APTIM Carpenter Helper in Louisville, Kentucky


Job Step

Helpers (includes helpers 0 months- helper 42 months) - Preferred minimum of 6 months documented field experience in chosen craft discipline. Must have the ability to read and interpret instructions and documentation. The level and degree of job responsibilities and requirements vary depending on months of experience and assigned job step.


Construction, Maintenance


Constructs, fabricates, installs and dismantles form work of fixtures of metal, wood and other accessories.


  • Builds wooded structures, such as stairs, concrete forms, scaffolds, tunnel and sewer supports, and temporary frame shelters, according to blueprints, or oral instructions, and lays out and installs partitions and cabinet work.

  • Examines blueprints, sketches or building plans for to determine material required and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated.

  • Selects, loads, and hauls job material to work site.

  • Prepares layout of form or fixture to be fabricated using lines or grades.

  • Measures boards, timbers, or plywood using square, measuring tape and ruler and marks cutting lines on materials using pencil and scriber. Shapes materials to required sizes using saws, chisels, and planes.

  • Verifies accuracy of structure with transit, plumb bob, square and level.

  • Uses carpentry hand tools such as hammers, levels, squares, screw drivers, adjustable, wrenches, hand and power saws, drill motors and pry bars.

  • Nails cleats (braces) across boards to construct concrete-supporting forms.

  • Braces forms in place with timbers, tie rods, and anchor bolts for use in building concrete piers, footings, and walls.

  • Erects frame work for structures and lays sub-flooring.

  • Cuts and assembles timbers to build trestles and cofferdams.

  • Erects scaffolding for buildings and other structures and installs ladders, handrails, walkways, platforms, and gangways.

  • Constructs forms, chutes, and aligns form panels for pouring concrete and grout.

  • Fits and installs pre-fabricated window frames, doors, weather stripping interior and exterior trim and finished hardware.

  • Fits and nails sheathing on outer walls and roofs of buildings. Sets and braces anchor bolts.

  • Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities with tools and equipment.

  • Ability to tie rebar.

  • Operation of electric and pneumatic tools.

  • May rig materials.

  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.


  • Work within precise standards of accuracy.

  • Rate information using standards which can be measured or checked.

  • Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.

  • Observe flat drawings or diagrams and understand how they would look as solid objects.

  • Apply basic mathematical skills.

  • Follow oral and written directions.

  • Work at heights without fear.


May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.


  1. Strength:

a. Standing 70% Walking 20% Sitting 10%

b. Lifting 40 lb.

Carrying 40 lb.

Pushing NP

Pulling NP

  1. Climbing F

Balancing F

  1. Stooping F

Kneeling O

Crouching F

Crawling O

Reaching C

Handling C

Fingering C


NP Not Present

O Occasionally (0-33%)F Frequently (34-66%)C Constantly (67-100%)

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