Gardner Builders

Carpenter - Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI

Job Description


Posted: Friday, 9/1/2023

Position Summary:

We're looking for a carpenter skilled in commercial construction! On team Gardner, you hold high standards for yourself and others and take pride in executing high-quality work. You enjoy the satisfaction of a job well done and are energized by team members who are equally committed to the team’s success. As a carpenter with Gardner, you are raising the bar high and setting the platinum standard of excellence.


  • Construct, erect, install and repair various structures and fixtures using hand and power tools
  • Study specifications in blueprints, sketches or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required
  • Assemble and fasten materials to make framework or props using hand tools and various fasteners or fastener materials
  • Build, repair or install door frames, doors, cabinets, paneling, millwork, hardware etc. using hand and power tools
  • Bring proper hand tools for the job
  • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Utilize proper PPE and safety equipment at all times
  • Wear job-appropriate clothing and maintain a professional appearance

  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Proactive mindset with the ability to envision all steps in assigned tasks
  • Ability to execute tasks efficiently
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to correspond in an effective and professional manner using written or verbal communication
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to use a smartphone efficiently
  • Weekly paycheck
  • Company provided apparel and power tools
  • Company provided iPhone
  • Flat hierarchy, EOS-led, open culture, encouragement of individual growth
  • Regular company and team outings
  • 6-Time “Best Places to Work” by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2023)
  • 5-Time “Top 150 Workplaces” by Minneapolis Star Tribune (2018, 2019, 2021, 2023)
  • Ranked #1 in “Top Workplace in Construction” by Star Tribune (2023)
  • 3-Time “Best Workplace” by Inc Magazine (2020, 2022, 2023)
  • “Best Places to Work” by Milwaukee Business Journal (2020)

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