Job Description

Department:  Operations – Structures
Reports to:  Structures Foreman

Tapani Inc. believes all employees should maintain a positive working relationship with those they work with inside and outside of the company. This approach helps maintain employee morale, productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness. We expect all employees to uphold our core values and vision and to continually focus on employee engagement, self-improvement, business innovation, and relationship development.

Job Purpose and Summary

Carpenters construct and repair building frameworks and structures.  Specifically for Tapani, a carpenter builds and strips concrete formwork.


  • Follow blueprints and plans.  Ensure efficiency and productivity to try and meet bid productions
  • Lead and direct crew daily
  • Make decisions about what tools to use, how much help is needed, and what type of materials are required
  • Build and rig formwork
  • Pour concrete
  • Rough wood framing
  • Help erect, level, plumb, and install framework
  • Run forklifts

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school education or equivalent
  • 1-2 years experience working in the concrete industry
  • Forklift certification
  • Obtain certification in First Aid, CPR, Confined Space, Competent Person, Erosion and Sediment Control, Rigging and Signaling
  • Use hand tools, cut straight, build straight
  • Ability to adapt to new and changing work environments
  • Ability to communicate with the foreman and superintendent on project
  • Ability to lift, push, pull and carry 50-100 lbs

Working Environment

  • Continuous standing and walking
  • Frequent repetitive motions of hands/wrists and feet, reaching, listening, talking, climbing and bending
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