Exciting careers can be found at the LRHA!

DATE: June 10, 2020

POSITION: Carpenter

Full-time position (40 hrs/wk): Responsible for full range of rough and finished skilled carpentry work; working from blueprints, specifications, and instructions to build, remodel, maintain and repair various types of facilities and structures. Abilities include: building, installing and repairing structural woodwork, flooring, ceilings, and cabinetry; operate, maintain and calibrate hand and power carpentry tools. Examples of work: construct, remodel, retrofit, and repair interior and exterior structures made of wood, drywall, plaster, concrete or brick; repair building roofs; preparation of market ready units, which can include cleaning and removing trash from units; respond to emergency service calls.

Minimum requirements: knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in carpentry; use manual and power tools common in construction trades safely; ability to lift at least 75 pounds; high school diploma; possession of a valid Virginia driver’s license and acceptable driving record.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Outstanding benefits package.

Submit resumes to: mfr@lynchburgva.gov or Lynchburg Redevelopment & Housing Authority, 918 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled. 

LRHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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