Multiple Construction Positions – Carpenter

at Morton Buildings, Inc.
Location Moorhead, Minnesota
Date Posted August 3, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Morton Buildings is looking to expand our construction crews and employee owners! The Morton brand is well known for quality, durability, innovation and workmanship. Our construction crews are the backbone of our company and contribute significantly to our success. We have opportunities available for everyone from folks looking to enter the construction field to seasoned veterans.

As a member of our construction crew, you will work under the guidance of your foreman, along with others on the team, to construct our buildings and bring the customers' dreams to life. Our foremen average 16 years of experience, so not only do you build the best, you learn from the best!

Bonus! Earn an additional $2000 your first year. New crew members receive an additional $500 bonus every quarter during their first year of employment with Morton Buildings. These bonuses are subject to all applicable withholding taxes.

Under the guidance of your crew foreman you will:

Learn, keep current with and apply the Morton Buildings' safety and construction procedures, methods, and standards
Read, understand and build according to construction plans
Utilize various tools and equipment to safely and efficiently construct buildings
Efficiently execute tasks such as: digging and installing footings, framing walls and roof structures, installing windows, entry and other doors and door openings, installing various siding and roofing materials including hi-rib steel, shingles, wood and other siding materials and mortarless masonry units, finishing with metal and wood trims
Work with other crew personnel in a safe, organized, productive and enjoyable work environment treating everyone with dignity and respect

QUALIFICATIONS (Varied depending on position)

Building construction (post-frame), carpentry or framing experience preferred (on the job or in school)
Willingness to participate in and complete a training program
A valid driver's license is preferred; Class A CDL is highly desired.
OSHA 10-Hour Certification is highly desired
Available to work 9-10 hours during peak construction season.
Ability to take direction
Produce quality work in an efficient manner
Agree to comply with all our safety processes and procedures
Willingness to maintain and operate construction tools in a safe and proper manner
Ability to operate specialized safety equipment efficiently and effectively
Standard weight lifting requirements - 50 pounds, with occasional lifting up to 100 pounds
Capable of working in a physically demanding environment and at various heights (up to 40 feet)
Possess good communication skills - both written and verbal
This position requires 20% travel, which includes overnight travel possibly up to two weeks at a time.

Benefits include:

$500 quarterly retention bonus for the first year of employment
Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
Excellent medical/dental/prescription coverage
Life Insurance
Training bonus
Safety incentives
Paid holidays
Paid vacation
Paid sick time
Bad weather pay
401K Opportunity

Salary is $21.00 to $33.75 per hour based on experience and position hired into.

Our construction crew positions are eligible for three years of progressive pay increases based upon experience, required training, and attendance.

Morton Buildings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace. All candidates offered employment will be subject to a pre-placement test which does include a drug screen.

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