• Carpenter

    JOB TITLE: Carpenter


    LOCATION: State College, PA


    COMPANY: Envinity is an energy conservation, efficiency and generation company that is rooted in the building science approach to green design, construction and energy management. Envinity’s Design and Construction group is seeking an experienced Carpenter to contribute to the group’s growth and service offerings.


    JOB SUMMARY: Envinity’s Residential Design + Build group focuses on creating high performance, energy efficient homes. Other important aspects of our work include the design and construction of home additions, custom woodworking, and other home improvements utilizing local resources and high performance building methods. Envinity has designed and constructed a wide range of energy savings projects from ENERGY STAR and Zero Energy Ready Homes rated new home construction to mechanical systems, home performance upgrades and alternative energy systems.

    To support and grow these efforts, Envinity is seeking a Carpenter with at least two years experience performing carpentry tasks. Qualified candidates should be versed in construction techniques, knowledge on how to safely use a wide variety of tools, experience in home construction and renovation projects, and a desire to improve your skills while working under some of the best carpenters in Centre County.

    This position requires some knowledge of building science and system interactions, strong communication skills, strong organizational skills, and a desire to make people’s homes more energy efficient. This position is primarily field-based performing all phases of carpentry and homebuilding on construction projects.



    • Perform basic rough and finish carpentry tasks.
    • Read and interpret construction drawings and details.
    • Understanding of home performance details such as air sealing and insulation techniques.
    • Extend a high-level service to our clients representing Envinity in a courteous, punctual and professional manner.
    • Adhere to daily and weekly schedules for project activities.
    • Must be committed to safe working practices and knowledge of OSHA safety standards.
    • Maintain a clean job site.
    • Maintain Envinity standards of quality control, client communication and client satisfaction.


    • Minimum 2 years experience in working as a carpenter, or relevant education
    • Equipped with all essential hand and power tools
    • Understanding of 2015 building and electrical codes.
    • Relevant 2 or 4-year academic degree (can be waived in lieu of experience).
    • Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
    • Experience running, maneuvering, navigating or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment.
    • Valid PA driver’s license


    Envinity believes in paying living wages and investing in our employees growth and development as people. You can expect the following benefits starting on Day 1 of your employment:

    • In addition to a rewarding and meaningful career in the solar industry, you will earn a competitive salary based upon your experience
    • (7) paid holidays + paid vacation
    • Health, dental and vision benefits
    • Retirement plan with company match
    • Short term disability and accident insurance available
    • Relocation allowance for those moving from outside of Centre County
    • Continuing education investments
    • Discounted Envinity home energy and construction services


    • Resume
    • Cover Letter that includes narrative description on why carpentry is important to you.
    • This is a highly competitive position.

    Submit resume and cover letter to Envinitycareers@envinity.com and include the subject line, “Carpenter”.


    Applicants selected for our interview process must agree to DMV and criminal background checks.