Carpenter (Marshall Islands Project)

San Juan Construction - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)4.0

We are currently seeking experienced carpenters with concrete formwork experience for a project on Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. (Tropical island in the South Pacific.) You will be working overseas for San Juan Construction in partnership with the U.S. government.

San Juan Construction, Inc., recognized by Engineering News Record as one of the 'Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad', is a multi-disciplined construction company with an extensive resume and over 20 years experience managing commercial and government construction projects throughout the continental U.S., Hawaii, Pacific and Indian Ocean locations.

San Juan Construction, Inc. s success depends in large measure on the talents of our employees both in the field and in the Montrose, Colorado, office. We have a number of employees who have been part of the San Juan Construction family for more than 10 years. We believe the loyalty and commitment of our employees stems from our organization's core values and the benefits derived from being a part of San Juan Construction's world-class team. We offer an excellent working environment, highly competitive wages, and excellent benefits.

Project Foreman/Superintendent

Constructs, erects, installs, and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter s hand tools and power tools, and conforming to local building codes. All work to be performed in a safe and professional manner.

Studies blueprints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as lumber of fiberboard, and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated.

Selects specified type of lumber or other materials.

Prepares layout, using rule, framing square, and calipers.

Marks cutting and assembly lines on materials, using pencil, chalk, and marking gage.

Shapes materials to prescribed measurements, using saws, chisels, and planes. Assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue.

Verifies trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenter s level.

Erects framework for structures and lays subflooring.

Builds stairs and lays out an installs partitions and cabinet work.

Covers subfloor with building paper to keep out moisture and lays hardwood, parquet, and wood-strip block floors by nailing floors to subfloor or cementing them to mastic or asphalt base.

Applies shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, and decorative paneling to ceilings and walls.

Fits and installs prefabricated window frames, doors; doorframes, weather stripping, interior and exterior trim, and finish hardware, such as locks, letterdrops, and kick plates.

Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete.

Erects scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level.

Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, co-workers, and supervisors.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Educational and experience preferences: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. 2-4 years experience in duties described above and/or equivalent combination of experience and technical training or apprenticeship program.

Minimum 1 years experience with formwork/concrete construction labor work experience.

Workers should be able to: Work within precise limits or standard of accuracy; Apply shop mathematics to solve problems; Plan work and select proper tools; Compare and see differences in the size, shape, and form of lines, figures, and objects; Picture solid objects from drawings or diagrams; Perform a variety of duties which may change often; and rate information using standards that can be measured or checked. Physically, workers must be able to: Climb and maintain balance on scaffolds and ladders; Reach for, handle, and manipulate objects and materials; Lift and carry objects weighing up to 100 pounds; Stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl, and see well (either naturally or with correction).

4 bag tool belt

16oz Claw Hammer

Nail Tiger Paw

25ft Tape Measure

100ft Tape Measure

Standard Chalk Box

Speed Square

2ft Framing Square


#8 Linesman Pliers (Klein)

Dike Pliers (Wire side Cutters)

8 Crescent Wrench (Adjustable Wrench)

#2 Philips and Standard Flat Screwdriver

Box Cutter with Adjustable Blade Only

8 Torpedo Level

2ft and 4 ft. level

Pair of Rubber Boots

Tool/Gang Box for Personal Tools

Willingness to work on a remote tropical island for a minimum of one year. Company paid housing, meals, and transportation. Compensation dependent on experience and qualifications. Must have a US passport, or the ability to obtain one.

Qualified applicants should apply through our website at

International Health Plan, Dental, Vision, Company paid Life and AD&D insurance, 401(k), ESOP

San Juan Construction, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, applicants and/or employees who inquiry about, discuss or disclose their compensation or compensation of other employees or applicants, or any other protected status established by law. San Juan Construction complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company conducts business. This EEO policy applies to all decisions including, but not be limited to the following: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and to all other terms and conditions of employment.