AFE & Projects
Anchorage, Alaska

Posted On: March 21, 2024

Project Carpenter

Responsible for general construction and woodworking around the Resort.  

Main Duties:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to personally perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Work weekends as necessary to the completion of the project

  • Work with other staff members engaged in construction, erection, dismantling and maintenance repair of all types of wooden, steel and light gauge metal and sheetrock structures.
  • Use of equipment such as rough forms, fixtures, window frames, partitions, casings, doors, floorings, moldings, office partitions, platforms, stages, booths, etc.
  • Perform woodwork and construction consisting of complete planning, layout and section of proper material, working from blueprints, sketches or verbal instructions (including sketch preparation).
  • Maintain necessary records relating to work to be done, completed work and shop inventories, and requisitions necessary materials and supplies.
  • Requires the ability to set up and operate a table saw, band saws, planer, joiner, grinder, sanding machine and use all carpenters’ and tools.
  • Work to specified tolerances specified.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of ten (10) years of training and/or experience as a carpenter required.
  • Journeyman Carpenter in the State of Alaska is preferred.
  • Experienced Laborer
  • Forklift operation experience
  • Good customers service skills, interpersonal skills, and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions and with fumes.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Must have or be able to obtain within the introductory period, the following:  Valid Alaska Driver's license. 

Physical demands and work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud.  Employee must know what Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to use in appropriate environments and must direct others to use same.

Why Alyeska?

Alaska is an incredible place and Girdwood is a friendly, lively town where residents value both outdoor adventure and community spirit. Alyeska Resort offers the type of atmosphere where our employees are able to work hard and play hard, and are encouraged to share their enthusiasm with our guests.

Offering year-round and seasonal opportunities, working at Alyeska Resort is both rewarding and exhilarating. Whether you are a seasoned hospitality or ski resort professional, or just starting out with an avid interest in ski area management or travel tourism, we invite you to review current career opportunities and check back often as we are always seeking great talent.

Alyeska Resort offers many exciting career opportunities, beautiful surroundings and exciting employee benefits including:

  • Vision, Dental, and Medical Insurance for regular full-time employees
    • Paid holiday and paid time off (Vacation and Personal)
    • Free Season Pass for employees and qualified dependents
    • Roth 401(k) and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
    • Discounts for rooms at The Hotel Alyeska and affiliate hotels
    • Discounts in Resort restaurants, shops, and Nordic Spa.

Alyeska Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All resort employees must possess current documentation showing they are eligible for employment in the United States. Alyeska Resort accepts applications for currently available positions only, and does not accept applications for “general employment.” Preference may be given to local candidates, as relocation may not be available.


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