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Job: Construction Carpenter

Fading West Development

Construction Carpenter

Fading West Development

Job Description

Job type: Full time

Wage: $20.00 per hour

Location: Buena Vista 

Fading West Development

We build community.

Fading West exists to build thriving and connected communities by reimagining the construction industry. Our vision is to eliminate the housing crisis for the workforce and establish them in the communities they serve. Our mission is to create attainable, high-quality, architecturally interesting, diverse communities for the workforce. To accomplish this, we fully integrate design, development, manufacturing, and construction in a single LEAN value stream.

Core Values:

  • We Care for People
  • We Keep Our Promises—Delivery is King
  • We Hate Waste
  • We Love Challenges
  • We Simplify and Standardize
  • We Excel Outperform

Strong Work Ethic, Fun, Learning, and Humility

Fading West employees:

  • do not need to be managed
  • consistently impress the team with their insights and output
  • are wicked smart but don’t take themselves too seriously
  • have a passion for the company’s success without ego or pride in ownership
  • are teachable, collaborative, and committed to continual learning, growth, and personal development

Problem Solving in a Challenging, Changing, and Flexible Organization

Fading West employees:

  • challenge the norms and think outside the box
  • enjoy the excitement of figuring out the “how” that accomplishes the “what” we are trying to achieve

Manage Complexity and Simplify Systems

Fading West employees:

  • enjoy managing complexity to create efficient systems and processes that reduce waste and increase simplicity  

Strategic Visionary Thinking

Fading West employees:

  • help develop strategies to achieve the objectives of the business plan to maximize return and minimize risk

Relationships and Mission

Fading West employees:

  • place a high value on relationships
  • are discerning, highly relational, people connectors
  • promote and maintain Fading West’s core values and mission statement
  • are inclusive and build a culture where difference and creativity are valued
  • believe diversity drives innovation

Job Description 

The Carpenter works within a team of tradespeople to progress the execution of Fading West Construction projects according to Fading West Construction, LLC's Unified Design-Build Process. This position completes scopes of work which include framing, siding, decking, trim, doors, windows and clean up of job sites. 


  • Participate in establishing and maintaining a healthy team environment through proactive communication and respect for others on the team
  • Safely perform standard carpentry tasks including cutting, drilling, nailing, etc.
  • Successfully build assigned carpentry projects to Fading West Construction, LLC’s quality standards
  • Utilize experience to inform the continuous improvement of quality standards
  • Meet the production demands of assigned carpentry projects while embracing the challenge of pioneering efficient processes
  • Work independently by both learning and utilizing standardized production processes
  • Provide Superintendent project support through thorough communication of project status and resources required for successful completion of projects
  • Maintain a willingness to contribute anywhere needed in order to advance the progress of Fading West Construction projects. 


  • Must have and maintain a valid driver license
  • Willingness to work as part of a unified team and engage in group process
  • Previous construction experience required
  • Must have an understanding of construction terms
  • Must be proficient with the use of carpentry tools


  • In-Person (this position cannot be performed remotely)
  • This role requires signing a confidentiality agreement, intellectual property rights agreement, and non-disclosure agreement
  • Background check results that meet Fading West’s standards
  • Reference check that speaks to the positive character of the applicant
  • May be required to regularly stand, sit, or walk for long periods of time, lift or carry more than 50 pounds, climb/balance on stairs or ladders, stoop, kneel, and crouch
  • Must be competent and comfortable in basic computer skills and navigating modern technology


Pay Range: $20.00 to start, pay will be reevaluated at 90 days. (Rate commensurate with experience)

Fading West rigorously adheres to Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, C.R.S. § 8-5-201(1)


  • Offered to all full-time employees (30+ hours/week)

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

  • 80% of monthly premiums paid by employer
  • Choose between two plans: High deductible plan with employer contributed HSA Low deductible plan

Direct Primary Care Medical Option


  • Yearly health and physical fitness stipend of $250
  • Discounted rate at the local gym

401(k) Retirement Plan

  • 4% employer match starting 2022

Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Vacation (total weeks per year)
  • Personal days
  • Sick days
  • Paid holidays

Bonus Plan

  • Eligible for company bonus plan (Based on company performance, to be determined)

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter online: www.fadingwestdevelopment.com/careers. Your cover letter should express your specific interest in and qualifications for this role. All applications will be kept in strict confidence.

Fading West Development LLC and all its wholly owned subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers

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