Carpenter - Wichita, KS

at Hutton in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

At Hutton, we live by four words: Lead, Inspire, Respect, Construct. And doing this starts with the people we hire. A Hutton employee thinks first about the team, and that includes more than coworkers. It includes clients, subcontractors and community partners. As a carpenter, you’ll embody this approach while performing tasks involving rough and finish carpentry on a job site.


  • Read plans to determine the installation process. This includes materials and dimensions.
  • Construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood or wood substitute items such as concrete forms, bracing, scaffolding, panels, decks, and false work.
  • Assist other craft employees as needed
  • Complete any other tasks assigned by your supervisor.


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of and ability to follow OSHA and Hutton safety protocols.
  • Able to productively work in a team environment.
  • Able to follow directions as specified.
  • Able to do repetitive detailed work as needed.
  • Able to work on school campus jobsites within proximity of children.
  • Able to work out of town for multiple days per week for multiple months.
  • Able to get to and from work utilizing own transportation.
  • Able to shape, cut, drill, handle and erect heavy treated timber caps, clamps, stringers, decking, etc.
  • Must have a working knowledge of rigging to properly move and place heavy loads with crane assistance or other special lifting devices.
  • Able to read blueprints, sketches, or plans to be fabricated.
  • Must be able to layout accurately, using a rule, framing square, plumb bob, level and lasers.
  • Safely operate power tools including, but not limited to: a saw, grinder, roto hammer, power drill, Hilti gun, chain and cable jacks, burning torch, impact wrench, and table saw.

Education and Experience:

  • Experience & education are not required, but preferable.
  • Training opportunities will be available on the job to further advance your skills.

Work Environment:

  • You will work indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
  • You are also required to supply the following tools for your own use:
    • Hammer (16 oz. or 22 oz.)
    • Tool belt
    • 25-foot tape measure
    • Retractable utility knife
    • Standard pliers
  • Carpenter trainees are required to supply the tools listed above, plus:
    • Speed square
    • 4-in-1 screwdriver
    • 2-foot carpenter’s level
    • 10-inch or 12-inch adjustable wrench
    • Tie wire reel and wire tying pliers
    • Tool box or bucket
  • General carpenters are required to supply the tools listed above, plus:
    • Tool belt to include nail bags
    • Chalk boxes (one red, one blue)
    • 2-foot and 4-foot carpenter’s levels
    • Nail bar
    • Tin snips
    • 8-point hand saw
  • Highly-skilled carpenters are required to supply the tools listed above, plus:
    • 100-foot tape measure
    • Framing square
    • Plumb bob (minimum 5 oz.)
    • T-handle tap wrench (holder)
    • 8-inch to 12-inch adjustable wrenches
    • Tongue-and-groove pliers (channel locks)
    • Torpedo level
    • Set of wood chisels
    • Nail sets
    • 10-point hand saw
    • Hacksaw
    • Cold chisel

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to do the following with or without accommodations:
    • Lift, push or pull materials weighing up to 80 lbs. (25 lbs. consistently).
    • Walk, bend, twist, turn, stoop, kneel, crawl, climb and squat in cramped or awkward positions on a frequent basis.
    • Climb to unlimited heights on ladders or scaffolds.
    • Operate machinery that vibrates (drills, sanders, jackhammers, etc.) on a repetitive basis.
    • Perform tasks that require gross and fine hand motions and coordination.
    • Perform tasks that require clear and sharp vision.


  • Competitive pay.
  • 401K retirement savings within two months of employment.
  • Paid time off within six months of employment.
  • Insurance benefits within one month of employment: health, dental, vision, basic & voluntary life, critical illness, accident, flexible spending, and health savings.
  • Additional benefits: Financial Peace University Class, tuition reimbursement for employees’ children, Hutton clothing exchange, and safety glasses reimbursement.
  • Opportunities for on-the-job training, skills training classes, and career advancement.

Hutton Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Hutton provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Job Posting: 11813260

Posted On: Jan 11, 2022

Updated On: Jan 11, 2022