• Do You Have What It Takes To Be a Part of Team CRATE?

    Follow our two simple steps below to review our positions and submit an application. Learn about a few of our awesome team members on our CRATE Team Page and by watching the video to the right.

    Step 1: Employment Opportunities

    We are looking for responsible candidates that are hard workers, think ahead, have a growth mindset, do well following instructions, and are a team player.

    Take a look at our different job opportunities. If one looks like it would be a good fit, please use the application form at the bottom of this page. Must live within 20 miles of Modesto.

    Technician-in-Training
    Wage:
    $13-$22

    Maximum Benefits:
    -Company cell phone
    -401(k) with 4% match

    Mandatory Characteristics:
    -Honest and of high integrity.
    -A fast learner with a desire to develop.
    -Punctual and exact in all aspects of work.
    -A strong communicator with project owners and fellow team members.
    -Able to represent the CRATE brand with a clean, well-maintained appearance.

    Mandatory Abilities:
    -Knowledge of finish and rough carpentry.
    -Experience with proper light demolition techniques.
    -Able to lift 100 lbs. on your own to accomplish work-related tasks.

    Preferred Abilities:
    -Working knowledge of residential electrical and plumbing.
    -Working knowledge of all interior finishes and construction methodologies.
    -Experience in painting and sheetrock finishing techniques.

    Required Tools/Equipment:
    -Your own personal hand tools needed to conduct all aspects of the job.
    -A clean DMV record and proof thereof.

    Ideal Background:
    -General Labor
    -Carpentry
    -General Contracting

    Technician
    Wage:
    $17-$24

    Maximum Benefits:
    -Company vehicle
    -Company cell phone
    -401(k) with 4% match

    Mandatory Characteristics:
    -Honest and of high integrity.
    -A fast learner with a desire to develop.
    -Punctual and exact in all aspects of work.
    -A strong communicator with project owners and fellow team members.
    -Able to represent the CRATE brand with a clean, well-maintained appearance.

    Mandatory Abilities:
    -Skilled in finish and rough carpentry.
    -Experience with proper light demolition techniques.
    -Working knowledge of residential electrical and plumbing.
    -Able to lift 100 lbs. on your own to accomplish work-related tasks.

    Preferred Abilities:
    -Working knowledge of all interior finishes and construction methodologies.
    -Experience in painting and sheetrock finishing techniques.

    Required Tools/Equipment:
    -Your own personal hand tools needed to conduct all aspects of the job.
    -A clean, serviceable and reliable vehicle to be used in the conduct of the job.
    -A clean DMV record and proof thereof.

    Ideal Background:
    -Carpentry
    -General Contracting

    Lead Technician

    Wage:
    $22-$28

    Maximum Benefits:
    -Company vehicle
    -Company cell phone
    -401(k) with 4% match

    Mandatory Characteristics:
    -You must be in full alignment with the five CRATE Core Values (Authentic, Self-Motivated, Open-minded, Full of Belief in the CRATE Concept, and of High Integrity).
    -A fast learner with a desire to develop.
    -Punctual and exact in all aspects of work.
    -A team player.
    -A strong communicator with project owners and fellow team members.
    -Able to represent the CRATE brand with a clean, well-maintained appearance.

    Mandatory Abilities:
    -Highly skilled in finish and rough carpentry.
    -Expert working knowledge of residential electrical and plumbing codes.
    -Must be able to run home runs to the box, change out and add new breakers, wire three and four way lighting.
    -Must be able to sweat copper pipes, install new shower valves and diverters, run new drain and vent piping.
    -Significant experience with proper light demolition techniques.
    -Able to lift 100 lbs. on your own to accomplish work-related tasks.

    Preferred Abilities:
    -Knowledge of all interior finishes and construction methodologies.
    -Experience in running code-compliant gas lines.
    -Proficient in painting and small drywall repairs.

    Required Tools/Equipment:
    -Your own personal hand tools needed to conduct all aspects of the job.
    -A clean, serviceable and reliable vehicle to be used in the conduct of the job.
    -A clean DMV record and proof thereof.

    Ideal Background:
    -Carpentry
    -Plumbing
    -Electrical
    -General Contracting

    Job Description:
    -Ensure technicians and technicians in training are executing on the project managers directions while assisting and training in various aspects of construction to ensure the projects are completed to CRATE standards.
    -Work in customer’s homes to modify and build beautiful kitchens and bathrooms.
    -Perform general carpentry, plumbing and electrical work to modify existing kitchens and bathrooms.
    -Communicate daily with the project manager to update regarding progress on site.

    Shop Manager
    Wage:
    $13-$18

    Maximum Benefits:
    -Company cell phone
    -401(k) with 4% match

    Mandatory Characteristics:
    -Honest and of high integrity.
    -A fast learner with a desire to develop.
    -Punctual and exact in all aspects of work.
    -A strong communicator with fellow team members.
    -Able to represent the CRATE brand with a clean, well-maintained appearance.

    Mandatory Abilities:
    -Knowledge of construction tools & materials.
    -Experience with product inventory.
    -Able to lift 100 lbs. on your own to accomplish work-related tasks.

    Preferred Abilities:
    -Able to pull a light-duty trailer.
    -Working knowledge of all interior finishes and construction methodologies.

    Required Tools/Equipment:
    -A clean DMV record and proof thereof.

    Ideal Background:
    -Carpentry
    -Warehouse Manager
    -Construction Labor

    Painter
    Wage:
    $15-$20

    Maximum Benefits:
    -Company cell phone
    -401(k) with 4% match

    Mandatory Characteristics:
    -Honest and of high integrity.
    -A fast learner with a desire to develop.
    -Punctual and exact in all aspects of work.
    -A strong communicator with project owners and fellow team members.
    -Able to represent the CRATE brand with a clean, well-maintained appearance.

    Mandatory Abilities:
    -Experience in wall and ceiling paint, including matching of proper method with application materials and surface.
    -Knowledgeable of all areas of home protection, including negative pressure systems, dust walls, floor protection and the like.

    Preferred Abilities:
    -Skilled in cabinet refinishing methods including strip & stain, cover stain and Durapoxy painting.
    -Skilled in applying finishes such as drywall texture and plaster.

    Required Tools/Equipment:
    -A clean DMV record and proof thereof.

    Ideal Background:
    -Painting walls & ceilings.

    Lead Painter
    Wage:
    $20-$25

    Maximum Benefits:
    -Company vehicle
    -Company cell phone
    -401(k) with 4% match
    -2 weeks of paid vacation

    Mandatory Characteristics:
    -Honest and of high integrity.
    -A fast learner with a desire to develop.
    -Punctual and exact in all aspects of work.
    -A strong communicator with project owners and fellow team members.
    -Able to represent the CRATE brand with a clean, well-maintained appearance.

    Mandatory Abilities:
    -Expert skill in cabinet refinishing methods including strip & stain, cover stain and Durapoxy painting.
    -Significant experience in wall and ceiling paint, including matching of proper method with application materials and surface.
    -Efficient in all areas of home protection, including negative pressure systems, dust walls, floor protection and the like.

    Preferred Abilities:
    -Skilled in applying finishes such as drywall texture and plaster.

    Required Tools/Equipment:
    -Your own personal equipment needed to conduct all aspects of the job.
    -A clean DMV record and proof thereof.

    Ideal Background:
    -Painting using spray applications.

    Sheetrocker/Taper
    Wage:
    Determined on Experience (DOE)

    Maximum Benefits:
    -Company vehicle
    -Company cell phone
    -401(k) with 4% match

    Mandatory Characteristics:
    -Honest and of high integrity.
    -A fast learner with a desire to develop.
    -Punctual and exact in all aspects of work.
    -A strong communicator with project owners and fellow team members.
    -Able to represent the CRATE brand with a clean, well-maintained appearance.

    Mandatory Abilities:
    -Skilled in applying residential taping and texture finishes. (Orange peel, knockdown, imperfect smooth, level 5 finish, etc.)
    -Efficient in all areas of home protection, including negative pressure systems, dust walls, floor protection and the like.

    Preferred Abilities:
    -Experience in wall and ceiling paint, including matching of proper method with application materials and surface.

    Required Tools/Equipment:
    -Your own personal hand tools needed to conduct all aspects of the job.
    -A clean DMV record and proof thereof.

    Ideal Background:
    -Tape & texture.

    Electrician
    Wage:
    $20-$27

    Maximum Benefits:
    -Company vehicle
    -Company cell phone
    -401(k) with 4% match
    -2 weeks of paid vacation
    -Sick pay

    Mandatory Characteristics:
    -Honest and of high integrity.
    -A fast learner with a desire to develop.
    -Punctual and exact in all aspects of work.
    -A strong communicator with project owners and fellow team members.
    -Able to represent the CRATE brand with a clean, well-maintained appearance.

    Mandatory Abilities:
    – Expert knowledge in all areas of residential electrical.
    – Able to diagnose and repair electrical issues related to sub panels, lighting, power, etc.
    – Capable of installing overhead and under cabinet lighting systems, including 3-way and 4-way switching, wiring, fixtures, testing, etc.
    – Comprehensive knowledge of electrical building codes and compliance.
    – Experienced in installation of finish electrical, including fixtures, switches and outlets.


    Preferred Abilities:

    – Skilled in running new electrical circuits from existing panels to final termination points.

    Required Tools/Equipment:
    -Electricians tools necessary to complete the tasks in the above sections.
    -A clean, serviceable and reliable vehicle to be used in the conduct of the job.
    -A clean DMV record and proof thereof.

    Ideal Background:
    – Certified electrician with at least 5 years of full-time experience.

    CRATE Team

    Here’s What Some of Our Current Team Members Have to Say:

    “The sky’s the limit. There is no end in sight with this company. Everything we do is for the future and how could you not be excited about that?” – Trevor, Painter

    “There’s something different everyday.” – Jim, Technician

    “I like working with the crew. We have a great group of guys and the company is fun to work for.” – Baxter, Technician-in-Training

    Step 2: The Application

    If you are having trouble with this application, please email your information to [email protected].

    Employment Application