Join the Crew

At steveworks our residential renovations and remodeling projects exemplify quality, craftsmanship, durability, value and sustainably. We are located in Newton, MA, and work in the surrounding areas. If you take pride in your work, believe in our principles and want to grow with us, check out what we do below and at

Who we hire

steveworks values employees who share our dedication to excellence. We are currently seeking a Lead Carpenter to join our team.

Required skills and experience

  • excellent carpentry skills
  • effective communication skills with clients, crew, subcontractors and management
  • experience running a crew, scheduling subs, standing inspections
  • effective problem solving & ability to plan ahead
  • understanding of building science; ability to execute advanced framing and weatherization techniques
  • ability to do material takeoffs & order materials
  • ability to plan and execute material/framing layouts
  • budget and time tracking; reporting to management
  • track record of running a safe, clean, efficient job site
  • ability to take initiative when needed and show good judgement
  • skill at draw construction details in Chief Architect or Sketch-up
  • OSHA 10 and preferably OSHA 40 certification

We will also consider candidates with most of the above skills and the interest and potential to grow to become a Lead.

What we provide

  • Salary commensurate with experience ($25-35/hr for Lead Carpenter)
  • Generous paid vacation, sick time and holidays
  • Health & dental insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tool allowance (including steel toe boots and Rx safety glasses)
  • Mileage reimbursement for work-related use of your personal vehicle
  • A fun, safe work environment that welcomes diversity

What we do

  • Residential renovations and remodeling
  • Custom built-ins and shelving
  • Additions
  • Kitchens and baths
  • Decks and porches
  • Energy upgrades
  • Siding
  • Window and door replacement
  • Small handyman projects and much more

What we don’t do

  • New construction (teardown and rebuild)
  • Commercial spaces (except for small handyman and light projects)
  • Electrical/plumbing
  • Major roofing

How to apply

Qualified individuals should send a resume and cover letter describing your experience and background to Steve Greenberg at or complete the form below. Please let us know where you saw this posting.

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