Full Time Lead Carpenter job at Better Builders

    Full Time Lead Carpenter

    Last updated on November 3, 2023

    Are you a business owner or leader ready to rediscover the joy of building? Do you want to focus on doing the work you love and not get bogged down by all of the paperwork? OR are you an exceptional carpenter with a great passion for home renovation but you just feel undervalued or unappreciated by your current company? If you answered yes to any of these questions then please keep reading, we have an amazing opportunity with an A+ rated company that truly cares about their employees.

    Who We Are:

    Better Builders is a well-established, successful, and Award-winning residential Design/Build company working in the greater Seattle neighborhoods. We are a close-knit team, who are friendly, accountable, results-oriented, talented, and highly skilled. We believe that everyone does their best work by being themselves and having an authentic, and supportive work environment. Come and be a part of a team that is ready to hear your opinions and value your talents and skills as a professional. Our core values are Integrity, teamwork, and the Platinum Rule-treating others the way THEY want to be treated. We work every day to live by these core values.

    Please check out our team page to see if we could be your next work family: https://www.betterbuilders.com/our-team

    What You Will Get:

    • Hourly wage $35-45+/hour- experience and performance-based, Paid twice monthly
    • Profit Sharing
    • Paid vacation and holidays
    • Partial health insurance (75% paid by Better Builders)
    • Paid dental and vision
    • Company match retirement plan
    • Paid mileage
    • 40-hour work week
    • Opportunity for overtime if desired

    What We Are Looking For:

    We are looking for a lead carpenter who values hard work, dedication, pride, and an uncompromising drive for self-improvement. We need high character individuals who are honest, trustworthy and take pride in all they do. We are providing the opportunity for those willing to accept the challenge of learning from the best craftsmen in the industry. This position is not for everyone, but if you are willing to give your best for this life-changing opportunity, please submit your resume.

    A Few Other Must-Haves and Some Nice-to-Haves:

    • Thorough understanding of building science and trade work (electrical, plumbing, mechanical, etc.)
    • Ability to work collaboratively with a team
    • Communication with the team and clientele
    • Willingness to take direction and accept feedback
    • Resourceful problem-solvers with a CAN-DO attitude
    • Detail-oriented with high standards
    • Must be fully tooled
    • Valid driver’s license and insurance
    • Pass a criminal background check
    • Nice to Have: minimum 7 years of experience in the construction industry

    What You Will Do:

    • Manage Subcontractors
    • Site prep, demolition, and excavation
    • Rough framing and carpentry
    • Minor drywall and tile
    • Window and door installation
    • Interior and exterior trim
    • Cabinetry installation
    • Install and maintain dust barriers
    • Remove load-bearing walls and properly support structural loads
    • Interpret Plans
    • Layout and frame walls
    • Build Decks
    • Custom Woodworking
    • Full-time, 40-hours per week with opportunities for overtime if desired
    • Mon-Fri generally 7 am- 4 pm

    We have a formal recruiting process and have a relationship with Zephyr Connects LLC, whom we use for the screening and hiring process. If you are selected for the next step, you will get instructions from our recruiter, Cathy, within 3 days of your submission. Everyone will be contacted.

    Better Builders provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Better Builders complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

    Compensation $35-45+/hour

    To Apply, Email a Resume and Cover Letter to ContactUs@betterbuilders.com!
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