Trim Carpenter

For Immediate Hire

Trim Carpenter Job Description
Picardie is looking for carpenters with experience in trim work 

  • Cut and shape wooden components using saws, planers, and sanders

  • Assemble wooden components to form architectural pieces 

  • Read and interpret the plan/sketch of a carpentry undertaking

  • Carry out the scribing of moldings to allow for proper fitting on even or uneven surfaces

  • Perform the leveling and trimming of doors and windows using implements such as power sanders and planers

  • Install crown moldings and trim for doors, windows, and baseboards

  • Fabricate customized woodworks that serve as accessories necessary for the finishing of a carpentry structure

  • Guide the work operation of trainee trim carpenters and interns to ensure they are in line with set standards

  • Take measurements of wood materials to establish suitable dimensions for a finishing project

  • Participate in workshops, conferences, and seminars to stay up-to-date with developments in the field of trim carpentry

  • Install add-ons such as door knobs, hinges, and handles onto finished structures.

Required Experience

  • 3+ Years experience 

  • Self-motivated and willing to work and learn in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug test

​Required Skills

  • Physically able to lift, carry, move, and hold large pieces of wood and machinery for extended periods of time.

  • Must be familiar with basic hand and power tools.

  • Must have basic math skills and be able to take measurements.

  • Must work efficiently, adhere to deadlines and communicate with supervisors.

  • Must be able to work at heights and lift 100 lbs.

Preferred Job Skills Qualifications

  • Ability to carry out not only simple but complex oral and written instructions.

  • Ability to properly use measuring tools.

  • Ability to read and understand English sufficiently.

  • Ability to operate hand tools including but not limited to drills; grinders; heat guns; rivet guns.

Starting pay will depend on your experience and performance 


  • Competitive Compensation

  • Retirement plan plus generous company match

  • Annual Crawfish Boil

After 12 months of employment

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Paid time off

This is a full time, permanent position. Hours are 7AM-4PM M-F, occasional overtime is expected in order to complete projects by deadline. Some Saturdays required.

Candidates must have transportation to the job sites in New Orleans. 


To Apply:
Please email resume, brief cover letter, and pictures of previous work to Please include Trim Carpenter Resume as your subject line in email.

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