LEAD CARPENTER

Who are we? 

Visser Construction is Alaska’s 2019 Builder of the Year! We take pride in what we do.  We focus on more than just building houses, we build relationships that help sustain a network of qualified professionals. Our team is dedicated to strengthening the community through loyal, honest, and skilled craftsmanship. Dreams become goals. Clients become friends. 

 

What are we looking for? 

We are looking for a Carpenter who will be responsible for designing, building, installing, and repairing structures, fixtures, and other items using different types of materials including wood and steel. 

 

What will you do? 

  • Prepare the layout of the project. 

  • Estimate height, width, length, and other proportions. 

  • Select materials. 

  • Work with blueprints or instructions from supervisors. 

  • Work with materials such as wood, plastic, fiberglass, or drywall. 

  • Utilize chisels, planes, saws, drills, and sanders to repair and erect structures. 

  • Join materials with nails, screws, staples, or adhesives. 

  • Work on top of stilts, ladders, and the top beams of buildings. 

  • Check work along the way to ensure it’s up to code and specifications. 

  • Use levels, rules, plumb bobs, framing squares, and surveying equipment to ensure everything is level and secure. 

  • Work with prefabricated buildings. 

  • Build stairs and mantles. 

  • Install cabinets and molding. 

  • Remodel homes and businesses. 

  • Create structures for pouring concrete. 

  • Erect scaffolding 

  • Build tunnel bracing. 

  • Build concrete forms for tunnel or sewer construction projects. 

  • Replace panes of glass, ceiling tiles, and doors. 

  • Install partitions, doors, and windows. 

  • Move and install machinery. 

 

What do we require? 

  • 3+ years’ experience in finish carpentry. 

  • Additional 1+ years’ experience in rough carpentry preferred. 

  • Extensive knowledge of power tools, including skill saw, miter saw and jigsaw. 

  • Possession of basic hand tools and reliable transportation to job sites. 

  • Willingness to work overtime when necessary to deliver the project on time. 

  • Capable of climbing ladders and carrying at least 80 pounds. 

  • Knowledge of lumber grades. 

  • Must have a Driver’s License and good driving record.  

 

Pay will be determined DOE.  

If interested please send resume along

with 3 references to office@visser.com.