Lead Carpenter/Foreman

We’re a small construction company up in the beautiful North-woods of Wisconsin. We’re really looking for that right environmentally conscious individual whose eager to work and learn all about high-performance home building and air-sealing techniques in the process.

You should have a solid construction background and be ready to lead our crew in construction of new, high-performance home builds and remodels.

Your day-to-day tasks will consist of: micro-managing our team/keeping the team on task with our projects, managing job site paperwork, on-site trade contractors and dealing with clients. Ultimately we're trying to keep our clients happy and you at times will be our front line dealing with them and representing our company with the utmost professionalism.

Candidate must be motivated, organized and have a good understanding of Uniform Dwelling Codes, blueprint takeoffs and specifications.

Knowledge/understanding of building science and energy efficient construction techniques are a huge plus.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25.00 - $35.00 per hour


Are you looking for a fulfilling career with a true purpose where you can actually help make a difference?

If you’re an organized and skilled carpenter that shares our passion for bringing purposeful meaning to your career path and want to leverage your career into one that can make a real difference by helping our clients save up to 90% on heating costs, while cutting their carbon emissions by 80% then please read on.

If you share our passion for using your trade to help make a difference in our environment and in people's lives and our commitment to a continuing effort to understand and implement building science best practices, we invite you to contact us.

We’re on a fast track and we’re looking for runners. The high-performance home industry is poised to explode and we’re looking for people that share our core values of striving to continually learn and improve upon our mission to save on energy costs and cut carbon emissions as much as possible by building to Passive House Standards.

We here at Great Lakes Carpentry look forward to hearing from you and helping you hone your air-sealing craftsmanship skill-sets in building to world-class performance standards.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Based on experience