Employment Status: Temporary/Summer or Full Time

Laborer / Carpenter Apprentice

R.J. Kelly Co. Inc. is seeking to fill a Laborer and Carpenter Apprentice position. Candidates must be able to perform physical work on a regular basis. Commercial construction experience is preferred with a focus on installation of various materials such as drywall, doors, drop ceilings, mill work, blocking, etc. Candidate must be willing to perform multiple types of labor related tasks. The ability to take direction, work efficiently, and learn new skills quickly is essential.

·         Candidates will report directly to construction supervisor and work closely with other R.J. Kelly carpenters.

·         Candidates must have reliable transportation for punctual arrival to the job site.

·         Candidates must work well independently.

·         Drug and background checks may be requested.

·         Normal work day is 6:30 am to 3:00 pm, with overtime opportunities.

·         Many job sites are in the area of Burlington, MA, however, at times candidates will be reporting to job sites around the 495 belt. 


This position represents an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to gain experience or begin a long-term career in the construction division of commercial real estate.

Duties & Responsibilities

  •      Commercial framing

  •      Drywall

  •      Rough and finish carpentry

  •      Job site cleaning

  •      Lifting and moving heavy objects on a regular basis

  •      Minor landscaping

  •      Dress appropriately (company shirt, clean pants, and work boots)

Essential skills and attributes 

  •      Reliable

  •      Attention to detail

  •      Energetic and positive attitude

  • Self-starting

  •      Taking tasks through completion

  •      Working on multiple tasks

  •      Actively looking for a better way of performing duties

  • Good time management

  • Willingness to put in extra effort

  • Team Player


  •     $16/hour

  • Benefits available for full time employees 


Email your cover letter and resume to hr@rjkellycompany.com