Nautilus Construction

Carpenter's Assistant - Kennebunk

Kennebunk, ME
Nautilus Construction, LLC is a residential custom building and remodeling company out of Kennebunk

Job Description

Carpenter's Assistant

Posted: Saturday, 8/5/2023

Position: Carpenter’s Assistant

Experience: 0-4 years full time.

  • - Requires some heavy lifting and working on ladders and staging.
  • - A carpenter's assistant/laborer is an entry level craftsman with minimal skill and experience level, able to perform basic carpentry tasks.
  • - Basic knowledge of residential construction and remodeling trades, practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, and materials.
  • - Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary to take and compute
  • measurements.
  • - Nautilus will train all carpenter’s assistants how to work safe, set up job equipment, and learn how to use all tools
  • - Able to work with and take direction from carpenters and lead carpenters to gain experience and knowledge including: Job setup & temp protection, jobsite cleaning, demo, framing, light drywall work, window and door installation, exterior trim and siding, interior doors, finish work.

Minimal ability to:

Organize assigned tasks, for completion alone or with help.

  • - Perform tasks on all areas and aspects of construction projects.
  • - Climb ladders and work at heights safely and efficiently.
  • - Work with tools, lumber and materials.
  • - Good attitude- Able to take direction. Work alone or with a crew.
  • - Own basic tools. Including tool belt, hammer, tape and speed square.
  • - Lift and manipulate objects of up to 80 lbs for 50 feet is required.
  • - Complete and fulfill paperwork required for personal time sheets.
  • - Clean equipment, shop area, and work site area.
  • - Able to pass pre employment drug & physical test.
  • - Own transportation with valid license.
  • - Clean appearance- Customer service oriented

Must be able to fit in company core values:

  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration
  • Honesty & Integrity
  • Self Improvement
  • Teamwork
  • Respectful
  • Reliable
  • Professionalism
  • Customer Service Orientated
  • Quality Craftsmanship that Lasts

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $22.00 - $26.00 per hour


  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Kennebunk, ME: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: In person

  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off

Nautilus Construction At A Glance

Nautilus Construction, LLC is a residential custom building and remodeling company out of Kennebunk ME. We specialize in Custom homes, additions, kitchens / bathrooms, and whole house remodeling. We provide our service in Southern Maine from Kittery to the greater Portland area.
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