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Carpenter - Job details


  • $19 - $22 an hour

  • Full-time


  • Carpentry: 2 years (Required)

  • Driver's License (Required)​

Full Job Description

Company description:

Foremost Builders is a leading remodeler in the Dartmouth/Sunapee Region for the past 21 years. We have been recognized with numerous awards over the years, including New Hampshire Home Builders and Remodelers Association, "Remodeler of the Year," and Remodeling Magazine's Top 550 Remodelers in the Nation in 2018 and 2019.

Job Summary:

The position reports directly to the Project Manager. Ensures company image is consistent and in keeping with branding. The candidate must be able to keep the job site organized and running effortlessly.

The Carpenter must have a strong work ethic and believe that the focus should be on work-related activities while at work. Persons addicted to their cell phones or the internet need not apply.

Personality characteristics:

Enthusiastic, upbeat, and positive! Able to stay on top of multiple projects, adaptable to changing priorities, intellectually sharp, friendly, service-oriented, pro-active, not a prima-donna --- willing to do even the down and dirty duties around the Jobsite, understands how to go the extra mile for our clients, completes projects accurately, increases Foremost Builders value in the eyes of our clients by providing them with better-than-expected service.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Precisely perform given carpentry-related tasks.

  • Functions as a team member at all levels and across departments and functional lines to achieve optimum results.

  • May lead and instruct helpers as required.

  • May perform work in other trade skills.

  • Perform related duties as required.

Essential Requirements:

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated.

  • Able to work independently and as a team member.

  • Problem Solver.

  • 2+ or more years of experience in the remodeling industry.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Provide your own hand tools.

  • Dependable work vehicle.

  • Ability to pass a thorough background check and driving record check.

  • Operational cell phone

Non-essential Requirements:

  • Associate or bachelor's degree in construction management or similar.

  • Advance knowledge of construction systems.

For the right candidate, we offer:

  • Competitive Wages

  • 401(k) with company matching

  • Health Insurance with vision coverage

  • Vacation Pay

  • Holiday Pay

  • Simple IRA with company match

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • Professional development assistance

  • Flexible schedule

  • Bi-annual performance reviews

  • Referral program

Essential physical requirements:

  • This job requires you to be on your feet 6-8 hours a day

  • Walking distances over 100 feet

  • Standing for a longer period of time

  • Lifting to 100 + lbs.

  • Communicating in a loud environment

  • Working in all-weather elements

  • Bend, kneel, crawl, and crouch

  • Climbing and descending ladders up to 40 feet

  • Reaching overhead

Work Environment:

Appearance, Dress, Hygiene, and Smoking

Foremost Builders is a casual work environment. Employees are expected to use good judgment and consider safety when dressing for work. Strong odors caused by poor hygiene or perfumes, scented hair sprays, and aftershave lotions can be offensive or problematic to employees and clients with allergies or heightened sensitivity to smells. No smoking of any kind is permitted inside our office building, facilities, company vehicles, or in customers' homes. Employees should avoid smoking outside-in view of our customers.


  • Monday to Friday


  • Carpentry: 2 years (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No