New Frameworks, a worker-owned, high performance natural building company based in Burlington, VT is looking for a Carpenter to join our team. This is a full-time, year-round position. Our ideal candidate has 2+ years of construction experience. They are savvy in carpentry, renovation, building science and high performance construction techniques, and are always eager to learn more. This position requires strong communication skills and interacts frequently with clients, subcontractors, vendors, and the whole New Frameworks team. To apply, email a cover letter and resume .New Frameworks is committed to creating and nurturing a culture which welcomes and supports women, transgender and gender nonconforming people, and those of diverse racial, ethnic, religious, sexuality or other marginalized groups, and urges them to apply. For more information about our company, please visit and check out this video:

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and 3 references via email to [email protected].

Core Site-based Responsibilities

Working closely with and reports to our Lead Carpenter to successfully bring projects to completion.
Taking on build tasks independently under the guidance of the Lead and delivering tasks on budget, on schedule, and to the Lead's satisfaction.
Executing renovation carpentry: framing through finishes.
Executing new construction carpentry: framing, trim, siding, window/door install, air sealing, flashing.
Working with power tools and associated safety and maintenance protocol.
Understand basics of building science and green building skills with an interest to grow in this area. (Regular in-house and external training included with this position).
Supporting and working with crew effectively. Building positive daily culture, providing on-the-job guidance and training, as needed, to apprentices.
Communicating daily with Lead regarding progress, logistics, and other incidental requirements relevant to the execution of the work.

Core Administrative Responsibilities

Participate regularly in quarterly All-Company Meetings to help steer direction of company and be an active member of the Build Committee.
Participate actively in interdependent, team-focused company culture.


Strong communication skills a must.
Familiarity with and safe operation of all basic hand and power tools commonly used for construction/carpentry.
Use of web-based applications for time tracking, receipt management, etc.

Compensation package

Full time: 40 hours/week, salary range $20-24/hr depending on experience level. Pays biweekly based on actual hours worked.
Position has a 3-6 month trial period with review at 3 and 6 months to ensure a good mutual fit.
Vision and dental insurance provided, 100% paid by company.
Profit sharing at the end of the fiscal year. Amount is based on ownership percentage.
Workers Compensation coverage (standard).
AFLAC coverage (some paid by company, some elective/additive on company plan, deducted from member’s paycheck as desired).
40 hrs paid time off.
$200/year pp for personal tool or tech allowance.
Reduced cost cell phone plans available on company AT&T plan, deducted from member’s paycheck.
Paid trainings, conferences & classes - min value $200 pp/per year; actual value determined on as-needed basis. Full coverage based on first come first serve basis until budget line is tapped for the year.
Paid membership to professional associations with conference, networking, and professional development opportunities: NESEA, BEBL, others.
Subscriptions to Fine Homebuilding, BuildingGreen online suite, and other trade publications.
Internal paid company trainings.
Shared company meals at All Company Meetings and gatherings.
New Frameworks swag.
Bragging rights that you are a co-owner of the coolest and dorkiest company in the Northeast!