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Do you have the passion?

With every hire, our goal is to launch that person onto a meaningful career path in the woodworking trade.

What you can expect

  • A diverse and multicultural workforce
  • A collaborative team
  • A respectful supportive environment
  • A safe, clean, well-lit, ventilated workspace
  • Top-of-the-line equipment
  • Generous benefits
  • Mentoring and training

What we require

  • Commitment
  • Pride of work
  • Reliability
  • Full attention
  • Passion and dedication to the craft


We are currently seeking to fill the following positions. Please reach out to us if you have interest in our company as we are always looking for good people to join our team.

  • CNC Operator/Programmer

    Apr 13, 2017 Full Time


    Follow instruction and learn CNC operation, all aspects of architectural woodworking and cabinetry.  Read and program from architectural blueprints, be proficient using AlphaCAM to program sheet and solid wood parts, in editing and creating AutoCAD drawings, in creating parts and assemblies in AutoDesk Inventor, and in processing projects using Microvellum. You must have a solid understanding of machine principles (cut direction, tooling limitations, etc.)

    Job Requirements

    Successful job history with good references, as well as a minimum of three years of architectural woodworking or related job experience. There may be times when a CNC Programmer will be required to perform other duties as assigned or directed.

  • Drafter / Engineer

    Apr 13, 2017 Full Time


    Use critical problem solving to derive tolerances and other information from partial specifications. Crate engineered 3D designs for custom millwork projects. Produce detailed construction drawings with accurate and clearly labeled measurements, guides, materials, and finish specs. Collaborate with Project managers and Production during the development of all concepts, continually reviewing and evaluating in-process work, and ensure adherence to drawing specifications. Employ innovative building methods and make intuitive materials suggestions.

    Job Requirements

    AutoCAD and Microvellum experience in architectural millwork,  Autodesk Inventor experience a plus.


  • Fabricator

    Apr 13, 2017 Full Time


    Follow instruction and learn all aspects of architectural woodworking and cabinetry. Operate all equipment as needed and be proficient in woodworking tasks such as but not limited to, milling lumber, panel processing, ripping, crosscutting, sanding, all equipment/machinery functions (except shaper), case construction, laminating, solid woodwork, door construction, veneer work, gluing, and pressing.

    Job Requirements

    Successful job history with good references, as well as a minimum of five years of architectural woodworking or related job experience. Perform other duties as assigned or directed.

  • Finisher

    Apr 13, 2017 Full Time


    Follow instruction and learn all aspects of architectural finishing.  Perform finishing or other tasks as directed and instructed.

    Set up and operate all equipment as directed, be proficient in preparing all millwork and casework for finish sanding (sanding, filling, spackling, breaking edges, and breaking edges for finish).

    Use and understand sanding machines, DAs, sanding blocks, putty knives, scrapers, and chisels; the daily responsibilities for the finishing and sanding areas -- general inspection of area, waste disposal, booth maintenance, and stocking materials.

    Job Requirements

    Successful job history with good references, as well as a minimum of three years of architectural finishing or related job experience.

  • Project Manager

    Apr 13, 2017 Full Time


    Competency in planning and monitoring projects to ensure customer's expectations are met and that the product is delivered on time, and within our budget.  Act as the communicator between our millwork shop and the general contractor, the architect, the developer, and the end user on projects to ensure the project runs smoothly. Some travel is required for field measurements and assurance of project productivity. Strong problem solving skills, excellent communication skills, and self-motivation.

    Job Requirements

    Five years of experience in project management and millwork manufacturing. 

  • Shipping and Receiving

    Apr 13, 2017 Full Time


    Coordinate with Project Managers, Finish Department, Job Captains for daily removal of finished items and allocate to appropriate area. Organize / plan trucking of goods and drivers prior to ship date.

    Job Requirements

    Successful job history with good references and an excellent driving record, as well as one to two years of experience in shipping and receiving. On occasion, you may be required to perform other duties as assigned or directed.

To apply for a position, download the application and send the completed application as well as your resume to or mail it to
40 Parker Street,
Newburyport, MA 01950

No phone calls please. Mark Richey Woodworking is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • 401(K) with Employer Match
  • Paid Holidays and Vacations
  • Discretionary Profit-sharing and Bonuses
  • Training & Development

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Reimbursement towards gym membership
  • Reimbursement towards prescription safety glasses
  • Summer and winter company parties
  • Located close to public transportation

We are Union members of Local 51 of the New England Regional Council of Carpenters.

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Mark Richey Woodworking is certified as a Minority/Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) by the Supplier Diversity Office of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Working with companies with this designation assists government agencies in meeting their affirmative purchasing and contracting goals.

Mark Richey Woodworking positions include:

  • Project Manager
  • Drafter / Engineer
  • Estimator
  • Accounting and Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Fabricator
  • CNC
  • Finisher
  • Shipping and Receiving

Apprenticeship Program

The Mark Richey apprenticeship program is designed to guide a newly hired employee with limited woodworking experience through all aspects of architectural woodworking including hand-tool use, machine operations, time management and all shop safety requirements.

The comprehensive 18-month program provides all the necessary personal attention and shop-taught skills modules to become an accomplished woodworker. Upon graduation from the Apprentice program, the woodworker will have attained a skill competence level comparable to five years of woodshop experience.


We believe in the power of continuing education for all of our employees. Increasing our skills helps us keep our edge in the marketplace. Just as important, we gain self-respect and pride as we pursue our craft.

Our company has a long history of providing ongoing training to our office and shop employees. Whether the instruction be in-house on the latest project management software, or outside at a course on veneering, we strive to help our people become the best-trained staff in the business.

J-1 Visa Program

Mark Richey Woodworking welcomes talented woodworkers from outside the United States that participate in the 18-month J-1 Visa Program. We have hosted workers from Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Latvia and Peru.

We benefit from the fresh perspectives and methods our visitors bring: they in turn get to broaden their skills and outlook, and see how a US architectural woodwork business operates.