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3 Route 171
Woodstock, CT 06281
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15 Main Street Suite 11a
Franklin, MA 02038

Lead Carpenter (Residential Construction)

  • Want a job that is challenging and rewarding, while offering a great lifestyle?
  • Want to lead and deliver projects with a great team and work for awesome clients?
  • Seeking a role where you can continue to develop your craft?

If so, we’re looking for you!

If you want to work in a supportive team environment and collaborate on some amazing projects, then you should join the Woodstock Building Associates team. Our company is focused on continuously improving our processes and elevating our business. Our mission is to have a positive sustainable impact in the communities we build in. We are Woodstock, CT and Franklin, MA based custom home design build firm. We are a small family focused organization that is passionate about our mutual success.


  • Reading blueprints, plans, specs, and instructions
  • Using hand and power tools
  • Rough framing of walls, ceilings, flooring, and roofs
  • Finish carpentry including hanging crown moldings, installing window/door casings and baseboards, installing fixtures and hardware, cabinet installation.
  • Shoring erection, repair/replacement of patios, decks, doors, cabinets, appliances, and necessary demolition
  • May also include drywall, patching, and painting.
  • Checking the accuracy of completed work in accordance with the plans.
  • Other qualifications and responsibilities might arise as deemed necessary by circumstances.
  • Supervising crews and subs on site


  • Must have at least 3-5 years carpentry experience and knowledge of remodeling
  • Proficiency in all trades, including frame to finish.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and take pride in all work.
  • The ability to work efficiently without wasting materials and possessing reliable transportation and tools.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must possess ability to read building codes, blueprints, and drawings.
  • A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and tools of the trade required.
  • Must be willing to pass a criminal background check in compliance with regulations.

Overall Responsibility:

Overall financial and operational responsibility for the project

Immediate Supervisor:

Project Manager / Architect

Administrative Tasks:

  • Assist in preparing detailed and accurate estimates.
  • Inform estimators of cost adjustments
  • Prepare equipment capital budget.
  • Keep up to date on trends in construction processes and management and design.

Operational Tasks:

  • Set up job signage, porta potty, and dumpster.
  • Update job schedules with team
  • Obtain permits required for the job and stand in for inspections.
  • Work with inspector to ensure compliance with all building codes.
  • Keep job sites always clean.
  • Monitor site progress with leads.
  • Maintain quality at job site.
  • Ensure completion in accordance with plans and budget.
  • Assist clients through the building process.
  • Meet with clients to layout electric, cabinets, and trim details.
  • Ensure compliance with safety program.
  • Conduct final walk through with clients.
  • Help coordinate and attend monthly safety and job update meetings.
  • Daily Report Filing

Trade Supervision Tasks:

  • Solicit, review and award bids for trade work.
  • Solicit, review and award bids for material purchase.
  • Assist in negotiating yearly trade costs.
  • Coordinate with leads the timing of the trade contractors to allow timely completion.
  • Review trade bills with respect to original estimate and job budget
  • Identify new trade contractors.


  • Health Insurance
  • 401K
  • Paid Time off.