Carpenter Apprentice

South Burlington, VT


The Carpenter Apprentice is responsible for assisting with a wide range of woodworking and carpentry projects. As a charge team member, you will work with a small team manufacturing modular buildings that support eVTOL charging, control, and educational missions. Additionally, the team supports Beta’s prototype aircraft design and manufacturing teams through internal projects at our various locations in Vermont. Responsibilities will include assisting in basic carpentry tasks like framing in wood or steel and installing doors, windows, paneling subfloors, flooring, and trim. While familiarity with these processes is desirable, on-the-job training will be provided by Beta. 

The ideal candidate would be an open-minded and motivated learner, continually striving to build their experience by adding new skills gained through daily effort, curiosity, and interactions with team members. They would also be goal-oriented, detail-focused, and a team-player who can shift priorities quickly. Work at Beta is often changeable and challenging, but we always try to have fun. 

How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:

  • Work hands-on as a team member using power tools, air tools, hand tools, and saws safely
  • Ability to accurately measure and cut materials
  • Assisting team members in carpentry tasks 
  • Framing
  • Flooring 
  • Door and window installation 
  • Paneling and trim
  • Attention to detail
  • Clean the manufacturing floor and work area daily

  • Minimum Qualifications we are seeking

  • 1-year experience in carpentry
  • Self-starter that is well organized, disciplined, and a team player
  • Maintain work area in a neat, orderly, and organized manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to handle setbacks and pivot to a new approach or task
  • All around good person who is fun to work with
  • Flexibility to perform other tasks as needed to ensure the charge team and Beta meets their deadlines

  • Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you

  • Understanding of building systems and techniques 
  • Experience building and installing cabinetry
  • Spray finishing experience
  • Ability to read plans, drawings, and specifications
  • Communication Skills required. Google mail, calendar, docs, sheets: slack

  • Physical Demands and Work Environment:
    The physical demands 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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activities (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stairs), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery surfaces), bending, reaching, handling (seizing, holding, grasping, turning, picking, punching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 75 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, pallet jack, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), gloves, and hearing protection. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or automobile. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure the successful operation of activities in the organization. Some positions entail working with small parts/components. Employees must have excellent hand-eye coordination and good manual dexterity in both hands. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    Video Interview:

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    BETA Technologies provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, health coverage status, HIV status, genetic information, crime victim status, pregnancy or a pregnancy-related condition or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. The company does not discriminate, and will not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination, based on any of these characteristics during the application process or in employment.

    All offers of employment at BETA Technologies are contingent upon favorable results of a thorough background check.

    BETA Technologies is an E-Verify employer.