Work@Castle

Joining the Work@Castle Team

When you join Castle’s professional team, you can take comfort in knowing that this is more than just a job – it’s a second family welcoming you home. As a second generation family owned business, we pride ourselves in paying our employees above the market rate. Whether you’re working in the office, part of our design and sales team, or one of our talented carpenters, you can trust that we honor the need of balance for work and personal life. Many of our carpenters start as early as 7:30 and others start at 8:30. No one works in the evenings or weekends and overtime is available for those who want it. We take time off for major holidays so we can enjoy time at home with loved ones and offer PTO so that our employees can take much needed breaks when needed.

Company get togethers occur both at one of our showrooms / warehouse or we head out to catch a Twins game together and hang out in our favorite local eateries. Designers and sales positions have an added bonus offer of a hybrid work from home and work in the office, with a lot of flexibility in those schedules as well. Sick employees simply can’t work to their full potential, which is why offering health insurance (we pay 80% of hte premium), dental insurance, and life insurance is available to all full time employees.

The future of our employees (and their families) is equally important. Investing in our employees means they can come to work knowing that a comfortable future is achievable. Full time employees enjoy HSA/FSA match up to $240 a year along with a 401k (match up to 4%). Should someone want to further their industry knowledge or skills, they can ask for a reimbursement towards professional development or tuition. This allows our employees to stay at the top of the industry as highly sought after experts. As the cherry on top to the expansive benefits package, employees have the unique opportunity to invest in profit shares. Turning Castle from simply your employer to a lifetime investment.

If this sounds like a company you want to be a part of, we encourage you to read the project descriptions below. Our company is continuously growing and we are continuously on the search for building/remodeling experts to join our team to help us keep up with our lead inquiry. All qualified applicants will have a minimum of 3 years experience, though specific job positions may request more. A keen eye for detail not only sets you apart from other applicants, but helps set us apart from our competitors.

Serious inquiries for the open positions listed below can email a detailed resume to Tambra Lee at tambra@castlebri.com  

Don’t see a job opening that would be right for you? Head down to the form below and apply anyways, our team is constantly growing and we have a constant eye open for building/remodeling experts.

14 REASONS TO APPLY NOW

1. We proudly pay above the market rate.
2. Health Insurance with 80% of the premium covered by us.
3. All full time employees receive dental insurance.
4. HSA/FSA match up to $240 a year
5. 401k with a match up to 4%
6. Profit Sharing
7. Paid Time Off
8. Paid Holidays
9. Opportunity for professional development or tuition reimbursement.
10. Life Insurance
11. Flexibility in work schedule. We don’t work weekends or nights.
12. Paid overtime is available to those who want it.
13. Designers and Sales positions offer a hybrid of working from home and in office with a lot of flexibility as well.
14. Family like atmosphere with company outings, bbq’s, and relaxed office environment.

Current Open Positions (Click Below for More Details)

Design Assistant

Job Type: Full-time

Role responsibilities:

Do you aspire to work as a designer in a design/build remodeling company?  This position is a foot in the door at one of the top design/build remodeling companies in the Twin Cities.  You will be vital support to Castle’s amazing designers and showrooms and help to ensure smooth operations and to ensure Castle’s three showrooms are beautiful and well organized.  This position is designed to last for 1-2 years while the design assistant perfects Chief Architect skills and more importantly shadows designers on projects to learn the art of designing remodeling projects and working with clients, eventually working on their own projects.

Interior design- Find/return samples from vendors that are not in our showrooms, from time to time, for designers on an as needed basis. Create mood boards. Help with selections (tile, countertops, cabinets, paint, light fixtures, plumbing fixtures, hardware, accessories, etc.).

Interior design- Sub for designers on projects during construction (i.e. may attend electrical walk through or tile walk through or cabinet measure if designer unable to attend) or fill in for designer during construction of projects if they are on vacation/leave.

Drafting- Measure and draw as built bath or kitchen plans.

Office work- Compile jobsite binders with documents for projects post construction contract signing. Note- many of these documents will already be created by others.

Office work/interior design- Keep 3 showrooms and 1 warehouse up to date with various material samples and supplies. Assist with planning/coordination of showroom updating.

Office work- Vendor price list and contact info maintenance.

Material procurement- Order materials for projects (examples include tile, grout, light fixtures/bulbs, hardware and potentially cabinets) and assist warehouse manager with tracking/coordinating delivery.

Marketing- Attend and setup staging/clean up at final photo shoots of projects throughout year. May participate in marketing shows 2-3x a year.

Qualifications/skills:

Degree or certification in interior design, architecture, or related field preferred.

Willingness to work with various design aesthetics and ages of homes (most homes we work in were built 1900s-1980s).

A basic understanding of the processes of design, construction, and residential remodeling.

Detail oriented, organized, efficient, flexible, excellent communicator. Can do attitude.

An ability to manage multiple projects and work with various employees simultaneously.

Experience making selections with clients and ordering materials preferred.

 

Full time position, $23 per hour to start.

Normal M-F, 8-5 business hours, but expected to work one Saturday approximately 2-3x a year.

This is a office/remote hybrid position.  You are expected to be able to travel between 3 showrooms/warehouse/vendor locations/client homes as needed. Can expect a mix of working from home/remotely and traveling between various showrooms.

You will be reimbursed for mileage with some restrictions.

Benefits: Flexible schedule and generous vacation, 401k company match, health/dental/life insurance.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $23.00 per hour

Company Highlights:

Castle Building & Remodeling, Inc. is a professional design/ remodeling company that specializes in residential remodeling and focuses on providing the best overall value. Castle is a second-generation family business with over 3,900 past clients. Our unique design studios in South & Northeast Minneapolis as well as St. Paul’s Highland Park allow Castle’s interior designers to help ensure steady sales and work for our crews year-round. Our detailed specifications and comprehensive planning process allow us to guarantee a favorable experience to our clients and give you clear direction in your work. Our goal is to plan every project well and ensure there are no unforeseen costs to clients and to finish by a guaranteed completion date. We also stand behind our work, offering clients a lifetime warranty.

Estimator

Job Type: Full-time

Do you have experience working in a design/build remodeling company and a knowledge of the whole remodeling process?  Castle is looking for an Estimator that helps our design team with estimates and finalizing pricing before contract presentation.  You will be vital support to Castle’s amazing designers and help to ensure Castle’s projects are estimated correctly.  This position does some budget analysis when prospective clients send in plans and assists designers with cabinet reviews and orders.

Qualifications/skills:

  • A basic understanding of the processes of design, construction, and residential remodeling.
  • Detail oriented, organized, efficient, flexible, excellent communicator. Can do attitude.
  • An ability to manage multiple projects and work with various employees simultaneously.
  • Experience making selections with clients and ordering materials preferred.

Salary: $75,000 – $90,000

POSITION DESCRIPTION

  • Estimating
    • Budget Analysis – Review for designers when complicated or questions.
    • Budget Analysis – Train newer employees on how to use Estimator Excel spreadsheet.
    • Manage Price lists – Organize and analyze and determine what master estimator updates are needed.
    • Final Pricing – Work with designers and manage the estimates@castlebri.com email address. With all bids that come in save/enter/read through to reconcile against scope.  Look for missing items in scope.
    • Final Pricing – Review material estimates (for cabinets and other materials in the scope – look up tile costs, things that will be purchased on-line, etc.
    • Website estimates – Annually update all projects on website with new pricing and PDF. Oversee Design Assistant who creates kitchen and bath estimates.
    • Work with Design Team to be a valuable resource to help the team reach it’s annual sales goal.
  • Cabinets
    • Work with online cabinet pricing software (Crystal cabinets) to create an estimate.
    • Review final order once job sells and Designer/PM provides me with measurements.
    • Train new designers on crystal cabinet overview – pdf and Work Bench software and where to watch videos
    • Complete special requests for cabinet pricing when not standard.

 

Normal M-F, 8-5 business hours

This is a office/remote hybrid position.  Can expect a mix of working from home/remotely and traveling between various showrooms.

You will be reimbursed for mileage with some restrictions.

Benefits: Flexible schedule and generous vacation, 401k company match, health/dental/life insurance.

Remodeling Designer/Salesperson

Job Type: Full-time

Are you an experienced designer looking for a new design/build remodeling company to call home?  Come work at one of the top design/build remodeling companies in the Twin Cities.  You will be a vital piece of Castle’s amazing designer team.  Our three showrooms are first class and help to ensure smooth operations and make your job easy.

Pay: $70,000.00 – $77,000.00 per year plus bonuses

POSITION DESCRIPTION

  • Your goal is to generate between $1-1.5M in annual design build revenue that meets profitability and customer satisfaction benchmarks
  • Responsibilities include in home visits, budgetary estimate creation and presentation, writing scope of work, estimating, designing and drafting residential remodeling projects with Chief Architect software, product selections/interior design, preparing project for the handoff to production, and ordering of some materials
  • Design/sell basements, attics, kitchens, bathrooms, whole house, exteriors, porches, decks, and additions
  • Salaried full-time position with progressive benefits and potential to change to commission
  • Castle to generate high volume/quality leads for sales person
  • Flexible schedule but expected to meet with clients and employees as needed during typical work hours, and home tours (in person or virtual) 1-2 times a year

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Designer/salesperson with 5+ years remodeling experience, with an understanding of basic structural/mechanical, and familiarity with designing additions and working on older homes
  • Detailed professional with good communication skills
  • Organized, honest, creative, efficient, driven, motivated individual
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture, Sustainable Design, Interior Design or related field
  • Proficient in Chief Architect and Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle

Apprentice Laborer

Job Type: Summer

Pay: $17.00+ per hour

Overview: This is a paid part-time position as an apprentice doing entry level construction.
Job Description: Demolition, framing, carpentry, clean up, misc. help on jobsites.
– Time Frame: June 17th to August 16th
– 8:00 am – 3:30 pm typical work hours.
– Reliable transportation to and from job each day preferred.
– Castle will provide tools and safety equipment.
– No experience required.
– Interest in career in trades required.
– Must be a hard worker and OK with dusty dirty job sites.
– Must be able to work on feet and lift and move construction materials.
– Six-week minimum commitment, 20+ hours a week.
– Must be willing to learn and work with others.

Print and complete application below.

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Submission Process:
Please email completed application form to Tambra Lee at: tambra@castlebri.com
Please Mail or Deliver applications to:
Castle Building & Remodeling, Inc.
C/O: Tambre Lee
2710 E 33rd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Finish Carpenter

Job Description

Castle Building and Remodeling is seeking to hire an experienced remodeling finish carpenter.

Role responsibilities:

Do you have experience working as a finish carpenter for a design/build remodeling company?  This position will utilize your finish carpentry skills to collaborate with other carpenters installing cabinets, trim, doors, windows, and other remodeling related finishing work.  You will work with a Project Manager who coordinates the project, orders material, communicates with clients and handles inspections.  Castle specializes in kitchens and baths and works primarily in-doors and offers year-round work.

Position Responsibilities Include:
• Work with a small team of carpenters to complete trim carpentry, door and window install, cabinet install, accessory install, and punch list items.

Requirements:
• Experience working on a residential remodeling team. The ability to communicate and work as a part of team is key to this position.
• Applicants must be organized and good at planning ahead.
• 10+ years field experience is a must.
• Attention to detail is a must as these details are what set us apart from our competitors.
• Communication and customer service skills are integral to long term success.
• Reliable transportation is required for employment.
• An understanding of building / remodeling techniques and an appreciation for older homes.
• Relevant experience in remodeling older homes is required.
• Use of a smart phone is required.
• If you don’t meet all of the above requirements, please don’t reply.

*Hourly pay negotiable based on skill level plus benefit package.

compensation: $30-38.00 per hour + benefits
employment type: full-time

Company Highlights – Castle Building & Remodeling, Inc. is a professional design/ build remodeling company that specializes in residential remodeling.  Castle is a second-generation family business, founded in 1977, which has served over 4,000 past clients in the Twin Cities area.  Its four unique design studios in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Golden Valley allow Castle’s professional team to help clients plan any project. Castle Building & Remodeling’s production team of carpenters, drywallers, tile setters, painters, and Project Managers can handle all project sizes. Castle’s detailed planning process allows a guaranteed favorable experience by ensuring there are no unforeseen costs and by providing a guaranteed completion date. Its professional design team, crew of craftsmen, and convenient showrooms sets Castle Building & Remodeling apart from the average remodeler.

Castle brings to the table an extensive benefit package with health, dental, Health Savings Account, life insurance, a 4% 401K match, a generous PTO policy, work/life balance and competitive wages.

You bring to the table reliable transportation, 10 or more years of carpentry experience in the remodeling industry. You can lead a crew, follow simple and complex procedures, your own tools, you can read plans and have logistical thinking and good judgment.

Apply today and find your forever company working for Castle Building & Remodeling.

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