Work hard and put in your time.
I'm still an employee here, and thought I'd help people to understand what working as a carpenter at Giusti is like.
Get ready for overtime. Most of the year you can expect to work 50-60 hours per week. Usually 54hrs (10 hours Mon-Fri and 4 hours on Sat). My friends laugh when I tell them things have slowed down a little for the winter when I'm only - more... getting 45-50 hours a week.
Get ready to work hard. My first month I thought I wasn't going to make the cut, and up until then I'd thought pretty highly of myself. Don't worry about not being in good physical condition- you will be within a c ... - less
ProsGood benefits. Lots of overtime helps pay the bills. Pride in being the best, if you can hack it.
ConsLots of overtime. If you want to succeed, you'll be too tired for hobbies.