Jobs

Junior Engineer

Bensonwood • Walpole,NH
Posted: August 16, 2017

Bensonwood is a national leader and innovator in the design, engineering and building of timber framing, and precision crafted, high performance homes, and other buildings. With a forty plus year history of building customized residential and commercial projects throughout the US, the company’s collaborative, team-oriented culture values passionate work and a desire for continuous improvement.
Primary Responsibilities
Compute load requirements and member & connection capacities to determine design specifications
Plan and design foundations, floor & roof framing, and timber frame structures following construction and government codes and standards, using analysis software, excel spread sheets, and 3d and 2d CAD drawing tools
Provide technical advice regarding design, construction and structural alternatives to timber framers, carpenters, architects, construction managers, and sales associates.
Resume, cover letter and PDF of work sample required.




Skilled Carpenter

Mathes Hulme Builders • Brattleboro, VT
Posted: August 14, 2017

Mathes Hulme Builders, based in Brattleboro, VT is looking for a full time carpenter to join our team. MHB is a full-service construction company specializing in thoughtful renovations and high performance new construction in the Southern Vermont region. Our ideal candidate is an experienced and skilled carpenter, has their own transportation, safety gear and tools, is looking for long term employment, and has an interest and experience in green and high performance building. MHB is an equal opportunity employer, offering pay commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter, resume and at least 2 employment references by email. Minimum 5 years carpentry experience required.




Project Manager

Bensonwood • Walpole
Posted: August 11, 2017

Bensonwood, a design-build company located in Walpole, NH, seeks an experienced Project Manager to join its growing team.
Bensonwood is a national leader and innovator in the design, engineering and building of timber frame, hybrid and non-timber panelized homes, schools and buildings. With a forty year history of building customized residential and commercial projects throughout the US and abroad, the company’s collaborative team-oriented culture values high performance and continuous improvement.

Position Summary
The Project Manager will function as a member of the growing Bensonwood Project Management Team and will take a lead role in stewarding multiple projects from schematic design through completion. This role is a full-time, Monday-Friday role located in our Walpole, NH facility and requires minimal travel.
To learn more about Bensonwood and to apply online, visit our website at http://bensonwood.com/our-story/careers/




Revit Designer / Drafter

Bensonwood • Walpole, Nh
Posted: August 11, 2017

Benson Woodworking Company (BWC) 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.
Develop and document residential and commercial project designs in coordination with architects, engineers, estimators, builders, sub-contractors, vendors, and clients. This role will be located in our Walpole, NH facility.
•Prepare accurate 3D B.I.M. models, thorough construction drawings, and supporting documents for clients, vendors, and BWC shops
•Coordinate with the project team to determine the best construction techniques, and strategies for completing the project, while staying within budget and controlling work quality
To learn more about Bensonwood and to apply online http://bensonwood.com.




Carpenter on an Island off the Coast of Maine

Thompson Johnson Woodworks • Peaks Island
Posted: August 10, 2017

Everyone is busy, we are too. We are a woman owned, residential construction company located on Peaks Island. We focus on green building and best building practices to ensure that all of our projects are beautiful, efficient and long lasting.

We are seeking an experienced, frame to finish, carpenter, with all the usual tools.

Please be organized, articulate, and collaborative. Our ideal candidate will be detail oriented and will also have the ability to keep the big picture in focus. We offer paid vacation, holidays, health insurance, retirement. We also go bowling once in a while. We have a great team and we are looking for great people to join us. Be weird and creative, we like it! Enjoy your job and coworkers at the same time.

Please email us your resume along with your photos of your work.




Director of Facilities

St. Johnsbury Academy • St. Johnsbury, Vermont
Posted: August 3, 2017

DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES:
The St. Johnsbury Academy Facilities Department manages the operation and maintenance of over 30 buildings, comprising approximately 400,000 gross square feet and 113 acres of landscape, and a limited number of leased spaces used for dormitories and academic purposes.

The Facilities Department is responsible for all aspects of day-to-day facilities maintenance and operations including custodial, transportation, maintenance services, mechanical and electrical systems, elevators, utility supply, grounds care, heating and cooling, engineering and energy conservation, regulatory compliance, and the preservation and restoration of the campus landscape. The department is comprised of a team of approximately 27 (+/-) facilities service providers and full-time bus drivers.

Under the general direction of the Asst Head for Business Services, the Facilities Director is responsible for the management and operation of the Maintenance Services, Grounds team, Tra




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!




5th Earth Architecture Competition" DESIGNING A RURAL ARTS CENTER FOR SENEGAL

Nka Foundation • Oklahoma
Posted: July 17, 2017

5th Earth Architecture Competition

Register at http://goo.gl/hSuuQO from July 13- October 13, 2017

Nka Foundation announces a call for entries for its 5th Earth Architecture Competition: Designing a Rural Arts Center for Senegal, an international architecture competition open to professionals and students of architecture, design, urban planning and others from around the world. Your challenge is to design a unit of a rural arts school for construction in a village in the Casamance region of Senegal.

Total costs of constructing the design entry must not exceed $10,000 (USD) for materials and local labor. The entry fee is $40 for individual entry and $60 for team entry. Jurors will award prizes for 1st: $1,000; 2nd: $700; and 3rd: $400. Honorable Mention Certificates will be awarded. In order to enter the competition, you must register at http://goo.gl/hSuuQO and submit your design entry at http://nkaprojects.boards.net on October 16, 2017.




Ongoing Intern Positions

475 High Performance Building Supply • Brooklyn, NY
Posted: July 14, 2017

- Media Marketing Intern (Brooklyn, NY)
- Operations Intern (Brooklyn, NY)
- Architecture Intern (Brooklyn, NY)
- Business Development Intern (Brooklyn, NY)

Interested applicants may send résumé and cover letter to: careers [at] foursevenfive [dot] com




Communications Manager

475 High Performance Building Supply • Brooklyn, NY
Posted: July 13, 2017

475 is a rapidly growing Brooklyn-based startup that imports, distributes, and advises on high
performance green building components throughout North America. We're focused on transforming the North American construction marketplace from coast-to-coast toward low-energy, high-performance building design, with a focus on sustainable materials and Passive House construction. We seek a highly motivated new full-time team member interested in running, shaping, and growing our social media, marketing, public relations, advertising campaigns, as well as events and trainings. The position salary is commensurate with experience and provides the opportunity to visit leading edge green building job sites as well as interact with designers, architects, engineers, and green building firms across NYC and throughout North America.

Interested applicants may send résumé and cover letter to: careers [at] foursevenfive [dot] com




Office Manager

475 High Performance Building Supply • Brooklyn, NY
Posted: July 13, 2017

475 is a rapidly growing Brooklyn-based startup that distributes and consults on building components. We're focused on transforming the US construction marketplace from coast-to-coast toward low-energy high-performance building design, with a focus on sustainable materials and Passive House construction. We seek a self-directed, office manager with a business/environmental background and plenty of energy to manage office support systems such as HR, IT, accounting, marketing support and the physical premises.

Interested applicants may send résumé and cover letter to: careers [at] foursevenfive [dot] com




Digital Communications Specialist

Bensonwood • Walpole, NH
Posted: June 9, 2017

Bensonwood, a design-build company, located in Walpole, NH, seeks a Digital Communications Specialist to join its growing team.
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.
The Digital Communications Specialist role is responsible for enhancing our internal and external digital communications initiatives and improving how we connect with our buyers, partners, employees, the media, consumers and influencers.
To apply online, visit our website at www.bensonwood.com




Volunteer on an historic preservation project in Allegany State Park!

HistoriCorps • Near Salamanca, NY
Posted: June 1, 2017

Volunteer and learn new skills with HistoriCorps in New York - in partnership with Allegany State Park!

HistoriCorps (http://historicorps.org), is a Denver-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that engages volunteers to work on preservation projects across the country, often on structures located on public lands and in partnership with public lands agencies.

The Ryan Trail Cabins project is in partnership with Allegany State Park, located near Salamanca, NY. Volunteers will be able to learn skills and help preserve these historic structures, which will be opened for overnight rentals after volunteer work is complete. Volunteering on HistoriCorps projects is FREE and a great chance to gain important skills in the rising field of historic preservation.

HistoriCorps is a service learning partner of the U.S. Forest Service, Department of Agriculture committed to the preservation and stewardship of significant resources on public lands.




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