Home Performance/Renovations Lead Carpenter

New Frameworks is a worker-owned, high performance natural building company looking for a lead carpenter to head our home performance and renovations team.

  • Core Site-based Responsibilities:
    Supports Home Performance/Renovations Project Manager and works directly with them to fulfill project construction.
    Delivers projects on budget, on schedule, and to the clients’ satisfaction.
    Strong renovation carpentry skills: framing through finishes.
    Strong building science and green building skills with an interest to grow in this area. Regular in-house and external training included with this position.
    Leads and manages crew effectively and builds positive daily culture.
    Communicates daily with clients regarding progress, logistics, and other incidental requirements relevant to the execution of the work.
    Communicates regularly with the Project Manager regarding progress, particularly as it relates to schedule, budget, and staffing needs/concerns.
    Procures materials, including delivery coordination and ordering, as required to conduct the work.
    Supervises and manages subcontractors on site, including supporting and directing their work, verifying quality and compliance, and alerting the Project Manager of any issues.
    Supports crew training and adherence to all State, Federal, and Local codes and quality standards for health & safety and energy performance.
  • Core Administrative Responsibilities
    Assists with estimating and planning process for developing projects, as needed.
    Participates regularly in quarterly All-Company Meetings to help steer direction of company and is an active member of the Build Committee.
    Participates actively in interdependent, team-focused company culture.
  • Potential responsibilities:
    Performance audit administration & audit reports
    Facilitates incentive program requirements for clients

Requirements/Prerequisites:
10-15 yrs + experience in renovation construction and/or energy & weatherization work.
Has 2+ years experience managing a crew and a desire to improve in this area.
BPI, Passive House Certification, Healthy Homes Certification preferred but not required.
Reliable transportation and tools required.
Is a strong team player and wishes to work as a part of a group focused on vision and mission of the company.
Is able to work well independently, as well as manage a small team of workers.
Meticulous attention to detail.
Strong communication skills: in person, via phone and email.
Ability to manage fast-paced work environments and in clients’ private homes with respect.
Ability to track hours and manage project details on web-based information management systems (training to be provided).

Other notes:
We are a 100% worker-owned cooperative. By joining and becoming an owner at New Frameworks, you’ll share in our profits, be an integral member of our innovative and positive team, have training and professional development opportunities, and most importantly, have an impact in the success of our company.
New Frameworks urges women, transgender and gender nonconforming people, and those of diverse racial, ethnic, religious, sexuality or other marginalized groups to apply. New Frameworks does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, veteran status, genetic information, family medical history, disability, or other characteristics which are or may be protected by law. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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