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Skilled Carpenter

Saratoga Springs-based Teakwood Builders, Inc. is an award-winning custom builder and remodeler, recognized for work on some of the area’s most notable homes. Acclaimed for superior customer service, a collaborative design-build approach, and the unsurpassed skill of our dedicated pros, we seek a skilled and versatile Carpenter to support our growing production team.



As a Teakwood Carpenter, enjoy variety and independence. Perform work on your own or as part of crew crafting new luxury homes and remodeling projects. This position is ideal for a versatile carpenterwho likes a range of residential projects, including:

  • Demolition/removals: Disassembling portions of homes to be remodeled or restored
  • Foundation/masonry work: Pouring small concrete footings or piers for new structures; performing minor masonry brick, block, or stone projects  
  • Rough carpentry: Framing of floors, walls, roof structures, decks, porches, stairs, interior partition walls; may include historic structural restorations  
  • Mechanicals: Performing minor plumbing, HVAC, and/or electrical work alongside a seasoned mechanical expert
  • Finish carpentry: Includes: exterior millwork using wood and/or composite materials; interior running millwork; installing manufactured cabinets; producing site-built casework and custom millwork installations  
  • Finishes: Painting, staining, finishing drywall
  • Doors and windows: Installing windows, exterior doors, interior doors, and door hardware
  • Specialties: Installing bathroom hardware, mirrors, hardwood flooring, tile, skylights, closet shelving



  • Full-time weekdays, Mon-Fri 7-7:30a-3:30-4p (40 hrs/week)
  • Competitive pay: $25-30/hour, depending on experience
  • Paid holidays and time off
  • Access to health/dental/vision/life insurance benefits
  • Retirement and college savings plans (after one year)
  • Gym membership
  • Company apparel
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Paid professional development opportunities



  • Minimum 3 years full-time residential construction experience or property maintenance/repairs
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required; associate’s degree preferred
  • Detail-oriented and diligent, with the manual dexterity, strength, and stamina to perform required work
  • Self-sufficient and self-motivated
  • Professional, courteous, and customer service-oriented
  • Excellent math and problem-solving skills
  • Effective use of a variety of hand and power tools (provide your own)
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Valid NYS driver’s license and ability to travel to jobs throughout the Greater Capital Region and Lower Adirondacks



  • Planning and preparing for assigned projects, including establishing a schedule with the Lead Carpenter and reading assigned work scope
  • Ensuring production and quality control, completing projects thoroughly, accurately, timely, and to the client’s satisfaction
  • Communicating with the Lead Carpenter, Project Manager, and clients as needed to assess and resolve project challenges
  • Working safely on projects in compliance with industry standards and company policies


To Apply

Teakwood Builders, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,  layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.