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Current Job Openings-

SUN FOREST CONSTRUCTION, Central Oregon’s most longstanding and diversified custom home builder and remodeling company well known for its integrity, quality and service currently has two open positions available for a

Lead Residential Carpenter and Residential Drafter/Designer.

 

 

LEAD RESIDENTIAL CARPENTER 

Position Summary:
Under limited supervision, constructs, erects, installs and/or repairs interior and exterior structures and fixtures of wood, plywood and wallboard, conforming to local building codes and Sun Forest quality standards.

Qualifications:
• 5 Years experience in a residential carpentry position.
• Valid Oregon driver’s license and driving record that meet insurance requirements.
• Must be approved to wear a respirator using OSHA guidelines.
• Must have basic set of hand tools.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
• Must have detailed knowledge of all aspects of interior trim, stair systems, & installation of different types of trim styles.
• Must have solid understanding of site preparation / layout, excavation, and concrete work for additions.
• Must have detailed knowledge of all aspects of residential framing (wood and light steel construction); floor and wall systems; truss and stick-built roof systems; exterior envelop (various types of cladding / finishes, windows, doors, and roofing); and interior (backing, preparation for finishes, wall straightening, etc).
• Must be able to make supervisory decisions while upholding SFC standards and production time line.
• Detailed knowledge of codes pertaining to interior trim and stair systems.
• Must have a thorough knowledge of carpenter tools and practices.
• Must have a thorough understanding of wood sanding procedure, including knowledge of wood grain, sandpaper specifications and grits, and hand power sanding tools.
• Must have thorough knowledge of standard finish carpenter techniques, such as specialty trims, closet and storage systems.
• Must be able to cut and install all types of trim work, hang all types of doors, install base, paneling, and complete specialty trim work such as mantels and built in cabinets.
• Must have a working knowledge of architectural drawings and specifications.
• Must have a general knowledge of international building codes and allowable construction techniques.
• Must have high ethical standards & be able to uphold Sun Forest’s excellent reputation in the business community
• Must have the physical ability to meet the demands of the position, which include standing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, climbing on 20 ft. ladders and roof slopes (restrained), & reaching, Must be able to work productively for long periods of time at all required working heights – usually in the range of 0-30 feet above the ground or nearest building level surface. Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds. Will occasionally be exposed to severe weather conditions, and be around construction dust, occasional paint and lacquer fumes, and construction noise. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions within the limits of the physical demands of this position.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Performs interior or exterior repair, remodel or new construction carpentry work as assigned. This could include preparing drawings, material take-offs, framing, siding, cabinet installation, appliance installation, demolition, interior trim, stair systems, closet packages, and hardware installation.
2. Uses knowledge of building codes and construction practices to perform assigned tasks correctly.
3. Responsible for maintaining quality and production standards on jobs assigned.
4. Maintain a clean, safe job site at all times.
5. Helps train and supervise junior level carpenters and apprentices.
6. Represents Sun Forest’s best interests with employees and subcontractors, and reports any issues of concern to Project Managers.
7. Exhibits good judgment, high ethical standards, & reliability at all times, and represents Sun Forest reputably with our clients, staff, suppliers, business associates, and in the community.

Company Benefits:
-100% Employee Owned Company
-Competitive pay
-Discretionary Bonuses
-401k Match Program
-Paid Time Off
-7 Paid Holidays
-Health Benefits Package (medical/dental/vision/hearing)
-Company Vehicle or IRS Mileage Reimbursement
-Cell Phone allowance
-Collaborative, team environment
-Life-work balance
-Career advancement
-Year round, M-F work schedule

 

Due to an immediate need to fill this position, we are only considering serious applicants who are currently located within the Central Oregon area. 

 

 

RESIDENITIAL DRAFTER/DESIGNER

Position Summary:
This person will prepare detailed drawings and plans of architectural and structural features for both new custom home and remodel design projects using REVIT. Interaction with clients in a sales capacity is also a key function of this job.

Qualifications:
• Proficiency with REVIT is required.
• Business degree or equivalent, with formal architectural education required.
• Prefer candidate with 5 years construction & building experience.
• Prefer candidate with 2+ years experience in construction drawings & design.
• Basic understanding of design concepts as they pertain to residential building.
• Valid Oregon Driver’s License & good driving record that meets insurance requirements.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
• Must be computer literate with REVIT
• Must have the skills and ability to interpret complex architectural plans, details and blueprints.
• Working knowledge of construction practices & understanding of building code compliance. Some hands-on construction experience helpful.
• Proven experience designing high end residential projects.
• Understanding of design principals and spatial relationships.
• Must be personable, articulate, well read, up to date on current events, with a polished and professional image, and able to represent the company well in a sales capacity, both verbally and in written communications.
• Must be well organized and an effective time manager, to ensure that all aspects of the project assigned are completed on schedule.
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills to be able to deal effectively & professionally with co-workers, clients, sub-contractors, vendors, and others involved with business operations
• Must have high ethical standards & be able to uphold Sun Forest’s excellent reputation in the business community.
• Must have the physical ability to meet the demands of the position, which include standing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, and reaching. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions within the limits of the physical demands of this position.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Forms a solid partnership with the sales team to engage clients in the design/build process and generate customer loyalty to SFC through confidence in the quality of our product, enthusiasm, charisma, communication skills, and design knowledge.
2. Apply drafting and mechanical knowledge & techniques to prepare working drawings.
3. Apply field notes to detailed technical drawings.
4. Apply basic land surveying techniques in preparation of site plans.
5. Balance time appropriately between office and field duties.
6. Effectively & professionally communicate with all parties involved with the project on a regular basis, including keeping the Department Manager & Project Managers informed of any challenges or issues that may arise.
7. Apply construction and design background to analyze and prepare working drawings.
8. Exhibits good judgment, high ethical standards, and competent decision making skills at all times, and represents Sun Forest reputably with our clients, staff, suppliers, business associates, and in the community.

 

*Due to an immediate need to fill this position, we are only considering serious candidates who are currently located or in the process of relocating to Central OR.

 

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If interested in a position at Sun Forest Construction, please contact us

or apply in the following ways:

  • In person - Stop by our office to pick up an application or drop off a resume.

  • Email – Send your resume to our HR department using the            button below, or email us directly at chelsea.mager@sforest.com.

  • Website – Print off the application and return it to us.

  • Craigslist or Indeed  – Respond to posts online.

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or submit a formal application and resume to be considered for

future employment opportunities.  

Thank you for your interest!