Carpenters - Multi Levels (Portland)

O'Brien Wood & Iron

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compensation: Pay commensurate with experience
employment type: full-time
job title: Carpenters - Multi Levels
O’Brien Wood & Iron is a leading residential construction company dedicated to quality building practices and sustainability in new construction, remodeling, and renovation work. We specialize in creating beautiful, energy-efficient homes and projects, that minimize environmental impact while maximizing comfort and functionality and our focus is on providing excellent customer service and high-quality craftsmanship with great attention to detail.
We are seeking a skilled and passionate Carpenter to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in carpentry, a good work ethic, and a willingness to learn along with an interest in sustainability and green building practices. As a Carpenter, you will play a crucial role in constructing high-quality, environmentally responsible homes and projects, that reflect our company's values and commitment to design, integrity, and The Pretty Good House mindset.

Key Responsibilities:

Perform all aspects of carpentry work, including framing, finishing, and installation.
Supporting the leadership team and lead carpenters with job site responsibilities and scheduling requirements.
Ensure that construction activities comply with relevant sustainability standards, codes, and certifications.
Participate in site assessments and contribute to the development of sustainable building plans and strategies.
Stay updated on emerging trends and best practices in construction and sustainable construction and incorporate new techniques and technologies into projects.
Maintain a safe and organized work environment, adhering to all safety regulations and protocols.


Proven experience as a carpenter, with a minimum of [4] years of relevant work experience in residential construction.
Strong knowledge of or willingness to learn sustainable building practices, materials, and techniques.
Proficiency in using a variety of hand and power tools commonly used in carpentry work.
Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality workmanship.
Effective communication skills, with the ability to collaborate with colleagues, clients, and subcontractors.
Physical stamina and the ability to perform tasks requiring lifting, bending, and standing for extended periods.
A reliable, construction-appropriate transportation; and a Maine Driver’s License in good standing.

Being a good fit with our existing crew is critical.


Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Comprehensive benefits package including:
Health insurance, with dental and vision
Retirement savings with up to 3% company match
Paid vacation time off
Paid holidays
Paid maternity/paternity leave
Opportunities for professional development and training in sustainable construction practices.
The chance to work on innovative projects that are shaping the future of residential construction.
Positive Work Environment
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Referral program
Year-round work
This is a full-time position averaging 35-40 hours per week.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about carpentry and are looking for an opportunity to make a difference, please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references in reply to this ad (no calls please). We will contact qualified candidates to set up interviews.

Join us in building homes that are not only beautiful and functional but also environmentally responsible.
O’Brien Wood & Iron is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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post id: 7747273375


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