Tight Knot is seeking to add an experienced carpenter to our small crew.  Solid carpentry experience is preferred, but we will also consider someone who needs some training.  Most importantly, we are looking for someone who has a good attitude and a strong work ethic. We are a design build company specializing in decks and custom homes and we are known for high-quality craftsmanship and creative design. We are a growing company and will train the right person to read plans, and learn rough and finish carpentry. We are a small team of good people, we take pride in doing high-quality work, but also have a lot of fun on the jobsite. 

Full time preferred

Located in Manchester, NH

Pay is negotiable and will depend on skill level, starting at $18/hour




  • Reading and understanding plans

  • Constructing forms and tubes for pouring concrete slabs and piers

  • Taking measurements and calculating the size and amount of material needed

  • Cutting material (lumber, fiberglass) according to measurements

  • Building framing for decks and stairs according to plans using raw materials or pre-constructed items

  • Troubleshoot any potential problems with the deck

  • Ability to work with a variety of hand and power tools

  • Ability to complete projects on a set schedule


  • At least some carpentry experience (installing decks, framing, sheetrock, doors and windows) 

  • Have some of your own tools to bring to work (basic power and hand tools for a carpenter)

  • Hardworking and reliable

  • Must have reliable transportation

For immediate consideration, please respond with your pay expectations, experience, and a little about yourself. Helpers and laborers are encouraged to apply as well. 

If interested, please email Annie Henry: annie@tightknotdb.com