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Lead Carpenter

Job Title: Lead Carpenter

Salary: $35/hr

The Albert C. Wiltshire Employment Center recruits qualified candidates for positions within the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a 300-acre industrial park housing over 400+ businesses within the manufacturing, food, media, technology, and creative fields.

A Brooklyn Navy Yard-based business is currently seeking a Lead Carpenter

This pivotal role involves overseeing all production aspects and leading the shop floor crew, which includes skilled professionals such as CNC operators, carpenters, and scenic painters. The ideal candidate will possess extensive knowledge of the industry and play a key role in supporting the creation of production schedules, managing multiple projects concurrently.


-Directly oversee and manage all aspects of production, ensuring the highest standards of craftsmanship in custom fabrication.
-Lead and inspire a skilled team, including CNC operators, carpenters, and scenic painters, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.
-Collaborate with project managers to create and execute production schedules, ensuring seamless project delivery.
-Navigate the challenges of handling multiple projects simultaneously, demonstrating exceptional organizational and time-management skills.

-Extensive Industry Knowledge: Demonstrate a deep understanding of custom fabrication processes, materials, and industry best practices. Over 7 years of experience in a similar role within the fabrication industry.
-In-depth knowledge of custom fabrication processes, materials, and industry trends.
-Proven track record of successful project management and team leadership.
-Strong technical understanding of fabrication processes and materials.
-Proficient in interpreting and working from technical drawings.
-Excellent leadership and communication skills.
-Ability to create and execute production schedules in a fast-paced environment.
-Ability to motivate and inspire team members.
-Effective problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
-Proactive approach to addressing challenges.
–Ability to adapt to changing project requirements and priorities.
-Flexibility to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

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