Lead Carpenter – Trim Specialist

Job Title : Lead Carpenter
Department: Construction
Reports to: Project Manager

Position Overview
We are looking to hire a skilled lead carpenter with strong trim work experience to provide guidance and supervision to the project team involved in construction projects. The lead carpenter’s responsibilities include assigning and explaining tasks to the project team, direct work for tasks requiring more skill, and regularly inspecting work done by the other site workers to ensure that it meets acceptable standards. You should also be able to help the project manager solve project-related problems.

All the details:
Job Duties

● Ensure all workers and subcontractors are working in a safe manner and using appropriate PPE.
● Assigning and explaining tasks to the other site workers.
● Checking all work on site.
● Assisting the project management team in ordering materials needed for projects.
● Supervising the company’s site workers, unskilled and semi-skilled workers, and subcontractors.
● Performing all carpentry duties required, including both rough and finish carpentry.
● Ensure all work conforms to applicable building codes.
● Maintaining accurate records of all work done by the project team.
● Effectively communicate with project manager, office manager, site/shop workers, vendors, other contractors, and clients
● Provide schedule related updates to the project management team.
● Report to the Project Manager for all issues
● Be adaptable and capable of keeping up with quick, frequent changes
● Provide excellent customer service
● Work under time constraints to meet specific timelines
● Ensure attention to detail and keen sense of safeguarding other people’s property and information
● Proactively communicate job site conditions and concerns that may or are affecting completion of the job to the appropriate person
● Local travel to job sites, municipal offices, vendors, etc required.
● Follow all CDC, state, and local guidance for COVID-19 best practices


  • 15+ years site carpentry experience, frame to finish with an emphasis on trim work
  • Ability to travel to various locations throughout the day
  • Proven experience in all aspects of residential remodeling and construction.
  • Sound knowledge of safety standards and procedures.
  • The ability to safely operate power tools.
  • The ability to read blueprints.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.

● LSR-Supervisor certification
● OSHA 10
● Thorough knowledge of applicable building codes in MA

Physical Demands
● Frequent handling of materials from 5-40 lbs, unassisted
● Frequent handling of materials from 41 lbs +, assisted
● Sustained periods of maintaining the same position

● Full-time, starting at $30-37/hr, depending on certification/licensure. Pay is subject to regular review and raises.
● Company tools
● Paid time off (Vacation, Sick Time, Holiday Pay, & Bereavement)
● 401k with Safe Harbor Match
● Mileage reimbursement
● Ownership track for equal profit sharing within 2 years
● Professional development opportunities

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