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Lagos, Nigeria
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

Role: Carpenter (intern)

Salary: 55k - 65k

Location: Lagos Island

Are you a carpenter looking to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic and creative work environment? This internship offers a unique opportunity to learn the art of carpentry and contribute to exciting projects in the construction and woodworking industry.

Assist in Carpentry Projects:

  • Work under the guidance of experienced carpenters to construct, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures.
  • Participate in various stages of carpentry projects, from layout and cutting to assembling and finishing.

Tool Operation and Maintenance:

  • Learn to safely and effectively use a variety of carpentry tools, including saws, drills, routers, and sanders.
  • Assist in the maintenance and care of tools and equipment.

Material Handling:

  • Handle, transport, and organize lumber, plywood, and other construction materials.
  • Keep the workspace clean and organized.

Blueprint Reading:

  • Gain exposure to reading and interpreting blueprints, plans, and technical drawings.
  • Follow instructions and measurements accurately.

Safety Compliance:

  • Adhere to safety guidelines and protocols to ensure a secure and accident-free work environment.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.

Learning and Development:

  • Attend training sessions and workshops to build carpentry knowledge and skills.
  • Seek guidance and mentorship from experienced carpenters.


  • Enthusiasm for a career in carpentry and a strong desire to learn.
  • Basic knowledge of carpentry concepts and techniques is a plus.
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and the ability to follow instructions.
  • Willingness to work in various weather conditions and physical stamina to perform labor-intensive tasks.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • SSCE or equivalent (current enrollment in a vocational school or carpentry program is a plus).