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Employment Opportunities

Lead Carpenter

Responsibilities:

  • Undertake a leadership role in planning and executing carpentry tasks with a focus on maintaining high-quality standards.

  • Interpret blueprints, schematics, and project specifications to guide the team effectively.

  • Demonstrate mastery in using a wide range of hand and power tools, including advanced carpentry equipment.

  • Accurately measure and cut wood and composite materials for various construction projects with precision and attention to detail.

  • Apply advanced problem-solving skills to overcome challenges in project execution, ensuring efficient and effective resolutions.

  • Collaborate closely with the team to ensure a seamless workflow, efficiency, and the achievement of project goals.

  • Supervise and guide volunteers and apprentices during specific project tasks, fostering a collaborative and supportive environment.

  • Apply expertise in the home building process, showcasing proficiency in working with composite and wood materials.

  • Possess a track record of meeting deadlines and delivering high-quality work consistently.

  • Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in residential new home construction, (or 7 years combined new and remodel experience) demonstrating advanced skills and understanding of the construction processes.

  • 2 years in a leadership role, with a track record of successfully managing carpentry teams & projects.

  • Ability to interpret blueprints, schematics, and project specifications while making and documenting changes such as redlines and as built documents.

  • Mastery in using a wide range of hand and power tools, including advanced carpentry equipment.

  • In-depth knowledge of wood and composite materials, with the ability to select, handle, and manipulate materials effectively.

  • Advanced problem-solving skills to address complex challenges inherent in carpentry projects.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey instructions and collaborate seamlessly with team members.

  • Experience in overseeing and mentoring

  • apprentices, contributing to their growth within the carpentry field.

  • A safety-conscious mindset, demonstrating a deep understanding of and adherence to safety protocols. (OSHA 30 Preferred)

  • Physical stamina and ability to handle the demands of the job, including lifting heavy objects and materials (up to 50 lbs. consistently and 75-100 lbs. periodically.)

  • Reliable transportation to and from job sites.

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    If you are a seasoned and accomplished carpenter with a proven track record of leadership, advanced carpentry skills, and a commitment to safety, we invite you to apply for the Lead Carpenter position. Join our team, bring your wealth of expertise to exciting construction projects, and make a significant impact. Submit your resume to Steven DeHerrera, SDeHerrera@greeleyhabitat.org, GWHFH Construction Manager, along with a detailed cover letter highlighting your experience, skills, and notable achievements in the field.
     

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    Greeley Weld Habitat for Humanity provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Greeley Weld Habitat for Humanity complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

    Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity helps individuals and families achieve strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. Habitat homeowners pay an affordable mortgage, save a modest down payment, contribute 300 hours of “sweat-equity” building their homes, and meet the income guidelines. The vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization. Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing locally and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating, and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity has built 200 homes in Weld County since 1987. Since its founding in 1976, Habitat for Humanity has helped more than 50 million people worldwide build or improve the place they call home. To learn more visit GreeleyHabitat.org 

    Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity

    Mission:

    Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.

     

    Vision:

    Is a world where everyone has a decent place to live.

     

    Greeley-Weld Habitat for Humanity helps individuals and families achieve strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter.

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