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Dowbuilt General Carpenter in Big Sky, Montana

We’re hiring a general carpenter for one-of-a-kind, high-end residential projects. Dowbuilt carpenters have mid-to-advanced level carpentry skills and at least four years' experience in the industry. This position offers an opportunity to be a part of one-of-a-kind, architecturally significant builds and grow their career alongside colleagues who are dedicated to the highest levels of craftsmanship and quality.


As a general carpenter, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Performing and assisting with general carpentry tasks including but not limited to:

  • Structural wood/steel framing

  • Siding, window, and door installation

  • Hardware prep and installation

  • Site cleanup/protection

  • Establishing and maintaining work task deadlines with the superintendent or foreman

  • Supporting subcontractors as directed by the superintendent or foreman

  • Working well and coordinating with other team members

  • Identifying when other workers or subcontractors are not working in a safe manner and reporting unsafe practices to the foreman or superintendent


    To be successful as a Dowbuilt carpenter, you’ll need:

  • 4+ years of high-end residential carpentry experience

  • The following skills:

  • Broad range of rough carpentry skills from framing up to finish work (finish skills are a huge plus!)

  • Working with full complement of basic tools and specialty tools

  • Laying out and setting concrete forms

  • Reading and interpreting architectural drawings

  • Work at elevated heights, in confined spaces, and in inclement weather

  • Estimating and communicating small material needs to superintendent or foreman

  • Familiarity with a variety of building materials

  • Knowledge of safety and health procedures for location (ongoing training will be provided)

  • Knowledge of proper use of tools and equipment

  • Excellent communication, team-building, and mentoring skills

  • Ability to anticipate and troubleshoot problems

  • Ability to follow direction and perform work as designated

  • Motivation, dependability, and trustworthiness

  • U.S. work authorization


    We are a fun, easygoing bunch of professionals who take a lot of pride in the work we do. We acknowledge the contributions and talents of our team members by providing benefits that support you at work and in life:

  • $34.00 per hour starting wage

  • $2,000 signing bonus after 90 days

  • Competitive pay commensurate with skills and experience

  • 100% paid medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance for full-time employees (30% coverage for dependents), first of the month following DOH

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer profit sharing contribution

  • 7 paid holidays each year, no waiting period

  • Paid Time-Off (PTO)

  • Education reimbursement

  • Discretionary end of year bonus

  • Opportunities to build for Dowbuilt in other regions, if desired


    Dowbuilt is a construction company founded in 1980, and today our talented teams can be found from coast to coast. We excel at cutting-edge, innovative, never-been-done-before residential projects and home service—all of which require precision and impeccable attention to detail. We work with top architects, and our builds are regularly featured in publications such as Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, and Dwell.

    The Dowbuilt culture is one of care—care for our employees, clients, and the talented craftspeople we partner with—resulting in care for the incredible designs we bring to life.


    We’re committed to investing in our team members’ ongoing professional development. At Dowbuilt, we want everyone to have equal opportunity to play to their strengths, fill gaps in knowledge, and grow professionally. We believe that effective career development requires two-way, open communication between employee and manager. Expectation setting happens on both sides, along with support, mentorship, and goal setting at regular intervals. Find out where your career will take you at Dowbuilt.

Dowbuilt is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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