Construction Assistants

We maintain a list of construction assistants who are available to help with limited-duration carpentry, drywall patching, demolition work, and other tasks as assigned. Ideal candidates have at least a year of hands-on wood frame construction experience and their own tools.


  • At least one year of carpentry experience
  • Strong personal and professional commitment to the mission and goals of the company
  • Effective teamwork, decision making, and conflict-resolution skills
  • Ability to work independently and to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to lift, push or pull at least 60 pounds
  • Ability to walk across uneven surfaces at job sites and to climb stairs
  • Ability and willingness to travel locally, while carrying acceptable insurance on one’s own vehicle and holding a valid driver’s license. Although work travel by bike and/or transit will be encouraged and supported, some driving will be necessary
  • Strong English language skills; additional language(s) a bonus

Hours: Part time, hourly
Compensation: $15-$18/hr, based on experience
Start date: Flexible

Application process: If you feel you meet the qualifications above, please contact Eli Spevak at eli@orangesplot.net.