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Award-winning Teakwood Builders, Inc. seeks a skilled Lead Carpenter to support our growing team in Saratoga Springs NY. Recognized for our work on some of the area’s most notable homes, we are also an all-around great place to work! We’ve enjoyed over 25 years as the area’s premier luxury builder and remodeler. We employ some of the Capital Region’s most talented, dedicated, and customer service-oriented design-build professionals. Acclaimed for superior customer service, a collaborative design-build approach, and the unsurpassed skill of our employees and industry partners, we also provide home maintenance and repair services. We combine passion with purpose and invite those who share in our core values to join us!



As a Lead Carpenter, enjoy variety and independence. Perform work on your own or with a team. From project management, framing, trim carpentry, drywall, and minor masonry work, to door, window, and roof/siding installation, this position is ideal for the proficient carpenter who enjoys client interactions, leading a team of professional trades, collaborating with Architects/Engineers, Designers, and vendors, and understands how to build/craft within a planned schedule and budget.



  • Full-time weekdays, Mon-Fri 7a-3:30p (40 hrs/week)
  • Competitive pay, negotiable based on experience
  • Paid time-off after 4 months continuous employment
  • Access to health/dental/vision/life insurance benefits
  • Retirement plan (after one year)
  • Company apparel
  • Fuel allowance
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Paid professional development opportunities



  • Experience: Minimum 10 years full-time professional carpentry experience
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required; associate’s degree preferred
  • Skills: Fluency in residential construction fundamentals; proficient in all phases including light electrical and plumbing repairs; manual dexterity, strength, and stamina to perform required work using a variety of hand and power tools; strong problem-solving skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; basic computer skills
  • Characteristics: Detail-oriented; diligent; work independently and with minimal supervision; self-sufficient; self-motivated; professional; courteous; customer-service oriented
  • Special requirements: You must have reliable transportation to and from projects, which are located throughout the Greater Capital Region and Lower Adirondacks. You must provide your own hand and small power tools.



  • Planning and preparing for assigned projects, including establishing schedule, obtaining needed materials, reading plans
  • Ensuring production and quality control, completing projects thoroughly, accurately, timely, and to the client’s satisfaction
  • Communicating with Project Manager 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.