Carpenter - Southeast General Contractors

Southeast General Contractors · Juneau, Alaska
Department Southeast General Contractors
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $31.01 to $40.47 DOE





Job Class: Carpenter

Class Status: Active

Department:  SGC - BEDD

Type of Position: Non-Exempt

Location of Work: Juneau, AK

Salary Grade(s): G- 10

Hours of Work: M-F, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Employment Category: Regular, Full-Time


We are looking for a qualified carpenter to cut, fabricate and install wooden and other structures according to specifications. Your job will entail working in diverse settings to produce steady and functional infrastructure and products. A carpenter is an individual with great hand dexterity and an eye for detail. The ideal candidate will also have a good knowledge of wood properties and other carpentry materials. Working with little supervision while following all health and safety standards is essential. The goal is to contribute to the construction and maintenance of strong and long-lasting buildings and products.


Reports To: Foreman or General Manager

Supervises: NA

Liaison To: All Departments


  • Reading blueprints, drawings, and sketches to fully grasp requirements
  • Taking measurements and calculating the size and amount of material needed
  • Cutting, shaping, and smoothing lumber and other material (e.g., fiberglass) according to measurements
  • Build window frames, doors, staircases, and frame buildings by using raw materials or pre-constructed items
  • Lay out flooring, roofing or drywalls ensuring they are leveled and compatible
  • Inspect places and conduct repairs or maintenance
  • Build scaffolding and other construction structures
  • Willingness to always follow safety guidelines
  • Plans and lays out work from blueprints, drawings, models and verbal and written instructions
  • Coordinates with other trade and warehouse personnel in the identification of proper and correct materials, parts assemblies, and requirements for a variety of requisitions necessary for the job/task
  • Inspects and diagnoses problems to determine corrective repairs
  • Assists and supports other trade groups and/or department staff in daily operations as needed or directed



Spending Authority: NA

Other Authority: NA


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Intricate knowledge of mathematics
  • Ability to read technical documents and drawings
  • Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Complete apprenticeship or at least 4 years of experience as a journey-level carpenter

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)

  • Good physical condition and endurance
  • Have reliable transportation


Most of the work is performed onsite, with inclement weather conditions and requires walking, standing, bending, and carrying items weighing up to 75 lbs. Travel on small aircraft or ferry may be required.


  • All employment at Tlingit & Haida is “at will”. This means that the employee or Tlingit & Haida may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
  • Tlingit & Haida is a no-tolerance workplace. All regular employees may be required to pass a pre-employment and subsequent random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
  • Tlingit & Haida requires a criminal background check to be conducted on all employees. All employment offers are conditional until federal criminal background check results verify your eligibility to work for Tlingit & Haida.

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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Department
    Southeast General Contractors
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $31.01 to $40.47 DOE