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Title: Carpenter

Classification:Full-time (Non-exempt)

Reports to: Crew Foreman

Job Summary: Carpenters are responsible for all carpentry repair and maintenance on NRF properties.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Repair all wood aspects of houses including roofs, siding, fences, railings, doors, water tables, corner boards, windows, gutters etc.
  • Repair locksets.
  • Install and remove storm windows
  • Fabricate replacement moldings for house interiors,
  • Removal of interior and exterior building features for job preparation.
  • Perform other related duties as needed related to the general maintenance of NRF’s houses as assigned by the Crew Foreman as needed.
  • Opportunity for participating in a rotating on-call schedule with stipend.



  • At least five years’ experience in general carpentry, finish carpentry, wood siding and roofing.
  • Must be highly-skilled in the use of both hand and power tools and possess extensive awareness of the safe operation of all tools.
  • Must have a solid knowledge of workplace safety procedures and hazardous materials in order to prevent injuries and accidents and ensure compliance.
  • Experience working on historic buildings and / or restoration carpentry is advantageous.
  • General knowledge of plumbing, heating and electrical for residential properties is advantageous.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, present information and respond to questions, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently and in team settings.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment with a strong attention to detail.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and dedication, including when interacting with NRF’s tenants and outside contacts.
  • Must follow all rules and regulations in the NRF Personnel Policy and Safety Program.
  • Must possess strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Must possess the ability to work in a variety of inclement weather conditions.
  • Must be able to work from extended heights using extension ladders, staging and lifts.
  • Must have the ability to lift 50 lbs alone or large weights in concert with other.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to and from work as well as job sites in Newport, Middletown and Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
  • Must own and bring to the job site basic carpentry hand tools.
  • Speak and take direction in English.

Health, dental, vision insurance, paid time off, holidays and 401(k) contribution included in benefit package.

Equal opportunity employer.


To apply please send a résumé or the following information to  by March 13th, 2020.

Name and contact number and e-mail

Past employment and experience

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