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Job Description:

Lead Finish Carpenter (Signing Bonus)
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $28.00 – $35.00 per hour (depending on experience)

Advance Your Carpentry Career with CE Wurzer Builders!

Are you an experienced Lead Carpenter seeking to make your mark in the world of residential home construction? CE Wurzer Builders, one of Northwestern Wisconsin’s and the Twin Cities Metro’s premier luxury home builders, is looking for exceptional Lead Finish Carpenters to join our esteemed team. If you’re passionate about delivering top-tier craftsmanship and design, we invite you to become a key part of our construction journey.

As a Lead Finish Carpenter at CE Wurzer Builders, you’ll be at the forefront of custom building and carpentry projects. From project inception to completion, you’ll guide and train fellow team members while ensuring the highest level of craftsmanship. If you share our dedication to precision and superior quality in residential construction, your skills will find the perfect home with us. Join our elite team and help us create the finest luxury homes in the region!

Job Summary

The Lead Finish Carpenter will oversee and manage carpentry projects from start to finish, ensuring high-quality workmanship and adherence to project timelines. This role requires strong leadership, technical skills, and the ability to coordinate with other trades and team members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and manage a team of finish carpenters and laborers.
  • Plan, organize, and direct carpentry work on various projects.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications to determine project requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and company policies.
  • Coordinate with other trades and subcontractors to ensure seamless project execution.
  • Inspect work progress and quality, making necessary adjustments.
  • Manage materials and supplies.
  • Maintain project schedules and ensure timely completion of tasks.
  • Communicate with clients, and project managers to provide updates and address concerns.
  • Train and mentor junior carpenters and laborers.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; vocational training or apprenticeship in carpentry is preferred.
  • Proven experience as a finish carpenter, with a minimum of 7+ years in finish carpentry.
  • 3+ years of leadership experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of carpentry techniques, tools, and materials.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents, drawings, and blueprints.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to quality workmanship.
  • Physical stamina and dexterity to perform manual labor tasks.
  • Valid US Driver’s License and reliable transportation for travel to various job sites.


  • Proficiency in the use of carpentry tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge of building codes and safety regulations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Proficient in using project management software and tools. (BuilderTrend experience preferred)
  • Master finish carpentry level skillset with quality work being of the utmost importance

Work Environment

  • Work is performed both mostly indoors and some outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • May require working at heights, in confined spaces, and on construction sites.
  • Use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is required.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications. ($28-$35/hour)
  • Benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, and retirement plans (401k).


  • Regular Overtime Opportunities!
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays!
  • Great Opportunities for Career Growth!
  • 401k Plan w/ Employer Contribution! 
  • Healthcare Plans – Medical, Vision & Dental!
  • Company Apparel Provided!


Join our team at CE Wurzer Builders and enjoy a family-oriented atmosphere, excellent benefits, and access to overtime pay. As a Lead Finish Carpenter, you will have the opportunity to showcase your expertise and contribute to our reputation for delivering outstanding craftsmanship in the construction industry.


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