Experience in building residential construction. Must know how to read a tape measure.

Ideal carpenter applicant will have mastered the use of a measuring tape, own basic carpentry tools, be able to lift heavy loads and withstand environmental elements. Hard working and good with people. The job entails all elements of home building and remodeling. Sub-contractors welcome.
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Compensation & Benefits

$20.00 to $35.00 hourly

 - Competitive wages with regular pay raise opportunities
 - Transportation from Gunnison provided or mileage reimbursement
 - $500 signing bonus after 3 successful months
 - Retirement match (SIMPLE IRA) after 1 year
  • Training Job provides some form of training either before starting or on the job

Hours & Seasonality

30 to 40 hours weekly

  • Spring Roughly March, April, and May
  • Summer Roughly June, July, and August
  • Fall Roughly September, October, and November
  • Winter Roughly December, January, and February


Job sites are located in both the north & south valley.
  • Mt. Crested Butte Walking distance of Mt. Crested Butte
  • Crested Butte Walking distance of town
  • Riverland/Skyland Area In or near Riverland or Skyland
  • Crested Butte South In or near Crested Butte South
  • Almont Almont and nearby areas
  • Gunnison In or near the City of Gunnison
  • Outlying Areas Irwin, Gothic, Pitkin, Taylor Park, etc.

Job Requirements

  • Lifting of Heavy Objects Must be able to lift heavy objects up to 50 pounds
  • Professional References Must submit professional references
  • Résumé Must provide resume

Education Requirements

Any Level of Education

Apply now!
Please contact Evan with any questions, he can be reached at 970.596.2897, call or text. Feel free to email a resume to
Wild River Builders

A custom home builder in the Gunnison Valley.

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