I am sad because we as many others are losing everything we own and having to let our children go without.Never ever did I think we would be in this situation.Since my husband became a journeyman carpenter few years ago,he has been finding it hard to find a union job.Now it has been a long time and I am losing hope.We have now exhausted all benefitsThe food bank has closed,which saved us.I have a full time job,we did not elect ins cov from my job cause every cent I make goes to keeping our home,...
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I have been a union member over 20 years!I have been looking for work for the past month! 10 months ago I got laid off my job I worked for them over 12 years! Then nine months later got a job for a month and got laid off from there! I have not been able to find any work out here, It seems all the jobs I go to say they have there own crews. They have over 3,000 people on the out of work list!!!!!!! Does anyone know where the work is in California or anywhere else?
now you know why jesus quit being a carpenter and went to preaching. theres no money in carpenter work. people on welfare do better than we do.
ihave paid a lot of money to be a union member and i made some good money but so far none of local unions has help me much my freinds tell me im crazy for paying the dues and not getting no work out of it but some day maybe they will call and i will be ready to travel ps its all in who you know and un fortionatly i dont so if you decied to join use cation
What are the 5 best states to find work as a carpenter? Not looking for best paying states but most job growth or least job loss in our field.
23 years as a carpenter looking for work overseas
Anyone ever work for Cianbro Construction???? I hear there a big civil/ bridge outfit out of Maine and work mostly New England states or East coast area. Any good to work for??? Are they union? I'm a carpenter from Detroit and the market for jobs here suck. thanks!!!
Looking for solid carpenter
Hey everyone, has anyone had slowed steal a client? They quoted a job that i ended up getting a contract for. The kitchen designer knew I had a contract on this job. Heck I took the actual contract and showed the guy so they knew I was the one who would be buying and tweaking the kitchen that this lady wanted. I know first mistake was buying from big box. Anyway these ppl. I have under contract wanted my receipts. NEVER. I told them I didn't devulge that part of my buisness to my customers. They...
There's been a huge demand for carpenters in New Zealand since the earthquakes in Christchurch. Companies are looking for carpenters to get Working Holiday Visas and come over to work for 6-12 months. Before we start opening a bunch of advertising to American carpenters, we were just wondering if there was any interest. Would any of you be interested in travelling to New Zealand for a few months and doing carpentry work?
Ive been giving the opportunity to join an apprenticeship in NYC. My understanding is that for a full year ill be working many hours including overtime. Then after the first year is done the work slows down tremendously for carpenters. I've read many journeyman who have trouble looking for work even if they have 10+ years experience. Is it worth it? Thanks
i see the ad for over seas construction work for some decent wages (united states jobs alliance) so I send in a resume and get a reply only to see that i am required to pay some company to do a background check from some cheesy web site...I have traveled overseas in the past and have gone through the fbi for a criminal back ground check ... who are these guys...
As I read these gloomy posts I have to respond. I am a CONTRACTOR! Please allow me to share a contractors side of this problem. Yes this econamy is slow, however, it is NOT DEAD! I do stay relativly busy. My problem is THE WORKERS! If this applies to you then listen up. Workers these days, especially in construction, because we tend to be less educated and less privalidged, tend to be 1, dope heads, and 2 lazy! To those of you who say thats bull crap! this worsens things for you. Workers used to...
My husband is a carpenter who did two bathrooms in a clients house. Now that the work is done, she is refusing to pay him. She is trying every trick in the book not to pay. We cannot afford to eat it. She won't pay for labor OR materials. What can we do?
Hard worker seeking work immediately **************
i have an apprenticeship interview coming up in a couple weeks with the united brotherhood of carpenters. i dont have much experience but am willing to put in hard work and want to learn the trade. can anybody please give me any tips on the committee interview?
I am a Bartender who is looking to change careers and was looking towards carpentry Looking to start as apprentice and work my way to the top any help or leads would be appreciated
If any one knows of a company in Dubai, that's looking for form carpenters let me know, I've got 25 years in the business, started as a laborer, has worked in all phases of carpentry form, frame and trim, also has experience placing & finnishing concrete an in roofing. has been project super, asst. super, GF, and carp frmn. on various projects. But will be satisfied as a foreman or driving nails in Dubai, but will consider other countries.Big Joe
Union Journeyman Carpenter needs to work.I have been unemployed for 10 months. I am tired of showing up to job sites and standing around with other fellow carpenters while the Foreman ignore us. Why am I paying Union dues? Why are the lazy damn Carpenter's still working? Maybe it's because there daddy or family is a SuperIntendent or Foreman. Tell them to get off there knees sucker! You know who they are!Everyday I look for work and call down to hall...like that helps!I check out and search webs...
I take pride in my work. I am looking for work in San Antonio, don't mind the surrounding areas. I give free estimates, I weld, Decks,home improvements, power wash drive ways, and many more, what ever you need you can consider it done... No job to big...Need refrencess I got them!!!!
I have been out of work for the better part of 2 years! I completed my Apprenticeship in New England, as well as graduated from Wentworth institute of Tech with an associates in Construction management, I am going back to work on my Bachelors next week. SOme how I have perservered, and shown strength where others might have buckled, I say this because ontop of financial stuggles of these last 2 years I lost my 3 year old daughter Elizabeth to a rare inopperable brain tumor back in aug 2009. Ye...
hi was wondering if anyone could help me i am a carpenter from the uk and i am trying to find a carpentry job in afgan/iraq if anyones know who to get in contact with?? and if any one knew what sort of money i coan earn there? any info would be great my email is ***********
I am looking for job. Profesion finish carpenter 20 years experience. last 2 years worked Christensen Shipyards Ltd
Been a union carpenter for 7 yrs and been laid off for the last 5 months. Its looking really bad and getting worse and all i hear that it is slow. Anyone know of anyone hiring in or around philly?
Are there generally different locals with a union city that handle sheetrocking versus woodworking, or is it most often just different divisions within the same local?i'm wondering about San Francisco, specifically.Are there many different paths in union construction carpentry?thanks.