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For Understory Design Build

If clear communication, honesty, timeliness, and quality are important to you, then we should talk!

Understory Design Build is a Design Build partnership serving residential clients in Northern Vermont. As Home Performance with Energy Star Contractors, we strongly believe in the value of efficient, healthy, and comfortable homes; and we're expanding our team!


Job Description:

Understory Design Build is looking for a hardworking Carpenter to join our crew! We are a small residential construction company based in Morrisville, VT. We utilize a thoughtful design process and top-notch construction services to create high-performing, healthy homes and inspiring spaces.

Key Attributes:

  • Safety first mindset
  • An eye for quality and believe integrity is key
  • Detail Oriented
  • Interest in high-performing, healthy homes
  • Contributes to a positive work environment


Candidates applying for this position are required to:

  •         have framing experience and 5-10 years on a construction site
  •         confident using everyday jobsite tools and following all safely protocols
  •         have reliable transportation and phone
  •         drive to jobsites within one hour of Morrisville, VT
  •         be physically able to lift 50 lbs.
  •         be comfortable on ladders, pump jacks and scaffolding


Ideal candidate is also:

  •         willing and able to lead an apprentice level helper on projects
  •         able to occasionally assist the site supervisor with crew management
  •         a fast worker who is mindful about doing a good job


People of color, people from poor and working-class backgrounds, people in the LGBTQ+ community, and women are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $25-$35 per hour, based on experience
Earned paid time off and a retirement plan

If this describes you, send us an email telling us a little about yourself and why you would be a good fit for this position. A resume would be great but is not required. References will be required before being hired.

For more information about this position and its requirements, or to apply, please contact: Kieran Fitzsimmons at or give us a call at 802-760-9354.

Sep 27, 2021
Have framing experience and 5-10 years on a construction site
Morrisville, VT
Please contact: Kieran Fitzsimmons at or give us a call at 802-760-9354.