Jobs

Unity Homes Marketing Director

Unity Homes • Walpole, NH
Posted: January 12, 2018

Unity Homes designs and builds healthy, comfortable, high performance homes throughout the Northeast. Established in 2012, Unity Homes represents the culmination of 40 years of homebuilding innovation developed by Bensonwood Homes, the award-winning timber frame company founded in 1972. Unity extends that legacy of quality to factory-built homes that are high performance, and accessible to a broader market.
The Marketing Director will be responsible for managing all marketing efforts for Unity Homes. This is a full-time (40-45 hours per week) role based in our Walpole, NH office and may include occasional travel.

To learn more about Unity Homes and to apply online, visit our website at http://unityhomes.com/jobs/




SUMMER COMMUNITY SERVICE TRIP LEADER (Carpentry Specialist)

VISIONS Service Adventures • Bozeman MT/ Global
Posted: January 11, 2018

LOCATIONS: Alaska, British Virgin Islands, Cambodia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guadeloupe, Montana reservations, Nicaragua, Peru

VISIONS offers summer programs for teens that focus on meaningful community service, cultural immersion and adventure. Co-ed groups of 16 - 25 teens and 4 - 6 leaders live and work together in the heart of a host community. We are actively recruiting leaders with carpentry experience to direct the wide variety of building and construction projects that our programs work on.

To apply and for more information:
Visit our website and apply online at: https://visionsserviceadventures.com/jobs /
Interviews begin in late-January, with additional interviews if needed February - April until all positions are filled.
Questions? Email [email protected]




Shop Manager/Building Manager

UMASS • Amherst, MA
Posted: January 10, 2018

The UMass Design Building is seeking a full-time shop manager, to supervise the facility, & provides maintenance & safety services for all Design Building shop & lab spaces. The manager will also advise & work with faculty to research, purchase & implement the introduction of new equipment into the shop & grant opportunities. They will coordinate schedules of shop & lab staff, student assistants, & others to ensure safety & provide trained coverage at all times the shop is open to users, & to provide needed instruction & assistance to individuals & groups, in support of class work, & individual & research projects.

Temporary full-time position, starting immediately & continuing until 6/30/18. The departments are seeking funding to make the position permanent.

Email letter of interest to Steve Schreiber ([email protected]), asap but no later than 1/20




Lead Carpenter

Kent Hicks Construction Company • West Chesterfield, MA
Posted: January 9, 2018

We build energy efficient net zero homes; Passivhaus, Deep Energy Retrofits, and high-performance historical restoration. Our projects require a strong attention to both detail and cost-effectiveness. Applicants must have a minimum of 7-10 years frame-to-finish carpentry experience; possess tools, reliable transportation, and be motivated to demonstrate high quality work, strong leadership skills, and a can-do attitude. Previous experience in high performance construction and building is preferred. Alternatively, a willingness to learn and a strong ability to process information quickly and accurately is required. We offer a competitive pay scale, profit sharing, and other benefits in a friendly, stimulating environment. Our projects are primarily in the Hampshire and Franklin and Berkshire counties. You will serve as lead carpenter of the project you are assigned to and be responsible for clear communication, problem solving, and quality control throughout.




Job Foreman

Kent Hicks Construction Company • West Chesterfield, MA
Posted: January 9, 2018

We build energy efficient net zero homes; Passivhaus, Deep Energy Retrofits, and high-performance historical restoration. Our projects require strong attention to both detail and cost-effectiveness. You should have a minimum of 7 years frame-to-finish carpentry experience, 2 years of which include construction-based leadership experience. Applicants must possess tools, reliable transportation, and be motivated to demonstrate high quality work, excellent leadership skills, and a can-do attitude. Previous experience in high performance construction is preferred. We require a willingness to learn and a strong ability to process information quickly and accurately. We offer competitive pay, profit sharing, and other benefits. You will work closely with the Project Manager to oversee project planning, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. You will lead the on-site team of carpenters and/or subcontractors, and be responsible for quality control and throughout the project.




Project Manager

Kent Hicks Construction Company • West Chesterfield, MA
Posted: January 9, 2018

We build energy efficient net zero homes; Passivhaus, Deep Energy Retrofits, and high-performance historical restoration.

Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years construction project management experience, superb communication skills, reliable transportation, exceptional organizational skills, excellent leadership skills, and a can-do attitude. Previous experience in high performance construction is preferred. We require a willingness to learn and a strong ability to process information quickly and accurately.

We offer a competitive pay scale, profit sharing, and other benefits in a friendly, stimulating environment. Our projects are in Hampshire, Franklin, and Berkshire counties.

You will work closely with the Job Foreman overseeing project planning, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation. You will coordinate the project overall, and be responsible for communications to homeowners, company personnel and project trades & professionals throughout the project.




Unity Homes Design Director

Unity Homes • Walpole, NH
Posted: December 22, 2017

Unity Homes designs and builds healthy, comfortable, high performance homes throughout the Northeast. Established in 2012, Unity Homes represents the culmination of 40 years of homebuilding innovation developed by Bensonwood Homes, the award-winning timber frame company founded in 1972. Unity extends that legacy of quality to factory-built homes that are high performance, and accessible to a broader market.
Unity’s Design Director oversees the development and deployment of Unity's Design System and will report to the Operations Director.  This is a full-time (40-45 hours per week) role based in our Walpole, NH office and may include occasional travel.
To learn more about Unity Homes and to apply online, visit our website at http://unityhomes.com/jobs/




Yard Coordinator / Facility

Bensonwood • Walpole, NH
Posted: December 1, 2017

Bensonwood is a national leader and innovator in the design and building of timber frame, hybrid, and panelized homes as well as light commercial projects. The company has a forty year history of building unique residential and commercial projects throughout the US. The company’s dynamic, team-oriented culture values high performance and continuous improvement.

Position Summary
The Yard Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining the production facility in a clean, orderly, and easily accessible manner while processing outgoing and incoming deliveries in an efficient manner utilizing lean principles. This role will report to the Shipping and Receiving Coordinator and will be based in Keene, NH.

To learn more about Bensonwood and to apply online, visit our website at http://bensonwood.com/our-story/careers/




Lead Carpenter or Lead-Carpenter-in-Training

Steveworks LLC
Posted: October 25, 2017

steveworks values employees who share our dedication to excellence. We are currently seeking a Lead Carpenter or Lead-Carpenter-in-Training to join our team:

required skills and experience:
excellent carpentry skills
material takeoffs & ordering materials
planning and executing material/framing layouts
effective communication skills with clients, crew, subcontractors and management
running a crew, scheduling subs, standing inspections
understanding building science; ability to execute advanced framing and weatherization techniques
tracking budget and time; reporting to management
running a safe, clean, efficient job site
effective problem solving & ability to plan ahead,
taking initiative when needed; showing good judgement
drawing construction details in Chief Architect or Sketch-up
at least OSHA 10 and preferably OSHA 40 certification

We will also consider candidates with most of the above skills and the interest and potential to grow to become a Lead.




permaculturist

Gathering Inn • Hancock, Vermont 05748
Posted: September 19, 2017

The Gathering Inn is located at the edge of the Green Mountain National Forest and the White River in Hancock, Vermont.
The 2 acres are home to 50 chickens, 15 ducks, garden beds with rich, black soil, apple trees, raspberry and blackberry bushes and a hugel bed. There is a hoop house for winter harvesting, thank you Eliot Coleman.
The permaculture plan for the Inn property was drawn up by Chuck Marsh of Earthaven. I am looking for other permaculturists who would like to join me in using this land as a foundation for a business.




Natural Building Intern

Community Rebuilds • Moab, UT
Posted: July 21, 2017

Community Rebuilds offers a free, 5-month natural building internship in Moab, UT. Under the guidance of our building instructors, inters will learn how to build two straw bale homes from foundation to finish. All homes built by Community Rebuilds are for low to very-low income residents of the community. In exchange for their labor, interns are provided with housing, a food stipend, and of course education in natural building. Additional highlights – solar panel installation workshop, 3-day permaculture workshop with Joel Glanzberg, and specialty Tadelakt plastering workshop.

By the end of 2017, Community Rebuilds will have built 25 energy efficient, sustainable, affordable homes, while educating more than 200 interns. Come learn, serve, and play with us in Moab, UT!




Construction Supervisor

Community Rebuilds • Moab
Posted: March 28, 2016

Community Rebuilds' mission is to build energy-efficient housing, provide education on sustainability, and improve the housing conditions of the workforce through an affordable program. Our Construction Supervisors are critical members of our team. Construction Supervisors perform the following activities:

-Supervision of the construction of a straw bale home from foundation to finish utilizing an all-volunteer crew of student interns and participating families

-Application and instruction of both natural building and conventional building elements

-Application of best methods to meet building code and industry standards

-Instruction of proper tool use and site safety supervision

-Effective project scheduling, resource management and intern motivation to ensure that the project remains on schedule and completion shall be on or before the end of each build

-Foster working relationships with student interns and home owner

-Problem solving around dwelling and design