Careers

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

JOIN THE CAPE ASSOCIATES FAMILY OF PROFESSIONALS

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At Cape Associates, our mission is building life-long relationships with our customers and with our employees, based upon an uncompromising commitment to quality and integrity.

Cape Associates, Inc. offers a full benefits package to its employees. This package includes medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance and worker’s compensation insurance. Cape Associates has a profit sharing and 401k plan. There are seven paid holidays as well as five paid days off. We offer mileage reimbursement and have a bonus incentive program. We are proud to provide steady, year-round employment, 40 hours a week, 52 weeks a year. There has never been a better, more exciting time to join our growing team!

Call 508-255-1770 to talk with Human Resources or e-mail rkirkmanenck@capeassociates.com with your resumé or questions. 

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CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

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Carpenters: Journeyman

Carpenters: Journeyman

Journeyman Carpenter
Journeymen should have several years of carpentry experience, should own a complete set of hand and power tools and own a truck or van with a rack (for transportation of tools and materials). They should be capable of layout, cutting rafters and stair stringers, sidewalling, and roofing. Journeymen should be working towards obtaining their Construction Supervisor’s License, if they don’t already have it. They should be able to read and interpret building plans.

For all positions, must have vehicle and be able to lift 80 pounds.

Carpenter: Construction Superintendent

Carpenter: Construction Superintendent

Construction Superintendent

The Construction Supervisor (CS) is a hands-on manager of various projects working closely and directly reporting back to the Project Manager (PM). The CS helps coordinate and develop all staff on the site, CA employees, subcontractors, and vendors.  The CS will inspect the daily project progress and arranging for necessary materials and equipment to get the job done most efficiently with budgets and deadlines in mind.  This progress is reported back to the PM, through a combination of office & site meetings, emails, and reports.  CS make sure specifications and plans of the architect or owner are being met in conjunction with the stipulated contract, schedule and budget and ensuring adherence to state and local codes.  They are likely to be involved in selecting specific material vendors and subcontractors and ensuring that these individuals are working well together.  Need to be able to spearhead potential issues and troubleshoot problems that arise on the job. Responsible for making sure the jobsite is left secured and broom clean every day and that all equipment is working properly.  Must maintain safe work practices and follow state and local guidelines concerning building projects.  They may hold regular meetings with workers to review worksite safety and arranging for necessary equipment. 

Residential Construction Estimator

Residential Construction Estimator

Cape Associates, Cape Cod’s leading custom builder, is hiring a residential construction estimator to join their talented team. Estimator will be responsible for evaluating project scope, creating bid packages for vendors and subcontractors, and analyzing plans and specifications to create timely bids and proposals to customers. Candidates will be expected to have exceptional communication skills for client and internal interactions as well as extensive customer service experience. Position is full-time and located out of our Eastham office. Exceptional, full benefits package.

Journeyman Plumber

Journeyman Plumber

Requirements:

  • Ability to inspect, repair, install, modify and maintain plumbing fixtures in heating, water and drainage systems in both the rough and finish stages
  • Ability to identify electrical, plumbing and safety problems applicable to the installation and be able to take necessary corrective action
  • Must be familiar with all standard concepts, practices, and procedures related to plumbing
  • Must have a current journeyman license and continuing education requirements must be followed and up to date
  • Must be able to work independently or under supervision
  • (Experience with heating systems a plus)
  • Must have own vehicle and be able to transport tools and materials in the vehicle

Physical Requirements:

The plumbing workers make repairs and installations from ladders, scaffolding, and platforms, and where the parts of systems worked on being in hard-to-reach places. This requires the employees to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The plumbing workers frequently lift, carry, and set up parts and equipment that weigh up to 80 pounds.

 

Tile Setter

Tile Setter

Requirements:

  • Tile setters are responsible for installing tiles. They then lay tiles in evenly spread mortar, ensuring precision, clean edges and straight lines.
  • Other duties include removing existing floor coverings, taking measurements and cleaning and leveling the surfaces where the tiles are to be laid.
  • To ensure success as a Tile Setter, you should have extensive knowledge of tiling and marbling techniques, a good eye for detail, and excellent communication skills.
  • A top-notch Tile Setter expertly installs tiles and marble to meet the needs of the customer.

Physical Requirements

This requires the employees to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The tile workers lift, carry, and set up parts and equipment that weigh up to 80 pounds.

Carpenter: Foreman

Carpenter: Foreman

Foreman Carpenter
Foremen should have at least seven to ten years’ carpentry experience, should own a complete set of hand and power tools, own a truck or van with a rack (for transportation of tools and materials) and should have a Construction Supervisor’s License. Foremen should have the leadership skills to run a crew; building everything from a small addition to a complete house. Foremen should be willing and able to train their crew of journeymen and apprentice carpenters with the techniques to make them better craftsmen. They should be well organized and able to communicate easily and effectively with owners, office staff, subcontractors, and designers. The foreman organizes the work and coordinates the various aspects of construction. The Foreman should be able to meet quality standards, cost requirements, and project time schedules.

Must have vehicle and be able to lift 80 pounds.

Carpenter: Apprentice

Carpenter: Apprentice

Apprentice Carpenter

We are looking for aspiring carpenters to join our team at Cape Associates, Inc. as an apprentice carpenter. We furnish you with the necessary technical skills to launch a rewarding career with generous growth opportunity. You will work under the supervision of a journeyman carpenter and or a foreman carpenter, assisting them in their duties while you train and gain a better understanding of your trade. An apprenticeship with our organization entails several years of on-the-job training. Experience in residential construction is beneficial, especially in areas like siding or drywall installation.

Requirements:

  • Experience of using hand and power tools such as drills, chisels, sanders, saws, and nail guns
  • Prior carpentry experience
  • Installing wooden structures such as roofing frames, rafters, partitions, joists, and stud work
  • Installing cabinets, shelving, fitted furniture, drywall, and insulation
  • Adding fixtures and fittings such as door handles, locks, hinges, and closures
  • Cleaning and preparing construction sites
  • Loading and unloading materials and equipment
  • Building and taking down scaffolding and temporary structures
  • Digging trenches, compacting earth, and backfilling holes
  • Operating and tending machinery and heavy equipment
  • Following instructions from supervisors and implementing construction plans

Must have vehicle and be able to lift 80 pounds.

Carpenter: Laborer

Carpenter: Laborer

Laborer Carpenter

We are looking for aspiring construction laborers to join our team at Cape Associates, Inc. as a laborer carpenter. Laborers perform a variety of duties involving tool use, lifting, carrying, and managing equipment and machinery to provide support and aid to the skilled craftspeople on-site. We furnish you with the necessary technical skills to launch a rewarding career with generous growth opportunity. You will work under the supervision of a journeyman carpenter and/or a foreman carpenter, assisting them in their duties while you train and gain a better understanding of your trade.

Requirements:

  • Cleaning and preparing construction sites
  • Loading and unloading materials and equipment
  • Building and taking down scaffolding and temporary structures
  • Digging trenches, compacting earth, and backfilling holes
  • Operating and tending machinery and heavy equipment
  • Following instructions from supervisors and implementing construction plans
  • Assisting skilled tradespeople in their duties

Must have vehicle and be able to lift 80 pounds.

Maintenance Foreman

Maintenance Foreman

We are looking for a Maintenance Foreman to join our commercial property management team. This role will support commercial property management with inspections, maintenance, repairs, estimates, and project coordination. 

Requirements:

Ability to learn work order management and accounting software. 

Microsoft Outlook for email and calendar

Familiar with use of iPad, iPhone, and laptop or desktop computer

Must pass CORI check 

Own a vehicle with ability to transport tools

Shop Foreman

Shop Foreman

we are currently seeking an experienced Shop Foreman to join our team. Ability to work independently or on a team. Ability to read and implement plans and desire to train shop team members. 

  • Actively practice safety standards
  • More in depth knowledge of tools and construction terminology & materials
  • Read and understand plans
  • Basic knowledge of flashing, windows & doors, gable returns, deck ledgers, interior trim
  • Ability to use a skill saw
  • Know how to set up staging
  • Cutting bevels
  • Install headers
  • Make a layout
  • Basic cabinet construction
    • Door construction (cope & stick)
    • Drawer construction (Dovetail)
  • Knowledge of joinery
  • Knowledge of hardware
    • Drawer slides/Euro hinges
  • Face frame construction
  • Edge banding
  • Knowledge of shop equipment, set up, and maintenance
    • Table saw, Jointer, Thickness planer, Band saw, Shaper, Drum sander
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