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Carpenter

University City Housing is a Philadelphia-based property management company with significant real estate holdings in and around the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Our current portfolio consists of 4,000 residential units and 250,000 square feet of commercial space. A skilled carpenter is needed to join our crew to work on projects ranging from historic rehabs to commercial fit outs.

General Description:

We are interested in hiring an individual who is hardworking, detail-oriented and capable of doing rough framing through finish work. The ideal candidate for this position will be a team player who is willing to work both independently and on a crew. We are looking for a carpenter who is innovative, flexible and capable of producing high-quality finish work to meet project demands.

Requirements:
•Previous experience in framing, trim work, moldings, construction, cabinetry and finish work
•Ability to work effectively with a supervisor and other tradesmen to complete projects efficiently
•Tools, a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
•A satisfactory background check and strong references.
•Strong levels of communication – both written and spoken English.

Skills:
•General operating knowledge of all tools and equipment
•Basic math skills to perform algebra and geometry calculations related to construction tasks
•Problem-solving skills to identify issues and create action plans
•Ability to read blueprints and willingness to adhere to building codes
•Knowledge of basic construction materials, policies and procedures
•Ability to adapt to changing work priorities in a fast-paced, challenging environment
•Capable of working independently without constant supervision
•Creativity

Competitive salary and benefits package, including healthcare (vision/dental), 401(k), and paid vacation days

 

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