January 17, 2013 at 9:55 pm #606259
West Seattle-based sustainable home remodeling company, Mighty House Construction, is searching for a full-time Carpenter with a well-rounded understanding of residential construction who also has a commitment to green and sustainable building practices.
We are a small company with an “all-hands-on” attitude – meaning no job is beneath a person’s skill level and everyone pitches in where needed to their highest and best skill level. We focus on projects that make a difference in how people live in their home, thus job types range considerably from throwing up a couple of walls to break up a large space to extensive additions/renovations, and lots of kitchen and bathroom remodels. Our office is in West Seattle while the work extends primarily throughout the city limits of Seattle.
Details and quality of work are extremely important; we are looking for someone who can both focus on immediate tasks and think forward. We are looking for a Carpenter who wants to work in residential construction because they have a passion for the work – not just because they have the skill.
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE NEEDED: – 2 to 4+ years of relatively consecutive work – decently-versed in many aspects of interior and exterior carpentry — from demo, framing, and siding to drywall, window and door installation, and finish work . . . and everything in-between. – Experience must demonstrate a strong commitment to efficiencies with time and materials while maintaining a high level of quality. – Happily engage in ALL ASPECTS of carpentry – able to receive instructions and work independently or collaboratively – Understands basic theory of green and sustainable building materials and practices – experience tiling a plus – Ability to lift 80+ pounds
– Provide their own standard carpentry tools and personal protection gear
– A commitment to safety – personally and for co-workers – Ability to communicate well with team members – Ability to have positive interactions with clients – Have and maintain service on a cell phone – – Reliable personal transportation – not only get to jobsites but also go in-between jobs and obtain supplies in a timely fashion – Personal cleanliness, authentic character and a positive attitude – Washington State driver’s license and and clean driving record. We will do background check – 100% tobacco and drug free job sites – US Citizenship – Daily access to email and internet (smart phone or computer) a plus but not required
Pay/Benefits: Starting at $15-20/hr DOE. After a short waiting period, we provide two paid floating holidays and medical insurance
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (206.932.2656) your resume (MS Word, Text-formatted, PDF) AND a letter of interest (email body message okay) AND 3 references. Subject line of your submission should be: CARPENTER
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