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CARPENTER

FOREST LAKE, MN

We're driven by a simple purpose, to create a better way to live. To fulfill that purpose, we need a fantastic team. As a Carpenter, you play an integral role in creating the quality apartments for our residents to call home for years to come. You will work with our team in new construction, building apartments from the ground up. To be successful in this role you must be reliable, detail oriented, and communicate effectively. Exceptional candidates are those who are driven, love to work hard alongside their team, have excellent leadership skills, and are dedicated to teaching others.

 MISSION, PURPOSE, & VALUES:

Mission: Building and leasing quality apartments

Purpose: Creating a better way to live

Values: A great team is made up of great people. In our company these people exhibit 5 key values. These values are a way of life for everyone who works here. From our top-level managers to entry level employees these values are lived out every day. We hire and promote based on these characteristics. To be successful here you too must embody these values.

Tireless Pursuit of Results: Tireless pursuit of results means that you have an internal drive to continue to push forward no matter the obstacles. It means sometimes staying late to ensure a job gets done. It means pushing a little harder to ensure quality standards are met. It means pouring your heart into ensuring something gets done.

Respectful: Being respectful means that customers and employees work well with you even in difficult situations. It's about being a good team player. It includes being fully and painfully honest about work related issues in a consistent way. It's recognizing that you are part of a team and sometimes you will win your point and sometimes you won't. It's about building a professional friendship.

Can-do Attitude: Can do attitude is about believing in yourself and your team to get the job done. There is a delicate balance between having optimism for the future and being realistic about your goals. A person with a can-do attitude is realistically optimistic and positive about what can and will be done.

Grow or Die: Grow or Die means to have a spirit dedicated to consistently getting better at your job. Finding ways, even small ways, of producing a higher quality or efficiency. Having a drive to learn more about your field from a variety of resources. Exhibiting the will to never give up on improving yourself.

Reliable: The heart of reliability means to deliver on your promises. These promises include being on time every day. It means consistently delivering on the goals and milestones set for you. It means having a system to not forget any, even small, aspects of your job.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following description of work to be performed by this individual is not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, it focuses on the major tasks that must be accomplished. There are many necessary activities to satisfy any of the following performance guidelines.

Framing

  • Accurately measure, cut, and shape lumber, wood, and other building materials
  • Examine building materials to identify any defects
  • Set and/or frame floor and roof trusses
  • Install exterior siding, soffit, & fascia
  • Layout walls & build stairs
  • Perform carpentry duties, including both rough and finish carpentry
  • Erect temporary structures such as scaffolds and hoists
  • Analyze blueprints & drawings to determine structural dimensions of framework to be constructed
  • Stay current on safety standards and procedures, communicate to team, & ensure compliance

Finish Work

  • Set door frames, doors, and hardware
  • Install windows & patio doors
  • Install interior millwork
  • Installation of cabinetry
  • Install appliances and other equipment
  • Install mirrors, shower bars, decor, and other finishing touches

General

  • Operate and care for construction equipment and machines
  • Assist equipment operator, and other skilled labor when necessary
  • Ensure team has secured job site, tools, and materials at end of each day



Requirements

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Experience

  • Preferred 2+ year carpentry experience
  • Skilled at reading and interpreting architectural plans, specifications, & construction documents
  • Proficient in using tools such as saws, sanders, drills, planers, etc.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift 50-75 pounds as needed
  • Comfortable with ladders & heights

Other Requirements

  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle with proper insurance
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend English



Benefits
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Health Care Plan (ICHRA)
  • Retirement Plan (Simple IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Short Term Disability
  • Training & Development
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

KP Recruiting Group 
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KP Recruiting Group is a well established and very respected recruiting firm.  We have built a strong reputation as a premier resource for providing highly qualified candidates for our clients.  We are very experienced in many industries and have a wide range of clients.  We will serve as your advocate during your career search!  Let us do the work for you!  There is never a fee for our services!



 
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