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Careers

Welcome to our Careers Page!

Prendergast Construction is an established, professional company that has served the Tri-Cities area of East Tennessee for over thirty years. We pride ourselves in hiring skilled tradespeople to represent our company. In addition, we offer competitive wages and a company benefit package.

Listed below are the positions that we are currently seeking. If you would like to join our team, please click on the link below and complete the application.

Click here for our online application.

Current Job Openings

  • Lead Carpenter

    Applicants for this position must possess extensive experience in carpentry. They must also have mastered the following skills:

    • A complete command of rough and finish carpentry skills
    • The ability to read and interpret paperwork including the following: construction documents, specifications, purchase orders, subcontractor work orders, and change orders
    • An understanding of the scope of work and work directly with the production manager
    • Exemplary communication skills — the ability to communicate with fellow Prendergrast Construction colleagues, subcontractors, and clients
    • The ability to maintain an organized, clean, and safe jobsite at all times
    • The ability to lead and supervise all jobsite activity
    • Excellent time management skills
    • he ability to perform physically demanding work on a consistent basis, including lifting 100 pounds

    All potential employees of Prendergrast Construction are required to maintain a high level of jobsite safety at all times. A neat appearance, as well as a reliable vehicle is required. In addition, a current and valid Tennessee or Virginia Driver’s License along with a good driving record is mandatory.

    Click here to apply for this job.

  • Carpenter

    Applicants for this position must posses a minimum of four years carpentry experience. They must also have mastered the following skills:

    • A complete command of rough and finish carpentry skills and the ability to carry them out with minimal supervision
    • Good communication skills — able to work with both subcontractors and clients
    • The ability to read and understand construction documents
    • Be able to layout and install the following: stud wall framing, stairs for a basement or deck, standard wall-hung cabinetry and accessories, pre-hung door units and windows, interior trim, base, casing, crown moudling, and drywall
    • Establish grades for proper drainage of flatwork and simple structures
    • The ability to use a transit level to establish grades and elevations
    • Aptitude to do simple repairs in painting/staining, mechanical, plumbing, electrical and flooring
    • The ability to perform physically demanding work on a consistent basis, including lifting 100 pounds

    All potential employees of Prendergast Construction are required to maintain a high level of jobsite safety at all times. A neat appearance, as well as a reliable vehicle is required. In addition, a current and valid Tennessee or Virginia Driver’s License along with a good driving record is mandatory.

    Click here to apply for this job.