGC employees are required to comply with our Substance Abuse Prevention Policy as a condition of employment. EGC Construction may condition offers of employment upon taking and passing of a post-offer/pre-employment drug screen. 

EGC Construction is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. EGC is committed to a diverse workforce. 

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