Wohlsen Construction Company

  • Laborer

    Job Locations US-DE-Wilmington
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/9/2019 10:52 AM)
    # of Openings
    Construction Trades
  • Overview

    Wohlsen Construction, a top 400 ENR firm with over 128 years in the construction business has an immediate need for Laborers, Carpenter Helpers, Carpenters and Master Carpenters. If you are interested in joining a premier growing commercial construction firm with a stellar reputation in its industry then this is the opportunity you've been looking for. Our growth has been tremendous as we continue to expand throughout the Mid Atlantic region. 


    Working on projects out of our Delaware office, the Carpenters work on a wide variety of projects and locations through Delaware Valley, the Greater Philadelphia area and Baltimore regions. Candidate must possess a strong work ethic, relentless pursuit of excellence, ability to work independently, and a commitment to delivering an exceptional work product.


    If you don't have a resume, you can email your contact information to Heidi Brady at hbrady@wohlsen.com


    Wohlsen Construction provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


    This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


    Job Summary:


    Primary responsibility for a variety of tasks involving use of hands and tools such as building, demolition, sawing lumber, and clean-up.


    Essential Job Functions:

    • Unloads trucks
    • Moves materials
    • Assists carpenters
    • Digs holes for signs and miscellaneous other needs
    • Demolition work
    • Final cleaning at project
    • Lifts and carries building materials and tools for the carpenters
    • Cleans tools, equipment, material and work area
    • Erects scaffolding, shoring and braces
    • Mops and sweeps job site
    • Performs other construction activities necessary to complete project
    • Attend required safety training
    • Exercises safe construction practices
    • Pressure washing
    • Cutting weeds & grass with weed eater around project


    Other Functions:

    • Interacts with other field employees and subcontractors



    In Addition to the functions listed above, the employee is expected to: strive to exhibit and apply Wohlen’s Attributes, exercise honesty, integrity and respect with all clients and co-workers, maintain a professional appearance and demeanor, demonstrate a positive attitude, communicate effectively with co-workers and clients, work with accuracy, efficiency, and attention to detail, maintain good attendance by working when and where directed, work safely in compliance with all safety policies, respect the work environment and keep it as net and clean as possible. The employee is also expected to perform such other duties and functions as required from time to time.





    • Physical ability to lift and transport tools and materials at construction sites in all phases of construction
    • A minimum of one year of successful work experience in construction industry preferred
    • Valid driver’s licenses & transportation



    • Employee is expected to supply his/her own carpentry tools, a list of which is provided by Wohlsen Construction Company – Toolbelt, Hammer, Tape measure, Utility Knife, Pencil, Combination or Speed Square


    Working Conditions:


    Works both indoor and outdoor construction with exposure to various weather conditions and temperatures. Overtime may be required, and some work may involve elevated heights, several stories above ground or work below ground. Out-of-Town work may also be required.




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