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At Thompson Concrete, we believe our employees are the cornerstone of our success and we are always searching for the best and brightest to join our team. Whether you are a seasoned professional, about to graduate from college, or looking for your first career, we want to hear from you! In addition to competitive hourly rates and salaries, we offer full benefits and offer raises based on performance.

Carpenter/Task Lead

Commercial Division

Columbus, Ohio


  • Perform duties assigned by leads

  • Basic understanding and navigation of drawings

  • Set Forms (Bulk Heads, Wall Forms, columns, piers, structural decks, and scaffolding system.  With multiple different types of lumber)

  • Understanding of Plumb, Level, and Straight

  • Take care of tools 

  • Operate equipment/tools (Skid Steer, Telehandler With foreman approval), Saws, Impacts, Drills, etc.

  • Set up laser 

  • Knowledge of hand tools

  • Train Your Replacement” (Robert Sykes)

Core Commitments:

The Concrete Carpenter/Task Lead will practice the following Core Commitments for all of Thompson Concrete 

  • Work together with a team

  • Follow Values, Vision and Mission

  • Develop, Coach and Teach Others.

  • Participate in Planning and Coordinating

  • Willingness to learn and develop

  • Willingness to receive training

  • Be a Role Model 

  • Communicate (Be a problem solver)

  • Respect employees, clients, and community

  • Treat co-workers fairly and with the fundamental respect that everyone deserves in the workplace

  • Be conscious of cost for Time, Materials, and Equipment


The Concrete Carpenter/Task Lead will possess the knowledge, skill, and/or ability in the following areas essential to perform the functions of the position.  

Education and/or Experience

  • Basic knowledge of construction Drawings

  • Knowledge of construction

  • Valid driver’s license or State ID

  • Reliable transportation

  • 2-years related experience or training 

  • Equipment certifications for skid steers or forklifts (Thompson will train if necessary)

  • 10-hour OSHA certification (Thompson will train if necessary)

Language / Communication Skills

  • Good Listening Skills.

  • Willing to Learn

  • Effective communication with team members clients, subcontractors, etc.

  • Have an idea or solution if a problem arises

Mathematical Skills

  • Math (Add, Subtract, Multiply, and Divide)

  • Be able to read a tape measure 

  • Convert tenths to inches

  • Ability to use Fractions and Percentages

Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to effectively present information to your lead foreman.

  • Ability to work with a team to resolve issues

  • Be a Mentor to a fellow employee


  • Able to work 5 to 6 days a week

  • Expect early start times and long days (Times will vary from job to job)

  • Be on time daily

Physical Demands

  • Properly lift objects up to 50 pounds.

  • Push and pull heavy objects

  • Work in strenuous conditions with minimal breaks

  • Ability to work at Various heights

  • Work with multiple types of tools

  • Be able to carry a tool belt all day

Work Environment

  • Work involves exposure to outside weather conditions and concrete, dirt, dust, fumes, and/or loud noise levels.

  • Be aware of surrounding operations

Tools Requirements/Clothing Attire

  • Clothes with no large holes and no cut off shirts

  • Rubber Boots

  • Sturdy Leather work boots

  • Tape Measure

  • Hammer

  • Utility Knife

  • Pliers

  • Square

  • Chalk line

  • 6” level

  • Tool Belt (capable of holding screws, nails, hammer, pliers, tape measure, utility knife, Square, Chalk line.)


  • Safety at all times (Hard Hats, Safety Glasses, High Vise at all times)

  • Sets example by following safety guidelines including but not limited to wearing PPE on jobs, staying aware of surroundings, etc. 

  • Attends and participates in Tool Box Talks and provides input for Safety Task Analysis

  • Complies with proper safety procedures

  • See something say something 


  • CPR and First Aid Certification

  • 10-hour OSHA

  • Approved career related training

  • Rigging/Hoisting, Crane Certificates

  • Special equipment certificates (Thompson will provide training if needed)

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