Job description

Location: Greater Portland Area

Company Overview: We are a commercial construction company specializing in the exciting and rapidly advancing mass timber market. We are growing and looking for a talented carpenter to join our team. We pride ourselves on our family-friendly approach, supportive collaborative culture, and dedication to creativity and innovation.

Position Overview: As a carpenter at CPI, you will be collaborating with a team to construct commercial mass timber structures composed of prefabricated  Glue Laminated Beams (GLB), Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) panels, Mass Plywood Panels (MPP), etc. and their related steel connections. Starting hourly compensation is $25-$40 based on experience and initial fit to the role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Adhere to safety standards at all times
  • Perform rough and finish carpentry work during offsite prefabrication and onsite construction
  • Rigging, setting, bracing, and make-up of various custom and pre-engineered connection types 
  • Collaborate and communicate professionally with other project stakeholders as appropriate
  • Participate in daily, reflection, planning, and improvement
  • Perform other duties as needed


  • 3+ years of experience in commercial construction
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills within a team setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)
  • Ability to travel within the PNW
  • Valid Driver’s License and dependable transportation
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 75lbs


  • Forklift Certified
  • Boom and Scissor Lift Certified
  • OSHA 30
  • Willingness to travel outside of PNW for projects
  • Mass Timber, or timber frame experience
  • Steel Erection Experience
  • Rigging Experience/Certified Rigger
  • Certified Welder


  • 4, 10hr work schedule (typical)
  • Medical Plan
  • Eye and Dental Plan
  • Paid Vacation Hrs.
  • Retirement Plan with Employer Matching
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Cell Phone Plan Reimbursement

If you are a dedicated and motivated carpenter desiring to be a catalyst for growth of the position and company, please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration.

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