• Carpenter Apprentice

    Job Locations US-IA-Coralville
    Posted Date 2 days ago(1/14/2019 8:45 AM)
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  • Overview

    Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.  Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.


    As a Carpenter Apprentice, you will assist journeyman and foreman carpenters in the completion of their tasks while learning the trade.


    • Set up trailers
    • Build decks, stairs, roofs and other temporary structures between office units, plan tables, install shelves, setup tool trailers and/or conex’s, per plan
    • Hand-set forms and/or assemble the gang forms
    • Assist journeyman and foreman with the shooting of grades and elevations
    • The unloading, handling, stockpiling, and erecting of all pre-fabricated materials
    • Concrete and rough carpentry
          • Hand set Walls
          • Footings
          • Gang Wall Forms
          • Structural Concrete Decks
          • In wall and roof blocking
          • Finish Carpentry, including doors, frames, and hardware
    • All other duties as assigned
    • All team members are expected to demonstrate the following characteristics:
          • Cooperate with others when in a team environment
          • Accept direction from supervisors
          • Follow work rules and procedures
          • Punctual and consistent attendance
          • Accept constructive feedback


    • Works within precise limits or standards of accuracy
    • Pictures solid objects from drawings or diagrams
    • Requires some ability to read plans
    • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk crouch, kneel, climb and periodically lift up to 50 lbs
    • Must be able to operate equipment such as: table saw, radial arm saws, belt & disc sanders, drill presses, fall protection equipment, rigging and form systems
    • Strong teamwork orientation
    • Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
    • Detail orientation



    • A high school diploma or GED is preferred
    • Enrolled in apprenticeship program
    • Previous experience on a construction site is preferred but not required



    Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer. EEO is the Law


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