Website Auburndale Builders

Auburndale Builders, based in Newton, MA, is looking for a full-time Carpenter/ Lead Carpenter with at least 5 years of hands-on carpentry experience. We build new custom homes, renovations, additions, and historic restorations in the Metro West region of Boston. Using our knowledge of historic homes and leading-edge building science we create energy efficient, net zero homes powered by renewable energy. We believe supporting our employees, clients, and the environment are integral to the success of our company and community.
We are looking for someone with experience on a wide variety of projects from takeoffs and layout, to rafters and stairs. This is a tool-belt-on position that will lead the on-site crew and trades with support from a project manager. Our ideal candidate is knowledgeable in high performance building or wants to learn about new ways of building that go beyond the basic building code. They have a working knowledge of exterior insulation, detailing rain-screens, advanced framing, air sealing and the building science that motivates us to build this way. If you are an experienced carpenter, but do not have experience with high-performance building – we are looking for someone with the desire to learn new skills and have training available.

Relevant skills and experience
– excellent rough and finish carpentry skills
– effective communication skills with clients, crew, trades and management
– experience running a crew, scheduling trades, organizing inspections
– effective problem solving & ability to plan ahead
– ability to execute advanced framing, air sealing, and weatherization techniques
– ability to do material takeoffs & order materials
– ability to plan and execute material/framing layouts
– budget and time tracking; reporting to management
– track record of running a safe, clean, efficient job site
– ability to take initiative when needed and show good judgement
– ability to lead a job site team that is cohesive, mutually respectful, and works well together
– OSHA 10 and preferably OSHA 30 certification
– Massachusetts CSL preferred

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