Job Opening: General Carpenter

In-House Construction/Laborers/Builders

Hourly Pay, Overtime & Bonuses:

  • $49 - 55K a year
  • 40 - 50 hours a week at $17-19/hour based on experience

Yoder Barns is expanding and looking for motivated, hard-working individuals to join our team. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy seeing projects completed to spec, on time and on budget, then Yoder Barns could be an exciting opportunity for you!

Originally founded by the Amish, Yoder Barns has built a reputation on quality Amish construction, transparent pricing, and the most responsive customer service. From our West Salem office Yoder Barns provides pole barns, pole buildings and custom sheds throughout Ohio. We work with several Amish construction crews to get our pole buildings custom built within the scope of the project plan. This position, the General Carpenter, will work in-house, with the crews that are building custom sheds, chicken coops, hunting blinds and greenhouses.

The General Carpenter will report directly to the on-site foreman at the West Salem location.

General Carpenter: Job Description

Job Qualifications:

• Must have a valid driver’s license, clean record and be drug-free.
• Experience preferred but not required.
• An ability to work with a team needed.
• Experience taking direction well from a supervisor while being able to work on multiple projects.
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently and strong ability to work with teams.
• Willing to train the right candidate with demonstrated potential.

Job Responsibilities:
• Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
• Knowledge or desire to learn of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction of outdoor buildings such as sheds, greenhouses, chicken coops and hunting blinds.
• Knowledge of machines and tools used for carpentry and building, including uses, repair, and maintenance.
• Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate.
• Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
• Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment.
• Measure and mark cutting lines on materials, using a ruler, pencil, chalk, and marking gauge.
• Assemble and fasten materials to make frameworks or props, using hand tools and wood screws, nails, dowel pins, or glue.
• Study specifications in blueprints, sketches, or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.
• Shape or cut materials to specified measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saws.
• Work with a team to install structures or fixtures, such as windows, frames, floorings, trim, or hardware, using carpenters' hand or power tools.

• Competitive wage of $17-19/hr based on experience
• 40 - 50  hours/wk with overtime can earn up to $1,045/wk
• Incentive bonuses
• On-the-job training
• Opportunities for career growth as the company grows

















Construction Project Manager