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Think you have what it takes to work with our team? If you have great leadership qualities, experience, passion for building, a big heart and a sense of humor, we would love to meet you! Please send your resume to happiness@westchesterdb.com.


Carpenter Apprentice

Hours

The Carpenter Apprentice starting time is 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. with one-half hour for lunch. The work week is normally Monday through Friday but because of the responsibilities of running a construction project, these hours are somewhat flexible. Pay is on a bi-weekly pay period with one week held back.

Purpose:

The carpenter apprentice will assist construction personnel with job site tasks. This person will take direction from the project managers on the job. They should possess basic carpentry skills and perform work in a safe manner and follow company policies and procedures. Perform carpentry under direct supervision.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for carrying our carpentry labor, material handling, and job site cleanup as assigned by the project manager. Questions or problems should be brought to the attention of the project manager.
  • Responsible for installing protections as instructed
  • Strives to improve on carpentry skills and gain a greater understanding of basic construction techniques. Performs to the best of ability; follows directions well
  • Maintains a safe and clean job site
  • Respectful of customer’s property. Protects furniture/belongings from construction materials, debris, etc.
  • Understands and complies with all company policies
  • Understand and complies with all safety guidelines
  • Maintains excellent company image; demonstrates integrity
  • Maintains positive customer, fellow employee and public relations
  • Attends company meetings and company functions as requested
  • Demonstrates allegiance to the company; respect for supervisors
  • Miscellaneous other duties as required

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic carpentry skills
  • Ability to learn, and to follow directions carefully
  • Good communication skills
  • Curiosity and ability to learn
  • The ability to read and understand construction documentation
  • Neat appearance
  • Reliable vehicle
  • Eighty hour bi-weekly period
  • Ability to perform physically demanding work on a consistent basis, including lifting 100 pounds

TOOLS REQUIRED

Basic hand tools such as a hammer, tape measure, speed square, nail apron, circular saw, and drill


About Us:

Health Benefits, Vacation, Holidays, etc. will apply after our normal trial period.

Pay is dependent on experience and value to the company.

Please only apply if you feel that you easily meet these requirements and that you live within 15 miles of West Chester/Exton, PA. We prefer to hire an individual who is local and can work close to where they live.

Please DO NOT apply if you are currently living more than 15 miles from West Chester, that includes the city of Philadelphia or New Jersey. Nothing against these areas, but as a team, we feel that it is just too far to travel long-term and will eventually become an issue.