Field Carpenter Assistant

Bensonwood, a design-build company, located in Walpole, NH, seeks an energetic full-time associate to join the Project Resources Team.

Bensonwood is a national leader and innovator in the design and building of sustainable 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 Field Carpenter Assistant will be the on-site project representative working towards the goal of timely project completion. The Field Carpenter Assistant will work under the guidance and supervision of an experienced Field Carpenter and the Project Resources Team Leader. This is a field based role that requires daily travel to job sites and requires the ability to support on-site raisings as needed which may include overnight stays. Work hours vary but typically are 40-45 hours per week though there will be times when longer hours are required.

Primary Responsibilities
•Carries out carpentry scopes including but not limited to: rough framing, trim work, drywall repairs, exterior siding and trim repairs, door and window installations
•Works with General Contracting (GC) team to close out projects
•Carries out warranty related carpentry tasks
•Purchases incidental materials required to keep the project moving efficiently
•Ensures the safety and cleanliness of job sites
•Communicates effectively, professionally, and respectfully with all stakeholders

Experience and Skills - we will train the right person
•General carpentry skills and hands-on experience with other trades a plus
•Experience with residential construction materials, methods and processes
•Ability to understand project specifications, construction drawings, and construction details
•Enthusiasm for construction with a desire to learn
•Ability to problem-solve and troubleshoot

Additional attributes of success
•Positive, can-do team player with strong problem solving and communication skills
•High attention to detail with the ability to:
o Complete assignments accurately
o Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
o Work independently and collaboratively within a team setting with excellent interpersonal skills
•Computer literacy with ability to work in all MicroSoft and Google applications
•Strong belief in customer service and satisfaction
•Ability and flexibility to take on other responsibilities as assigned

Compensation & Benefits
•Compensation will be based on skill level and experience
•Benefits include: Health Insurance, Holidays, Paid Time Off, Life Insurance, Short-term Disability, 401(K), and Profit Sharing

To learn more about Bensonwood and to apply online, visit our website at