Star Construction
  • Danvers, MA, USA
  • $25-30 Per Hour DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Paid holidays and vacation, health insurance, educational opportunities, advancement opportunities

Lead Carpenter

We are looking for an experienced Lead Carpenter who brings the ability to produce and manage our job sites and various trades people. We need an adaptable, personable, and proactive team leader to own this position. This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to grow into a supervisory position. If your past two supervisors' rate you as an 9 or above, on a scale of 1-10, where 10 is excellent, we want to hear from you.

The Opportunity

You will be responsible for the daily execution and management of on-site operations for our projects. This is a role that is 50% production and 50% Management and where your carpentry and leadership skills will be equally vital. You will be asked to lead our production on projects, directing field personnel and maintaining good communication with the subcontractors, architects, engineers, planners, surveyors, inspectors, designers and clients in order to make sure the job is finished on time and within budget. You will also demonstrate leadership skills and will maintain a safe work environment.


  • Manage day to day trade contractor scheduling and field oversight
  • Assist team with project planning and developing site logistics
  • Assist with schedule and oversight of in house self-performing crew as required
  • Work closely with Pre-construction and Project Manager team to identify and solve problems
  • Reading plans or instructions, finish carpentry, framing, hanging crown moldings, installing window/door casings and baseboards, installing fixtures and hardware.
  • Using hand and power tools and checking the accuracy of completed work.
  • Rough framing of walls, ceilings, and roof.
  • Shoring erection, repair/replace patios, decks, doors, cabinets, appliances and necessary demolition to repair.
  • Direct field personnel to achieve completion of the project on schedule
  • Ensure project is completed on schedule, within budget and with quality workmanship that conforms to original plans and specifications
  • Coordinate and supervise all construction activities
  • Ensure proper signage is posted on the job site, and safety requirements are met


  • Must have carpentry experience (5 + Years) and knowledge of remodeling
  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Ability to read and understand Architectural plan sets (all disciplines)
  • Technical understanding of residential and commercial construction including building codes, trade sequencing, and best building practices
  • Ability to gather information, prepare reports and communicate
  • Capable of problem solving and dealing and experience with complex detailed projects
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Be able to Speak English
  • Be consistently on time (dependability is paramount)
  • Be able to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and construction specs.
  • Physically able to lift up to 80 lbs by yourself
  • Your own tools (complete set hand tool and basic power tools) that you bring to the job daily
  • Reliable transportation
  • Good communication skills (spoken, written and computer literacy skills)
  • Ability to work with other (as a leader and as a follower) and your own
  • Able to produce work product within an allotted schedule time frame
  • Want to advance you career and skills
  • Willing to teach other your skills and craft
  • Willing to help the company to grow its business
  • Willing to help company find other good people to work with and for us

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