General Carpenter


Overview of the position

Axiom is currently hiring full-time carpenters to join our construction team. We have positions open for entry level and journeyman carpenters.

The carpenters and craftspeople at Axiom are the core of our field operations and a critical part of our company's success. Optimal candidates will be respectful and friendly, possess a strong work ethic, and adapt easily to changing field conditions. As a small family-run business, we pride flexibility, dedication, and doing whatever it takes to get the job done right.

In addition to performing framing and finish carpentry for our custom homes and remodels, Axiom's carpenters assist with many other aspects of the trade. Our carpenters are part of a tight-knit team and are often asked to coordinate and assist with demolition, hauling debris, and keeping work areas clean and safe.

Axiom engages in high-end, custom residential projects in many communities throughout Seattle. Regardless of project location, scale, or budget, our field crew is expected to provide the highest level of customer service at all times. Our culture at Axiom is about equality and inclusion; helping each other grow and learn, and building beautiful projects together. To achieve that we look for great craftspeople and great human beings.

Basic qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • 5 years of relevant experience in the construction industry, focus in custom residential preferred.
  • Applicants with 1-2 years of experience in the trades, who are excited to grow their skills, are encouraged to apply for entry level carpenter positions.
  • Applicants seeking lead level positions will have experience with home construction from foundation through framing. Ability to layout and set concrete forms; perform framing layouts and material take-offs, siding, window and door installation, interior and exterior trim. Fine finish work and cabinet installation is not required but highly desirable.
  • All applicants must have basic carpentry tools. The more prepared and tooled up the greater asset you can be to our team.
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural floor plans, elevations, and structural plans.
  • Punctual, professionally dressed, and ready to work
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, a reliable vehicle and up to date insurance
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check
  • Carpentry positions are hourly and eligible for overtime 

About Us

Building and remodeling homes throughout the greater Seattle area for the past 20 years, Axiom Design Build is a high-end construction and architectural firm with a passion for exceptional craftsmanship and innovative design.

Axiom distinguishes itself within the Seattle construction industry by hiring amazing people who take pride in their craft. Our attention to detail, preparation, craftsmanship, teamwork, and superior customer service is what sets us apart.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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