Position title
Experienced Carpenter

We are expanding our team and we're ready to hire our next Lead Carpenter! DBS is an award-winning residential remodeling company servicing the Hudson Valley for over 35 years!


Responsible for building, installing, remodeling and repairing structures, fixtures, and/or varying spaces with the utmost professionalism and craftsmanship. Additionally, responsible for delivering an exceptional remodeling experience to every DBS customer.

  • Must maintain a clear and safe job site
  • Ensure company and customer satisfaction through professional appearance, quality workmanship, and polite communication
  • Communicate with Homeowner regarding project details
  • Prepare the layout of the project.
  • Responsible for higher level remodeling skills, such as cabinetry, tile layout, assistance with mechanical layouts, possible design guidance
  • Install cabinetry and molding.
  • Install partitions, doors, and windows
  • Work with materials such as wood, plastic, fiberglass, or drywall.
  • Utilize chisels, planes, saws, drills, and sanders
  • Check work along the way to ensure it's up to code and specifications.
  • Use levels, rules, plumb bobs, and framing squares to ensure everything is level and secure.
  • Responsible for knowing, understanding, and maintaining all project paperwork, scope plans, material order sheets, payment schedule, etc. included in jobsite binder
  • High level of organization, including keeping track of all receipts, inspection reports, contract paperwork, and other pertinent documents
  • Scheduling of all aspects of job – subcontractors, material order and delivery, inspections, etc.
  • Anticipate need for helpers/laborers, vehicles and company owned tools and communicate to office and/or other project managers
  • At times, supervise the activities of company’s field carpenters, laborers, independent subcontractors, and inspectors which includes oral or written communication as neede
  • Be responsible for the efficient and profitable use of company resources, ie. Time, manpower and materials
  • Responsible for maintenance and organization of company owned jobsite trailer
  • Be responsible for tracking job progress
  • Responsible for maintaining operational inventory of necessary tools, equipment, materials and supplies to perform activities on jobsite
  • Must be eager to provide exceptional customer service
  • Preferably self-employed or currently employed
  • 5-years’ experience running remodeling projects from start to finish, both large & small (ranging from $15,000-$250,000)
  • Experienced with coordinating subcontractors and scheduling
  • Has experience installing Kitchens & Bathrooms
  • Must feel comfortable working independently
  • Must have a clean license
  • Has referrals on-hand that are willing to be a testament to their work
Job Benefits

This position offers great benefits, excellent pay, a supportive culture, and a family-like atmosphere.



Employment Type
Remodeling, Construction
Job Location
488 Freedom Plains Road, Suite 130, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, 12603
Working Hours
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Date posted
November 2, 2020
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