Lead Carpenter
Clar Construction
Montpelier, VT US
Posted ago
Clar Construction

Clar Construction is a locally-owned and operated home remodeling company located downtown Montpelier. We have been in business since 2004 and have built a reputation for high-quality work, happy clients, and continual success, year after year.

If you are an experienced carpenter, who is also a team leader, we would love to hear you! We are actively looking to hire and have a very competitive wage and benefits package that comes with this job.

Our Lead Carpenters are responsible for executing projects/production activities that support the goals of the company. These goals include satisfied customers, excellent work we can be proud to contribute to the community, and attaining the desired profit margin for each job through organized, efficient use of time, materials, and subcontractors.

We are looking for someone who has at least 5 to 10 years of carpentry and residential remodeling experience.

If you want to work with great people and be part of a supportive, team environment that allows you to thrive at your craft - apply today!

Hours: Generally, 40 hours per week, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Some additional hours are possible as are some weeks with fewer hours, although this is rare.


  • Assigning and explaining tasks to the project team.
  • Communicating with clients.
  • Calculating the amount of labor, time, and materials needed for each project.
  • Creating and adjusting project schedules accordingly.
  • Ordering all construction materials needed for projects.
  • Supervising the company's field carpenters and subcontractors.
  • Performing all carpentry duties required, including both rough and finish carpentry.
  • Maintaining accurate records of all work done by the project team.


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Proven experience in residential remodeling or construction, (preferably 10+ years).
  • Sound knowledge of safety standards and procedures.
  • The ability to safely operate power tools.
  • The ability to read blueprints.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.

$33 - $40 hourly
About Clar Construction

We are a small, yet growing, professional design/build construction company, who are looking for energetic and passionate carpenters to join our team. We take pride in the work that we do and value the people who work for and with us. 

Since 2004, Clar Construction has been providing skilled individuals with a place to showcase their talents through the projects we develop with our clients.

We are located in downtown Montpelier, Vermont, and have a beautiful office and woodworking shop on site, which can also be used for personal projects outside of normal business hours.

If you love being a carpenter and helping craft beautiful homes, we encourage you to apply for one of our open positions. We are an equal opportunity employer. People of any color, gender identity, or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply.

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