Skilled Laborer

Common Ground Construction   Duluth, MN   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on June 5, 2024
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Taking pride in our work as well as our community is a vital part of our vision.

Common Ground Construction, a leading social enterprise construction company, is currently seeking a full-time Skilled Laborer to join our team of dedicated construction professionals. In this role, you will be responsible for performing entry-level carpentry tasks with efficiency and adherence to safety standards.

We are looking for honest, hardworking, and lifelong learners who excel in their field. Our team values listening, teamwork, and communication.

In return, we offer a flexible work environment, competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, and the opportunity to contribute to meaningful mission-driven work. If you are interested in pursuing a career with Common Ground Construction, apply today!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Uphold and represent Common Ground's mission, vision, and values
  • Exhibit a willingness to learn new skills and seek guidance when needed
  • Foster and maintain a teamwork-oriented environment
  • Adhere to assigned work scope and directions
  • Accurately take measurements and cut, shape, and smooth materials as required
  • Communicate any scope changes to the supervisor
  • Efficiently manage time and materials
  • Meet assigned schedules and deadlines
  • Assist the Carpenter in various tasks
  • Ensure efficient and safe work practices
  • Maintain a clean and secure job site
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to climb ladders and carry at least 80 pounds
  • Proficient in basic math
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Education & Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience with carpentry tools and techniques
  • High school diploma or equivalent


  • Starting at $18 per hour


  • Medical, Dental, and HSA (Health Savings Account) with employer contribution
  • Short-term Disability
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) & Holidays

Common Ground Construction is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.