University City Housing Company


UCH is a Philadelphia-based property management company with significant real estate holdings in and around the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Our current portfolio consists of 4,000 residential units and 250,000 square feet of commercial space. A skilled carpenter is needed to join our crew to work on projects ranging from historic rehabs to commercial fit outs.

We are seeking a Carpenter who is hardworking, detail-oriented and capable of doing rough framing through finish work. The ideal candidate for this position will be a team player who is willing to work both independently and on a crew. We are looking for a carpenter who is innovative, flexible and capable of producing high-quality finish work to meet project demands.

Carpenter Skills:

General operating knowledge of all tools and equipment

Basic math skills to perform algebra and geometry calculations related to construction tasks

Problem-solving skills to identify issues and create action plans

Ability to read blueprints and willingness to adhere to building codes

Knowledge of basic construction materials, policies and procedures

Ability to adapt to changing work priorities in a fast-paced, challenging environment

Capable of working independently without constant supervision

Carpenter Requirements:

Previous experience in framing, trim work, moldings, construction, cabinetry and finish work

Ability to work effectively with a supervisor and other tradesmen to complete projects efficiently

Valid driver’s license and vehicle

Strong levels of communication – both written and spoken English.

Our Comprehensive Benefits Package for Full-Time Employees Includes:

•    Opportunities for professional and personal development and career growth

•    Competitive Salary

•    Comprehensive Health Insurance – Medical, Dental, Vision

•    Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) 

•    Retirement plan – 401(k) with up to 4% employer match

•    Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, 9 holidays, 2 floating holidays) 

•    Employer-paid Short-term Disability 

•    Voluntary Long-term Disability

•    Voluntary Life Insurance

•    Voluntary Hospital Indemnity Insurance 

•    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

•    Annual Awards & Recognition

•    Company Paid Certifications & Licensing

•    Employee Referral Program

•    Apartment Discount Available


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