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compensation: $16-17 DOE, includes benefits
employment type: full-time

Second Use Building Materials, Seattle's largest architectural salvage yard, is seeking a full time staff member to work on our salvage services crew.


Second Use is a community focused business dedicated to keeping reusable building materials out of the waste stream. Our salvage crews go into houses and commercial spaces slated for remodel or demolition and harvest the good stuff (doors, cabinets, windows, appliances, flooring, hardware) to prevent it from going to waste. We haul it back to our retail stores (located in SODO Seattle and Tacoma) and sell it to the public for a fraction of the cost of regular new retail.

Our staff members share a passion for keeping good stuff from going to waste, an interest in old stuff, a strong work ethic, and general sense of humor.


-Paid time off
-Employee discount
-Quarterly store credit dividends

Second Use is looking for a new member on our salvage services team. This position focuses on active salvage of building materials in homes and other buildings. Job candidates should have background in building salvage and/or construction as well as excellent communication skills and aptitude for positive team participation.

Typical work functions:
Provide friendly and professional customer service to our suppliers (homeowners, contractors, developers)
With other team members, use specialized tools and techniques to safely uninstall reusable items from homes, schools and other buildings
Load and secure building materials in our trucks for transport
Drive trucks between jobsites and store
Unload materials at our store and assist with processing
Maintain tools, safety, supplies and job documentation
If assigned a lead role, provide leadership and support of salvage crew on a project by project basis, ensuring safety, facilitating communication with the client, prioritizing and sequencing work to achieve client satisfaction and project profitability
Typically work four, ten-hour days. Some weekend work may be required.
Crossover work in other parts of the business, such as receiving, warehouse and customer service, to help with overall business needs.

An ideal candidate will have these qualifications:
Self-motivated and reliable worker, willing to put in a full 10-hour day
Enthusiasm for a safe work environment
Able/willing to safely lift 75+ lbs and move heavy materials on a consistent basis
Experience with construction and taking buildings apart
Experience managing projects
Experience with positive team leadership
Clean driving record and experience driving trucks
Knowledge of building materials, reusability, valuation

If you are interested in joining the Second Use team, please send a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position, along with a resume detailing your qualifications for this position.

Pay: DOE, includes benefits
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6874051546



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