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Lead Carpenter

Compensation: Competitive salary

Benefits Offered: Medical (Kaiser), 401K

Employment Type: Full-Time

About the Company:

We are a family owned and operated design-build construction company, specializing in high end residential kitchens, baths and whole house remodeling. Our showroom in Oakland opened in 1950, and we’ve proudly served the residents of the area with high standards and a reputation of excellence for almost 70 years. We are an award winning team bonded by high energy, creativity and passion for what we do, and our designers and project managers partner together on every project to deliver a best in class experience for our clients. Our staff and trade partners have been with us for decades, and we’re seeking to add a talented and experienced Lead Carpenter to our valued team.

Job Description:

As a Custom Kitchens Lead Carpenter, you’ll be responsible for Kitchen and Bath installations and finish work from beginning to end, working hand in hand with the Designer and Project Manager to make the design plan a reality.

Quality craftsmanship is of the utmost importance at Custom Kitchens, and the projects you’ll be managing require an experienced touch and pride in workmanship. You’ll have the full support of the Custom Kitchens team, and all of the resources you need to do your work.

This is a full-time position with benefits.

If you feel that you can meet the following qualifications, and be part of an award winning company involved in cutting edge design and construction, we have an opening for you.

Compensation is prevailing wage including full benefits.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Have at least 8 + years of experience in the residential remodeling/construction industry
  • Able to perform fine finish carpentry and have knowledge in fine cabinet construction, installation and framing
  • Must have a High School diploma or GED
  • Neat and organized
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Read CAD and shop drawings and have knowledge of residential building codes
  • Knowledgeable in plumbing, mechanical and electrical work
  • A team player
  • Communicates clearly with co-workers, project managers, designers, sub-contractors, clients and suppliers
  • Preferably a non-smoker
  • Own a clean pickup truck or van and maintain current insurance and a clean driving record.
  • Must carry and have own tools
  • Capable of working and managing projects alone
  • Be willing to learn new skills and new techniques