Oahu Deconstruction Crew Member

Nov 17 2023
Re-use Hawaii |Honolulu|Full Time, $17.00 / hour
Job Description

Position Summary: Deconstruction Crew members work as a team to disassemble buildings in order to preserve material for reuse. This is a full time position, 35-40 hours per week. 

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 7am-4pm. Work location varies across Oahu. 


  • Position pays $17 per hour to start
  • Health/prescription drug insurance (HMAA)
  • Elective dental and vision insurance available (HDS / HMAA)
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • $200 material credit at Re-use Hawaiʻi & employee discount
  • Retirement plan (Vanguard 403B)
  • Work boot stipend after probationary period. 

Required qualifications, work traits, and abilities:

  • Some construction background and experience.
  • Experience using hand and power tools.
  • Ability to work in all outdoor elements and conditions.
  • Attention to detail and safety.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Leader experience/skill is helpful for advancement.
  • Strong commitment to the environmental mission of Re-use Hawaiʻi. 
  • Ability to work as a collaborative team member.
  • Ability to maintain the ethical standards of the organization.
  • Enjoy physically demanding labor.
  • Self-motivated, reliable, and enthusiastic.
  • Ability to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, steel toed and soled boots, gloves, ear protection, and a respirator, when required.

Physical requirements:

  • Position requires lifting up to 60+ lbs throughout the work day. 
  • Individuals must have the ability to perform intense and repetitive physical work and conduct repeated movement, including prying, gripping, working overhead, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, and other related tasks throughout an 8-hour work day. 

Position responsibilities:

  • Hand-deconstruct building structures, including: performing surface and structural 
  • salvage, handling recycling and waste materials, and preparing and loading salvaged material for hauling.
  • Arrive on time and prepared.
  • Take care of the organization's tools and equipment.
  • Participate in daily safety meetings.
  • Follow supervisory directions.
  • Help maintain safe, clean, and orderly job sites by coordinating and cooperating with co-workers.

General Requirements: 


  • Reliable transportation to travel to job sites.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Cell phone and email communication.
  • 3 good professional references (no friends or family)