Timber Frame Associate




Walpole, NH

Position Summary

This position is part of the Timberframe Team currently located at our facility in Walpole, NH. The right applicant works with a team of twelve timber frame associates reporting to the team leader. This role is responsible for assisting with the production and preparation of the timbers used to create a Bensonwood home.

The Ideal Candidates Will Have

  • Experience as a skilled timber framer
  • At least two years of woodworking shop experience. Machinist shop skills applicable
  • Computer literacy and familiarity in AutoCAD or similar programs helpful
  • The desire to learn and apply innovative green building techniques
  • We are willing to train the right candidate for this full-time role

Essential Role Functions

  • Standing for long periods, walking and running
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to work safely and accurately with both heavy objects and sharp tools
  • Ability to visualize in 3 dimensions
  • Ability to:
    • Lift at least 50 lbs
    • Work safely and effectively at high elevations
    • Safely operate hazardous equipment
    • Travel, sometimes for weeks at a time, as this role includes site time
    • Work in varying weather conditions and temperatures
    • Work overtime if required
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

Additional Attributes for Success

  • Positive team player with strong problem-solving skills, a systems philosophy
  • High attention to detail with the ability to:
  • Complete assignments accurately
  • Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Work independently and collaboratively within a team setting
  • Positively motivate the team to accomplish goals
  • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment
  • Embrace change and initiate improvements
  • Strong belief in customer service and satisfaction
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Flexibility to perform other duties as assigned and to shift work responsibilities

Compensation & Benefits

  • Hourly wage is commensurate with experience
  • Benefits include: medical insurance, holidays, paid time off, 401(K), voluntary dental, voluntary short-term disability, and voluntary life insurance

To Apply

Applications can be submitted through the Bensonwood website at https://bensonwood.com/our-company/careers/