HELM works with a variety of clients around the country to provide support in the hiring and recruiting process. Information about current openings is included below.

Lead carpenter

New Frameworks - Burlington, VT

New Frameworks, a worker-owned, high performance natural building company based in Burlington, VT is looking for a Lead Carpenter to join our team. Our ideal candidate has 10+ years of construction experience, with at least 2 years experience leading and supervising a crew. They are savvy in carpentry, renovation, building science and high performance construction techniques, and are always eager to learn more. This position requires strong communication skills and interacts frequently with clients, subcontractors, vendors, and the whole New Frameworks team. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to kate@buildhelm.com. A full job description is available at http://newframeworks.com/.

New Frameworks is committed to creating and nurturing a culture which welcomes and supports women, transgender and gender nonconforming people, and those of diverse racial, ethnic, religious, sexuality or other marginalized groups, and urges them to apply.

Learn more about our company at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpRVYifo0sY


Mathes Hulme Builders - BRATTLEBORO, VT

Mathes Hulme Builders, based in Brattleboro, VT is looking for a full time carpenter to join our team. MHB is a full-service construction company specializing in thoughtful renovations and high performance new construction in the Southern Vermont/NH region. Our ideal candidate is an experienced and skilled carpenter, has their own transportation, safety gear and tools, is looking for long term employment, and has an interest and experience in green and high performance building. MHB is an equal opportunity employer, offering pay commensurate with experience. Please send a cover letter, resume and at least 2 employment references by email to kate@buildhelm.com. Minimum 6 years carpentry experience required.


Trillium Dell - GALESBURG, IL

Trillium Dell, a nationally-recognized timber framing and historic preservation company seeks an experienced PROJECT MANAGER/ESTIMATOR to join our team. The PM/Estimator manages people, resources, schedule and budget to deliver successful projects across the country. Our ideal candidate has at least 5 years of experience in the construction industry, managing projects and supervising a team. We are looking for someone with construction estimating experience who doesn’t mind sitting behind a computer all day, and can guide a project from developing a scope of work through pricing, contract, and then project coordination. Our projects range from detailed preservation work to multi-million dollar custom homes. This position is based out of our office in Galesburg, IL. More info

Lead Carpenter

Earthshare Construction - LEBANON, NH

Excellent opportunity for a skilled craftsperson with leadership abilities to join a values driven local Green Building company. Earthshare Construction performs all kinds of residential and small commercial projects, including new high performance buildings, renovation and remodeling, deep energy retrofits and weatherization. This position offers the right candidate a chance to shine and make a positive impact on the construction industry. Must have great interpersonal skills with customers, co-workers, and subcontractors, along with problem solving experience and a can-do attitude. You will find a supportive and and progressive work environment where integrity runs through our team and our projects. More info

Weatherization Professional

Earthshare Construction - LEBANON, NH

Seeking a motivated worker/thinker to carry out residential energy efficiency projects. Ideal candidate understands building science and systems thinking. Work could include blower door testing, building analytics, air-sealing, insulation installation, quality assurance and project management. BPI certification a plus. Will train and certify the right candidate. Please send resume and cover letter. More info



Sikorsky Construction - GREAT BARRINGTON, MA

Seeking a Metal Roof Installer/Foreman with at least 5 years of metal roofing experience, and able to run the job and complete all aspects of the work with a helper. Applicants must possess valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. We are looking for someone who is honest, knowledgeable, focused on quality, and has strong organizational skills. Our Company specializes in high end new construction and remodeling in the Berkshires and offers employees full-time, year-round work with a competitive wage and benefits including paid holidays, vacation and tool allowance. To apply, please email and provide 2 references or call 413 429 7646.


South Mountain Company - MARTHA'S VINEYARD, MA

This position has two major components: 

  1. To manage complex residential and institutional projects to ensure successful, high-quality delivery, including organization of pre-construction, project launch, construction, and closeout. 
  2. To assist the Production Manager with estimating, scheduling, bid-process, and subcontractor management for additional projects, including projects that will be managed by other SMC Project Leads. 

South Mountain is a certified B-Corp, a worker-owned cooperative and a triple bottom line company with an emphasis on high performance/net zero new construction and deep energy retrofits. To view some of our work, see the job description and find out more about us visit southmountain.com.