Carpenter- Bozeman

  • Jackson Contractor Group
  • Bozeman, MT, USA
  • Oct 03, 2020
Full time Construction General Labor

Job Description

Headquartered in Missoula, Montana, Jackson Contractor Group, Inc. (Jackson) offers superior General Contracting, Construction Management, and Design-Build services. Established in 2000, Jackson has quickly become a regional general contractor employed by local, state, and federal agencies as well as private clients.  We provide a highly technical and sophisticated construction management service while operating on a local and personal level.

We differentiate ourselves from our competitors by combining capabilities and know-how found in large construction companies with the responsiveness of a small company. We have the size and resources to tackle a broad range of projects in different market sectors including Education, Commercial, Public/Government, Healthcare/Labs, Civil/Transportation, and Residential. Our expertise covers the full range of construction services allowing us to oversee a project from inception through warranty.

We currently employ over 200 employees across Montana and Washington with offices in Missoula, Bozeman, and Miles City, MT, and Walla Walla and Spokane, WA. At Jackson, we are in an exciting time of growth but also take pride in maintaining our culture and values consisting of safety, communication, quality, integrity, and pride, not necessarily in that order.  To do that we encourage all of our employees to build relationships through honest, open-minded, and effective communication, pursue learning, growth, and self-improvement, complete everything with pride of ownership and create a positive work-life balance.


The Carpenter performs skilled carpentry work in the construction, maintenance, alteration, and repair of buildings, structures, equipment, and other structures made all or partially of wood, metal, and concrete.  The Carpenter must also perform general rough and finish carpentry construction, alteration, and maintenance work on structures, scaffolding, forms, fences, signs, furniture, and other temporary fixtures such as barricades, staking, and storage areas. The position may assist other craft workers.

  1. Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in construction projects; performs manual work in preparing areas for construction.
  2. Operate power tools of all types and styles, including all other standard carpentry tools, to perform all aspects of the trade such as measuring, cutting, and shaping wood, plastic, drywall, and other materials.
  3. Performs materials handling and storage.
  4. Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  5. Build and position forms for pouring concrete, dismantle forms after use, using saws, hammers, nails, or bolts.
  6. Perform aspects of rough carpentry including, but not limited to, framing windows and doors, sub-flooring and stairs.
  7. Perform aspects of finish carpentry including, but not limited to, trim, molding, furniture, and casework.
  8. Erect and take down the scaffolding.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The position is required to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions. The employee lifts, pushes, pulls, or carries objects and uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. The position requires good manual dexterity (hand, a hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limbed coordination. The position requires full mobility of the back, arms, and legs in the course of performing this job. The employee must have excellent stamina.  

While performing the essential functions of this position, the employee is exposed to wet, cold, heat, quickly changing conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, work in high precarious places, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.


  • Commercial construction experience desired.


  • Jackson Contractor Group, Inc. is a member of the Montana Contractor's Association, providing 100% employer-paid retirement plan and health insurance for employees and their family, short-term disability, and 401k.
  • Benefits also include additional short-term disability, paid holidays, paid time off, and much more! To see all benefits offered, please refer to our Careers page.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.