Framer Carpenter

in Faulkner County, AR

Job Description


Reporting to the Production Supervisor and taking direction from the Lead Hand/Supervisor, the Framer is responsible for the installation and assembly of the major structural elements of hardware and steel required for building construction according to pre-determined quality standards.

Accountabilities: Strategic

  • Creates and promotes a safe environment for the production and erection of structurally sound wood buildings by promoting a Culture to Care where health and safety come first
  • Contributes to maintaining Structurlam’s market leadership position by ensuring safe, efficient manufacturing of quality products
  • Demonstrates commitment to “One Right Way”
  • Consistently strives to meet or exceed targets (i.e. safety, operational efficiency, schedule)
  • Commits to ongoing knowledge and skills development
  • Shares skills and abilities with other associates to maximize productivity and promote teamwork

Accountabilities: Operational

  • Ensures all work is performed in a safe manner and have a complete understanding of safety protocols including emergency stop buttons, power switches and proper lockout procedure
    • Knows the OSHA requirements that apply to tasks in the designated work area and ensures requirements are met
    • Ensures awareness of all known hazards
    • Ensures appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is used properly, is regularly inspected and maintained
  • Operates equipment by demonstrating One Right Way of performing tasks
  • Able to calibrate and set up machine properly (according to defined schedule and as defined by SOP)
  • Organizes workspace to maximize production throughout & meet production schedules
  • Provides recommendations to improve product throughput
  • Learns and operates the software program and has a basic knowledge in part programming
  • Checks blueprints for installation standards
  • Works with the Shift Lead Hand/ Supervisor to maximize production flow
  • Completes effective handoffs at shift change


  • Innovation – identify and manage opportunities and risks, using effective problem-solving communication skills to achieve the best possible results
  • Agility – consistently deliver unmatched quality and service to Structurlam customers by finding ways to do the right thing, at the right time to deliver an exceptional customer experience
  • Communication – demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills to build relationships, convey information accurately both in written form and verbally

Education, Experience and Physical Requirements

  • Experience in timber framing, SIP experience preferred
  • Written and verbal skills sufficient to keep records and communicate with other operators
  • Mechanical and troubleshooting skills (preferred)
  • Safety Sensative position requiring ability to lift up to 50lbs, walking, stairs, pushing, pulling, repetitive motion, kneeling, squatting and balancing, exposure to loud noises and dust


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Job Posting: 3198215

Posted On: Jan 12, 2022

Updated On: May 17, 2022