Drywall Installer - Maui

Jun 13 2024
Castaway Construction & Restoration, LLC |Kahului|Full Time, $22 - $50 / year
Job Description

Aloha! We are a locally owned and operated General Contractor looking for dependable, experienced Drywall Installers for residential and commercial jobs on the island of Maui.


Job Title: Drywall Installer

Employment Type: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Department: Castaway Maui

Reports To: Superintendent, Project Manager


Job Summary

Installing metal framing and fastening drywall boards onto the frames of buildings.


Essential Duties

  • Measure and mark surfaces to lay out work, according to blueprints or drawings, using tape measures, straightedges or squares, and marking devices.
  • Read blueprints or other specifications to determine methods of installation, work procedures, or material or tool requirements.
  • Fit and fasten wallboard or drywall into position on wood or metal frameworks, using glue, nails, or screws.
  • Hang dry lines to wall moldings to guide positioning of main runners.
  • Measure and cut openings in panels or tiles for electrical outlets, windows, vents, plumbing, or other fixtures, using keyhole saws or other cutting tools.
  • Hang drywall panels on metal frameworks of walls and ceilings in offices, schools, or other large buildings, using lifts or hoists to adjust panel heights when necessary.
  • Assemble or install metal framing or decorative trim for windows, doorways, or vents.
  • Coordinate work with drywall finishers who cover the seams between drywall panels.
  • Install horizontal and vertical metal or wooden studs to frames so that wallboard can be attached to interior walls.
  • Cut metal or wood framing and trim to size, using cutting tools.
  • Cut and screw together metal channels to make floor or ceiling frames, according to plans for the location of rooms or hallways.
  • Fasten metal or rockboard lath to the structural framework of walls, ceilings, or partitions of buildings, using nails, screws, staples, or wire-ties.
  • Measure and cut metal runners, studs, and furring channels to required sizes.
  • Obey health and safety codes, as well as company's principles.
  • Adhere to and execute established project procedures and performance standards within the boundaries of corporate policy.
  • Following instructions from supervisors and implementing construction plans.

Secondary Duties

  • Apply or mount acoustical tile or blocks, strips, or sheets of shock-absorbing materials to ceilings or walls of buildings to reduce reflection of sound or to decorate rooms.
  • Assisting supervisors with structural design, planning, layout, and installation.
  • Conduct repair work and installation of doors, windows, drywall, cabinets, stairs, and other fixtures as required.
  • Erect and dismantle scaffolds.
  • Cleaning and preparing construction sites.
  • Loading and unloading materials and equipment.
  • Removing hazardous materials from sites.
  • Building and taking down scaffolding and temporary structures.
  • Supervise general construction workers, when required.
  • Attend meetings and workshops.
  • Complete on-the-job training.


  • This position requires a high school diploma (or GED or high school equivalence certificate) and 3
  • years of previous experience.

Behavioral Characteristics

  • Dependability -- Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Attention to Detail -- Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Leadership -- Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
  • Initiative -- Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Cooperation -- Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Must exemplify Company Core Values -- OHANA -- O-'Ohana (Family), H-Ho'ihi (Respect), AAlaka'i (Leadership), N-No'eau (Craftsmanship), A-Aloha (Compassion)

Language Skills

  • Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information 
  • Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.

Mathematical Skills

  • Basic skills -- Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, to calculate rate, ratio and percentage and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an

employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations

may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:

  • regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear.
  • frequently required to climb or balance; stoop, crouch, or crawl.
  • occasionally exposed to sit.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee

encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may

be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:

  • occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.
  • frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; climb or balance.
  • regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is loud noise.


  • We offer competitive pay commensurate with experience.
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Life, AD&D, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, and Supplemental Insurance
  • 401K
  • PTO
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Aflac
  • Hawaii Life Flight
  • Legal Assistance
  • Employee Assistance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Discounts at local and national retailers