Carpenter - Commercial Construction
Job Type
Full-time, Full-time

About the Role:

A Carpenter performs carpentry duties as directed by Project Staff or the Lead Carpenter in accordance with company and OSHA safety regulations. Activities include constructing, erecting, installing & repairing structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, building rough & finish structures such as concrete forms & finish casework.

Essential Functions:

  • Understanding/Mastery of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction
  • Ability to read blueprints, sketches, or building plans with sufficient understanding to assemble materials, fabricate and install the same
  • Responsible for layout and placement of building material as required by the specifications and work schedules including building wood stairs and rough carpentry
  • Install wall backing and strapping (ex. steel stud framing)
  • Build rough structures such as concrete forms
  • Clean and maintain hand and power equipment daily
  • Proficient and trained in using electrical and or manual equipment and measurement tools
  • Trained and willing to follow safety guidelines and enforce the same on projects assigned
  • Good understanding of basic math
  • Build window frames, doors, staircases, and frame buildings by using raw materials or pre-constructed items
  • Ability to layout for materials, order materials, and install both rough and finish grade products
  • Ability to assemble furniture, cabinets, shelves, and other prefabricated materials and install them where designated
  • Build scaffolding and other construction structures
  • Inspect work in progress to ensure conformity to the specifications and the construction schedules
  • Comply and take responsibility to ensure all company safety requirements and policies are met
  • Assure that workmanship is of the highest quality

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently required to: Sit, stand, walk. lift and move up to 50 pounds
  • Occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl
  • Reaching high and low, stooping and bending continually
  • Able to travel to various project locations
  • Able to concentrate at a high degree in a busy and noisy construction environment
  • Able to work in all types of weather

Other Requirements:

  • Rational decision-making ability with attention to detail
  • Makes final decisions and assumes accountability for them
  • Ability to learn quickly and take on new responsibilities as needed
  • Ability to comprehend and follow directions from team leader
  • Verbal and written communication skills to enable the planning and documentation of defined position tasks

Education Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 10-hour OSHA Training Course sponsored by the company and completed in the first three months of employment.
  • First Aid/CPR Training Course sponsored by the company and completed in the first three months of employment.
  • 3-5 years of construction experience preferred

Base Hourly Rate: starting at $25/hour and pay is commensurate with technical skills and experience

This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons. Brinkman Construction also makes internal equity a consideration in all pay decisions.

Brinkman Construction is committed to finding top talent from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, to provide broad and inclusive decision-making for future success.


About Our Company:

With offices in both Fort Collins and Denver, Brinkman Construction is a 100% employee-owned company with projects spanning the entire Front Range. Since our founding in 2005, we have been the recipient of industry accolades such as Best Commercial Builder Runner-Up, Small Business of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Bravo Emerging Entrepreneur, Best Start-Up Company of the Year, and innumerable project-based awards, including Best Adaptive Reuse Project for The Exchange and Best Building Project for the Eating Recovery Center.

Our Core Values:
At Brinkman Construction, we’re Driven to Build, and our core values are the cornerstone of our success. They shape our culture, define our character, inform our vision and empower us to deliver on our mission.

We are:
Honest and Ethical
Relationship Focused
Forward Thinking
All In

We are committed to attracting creative, collaborative construction professionals who exemplify our core values, our culture and are empowered to contribute to - and benefit from - the growth and success of the organization.

Our Value Proposition:
Brinkman Construction employs a robust Total Rewards Strategy comprised of competitive compensation, spot bonuses and our acclaimed Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), alongside flexible benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, tax-advantaged Health Savings Accounts, short-and-long-term disability, ancillary insurance plans and a 401(k) match.

We also offer generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid parental leave, and deliver on our commitment to making a positive impact in the communities where we live, work, and play through our Volunteer Time Off and Brinkman Gives programs.