Carpenters • Project Mgrs • Painters • Designers • Office

What do we look for in a Murphy Bros. team member? People who say what they mean and do what they say. Those who show up on time and actually enjoy getting things done. Diligent, responsive, team players, who think attitude matters and go out of their way to pick a good one to bring to work every single day.

Field Painter

Field Painters experience daily travel to multiple job sites, working in residential homes on what may be the last thing needed to complete significant remodels. This position is critical to our reputation for timeliness as well as quality craftsmanship. In addition, some of these homes will be professionally photographed and may end up on the Remodelers Showcase Home Tour, or in magazine articles.Are you conscientious & meticulous? Do you see your job as being more than just putting brush to surface, but as an integral part to the overall success of each project?


This entry-level position involves a wide variety of assignments using a broad range of very basic skills. While general in nature, this position is very important to supporting the overall completion of every remodeling job we commit to complete. You will be required to travel daily to the Blaine office and often to homeowner jobsites in addition. Duties will include supporting lead carpenters or painters in day-to-day staging/moving of materials, demolition, basic construction, surface preparation, loading and unloading deliveries, etc… You will be working in all weather conditions, must be able to lift 100 pounds and work in elevated or tight spaces at times.

As with all positions at Murphy Bros. future opportunities for advancement depend on consistent daily performance. Entry-level laborers are at the apprentice level but may find advancement as journeyman in the carpenter or paint & fine finishing fields if they show aptitude, initiative and dependability.


At Murphy Bros. carpenters are relied on for a broad range of skills and tasks. You'll need at least 4 years of carpentry experience to have gained the general knowledge needed to perform a variety of duties which range from framing, trim, siding installation etc. and some miscellaneous tasks at times such as drywall taping, light plumbing and light electrical. Our carpenters provide their own truck or van and the standard set of tools needed in the unpredictable remodeling environment. Part of that knowledge set includes reading construction plans and interpreting written projects scopes. You will also need to rely on your general understanding of materials and installation involved in most remodeling projects such as additions, windows, kitchens or bath projects, cabinetry, tile, countertops, plumbing fixture/ fittings, well, you get the picture. Are you good with people? Can you explain what you are doing and what needs to be done clearly to your project manager as well as impatient homeowners? Communication is as critical as a sharp saw blade.

Lead Painter

As the Lead Painter you are not only applying finishes everyday, setting the quality standards for others to follow, but also serving as the on-site manager for each painting project that you are assigned to—responsible for the overall quality of work, assigning tasks to and the performance/ behavior of painting subcontractors, painters and laborers and the appearance of your job site. While reporting to the assigned project manager for your job, one of your top priorities will be to keep the project on schedule, using your 6 or more years of project management knowledge and experience in the application of paints, wood finishes and specialty coatings to make key decisions/adjustments in the field.

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To treat our clients as family, caring for their best interests at all times through services fueled by excellence in communication, design and thoughtful workmanship.

IntegrityOur word, written or spoken, is our bond.The need for honesty, honor & ethics applies to staff, clients, vendors—everyone. Everyday.

DiligenceWe love solving difficult problems. Rigor, persistence, dog-on-a-bone effort to complete the task at hand is at our core.

Loyalty—As a team we have each other’s back, whether we are right or wrong, but we’ll also tell each other when we get it wrong, so we can get it right.

ExcellenceStriving daily to out-do ourselves usually exceeds industry standards but our work also needs to meet or exceed client expectations—often a higher bar—and we accept that challenge with enthusiasm.

ImprovementLife is change, growth is optional. We encourage each other to always choose growth through a constant hunger for improvement,fed by mutual respect for each other and our ideas.

To be the leading remodeler in the greater Twin Cities known for:

Client ExperienceRepeatedly exceeding our clients expectations

  • Convenient – easy to contact, fast response
  • Friendly – happy and eager to do what we do
  • Right Answers – the best project designs and solutions
  • Great Value – first quality workmanship and service at fair prices
  • Warranty – back up our client pledge and workmanship
  • Safety & Security – at every stage in the remodel process

RecognitionAs the most efficient, esteemed, and trusted in our market

  • Confidence – Maintaining a 95% client satisfaction rating
  • Award winning – decades of local, regional & national remodeling awards
  • Staff dignity – team member of an admired company

InnovationBy commitment to continuous improvement

  • Identifying and implementing the most effective technologies
  • Research and education of new materials and building methods
  • Always looking for new ways to serve our clients
  • Eliminating waste, re-work and waiting where ever we find it

Growth— Ability to scale services to client volume & needs

  • Controlled and planned expansion
  • Committed to continued staff development
  • Attract and retain the best team
  • Add & maintain top vendors and trade contractors

STABILITY— 35 years and counting! Murphy Bros. longevity is among only a few remodelers in the Twin Cities to have navigated the ups and downs of the market and flourished.

REPUTATION— Winning the coveted Better Business Bureau (BBB) Torch Award for Ethics in Business is a true milestone. It says we go the extra mile when it comes to treating our clients, vendors and ourselves with rigorous integrity.

RECOGNITION— With a 95% GuildQuality satisfaction rating, and a metro-wide presence on, Murphy Bros. continues to win local, regional and national design/build awards. We have also been recognized for client satisfaction innovations. We compete with ourselves for excellence rather than looking to others for our goals.

GROWTH— We’re all about growth and continuous improvement. Whether it’s continuing eduction opportunities, or the most advanced technical tools in the industry, Murphy Bros. is committed to helping staff excel and prosper.

GREAT TOOLS— Our CRM and cloud-based project management platforms, (BuilderTrend & Infusionsoft), are great platforms for efficiency, productivity and transparent communication. We also have north and south metro display centers for client convenience, all backed by dedicated full-time multi-channel marketing.

FLEXIBLE & FOCUSED— As a family owned and operated business we understand family needs are as important as personal goals. That’s why we created an environment or great autonomy for sales and production regarding daily schedules. At the same time we stay focused on the key metrics of close ratios, profitability, gross margins and above all else, satisfied clients.

GREAT COMPENSATION— We offer a base compensation package to cover basic needs along with a total compensation based on individual production. Add to that a simple IRA with a 3% match, 100% health insurance paid premium for each employee, cloud-based Bamboo HR intranet to monitor all your benefits, Paid holidays and vacation pay, and if required for the position, a vehicle and phone allowance along with a laptop loaded with primary software needed for the job.

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