Doctor Structure is in (or shall we say under) the house. #housecalls #thirdfloor
Old basement girder probably reclaimed barn timber preparations for shoring underway
Cracked main girder in post and beam ceiling in old farmhouse Harrison NY
Initial preparations in Harrison NY. Scope: Shore floor framing in new solid footings. Reinforce original wooden girders at basement and 1st level floor then shore second level. Remove cracked beam and replace with new locally sourced white oak timber with inserted steel reinforcement.
Lest there be any confusion, Doctor Structure does make house calls.
All positions are paid. We expect commitment, dedication to craft, and hard work in return. Compensation based upon experience, skill, craft development and educational level.
We are always interested in the work of talented artisans, subcontractors in the mechanical trades and hard working intelligent ambitious people of any background.
We have an apprenticeship program for college graduates. We also provide job training opportunities for high school graduated or GED complete youth in Peekskill and Newburgh, NY . Please email a complete resume attached in Microsoft Word format with a succinct cover letter and educational background information to Doctorstructure@thirdfloorconstruction.com
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Below is a sample of our long running Craigslist employment advertisements
Apprentice carpenter to assist master bulder in high end residential construction and structural repairs of antique and classic modern houses. All custom architectural work. Steady work for individuals devoted to their craft. Busy disciplined environment.
Resume’s in Microsoft Word Format only. Include work and educational background
Reply by email only.
Full time year round work
Must have working cell phone, valid driver’s license and own transportation to work in Westchester, Putnam, and Fairfield Counties.
Must have tools for higher paid positions.
Must be in good physical condition for work in construction environment.
Must be able to read construction documents.
Must be capable of executing tasks without supervision
Some professional experience and education in the craft required.
High school diploma required.
Legal residency required.
College education preferred.
Strong math and technical skills a must.
Apprentice to Master Builder (Peekskill, NY)
Paid Intern/Apprentice to master builder for custom residential construction.
Excellent opportunity to learn the building trades as a direct assistant to experienced General Contractor.
Flexible hours. Excellent opportunity for Architecture, Engineering or Project Management graduate
Must have working cell phone, valid driver’s license and own transportation to work in Rockland, Putnam, Westchester and Fairfield Counties.
Must be in good physical condition for work in construction environment. Outdoors in all weather conditions. Occasional long hours. Direct participation in physically demanding construction work in a job site environment is required.
High school diploma or GED required. Legal residency required. College education preferred. Strong math and technical skills a must.
Detail oriented person must be willing to document site conditions and work activities. Must be able to follow very detailed and specific instructions and to communicate those instructions clearly to others.
Equal opportunity. Female apprentices welcome.
Principals only. Recruiters, please don’t contact this job poster.
Do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers.
Please respect our time. No telephone or text inquiries without prior written (email) contact including a letter of introduction and resume.
This is an old project A steel and white oak deck and stair. The stair has extensions for flower pots. It was built in a small Greenwich village yard circa 1997. It is accidentally decorated by the fall of cherry petals.
Doctor Structure is a subsidiary of Third Floor Corporation.
Founded by master builder Benjamin Fiering our goal is to serve a specific need. We provide expert repairs and modifications to residential properties.
We are based in Northern Westchester County of New York but will travel depending upon the scale of the project.
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