Carpenter Apprentice

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Job Summary

Selected as a Top Workplace in Philadelphia for 10 consecutive years and offering a comprehensive benefits package, Movers Specialty Service (MSS) has an immediate opening in our Local Operations Department for a hardworking and energetic entry-level carpenter with a good attitude. Our Local Operation team provides relocation services to movers and relocating customers throughout the Tri-State area.

Using company vehicles, MSS Service Technician Assistants (Carpenter Apprentices) are dispatched to daily assignments serving private residences and businesses. Service Technician Assistants (Carpenter Apprentices) will support our experienced Lead Technicians on daily truck routes, performing a variety of duties, including appliance disconnect and reconnect, crating and disassembly and/or reassembly of household goods such as swing sets, wall units, grandfather clocks, pool tables, etc. This person also helps build custom crates as needed for such items as flat screen TV's, marble or glass table tops, art work, antiques and other items requiring special handling during a move.

This is a great opportunity for individuals who are generally handy and are looking for future growth opportunities within the company.


This position requires early start times, flexible scheduling, overtime, and Saturday hours.

In addition, this job requires proficient and safe use of a wide variety of hand and power tools. Basic knowledge of carpentry, electrical, and plumbing skills are strongly desired. All candidates must have the ability to work at a fast-pace and lift 75+ pounds on a regular basis. Position will additionally serve as backup route driver and requires safe driving skills and valid driver’s license. High school diploma and some related experience or general technical training or know-how is required. Training will be provided in the safe use of all tools.

About MSS

MSS provides expert custom crating and specialized handling services to the relocation industry, along with the logistics, local fine arts and commercial crating markets.

MSS Logistics Install Services’ national network of skilled professionals provides consistent, high-quality, customizable solutions for assembly, install and de-install services with a local presence for guaranteed results across simultaneous complex projects with detailed process documentation.

In the national relocation market, MSS partners with moving companies and relocation management corporations in the safe handling of specialty household items by providing crating/uncrating, disconnect/reconnect, and disassembly/assembly services for corporate transferees. Our extensive nationwide subcontractor network and superior customer service makes MSS the nationwide leader in this field.

MSS Local Operations include specialists and design experts who provide custom packing, crating and restoration services. These include the MSS Commercial Crating Division (industrial crating solutions to local manufacturers and distributors) and MSS Fine Arts Division (protecting fine art and antiques for museums, artists, private collectors, auction houses, and galleries).

MSS is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis.

MSS is not offering visa sponsorship for this position. Additionally, a background check and pre-employment drug testing required.

Position Type: Regular / Fulltime

Location: Montgomeryville, PA 18936

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