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Journeyman Carpenter - Commercial Construction Full-time

at Key Construction in Kansas (Published at 18-05-2019)

Job Description

Started in 1978, Key Construction remains true to the belief that strong relationships with everyone from clients to subcontractors is the foundation to their success. With offices throughout the Midwest and hundreds of projects completed throughout the country, Key Construction has become one of the most respected and one of the fastest growing general contractors in the United States who is consistently recognized in the ENR Top 400 Contractors. We build many things, but mostly, we build relationships.

Our clients are as varied as the projects we?ve completed. Our projects are comprised of all categories including medical and industrial centers, historical renovations and remodels. From education to retail, Key Construction has established itself as a leader in the construction industry.

Key Construction is currently seeking Carpenters for its Wichita Location. Applicant must be able to cut, fabricate, and install wooden and other structures according to specifications. The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of wood properties and other carpentry materials. The job entails working in diverse setting to produce steady and functional infrastructure and products while contributing to the construction and maintenance of strong and long-lasting buildings and products.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Follow blueprints and building plans to meet the needs of clients
  • Install structures and fixtures, such as windows and molding
  • Measure, cut, or shape wood, plastic, fiberglass, drywall, and other materials
  • Construct building frameworks, including wall studs, floor joists, and door frames
  • Help put up, level, and install building framework with the aid of large pulleys and cranes
  • Inspect and replace damaged framework or other structures and fixtures
  • Instruct and direct laborers and other construction trade helpers

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience with large Retail, Hospitality, Multi-family, Critical Facilities, Light Industrial and/or Healthcare preferred.
  • At least 3 years of carpentry experience in commercial construction
  • Valid Driver?s License required.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee will require the physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds. Performance for this job requires close and distance vision.

This description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position. Other relevant duties and responsibilities may be required at any time in order to meet business and organizational needs.

We invite you to come see what makes us great! Join us in our dedication of making a positive impact on our communities and work with an amazing team where you will be given the opportunity to develop your career.

Our people oriented company offers great pay and a comprehensive full range benefit plan which includes health & wellness benefits, paid time off, paid holidays, multiple retirement options and sponsored company events.

Key Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time


  • Carpentry: 5 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Involves the operation of small equipment and tools, including::

  • SAWS

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Employee discounts
  • Others

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly

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