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Brice Civil Constructors, Inc. Carpenter/Bridge Carpenter in Whitefish, Montana


The Carpenter is responsible to complete the skilled carpentry work according to project plans and supervisory instruction. Under general supervision, perform journey-level work in the design, construction, repair and maintenance of structures and related physical facilities and perform related work as required. The Carpenter is responsible for the full range of rough skilled carpentry work, using, or working from one or more blueprints, as-built, specifications, drawings or instructions to design, build, retrofit, maintain, and construct various types of facilities and structures. This position must inspect completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations with supervisor.


Provide all basic carpentry/structural hand tools, and skilled labor to complete skilled carpentry/structural work according to instructions, project specifications, and plans.
Act as lead worker to other classified staff and helpers/laborers in the area.
Clean, maintain, adjust, calibrate, and service small tools/equipment used in the performance of duties.
Monitor work done by outside contractors for adherence to contract requirements (including state and federal Code Requirements) and reports back to supervisor.
Assist in inspections, testing and reviewing of specifications for general carpentry project specification requirements.
Maintain a neat workspace and organize tools, materials, and supplies throughout the day to maintain a professional working environment.
Comply with all safety requirements and participate in safety meetings.
Review daily task assignments and clarify any material needs with supervisor.
Work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
Perform other duties as directed.

No supervisory responsibilities, but this position may train and direct the work of other classified staff in the area (including helpers and/or laborers).


Knowledge of civil underground, structural bridge elements, pile driving operations, concrete formwork systems, and structural steel erection.
All around knowledge of materials, terms, and practices in construction field.
Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction.
Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools.
Experience with reading plans and understanding tasks at hand.
Ability to analyze and resolve complex issues, both logical and interpersonal.
Work requires professional verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Works well in group problem solving situations.
Ability to participate in group meetings, take direction from supervisor(s) and other crew members, high degree of attention to details, follow work rules, and adhere to project schedule.
Ability to actively listen and follow instructions.
Ability to work productively under pressure and to pay attention to the details of a project or task.
Strong self-motivation and work ethic; ability to work with or without direct supervision.
Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
Ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe and efficient manner.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to work a flexible schedule sometimes including weekends and holidays.


High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Must provide own basic carpentry/structural hand tools.
Four years journey-level experience working as a carpenter in heavy highway or structural operations, commercial, industrial, or military construction operations setting, including rough Carpentry.
Preference will be given to those with completed carpentry trade training or metal fabrication (welding).
Valid state driver’s license and qualified to operate a vehicle under the conditions of the Company’s Driving Policy.
Ability to pass drug, driving, and background screening.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Brice Civil Constructors has a fast-paced multi-tasking office environment requiring a high degree of efficient and effective performance. At times, work is performed outside of the office at indoor and outdoor job sites. Adaptability regarding schedule and design changes, and occasional overtime for immediate field support or bid processing may be necessary.


The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. For a complete list of the demands, please email the Human Resource Department at

Occasionally: Sitting, Crawling, Crouching, Repetitive Use of Legs, Lifting over 100 lbs, Carrying over 100 lbs, Inside Exposed to Hot/Heat/Cold, Constricted Spaces (Underground).

Frequently: Standing, Walking, Bending Over, Climbing, Reaching Overhead, Kneeling, Balancing, Pushing or Pulling, Talking, Grasping, Lifting 10 lbs or less up to 100 lbs, Carrying 10 lbs or less up to 100 lbs, Eye/Hand Coordination (Foot), Fine Manipulation, Driving, Close Vision, Distance Vision, Color Vision, Peripheral Vision, Depth Perception, Ability to Adjust Focus, Thinking Analytically, Communication Using Effective Verbal and Written Communication, Handling Stress and Emotions, Concentrating on Tasks, Discriminating Colors, Remember Details, Making Decisions, Adjusting to Changes, Examining/Observing Details, Outside Exposed to Hot/Cold/Humid Temperatures, Chemical Hazards, Electrical Hazards, Sharp Objects/Tools Hazards, Heavy Machinery Hazard, High Places/High Heights, Dirty (Soil), Dry, Fumes, Gases, Odors, Dust, Grease, Oil, Mud, Moving Mechanical Parts, Noise, Vibration, Wet/Slippery Floors/Surfaces, Working w/ Others, and Working Alone.

Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and to spouses of Calista shareholders, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g).

Additionally, it is our policy to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, our policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.

It is Calista and Subsidiaries' business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.