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I would absolutely work with Jackson Remodeling again

Vera, Capitol Hill

Now Hiring: Lead Carpenter

Working at Jackson Design Build is not for everyone.  Read on to see if you might be a fit for us.

Jackson Design Build was founded in 1999 on the principles of high levels of craftsmanship, a commitment to providing our clients with an exceptional remodeling experience and creating an environment where our team members feel appreciated, trusted and challenged.

During our 20 years in business, we have developed systems which allow us to operate at a high level of proficiency and professionalism. By following these proven systems, our projects and our team are set up for success, which leads to manageable work weeks and plenty of time for family and friends. 

Our team members cannot imagine working anywhere else.  We are a tight knit team of professionals committed to supporting one another and working together to transform our clients’ dreams into reality through beautifully designed and crafted remodel projects.  We are proud to have committed team members who have recently celebrated their 10th, 8th and 7th work anniversaries with us!

The perfect candidate for Jackson Design Build will find gratification in independence, the enjoyment of work-life balance, the pride of great craftsmanship and the value of collaborating as part of a team through the entire Design-Build process.  If you fit this description, let's talk about you joining our team!


We are currently looking for Lead Carpenters with experience in the following areas:

  • Managing high-quality residential remodeling projects from start to finish.
  • Scheduling and supervising all trade contractors and building inspections. 
  • Completing/submitting all job paperwork including job logs, safety notes, change orders, etc.
  • Performing accurate take-offs, ordering materials and coordinating deliveries with vendors.
  • Managing a project schedule and hitting production schedule timelines.
  • Maintaining high client satisfaction using professional, accurate & timely communication.
  • Performing carpentry tasks ranging from demolition, framing, to fine finish carpentry.
  • Conducting/running weekly client meetings.
  • Upholding our high standard of communication with clients, trades, vendors and co-workers.

Do you meet the following qualifications?

  • 5 years experience in construction industry (preferably residential experience, but not required).
  • 2 years experience as lead carpenter or other management experience (preferably, but not required).
  • Time management and punctuality a must.
  • Attention to detail.
  • General computer proficiency including Microsoft Office & Outlook. Experience with Microsoft Project is a plus.


  • Competitive wage compensation (depending on experience).
  • Paid Time Off: paid holidays plus paid vacation/sick/personal time.
  • Full medical, dental and vision insurance (after 60 days).
  • 401(k) with automatic employer matching contributions of 3% (after one year).
  • Tight knit team environment.
  • A complete job book for every project with support from designer, architect and office staff.
  • Manageable work weeks = work-life balance = more time with family and friends.
  • Continued training and education opportunities.

What are you waiting for?  We want to hear from you and we want to offer you the opportunity to join our AWESOME team!  Apply today by sending your resume and cover letter to  Bonus points if you include photos of your work or of a job site.

We look forward to hearing from you!