Design/Build Faculty

Yestermorrow Design/Build School • Waitsfield, VT
Posted: August 22, 2017

The Design/Build Faculty is responsible for advancing Yestermorrow’s design/build curriculum through curriculum development, teaching, directing the school’s Sustainable Design/Build Semester Program and Design/Build Certificate Programs, and Advising Class Support Interns. The Design/Build Faculty works closely with the Woodshop Faculty, Yestermorrow’s President, the Program Administrator, and the Operations Team. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Curriculum Development
Lead Instructor and Director for the Yestermorrow/UMass Sustainable Design/Build Semester Program
Director of Yestermorrow’s Design/Build Certificate Programs
Instructor and/or Co-Instructor for Design/Build Courses
Advisor to Class Support Interns

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Project Architect

Black Mountain Architecture • Saranac Lake, NY
Posted: October 23, 2017

BMA seeks an experienced Project Architect to join our growing Adirondack based design firm. We value collaboration, craftsmanship, and integrating our work into the local community and landscape that we call home. A qualified candidate will lead projects and work with the firm principal to develop internal design and project management systems. The position offers an opportunity to grow with our up and coming sustainably minded design firm.

Job Description
• Lead project(s) from schematic design through completion of construction
• Work with principal to develop firm's internal design and project management systems
• Communicate and collaborate with firm principal, administrative staff, contractors, subcontractors, clients, and other team members to achieve internal and external project goals

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Timber Framer

Hardwick Post and Beam • Hardwick Massachusetts
Posted: October 19, 2017

Company Description:
Hardwick Post & Beam has been designing and building custom timber frame buildings in New England and throughout the United States for 30 years. Our timber frame houses, barns, and commercial buildings feature traditional wooden mortise and tenon joinery, flexible and modern design, and energy efficient structural insulated panels. Because we are a small custom timber frame company we all take on multiple roles

Essential Job Functions:
• Reading and review of construction documents
• Pre-cut layout of timber frame joinery
• Use of stationary and portable power tools and hand tools for fabrication of joinery
• Setting up completed frames on client sites throughout New England
• Other duties as assigned

• Minimum 3yrs experience in timber framing (or 8 years related experience in carpentry or cabinetry)
• Familiarity with timber frame joinery and structural systems


HELM Construction Solutions LLC • Brattleboro, VT
Posted: October 18, 2017

HELM is hiring a Bookkeeper with experience in QuickBooks and construction bookkeeping. Flexible schedule; 15-20 hours/week to start with potential for additional hours. Work with a variety of small construction businesses to ensure their books are accurate and up to date. Our ideal candidate can work independently, and is attentive to detail, comfortable with technology, and familiar with accounting principles. This position is based in our Brattleboro, VT office with some work remotely and at clients' offices. HELM Construction Solutions LLC is a woman-owned business working with over thirty design and construction businesses across the Northeast. Learn more about what we do at Please submit cover letter, resume and 3 references via email to Kate Stephenson: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Competitive salary based on experience.


Frame of Mind Timberwerks • Western NY and Crested Butte CO
Posted: October 11, 2017

Small family owned business is in need of a skilled craftsmen who can cut timber frames. Laying out timbers is not mandatory but is a bonus. Please email for more information.
Thank you Brian

Carpenter or Carpenters helper

House in the Woods LLC •  Woodstock, VT
Posted: October 6, 2017

We're rebuilding a historic extended English barn in Woodstock Vermont and looking to add carpenter or carpenters helper to help power us through to the finish line this month. Tasks include roof sheathing, siding, doors, windows and loft floor. We're looking for positive folks with the skills and the attitude to work safely. Proficiency with the safe use of tools and power equipment is expected, as is the ability to safely move heavy things, work standing and at heights the entire day. Position is 1099, starts immediately and will run to mid November. Reliable transportation and personal safety gear are required. We run a non-smoking, no cell phone/texting job site. Onsite camping possible.

Please reply by email only with: Your name, address & phone #, a few lines about your relevant experience / background and a sense of your preferred hourly compensation and availability.

Looking forward to talking with you -

Commercial Project Manager

Bensonwood • Walpole, NH
Posted: October 6, 2017

Bensonwood, a design-build company located in Walpole, NH, seeks an experienced Commercial 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 Commercial 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


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!

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

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