Job Opportunities

We are currently hiring a Bookkeeper + Administrative Assistant (Part-Time) and a Residential Carpenter (Full-Time). Details for both of these positions are below.

P/T Bookkeeper + Administrative Assistant

Mighty House Construction is a very busy, sustainable home remodeling company. Our office is run by a husband-wife team and full-time office guru, 4 full-time staff rule the field with 1-3 occasional temps, and a friendly canine provides morale support (or trip hazard – you be the judge) in the office. It is a small and full office attached to the garage on our home’s property in West Seattle (bus #21).This position is 20-25 hours per week and is to begin ASAP. Please no telecommuting or remote work offers.Responsibilities
Bookkeeping (65%)
• Expense Tracking, Accounts Payable & Receivable, Account Reconciliation
• We run 3-6 jobs at one time. All finances are run through Quickbooks 2016 on a Mac
• All expenses are tracked to the client:job and classed per task.
• There are about 5 accounts to reconcile on a weekly basis (monthly at minimum)
• Tracking company credit card usage (for owners and 3-4 employees)
• Checking emails, shared to-do lists, and project management software on a daily basis
• Invoice clients in accordance with project contract, and track payments
• Run Job/Project Cost Reports on a weekly basis
• File hardcopies of all financials
• Checking emails, shared to-do lists, and project management software on a daily basis

Project Administration (20%)
• Translate handwritten project estimates and enter into Excel
• Assist in setting initial job schedules, and updating schedules online as needed
• Assist in acquiring bids and estimates from subcontractors
• Manage contract process and job documentation
• Manage, track, and enter change orders

Office Management (15%)
• Schedule and organize meetings
• Enter and update contact information for customers, subcontractors, etc. in online database
• Order/purchase office supplies as needed (online and in-person)

Required Qualifications
• 3-5 years of full time (or equivalent) experience in bookkeeping
• Highly skilled in Quickbooks and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
• A methodical thinker, with an extremely high level of accuracy and attention to detail
• Is curious, asks questions and is able to collect and synthesize data from multiple sources
• An effective problem solver – able to maintain clear, consistent systems and devise new ones where necessary
• Possesses superior oral and written communication skills
• Works well in collaboration with others, but can also work independently to accomplish goals
• Familiarity with online customer tracking databases
• Experienced and comfortable working in a Macintosh and PC environment
• Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

Preferred, but not required:
• Knowledge (or interest) of the construction industry and sustainability
• Ability to complete monthly, quarterly taxes, DOR, W-2s, and 1099s
• Ability to oversee Payroll Processing (using intuit online and time tracking app to upload staff hours into Quickbooks)

– Competitive pay ($17 – $21, DOE)
– A productive, fun, and values-based work environment
– Schedule flexibility (though ideally available to work Mondays)
– Opportunity to learn and grow along with our company
– Canine companionship

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Subject line of your email should be: BOOKKEEPER

Mighty House Construction is an equal opportunity employer.

 Full-Time Residential Carpenter

Mighty House Construction is searching for a full-time Carpenter with a well-rounded understanding of residential construction and interest in sustainable building practices. Our office is in West Seattle while the work extends primarily throughout the city limits of Seattle.

As a small but BUSY company, we need someone who can work independently or with others, is willing to take on varied tasks and is able to lift and carry 80+ pounds. Experience tiling is a plus but not necessary.

Our projects range from small “handyman” projects to new home construction and everything in between. We specialize in eco-friendly interior spaces including kitchens, bathrooms, custom cabinetry and furniture fabrication and installation.

The desired candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • 2-4 years carpentry experience
  • A well-rounded understanding of residential construction and carpentry (including demo, framing, siding, drywall, window and door installation, and finish work)
  • A commitment to high quality work – Ability to promote a safe and productive work environment. – standard carpentry tools and personal protection gear
  • A commitment to safety – personally and for co-workers
  • Ability to communicate well with team members
  • Ability to have positive interactions with clients
  • Cell phone service
  • Reliable personal transportation – not only get to jobsites but also go in-between jobs and obtain supplies in a timely fashion
  • Personal cleanliness, authentic character and a positive attitude
  • Washington State driver’s license and and clean driving record. (we will do background check)
  • 100% tobacco and drug free job sites
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • Access to email and internet (smart phone or computer) a plus but not required


  • Competitive pay: $17-22 (DOE)
  • Health insurance and paid vacation time.
  • A positive and productive work environment.

Please email your resume and a cover letter (email body message okay) and 3 references to Subject line of your submission should be: CARPENTER