Seasons For Hire
Alaska X is a leading provider of shore excursions in southeast Alaska. We operate many different tours/activities and build virtually all of the elements our excursion experiences in-house including retail buildings, zip-lines, suspension bridges, remote cabins, docks, and many other structures for commercial purposes! We are very dynamic and work on different projects frequently. We even have our own saw-mill and are completing our first hydro-electric project that will power one of our camps!
During the summer season, our company hosts approximately 150 seasonal staff members to provide our exceptional shore excursions and this position helps support what we do.
We are looking for a qualified Carpenter to cut, fabricate and install wooden and other structures according to specifications. Your job will entail working in diverse settings to produce steady and functional infrastructure and products. A carpenter is an individual with great hand dexterity and an eye for detail. The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of wood properties and other carpentry materials. Working with little supervision while following all health and safety standards is essential. The goal is to contribute to the construction and maintenance of strong and long-lasting buildings and products.
Read blueprints, drawings, and sketches to fully grasp requirements
Take measurements and calculate the size and amount of material needed
Cut, shape, and smooth lumber and other material (e.g. fiberglass) according to measurements
Build window frames, doors, staircases, and frame buildings by using raw materials or pre-constructed items
Lay out floorings, roofings, or drywalls ensuring they are leveled and compatible
Carve and assemble furniture, cabinets, shelves, and other items and install them where designated
Inspect places and conduct repairs or maintenance
Build scaffolding and other construction structures
Proven experience as carpenter
Hands-on experience in working with carpentry materials
Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction
Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools (powered saws, hammers, rulers etc.)
Ability to read technical documents and drawings
Willingness to follow safety guidelines at all times
Good knowledge of English
Good understanding of basic math
Good physical condition and endurance
High school diploma; Successful completion of a carpentry apprenticeship program is required
Work Location: Multiple locations