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Timberframe Associate


Walpole, NH

At Bensonwood, we are fueled by a relentless enthusiasm to create better buildings for a healthier planet. Our dedicated employees work on projects of every size, collaborating with homeowners, and building professionals. Building on more than four decades of award-winning residential and commercial projects throughout the US, our company’s dynamic, team-oriented culture values environmental responsibility and advancing the building industry.

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

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