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General Laborer/Finish Carpenter

University City Housing Company owns and manages 4,000 residential apartment units, 250,000 square feet of commercial space, and three charter schools in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. We are currently looking for a General Laborer to work on projects ranging from historic rehabs, residential renovations, commercial fit outs, interior/exterior restorations, general  property maintenance, and interfacing between various trades and subcontractors. This individual will be working as part of a specialized crew on a variety of projects throughout the Main Line and Philadelphia areas.


Responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • General labor
  • Organize and maintain inventory and jobsites
  • Carpentry: Rough and Finish
  • Light Masonry
  • Operating light duty commercial construction equipment
  • Drywall, Taping, and Finishing
  • Painting
  • Landscaping

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  • 2-5 years of previous experience working in construction or related fields 
  • Strong levels of communication required
  • Carpentry experience required
  • Emphasis on painting expertise is preferred
  • Experience assisting other trades is a plus
  • Landscaping experience is a plus
  • Ability to work effectively with a supervisor and other tradesmen to complete projects efficiently
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle REQUIRED
  • Working cell phone to communicate with supervisors
  • A satisfactory background check and strong references
  • Other trade skills are an advantage
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