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Now Hiring: Construction Helper

 

$250 Hiring BONUS!


SUN FOREST CONSTRUCTION, Central Oregon’s most longstanding and diversified custom home builder and remodeling company well known for its integrity, quality and service has an opening for a Construction Helper.

 

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills required:


1) Some experience working in a construction environment and around other trades preferred.
2) Good driving record, reliable transportation.
3) Physical ability to lift heavy objects, do demolition, site clean-up, load trailers with debris, etc.
4) High level of comfort towing trailers.
5) Positive attitude, good work ethic, reliable, and works well with others.
6) Able to use time efficiently, work productively.
7) Potential to grow with a company that supports upward mobility.

 

This is a great entry level opportunity to learn some basic construction skills while working alongside of the best craftsmen in the industry!

 

Our jobs are located throughout Central Oregon. We are offering a competitive wage, and consider ourselves to be a “lifestyle” employer that supports a regular M-F work schedule and year round employment.

 

Benefits include the following:


• $250 hiring bonus!
• Paid vacation
• 7 paid holidays
• 401(k) plan with company matching funds
• Group health insurance plan
• Periodic discretionary bonuses based on company earnings
• 100% employee owned company (ESOP)

 

If you would like to learn more about this fantastic opportunity, please call 541 385 8522 or email support@sforest.com.

You may submit your application, resume and cover letter below.

*Local candidates only.

Now Hiring: Lead Carpenter - New Home Construction

$250 Hiring BONUS!

SUN FOREST CONSTRUCTION, Central Oregon’s most longstanding and diversified custom home builder and remodeling company well known for its integrity, quality and service has an opening for a highly skilled Lead Carpenter. The candidates we are seeking will have the knowledge and skills that include the following:

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:

  • 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.

  • Uses knowledge of building codes and construction practices to perform assigned tasks correctly.

  • Responsible for maintaining quality and production standards on jobs assigned. 

  • Maintain a clean, safe job site at all times.

  • Helps train and supervise junior level carpenters and apprentices.

  • Represents Sun Forest’s best interests with employees and subcontractors, and reports any issues of concern to Project Managers. 

  • 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.

 

Candidate should have the knowledge and experience to be able to dive into the job of lead carpenter from start to finish with minimal training. We are offering a competitive salary, and consider ourselves to be a “lifestyle” employer that supports a reasonable

M-F work schedule and year round employment. Benefits include the following:

  • Hiring bonus!

  • Paid vacation

  • 7 paid holidays

  • Group health insurance plan

  • 401(k) plan with company matching funds

  • Company vehicle or mileage reimbursement

  • Discretionary bonuses

  • Flexible work schedule

  • 100% employee owned company (ESOP)

  • All job sites located within Central Oregon

 

If you would like to learn more about this fantastic opportunity, please call 541 385 8522 or email support@sforest.com.

You may submit your application, resume and cover letter below. We are open to reviewing candidates from outside of the Bend

area only if relocation plans are in the works.

 

If interested in a position at Sun Forest Construction,

you can 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.

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

  • Craigslist or Indeed  – Respond to posts online.

Thank you for your interest!

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