Lead Carpenter: We are opening (1) Lead Carpenter position based in Bellingham. We are a stable and growing construction company looking for long-term employees. Please submit your cover letter and resume.
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Position Overview: Our Lead Carpenter will, in the construction of custom residential remodel and new construction projects:
1. Be a skilled and productive belt-on carpenter in all phases of rough and finish carpentry
2. Lead crews of carpenters and laborers
3. Perform site supervisory work when needed
Qualifications: Our top candidates will have previous on-the-job experience, superior communication and interpersonal skills, a proven track record of successfully building construction projects on time and on budget and be skilled at using technology for planning and implementation.
Gets work done fast, correctly, and safely, both alone and while leading a crew
Can lead a crew effectively to gain and maintain their trust and accountability
Can multi-task, sometimes leading two crews at once
Able to take direction and contribute to solutions
A master of their craft and teacher just the same
Understands a task at hand and executes to the end
Perceptive of other’s needs and carries them along
Has a full complement of tools of the trades including a vehicle and smartphone
Physical fitness to lift and carry 60 pounds two flights of stairs, on ladders, planks, and scaffolds
Reads and comprehends building plans and knows basic codes
Understands building math
Multi-disciplinary, beginning with foundation, framing, siding, finish, and throughout
Knows building materials and methods
Produces clean paperwork and skilled at submitting progress reports
Knows the ropes around safety and practices it too
Proficiency with Builder Trend and Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook software
Adept at verbal and written communication skills to clearly articulate thoughts, ideas, and information
Highly detail oriented to maintain impeccable documentation throughout every phase of construction
Can direct subcontractors on site as needed
Able to place and take delivery of applicable material orders
End of the day lock up and site cleanliness for safety and efficiency
Wages and Benefits: As a workers’ cooperative, pay will be commensurate with internal BBB pay scales designed to provide a fair wage for honest work in the local market. L&I worker injury insurance, wellness leave, and mileage reimbursement begin immediately. In time, additional benefits including paid vacation, tool stipend, retirement, and profit sharing become available, based on time with the company, company performance, and ownership status.
Project Types: Custom residential remodel and new construction ranging in value from $50K - $1M+
Company: Bellingham Bay Builders is a stable, growing, licensed general contractor with 15+ employees. We are a worker cooperative seeking individuals who are interested in the coop model and in working within an environment that encourages craftsmanship, collaboration, mutual learning, and respect.