Prodigal Building Systems


Madison, WI or Milwaukee, WI | Full-Time (Hourly)


About Us:

Prodigal Building Systems is a well-established construction company known for its excellence
in residential and commercial construction projects. With a strong commitment to quality
craftsmanship and client satisfaction, we take pride in delivering outstanding results.


Job Overview:

As a Carpenter at Prodigal Building Systems, you will play a pivotal role in our construction
projects. You will work under minimal supervision, taking on a more advanced role in carpentry,
and contributing your skills to ensure the successful completion of projects to the highest


Key Responsibilities:

● Carpentry Expertise: Execute a wide range of carpentry tasks with a high degree of
skill and craftsmanship, including framing, finish carpentry, cabinetry installation, and
more, following project specifications and blueprints.
● Supervision: Assist in supervising and guiding Carpenter I and apprentice-level
carpenters, providing mentorship, training, and oversight as needed.
● Project Leadership: Take on a leadership role within your carpentry team, working
closely with project supervisors and contractors to coordinate tasks and ensure efficient
project progression.
● Quality Control: Conduct inspections to ensure the quality and accuracy of carpentry
work, making necessary adjustments and corrections as required.
● Problem Solving: Troubleshoot and solve complex carpentry challenges and issues
that may arise during projects.
● Tool Mastery: Proficiently operate a wide range of carpentry tools and equipment,
including advanced power tools, ensuring safety and precision.
● Material Procurement: Assist in ordering and tracking materials, as well as managing
inventory on the job site.
● Safety and Compliance: Ensure strict adherence to safety protocols and regulations,
and lead by example in maintaining a safe work environment.



● At least 6 months of proven field experience as a carpenter, preferably in both residential
and commercial construction.
● Strong knowledge of carpentry techniques, tools, and materials.
● Ability to read and interpret construction blueprints and plans accurately.
● Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a
● Physical stamina and the ability to lift heavy materials and equipment.
● Commitment to workplace safety and knowledge of safety regulations.
● High school diploma or equivalent


● Competitive hourly wage ($25+ per hour)
● Paid time off (PTO) accrues after 90 days of employment
● Opportunities for advancement within the company
● Ongoing training and professional development
● Positive and collaborative work environment

If you’re a carpenter with experience in residential and/or commercial construction, we invite you
to consider joining Prodigal Building Systems as a Carpenter II. Showcase your expertise and
contribute to our tradition of delivering top-quality projects.

Prodigal Building Systems is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its
workforce. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds and experiences to apply.


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