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Lead Carpenter/ Project Manager

Tom Curren Companies
$80,000 per year


Picture yourself teamed up with some of the smartest, skillful, people in the Boston Area working to redesign, restore and make beautiful again, some of the finest homes in the best neighborhoods in and around Boston. We have thousands of glowing customer reviews, and 35 years' worth of delighted, repeat, customers. Our clients love us because we listen to what they want and make their dreams a reality!?

We're fanatics about getting things done right, and on time! We work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment where building relationships with your co-workers, creating a great company culture and going the extra mile for each other is valued and promoted.?

This position is primarily responsible for on-site management and carpentry of residential remodeling projects and reports to the Production Manager. In addition to performing carpentry labor, full coordination required of all job specs, plans, change orders as well as management of subcontractors hired by our company. Integral to achieving our goals of superior product quality and customer service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • On-site manager of residential remodeling projects coordinating project plan, material arrivals, subcontractor schedules while understanding all job specs, plans, change orders
  • Perform all carpentry labor on the job, manage subcontracted labor including assigning work, ensuring high quality performance, and general supervision/communication
  • Order all materials, ensure timely deliveries, manage/communicate delays impacting production schedule
  • Responsible for safety/security of residential properties through project completion
  • Participate in pre-construction conferences, regular quality control assessments and all client communications including collection of progress and final payments
  • Daily intensive phone/email/text communications with Production team, clients, subcontractors and other stakeholders to confirm/change appointments, ensure the highest customer service experience and delivery of commitments in a timely, professional manner
  • Ability to effectively organize, plan, analyze and compose production schedules that optimize the capacity and skill set of subcontractors while meeting customer demand at the highest service levels
  • Create subcontractor purchase orders/agreements, ensure all supplies receipts are submitted electronically for all jobs assigned, confirm accuracy of subcontractor invoices
  • Intake/report on/execute resolution of warranty and punch list items
  • Work with customer service at all levels to resolve all production and service issues
  • Ability to understand the financial impact on the business with regard to this position
  • Attend Production team meetings to update/inform Production team on scheduling, customer requests, and progress/issues on job sites



Education and/or Experience:

  • 5+ years of consecutive experience in LEAD CARPENTRY/ SUPERVISING
  • CSL Required
  • Eligible to legally work in the US
  • Fluent in English -- speaking, reading, and writing
  • Must provide own carpenter tools


Competencies (Skills and Abilities):

Strong customer service experience with the ability to work in a cross functional team environment. Attributes include:

  • Highly goal-oriented and self-motivated with the ability to communicate and execute in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong ability to multi-task, prioritize, maintain focus, and manage multiple projects at once
  • Effective interpersonal skills able to quickly establish rapport with all stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Able to absorb and articulate technical information
  • Great organizational and problem-solving abilities with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently while being a great team player
  • Strong attention to details, with the ability to manage strategy and details concurrently
  • Sincere empathy and fierce desire to retain, gain and grow customers
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to manage all aspects of client and stakeholder engagement
  • Computer and online proficiency (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Gmail and Zoho CRM a plus but not required)
  • Proven ability to work within teams which are internally/externally-based and cross functional
  • Fluency in written and verbal English (bilingual Spanish or Portuguese a plus)
  • Able to perform and analyze financial calculations
  • Demonstrated independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, analytical ability and professional appearance and demeanor

Knowledgeable in:

  • Carpentry from framing to finish
  • Calculating material orders
  • Demolition
  • Installation of metal and wood doors including hardware
  • Installation of cabinets
  • Patching and painting
  • Finish wood trim

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Extensive phone and use of carpenter tools on site
  • Daily attendance Monday-Friday on job sites in metro-west residences around Boston, MA (occasional weekend coverage may be required but rarely)


  • Valid Driver's License (Required)
  • CSL (Required)








Mid-Level (4 - 7 years)
Job type
Full Time
Additional benefits
  • Benefits after probation