Journeyman Carpenter at Hyder Construction in VAIL

1031 Santa Fe Drive, Suite 300, Vail, 81657 | 05/21/2021 | Ad id: 8-0000689125-01

Journeyman Carpenter - Hyder Construction - $25-30/hr DOE

Job Reports To Superintendent
Status Non-Exempt
Date Updated August 5, 2019

Company Description:
Founded in 1946, Hyder Construction is a mid-sized, Denver based commercial general contractor focused on customers located in the Front Range and resort areas of Colorado. Inspired people creating loyal customers is our mission. We have been successful delivering this mission building unique challenging projects across a wide range of market segments. The effort has led to a customer base that includes many of the largest and most notable companies in Colorado, and our relationships with these customers extend across decades.

Our core values of integrity, professionalism, and accountability appear in every project we undertake and every engagement we conduct. The culture was formed many years ago with the philosophy of taking care of the customer first while keeping integrity at the forefront, always conducting ourselves professionally, and holding ourselves accountable with everything we do. Becoming a partner and getting invited back for future work is always the end goal in our pursuit of creating loyal customers.

Role Description
Hyder Carpenters are assigned to a broad range of work tasks including assisting the Superintendent (Field team) with daily jobsite duties. Responsibilities include laborer supervision, adherence to all safety rules, and mentoring carpenter apprentices.

Key Responsibilities
- Periodically lead safety meetings
- Constructs, erects, installs and repairs structures, concrete forms, fixtures of wood, plywood and wallboard using carpenter's hand tools and power tools while conforming to local building codes.
- Studies blueprints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to structures or fixtures needing fabrication; with additional practice in the field.
- Layout using building instruments and carpentry tools and basic surveying.
- Shapes materials to specifications or measurements using saws, chisels, and planes.
- Assembles cut and shape materials, and can fasten together using appropriate fasteners.
- Can verify trueness of structure by using plumb bobs and building instruments.
- Erects framework for structures and lays subflooring.
- Builds stairs, layouts and installs partitions and cabinet work.
- Fits and installs prefabricated window frames, doors, door frames, weather stripping, interior and exterior trim and finish hardware.
- Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete.
- Erects scaffolding and ladders.
- Know safety requirements for temporary barricades and safety railing.
- Good understanding of safe work practices and ability to address and correct as needed.
- Create takeoff for tasks and procure materials.
- Plan and generate lists for tools and materials for future tasks.
- Help Superintendents with the planning and set up of projects.
- Operate equipment on site as needed (i.e. Scissors lifts/snorkel lifts/skid loader/forklift)

Core Competencies/Skill Sets
- Behaves in an honest, fair and ethical manner. Shows consistency in words and actions. Models high standards of ethics.
- Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Listens well and considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations.
- Ability to work independently
- Ability to perform carpentry duties accurately and with a high level of quality
- Capable of predicting and solving problems
- Ability to work effectively with colleagues
- Good general knowledge and understanding of building and sequencing, means and methods.
- Good communication skills.

Additional Requirements
Education and Experience
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- This job requires between five and seven years of specific training and practice as a carpenter; or - equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Completed apprenticeship program (CITC) or equivalent.

$25-30/HR DOE
- Commensurate with experience/qualifications
- Benefits (list may not be inclusive of all benefits):
- 401k plan
- Health and Dental insurance
- Flexible Spending Account Options
- Health Savings Account options
- Supplemental insurance options
- Short/Long term disability insurance

Physical Activities and Requirements, Visual Acuity, and Working Conditions of the Position
This section contains supplemental information to assist Hyder Construction in our compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Physical Activity of This Position
- Climbing. Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
- Balancing. Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
- Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
- Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
- Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
- Crawling. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
- Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
- Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
- Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
- Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
- Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
- Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
- Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
- Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.

Physical Requirements of This Position
- Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Visual Acuity Requirements Including Color, Depth Perception, and Field Vision
The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines, such as lathes, drill presses, power saws, and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trade's tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenter, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc.

Conditions the worker will be subject to in this position
- The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.
- The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
- The worker is subject to vibration. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.
- The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
- The worker is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.

To apply, please email resume to
Please call Rene Robledo at 303.829.1331.