Interested in joining our team?  We are always looking for hard-working, adventurous, and like-minded people with solid skillsets and an interest in prefabricated, high performance construction.  Send us a note at info@collectivecarpentry.com and tell us why you’re interested in working with us, and a little about the experience and skills you can bring to our team.  We look forward to meeting you.

We’re currently actively hiring for two specific positions.  Read more below:

Job Opportunity – Panel Fabricator Invermere, BC

Collective Carpentry is in search of a motivated Panel Fabricator for our growing team.  

Collective Carpentry, a residential construction company which designs and fabricates super-insulated panelized building assemblies at a facility in Invermere, British Columbia, and delivers and installs them across western Canada and the western United States,  The company was established in 2006 as a General Contractor serving the Columbia Valley in 2006, and has been operating in its current facility since 2014, with plans to grow into a larger facility in 2022.  The company supports architects, clients, and other building professionals in building to Passive House standards of energy efficiency, comfort, and performance as a means to providing housing, social, and climate solutions.

The ideal Panel Fabricator candidate will have an interest in sustainable, ecologically-minded building practices and be comfortable working in a small company environment.  He or she will possess a moderate level of carpentry experience, as well as interest in improving systems, adopting new technologies, and working as a member of a strong team.  He or she is punctual, detail-oriented, able to focus individually or participate in collaborative tasks, and interested in opportunities to take on additional responsibilities from inventory and logistics management to shop and production management.  See more about our company’s team and values at collectivecarpentry.com.

The Panel Fabricator role is a full-time role that will be based on site in Invermere, BC.  Part-time possible depending on circumstances.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in regular safety and goal-setting meetings with the rest of the shop team
  • Follow production shop drawings and cut lists to perform various shop tasks
  • Use saws, nailers, drivers, staplers, insulation blowing equipment, overhead cranes, forklifts, telehandlers, and other tools and machinery
  • Assist with proper maintenance of tools and equipment
  • Keep a clean, tidy work space and participate in the proper material handling and receiving, storage, and use procedures 
  • Perform quality control checks, record panel fabrication data, and contribute to production process improvements
  • Assist on Canadian project installs – requiring travel to and from jobsite for 1-2 weeks per project – as needed
  • Positively contribute to a safe, inclusive, fun, and rewarding work environment!

Collective Carpentry offers full-time employees competitive salaries, additional benefits, educational opportunities, and a decidedly social, fun, and hard-working work environment. Collective Carpentry believes in diversity, inclusion, and providing opportunities for disadvantaged and marginalized communities.  

Interested candidates, please send a resume and cover letter to info@collectivecarpentry.com.

Aug 2021

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Job Opportunity – Cadwork Designer Invermere, BC

Collective Carpentry is in search of an experienced Cadwork Designer for our growing operation.  

Collective Carpentry, a residential construction company which designs and fabricates super-insulated panelized building assemblies at a facility in Invermere, British Columbia, and delivers and installs them across western Canada and the western United States, was was established in 2006 as a General Contractor serving the Columbia Valley in 2006, and has been operating in its current facility since 2014, with plans to grow into a larger facility in 2022.  The company supports architects, clients, and other building professionals in building to Passive House standards of energy efficiency, comfort, and performance as a means to providing housing, social, and climate solutions.

The ideal Cadwork Designer candidate will have an interest in sustainable, ecologically-minded building practices and be comfortable working in a small company environment.  He or she will possess at least two years experience working with Cadwork software – whether in a timberframing, prefabricated construction, or other similar environment – and have experience or education in residential architectural design and construction.  He or she should bring an open, collaborative perspective, while being efficient and detail-oriented in executing Cadwork design tasks.  See more about our company’s team and values at collectivecarpentry.com.

The Cadwork Designer role is a full-time role that will be based on site in Invermere, with flexibility to work remotely when the need arises.  Assistance for relocation to Invermere, fully remote work, or taking on the role part-time are all possible depending on circumstances.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Use architectural plans, structural drawings, and Cadwork modules to build out parts-based models for custom prefabricated wall, floor, and roof panels, as well as additional structural and mechanical items including timberframes, mass timber, steel parts, mechanical systems, etc.
  • Learn, master, and improve Collective Carpentry’s Cadwork design processes, organizing conventions, etc.
  • Identify and implement opportunities to make the Cadwork design process increasingly efficient yet flexible to adaptation to each project
  • Communicate with architects, engineers, general contractors, and other related parties to implement design requirements into Cadwork models
  • Produce 2-dimensional review drawings for review by architects, engineers, general contractors, mechanical/structural steel contractors, and other related parties
  • Produce 2D shop drawings and install drawings for shop and install teams
  • Assist with the integration of Cadwork to other software (Ligna Cam, quoting, inventory) platforms
  • Support the sales team with preliminary 3D models for quoting purposes
  • Support the marketing team by producing renderings, details, and other documentation to assist designers in designing for prefab
  • Communicate with suppliers and vendors to obtain information about material availability, specification, and pricing as needed
  • Update the company’s Project Management software

Collective Carpentry offers full-time employees competitive salaries, additional benefits, educational opportunities, and a decidedly social, fun, and hard-working work environment. Collective Carpentry believes in diversity, inclusion, and providing opportunities for disadvantaged and marginalized communities.  

Interested candidates, please send a resume and cover letter to info@collectivecarpentry.com.

June 2021

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