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Great States Construction is a fast-growing general contracting firm specializing in a variety of commercial and multi-family construction. Are you looking for a new opportunity where you have the ability to grow with an organization? Are you able to multi-task and adapt to a variety of roles and responsibilities with the ability to get things done? Then this is the role for you.


We would like to invite you to join our team of skilled professionals who deliver projects on schedule and on budget. Our clients value the expertise and close collaboration that we provide to their development teams. We work side by side with our clients, and we deliver outstanding results.

We are on the lookout for a Commercial Carpenter / Laborer, who wants a career, not just a job, providing the opportunity to grow your career. Great opportunity for advancement into management positions.


The Carpenter/Laborer assists in field operations on each assigned construction project. Including the rough carpentry, finish carpentry, cleaning and door/hardware/bath accessory installation to ensure that the goals and objectives are accomplished within the prescribed time frame.


As our Carpenter/Laborer you will:

  • General Construction Demolition

  • Complete carpentry operations including but not limited to: rough and finish work, door installation and trim.

  • Set door frames. Install Doors and Door Hardware

  • Install Bath Accessories and Partitions

  • Work with materials such as wood, plastic, fiberglass, or drywall

  • Utilize tools such as saws, drills, and sanders to repair and erect structures

  • Join materials with nails, screws, staples, or adhesives

  • Work on ladders and scaffolding

  • Use levels, rules, plumb bobs, framing squares, and surveying equipment to ensure everything is level and secure

  • Identify and report on areas impacted

  • Remediation of all foreign agents from the structure

  • Set up proper equipment in order to eliminate additional damage

  • Evaluate and document readings for acceptable levels

  • Perform set up and clean up tasks at job sites


Additional Expectations:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in craftsmanship

  • Communicate with a positive and empathetic approach to customer interactions

  • Communicate effectively with co-workers and leadership team

  • Work diligently and move from one task to another without a loss of efficiency

  • Respond positively to sudden changes. Apply flexibility and the ability to adjust quickly.

  • Demonstrate organizational skills with attention to detail

  • Demonstrate a high degree of accuracy of work

  • Work independently and exhibit strong problem-solving, decision making, and judgement skills

  • Identify opportunities for improvement

  • Cross-train as requested to develop and broaden skill set

  • Be a team player willing to assist with a variety of tasks and assignments

  • Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, and responsibility in carrying out the functions of this position

  • Perform other duties as assigned


The successful candidate will have a strong working knowledge of commercial construction methods, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; good communication skills; and be organized, efficient and responsive to the needs of our clients.


Experience and Education:

  • High School Graduate or GED Required

  • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record Required

  • Ability to pass a background check Required


Physical Requirements: The physical requirements listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Position involves standing for extended periods of time. An employee must be able to communicate effectively in a typical field environment with an above standard level of noise. Sitting, bending, walking, and lifting is also required. The employee will be required to visit multiple construction job sites, which may expose the employee to dirt, dust, uneven surfaces, outdoor weather conditions and extreme temperatures. In addition, the employee must be able to move around prospective or current project sites. This includes climbing ladders, walking on uneven surfaces, walking long distances, and climbing stairs.


Great States Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive compensation package including 401(k) match, insurance benefits. This position has excellent growth potential.


This is a full-time position.

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