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Restoration Shop Carpenter - Experienced

Throughout its history, Worcester Eisenbrandt has applied its experience and expertise to numerous governmental, institutional, commercial, and private sites all over the Mid-Atlantic region. Of the over 1400 projects completed by Worcester since 1987, approximately 70% have been architecturally, historically, or culturally significant in nature.

What WEI expects: We are looking for a talented Restoration Shop Carpenter who takes pride in their work, is highly motivated, reliable, driven by commitment and can work independently as well as within a team. To have flexibility to work in all areas of the mill shop including fabrication, finishing and glazing.

What can you expect? We will challenge you by offering new experiences working on a variety of projects.

WEI offers an outstanding company culture and dynamic work environment. This is a full-time position with benefits, including but not limited to: health, dental, vision, paid time off and paid holidays. Outstanding and competitive pay!

General Information about the job:

  • Must be able to read, understand and interpret blueprints.
  • Able to perform take offs
  • Work with a variety of powered and unpowered hand tools.
  • Set-up and operation of shop machinery including:
    • Table saws
    • Jointers
    • Planers
    • Shapers
    • Radial Arm Saws
    • Mortisers
    • Tenoners
  • Fabrication of architectural details including:
    • Moldings
    • Door
    • Windows
    • Carvings
  • Fabrication of cabinetry and casework
  • Knowledge and experience of spray application of paint and clear finishes is a plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be organized, timely, and customer service oriented.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to read, speak and write English.
  • Strong work ethics of integrity and honesty.
  • A cooperative attitude is necessary to get the job done.

Physical Requirements:

  • Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, positioning, handling of materials and manipulating items.
  • Hearing: Used for those activities that require ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sounds, such as when making fine adjustments on running engines.
  • Eyesight: the job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. With or without corrective lenses.
  • Able to wear common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, and hard hats and respirators when needed.
  • The ability to lift 50 pounds.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of  two(2) to five (5) years of Carpentry experience.
  • Must have own basic carpenters tools.
  • Experience working on historic restoration is helpful.
  • Able to speak, and to read and write Basic English.
  • Ability to work overtime when needed.

It is the policy of Worcester Eisenbrandt, Inc. (WEI) to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

The physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, subject to reasonable accommodation.

WEI, Inc. confirms work authorization through E-Verify, drug screening and background check.

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