Lead Carpenter

Are you an experienced residential carpenter (5+ years of experience) looking to grow your skills and take on greater responsibility at a leading remodeling company? 


Do you want a competitive salary, excellent benefits and the opportunity to own a share of a profitable business? 


Byggmeister is a worker-owned, woman-led design-build remodeling firm that is striving to be an exemplary steward of Boston-area homes. Our mission (and passion) is to design and renovate homes that are livable, functional, comfortable, beautiful, and environmentally responsible. We are an innovative and experienced team that embraces continuous learning and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster a respectful and inclusive workplace culture, where everyone can thrive and contribute in meaningful ways to company operations, and we are fortunate to work for homeowners who share our values. 



  • Has strong carpentry, problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills (written and oral) 

  • Brings positive energy, takes on all tasks with enthusiasm, works well with a wide range of people, and is a team player 

  • Can read and understand construction documents  

  • Exhibits supervisory and leadership potential if not an actual track record of supervisory experience 

  • Shows ongoing interest in continuing education  

  • Always maintains personal and jobsite safety 

  • Must have reliable transportation to work sites around metropolitan Boston 

  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (accommodations will be made for religious and medical exemptions) 

  • We strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, LGBTQ+, and/or CTE graduates. 



Employment type: full-time 

Minimum experience: 5 years of field experience in residential construction  

Salary: $33-43 hourly depending on experience 

Benefits: worth an additional $6-7 hourly in the initial year including 

  • Tool allowance 

  • Cell phone and vehicle allowance 

  • Paid attendance at conferences and other training opportunities 

  • Paid time off 

  • Health and dental insurance 

  • 401K with employer match 

  • Opportunity to apply to become an owner after three years 



Please send a resume and cover letter describing your experience and background and why you want to work with us to Business Manager Maria Washington (maria@byggmeister.com). 






Job Type: Job Opportunity