Build Your Career with ABA

We’re a premiere residential design/build firm providing custom remodeling services that transform the places our clients live into the homes they love.

We’re a passionate team with a high value for building relationships and trust, collaborating and finding solutions, and honoring the promises we make to our clients and each other. Together, we deliver excellent general contracting through our home design and build process that embraces environmental integrity, quality construction, and efficient timelines.

We Take Care of Each Other, At work and In Life

  • Competitive compensation packages
    ABA employees earn competitive salaries and all full-time employees are eligible to participate in a 401k with up to 4% employer contribution.
  • Paid health and life insurance
    Depending on the type of position, ABA covers 65% of our employees’ single or family insurance premiums for medical and 75% for dental, and 100% life insurance, beginning on the first of the month following DOH.
  • PTO and paid holidays
    All our full-time employees have PTO, as well as seven paid holidays each year plus a paid birthday holiday.
  • Career growth and advancement opportunities
    We support our employees’ professional development through training, performance reviews, our education reimbursement program, volunteer opportunities, and industry networking.

Explore Our Current Job Openings

Project Manager, Lead or Support Carpenter

Multiple opportunities exist with the production team at ABA! Our project managers run jobs directly from the job site, participating in the daily carpentry activities and managing the trade partners we work with. A Project Manager position is a full time, salaried role with great benefits! Candidates should have at least 2 years experience in project management within the residential construction industry.

Our lead and support carpenters play an integral role at ABA, supporting our Project Managers with remodeling projects and assisting with small jobs and warranty work.

We are currently looking for a lead carpenter with the desire and drive to run small jobs along with supporting larger projects. This is a perfect role for someone who is interested in a future as a project manager. Candidates should be organized with a proactive mindset and have some experience managing small to mid-size construction projects.

Openings are also available for level I or II carpenters. A carpenter at Architectural Building Arts is an hourly position with great benefits and an opportunity for career advancement. Candidates should have experience working within the construction industry; a technical degree or certification in carpentry is preferred.

All candidates should have experience in residential construction. A background in remodeling is preferred. This position requires an individual who is self motivated, dependable, an effective communicator, and efficient with time management. Job requirements include proficiency in the following carpentry areas: framing, windows and exterior doors, siding and exterior trim, interior doors and trim, cabinetry and built-ins.

If you are a residential construction project manager or carpenter who wants the opportunity to show your talent working at a great company then apply with us!

We look forward to talking with you.

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ABA is an equal-opportunity employer.
We’ve been in business since 1989 and our team of passionate, skilled professionals are recognized as the best in their fields as designers, estimators, project managers and carpenters. Enjoy some of our projects, and read about our team members, some of whom have been with us for 20+ years.

“ABA invests in me, my growth and development and they really care about me, my family and my well-being.”

Ken Hahn, Project Manager

Residential Estimator

What will make your next position a great fit for you?

  • Being part of a team with integrity.
  • Working with team members and leadership who welcome and value your input.
  • A Company that is reliable and reputable and stands by its commitments.
  • Mentors and Leaders who “walk the talk.”

If any of these are important to you, we invite you to explore a career Architectural Building Arts, located in Madison, WI. We’ve been in business since 1989 and our team of passionate, skilled professionals are recognized as the best in their fields as designers, estimators, project managers and carpenters.

We are looking for a Residential Estimator who will oversee the preparation of residential construction project estimates, budgets, and change orders for small jobs to whole-house projects. You will work directly with Sales during the bid proposal and estimating phase for new clients and with the Production Manager and Project Manager(s) during the build phase scoping and pricing change orders as well as monitoring budget accuracy throughout the project.

Principal accountabilities for this role include:

  • Accurate and Complete Proposed Project Estimates and Budgets
  • Trade Partner and Supplier Management
  • Project Construction Documentation and Hand-off to Project Management
  • Materials Procurement and Management
  • Additional Work Authorization (AWA) Management
  • Project Costing and Tracking with Controller

If you have these qualifications, we would love to talk with you:

  • Two or more years’ experience in pricing and/or contracting small to whole-home residential remodeling projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in specifying and ordering construction materials and special-order items for projects.
  • Basic understanding of construction methods and procedures with the ability to read and analyze plans and to write clear and concise specifications.
  • General knowledge of remodeling structural issues and the ability to communicate effectively with Engineers, Architects, and property owners.

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ABA is an equal-opportunity employer.