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Petra Construction Corporation

Skilled Carpenter

Construction · North Haven, Connecticut
Department Construction
Employment Type Full-Time, Non-exempt

Petra Construction Corp. is seeking a diversified, skilled Carpenter.  Established in 1953, Petra is a mid-sized award-winning general contracting/construction management firm located in North Haven, CT.  Visit our website at for examples of our work.


 Job Requirements


 High school graduate/GED with 5–10 years experience in a position that requires utilization of intermediate to advanced carpentry skills.


 Knowledge of:


  • Materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures
  • Arithmetic, algebra and geometry and their applications in construction
  • Construction means and methods
  • Carpentry machines and tools, including their uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Building codes
  • Masonry experience preferred, but not mandatory.

Ability to:


  • Build, applying standard principles of carpentry and joinery
  • Communicate effectively with others on the work site
  • Report to work daily and on time
  • Observe company and customer safety and security policies and procedures
  • Use equipment and materials properly
  • Work throughout the State of Connecticut
  • Work in a healthcare/clean room environment
  • Perform physically-demanding work

A post-offer physical exam and drug screen are required.


Employee benefits offered include medical, dental and vision insurance, health savings account, life and disability insurance, 401(k) Plan, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, paid holidays and educational assistance.


Petra Construction Corp. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability


Persons are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.



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  • Location
    North Haven, Connecticut
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time, Non-exempt