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Entry Level Carpenter

Tight Knot specializes in custom home building in the NH Lakes Region. We will train the right person to read plans, and learn rough and finish carpentry. Work is consistent. Full-time is preferred. We are a small team and take pride in doing high-quality work.

Job Requirements:

  • Available to work 30 to 40 hours a week

  • Dependable transportation

  • Reliable and on time

  • Willingness to follow instructions

  • Willingness to learn with hands-on experience working with carpentry materials and tools

  • Willingness to learn carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction

  • Meticulous and precise

  • Takes pride in high-quality work


  • Reading and understanding plans

  • Framing and finish carpentry

  • Window, door, and trim installation

  • 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 according to plans using raw materials or pre-constructed items

  • Troubleshoot any potential problems

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

  • Ability to complete projects on a set schedule

  • Ability to work with our small crew, or work independently

  • Problem solving and troubleshooting

  • Decent communication skills with subcontractors and clients

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Starting wage is negotiable and will depend on skill level

  • Direct deposit available

  • Four paid holidays per year

  • PTO (paid vacation/sick days)

  • Lodging provided some nights, if needed

  • Travel time compensation for long commutes to site

  • Fuel compensation for long commutes to site

  • Consistent full time work


Full design and build services for custom homes in New Hampshire.

Adam Lans, Owner



Annie Henry, Office Manager 


Thanks for contacting us!

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