Carpenter Level 2

Posted: July 31, 2023

Job Description

The Carpenter Level 2 role is the lynch-pin of the Carpentry team and the Tectonic brand. They have a comprehensive carpentry skill set necessary to execute a project from start to finish, while mentoring those still growing in these skills and serving as a thought partner to the Lead Carpenter. They level-up the quality of work that the Tectonic team is able to accomplish. 


The pay range for a Carpenter Level 2 is $30-40 per hour, commensurate with experience. 


Directly reports to: Lead Carpenter and Superintendent


  • In alignment with the Superintendent weekly execution plan, independently execute interior and exterior carpentry from framing to finish, including but not limited to: 
    • Demolition
    • Framing 
    • Installing windows & doors
    • Installing wood and cement-based exterior siding and trim
    • Installing flooring
    • Installing interior trim packages, including interior doors, baseboard, casing, crown molding, closet packages, etc.
    • Installing cabinetry packages, including kitchen, bathrooms, custom built-ins 
  • Read blueprints
  • Work in conjunction with the Lead Carpenter in assessing jobsite needs, developing execution strategy, as well as troubleshooting issues that arise
  • Mentor Apprentice(s) and Carpenter Level 1(s) on skill development
  • Ensure work meets the Tectonic Standard of Quality 

Skills & Qualifications

  • 5+  years relevant experience, including diverse skill set in remodeling and new home residential construction
  • Proficiency of above mentioned carpentry techniques, methods of installation, and construction systems
  • Ability to safely operate power tools and hand tools such as: Table saw, Miter saw, Track saw, Planer, Router
  • Demonstrate safe working habits and knowledge of safety rules and instructions while performing job functions
  • Follow direction of supervisors, while also thinking critically and independently about jobsite needs (i.e., cleaning up when not asked; noting low inventory; re-measuring; etc.)
  • Advanced construction math competency
  • Meticulous and methodical approach to production
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Technologically literate, including but not limited to: 
    • Familiarity with Google Suite: Gmail, Cal, Drive, Docs, Chat
    • Familiarity with BuilderTrend


We value our team. We offer:

    • Competitive pay commensurate with experience
    • Paid time off = 4+ weeks per year. Accrual rate increases relative to time with company.
    • Paid holidays = 11 days
    • Unlimited unpaid time off
    • Company credit card
    • Monthly gas stipend: $200
    • Tool-buying / matching program
    • Devices: Monthly phone bill reimbursement
    • 401k Package
    • 2024 Health Insurance

About Tectonic

Tectonic Design + Build is a residential construction company in Boulder, Colorado that specializes in building high-performance, healthy homes. We believe homes should be beautifully designed and built with intention + have good indoor air quality, thermal comfort, and energy performance for the people that live in them.

Working for Tectonic

We love building together! As a growing company, we look for individuals who enjoy creating new systems, fine-tuning existing processes, and bringing expertise without ego. We are big believers in learning together and learning through doing; it’s the only way we grow! 


We look for individuals that are motivated to help our company reach its potential and take us to places we never even dreamed. Each member of our team feels integrity in their work, a part of something bigger, and ownership over their contributions to our clients and company. And loves what they do!


As our namesake implies, Tectonic is about shifting. That also applies to shifting construction industry culture. Gone are the days of toxic jobsites, working to the bone, and underappreciation. Our team is like family to us and we believe in supporting, uplifting, and empowering them. We believe in a holistic life. We support our team cultivating balance in work and life so we can all show up more present, supportive, and excited to build dream homes.

Our ideal candidate is:

    • Highly organized 
    • Systems-thinker 
    • Detail-oriented
    • Self-Starter
    • Motivated
    • Autonomous
    • Proactive
    • Problem-Solver
    • Strong Communicator
    • Introspective
    • Collaborative

Equal Opportunity Employer

Tectonic Design + Build is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status. We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.