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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

Opportunities

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.

  • Estimator

    Aug 14, 2018 Full Time

    Description

    Estimators are responsible for the development of subcontractor and supplier scopes of work and monitoring the subcontractor pricing with the architectural and engineering drawings.

    Read and understand plans and specifications for major, complex projects. Prepare a thorough take-off of quantites for scope of work. Be able to review subcontractor pricing and prepare comprehensive bids. Proficient in computer skills, able to adapt and learn in-house programs.
     

    Able to survey self-work scopes such as building specialties, carpentry, millwork, and finishes. Possess good communications skills and be detail oriented.

    Job Requirements

    Estimating experience and knowledge of construction materials and methods.

  • Job Captain

    Aug 14, 2018 Full Time

    Mark Richey Woodworking is a Nationally Acclaimed Architectural Millwork Company and is one of the country’s greenest manufacturers. Our 130,000sf shop is run almost entirely by renewable energy. Our services include monumental custom work for corporate, institutional, retail, restaurant and residential clients.

    We are growing and currently seeking an experienced Job Captain to join our team and work on the most prestigious and challenging projects in the industry. A Job Captain who has the love of the craft combined with the technical knowledge and experience to lead a Team. As Job Captain your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

    • Understand all aspects of architectural woodworking fabrication pertaining to an assigned project
    • After completing the kick off, create and organize cut lists for specific elements of the job. Determine appropriate construction methods and allocate all relevant materials, drawings, and tooling etc.
    • Set up, operate and instruct shop employees on all shop equipment
    • Perform fabrication tasks such as, but not limited to, milling lumber, panel processing, ripping, crosscutting, sanding, all equipment/machinery functions, case construction, laminating, solid wood work, door construction, veneer work, veneer matching, gluing, and pressing, fabrication of metal, plastics, fabrics and glass products
    • Supervise and instruct Advanced Woodworkers, Woodworkers and Apprentice Woodworkers for specific task.
    • Follow a project through from kick off to completion; be responsible for the job’s schedule and quality. Provide weekly estimates to complete to Shop Foreman each week prior to the Production Schedule meeting

    Requirements

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • A positive and professional attitude
    • Good organizational skills
    • Highly proficient at reading and working from blueprints
    • Minimum of five years of architectural millwork experience as a Job Captain

    If you have a passion for quality, a commitment to excellence and the ability to work in a fast-paced state-of-the-art environment then this is the job for you.

    Our benefits include, several health insurance options (80% company paid), dental, vision, a weekly employer 401k contribution, paid holidays, paid sick, paid vacation and an opportunity to work with a dedicated Team of highly skilled craftspeople and professionals.   

    Mark Richey Woodworking provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

  • Project Manager

    Aug 14, 2018 Full Time

    Mark Richey Woodworking is a Nationally Acclaimed Architectural Millwork Company and is one of the country’s greenest manufacturers. Our 130,000sf shop is run almost entirely by renewable energy. Our services include monumental custom work for corporate, institutional, retail, restaurant and residential clients.

    We are growing and currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our team and work on the most prestigious projects in the industry. A Project Manager who has the love of the craft combined with the technical knowledge and experience to lead challenging and rewarding projects.  As Project Manager, your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

    • Planning and monitoring projects to ensure customers’ expectations are met
    • Deliver project on time and within budget
    • Act as the communicator between our millwork shop, the general contractor, the architect, the developer, and the end user on projects to ensure successful projects
    • Production review of work in process to insure compliance
    • Responsible for creating weekly schedules with information derived from production schedule and engineering outline schedule
    • Complete financial responsibility for the projects and or work orders assigned

    Requirements include:

    • 5+ years of project management experience
    • Solid understanding of architectural production procedures as they apply to construction techniques
    • Construction costs/scheduling, time management, and internal budgeting.
    • Proactive problem-solving abilities.
    • Proficient computer skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture or equivalent

    If you have a passion for quality, a commitment to excellence and the ability to work in a fast-paced state-of-the-art environment then this is the job for you.

    Our benefits include, several health insurance options (80% company paid), dental, vision, a weekly employer 401k contribution, paid holidays, paid sick, paid vacation and an opportunity to work with a dedicated Team of highly skilled craftspeople and professionals.

    Mark Richey Woodworking provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

     

  • Senior Estimator

    Aug 14, 2018 Full Time

     

    Mark Richey Woodworking is a Nationally Acclaimed Architectural Millwork Company and is one of the country’s greenest manufacturers. Our 130,000sf shop is run almost entirely by renewable energy. Our services include monumental custom work for corporate, institutional, retail, restaurant and residential clients.

    We are growing and currently seeking an experienced Senior Estimator to join our team and work on the most prestigious and challenging projects in the industry. A Senior Estimator who will lead us into our next phase of growth. We are seeking an individual who has the love of the craft combined with the technical knowledge and experience to lead the Estimating team. As Senior Estimator your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

    • Coordinating scope of work for each project
    • Reviewing project plans, specifications and pricing
    • Preparing budget and general conditions estimates for entire project
    • Attending project site pre-bid meetings and site tours
    • Work with Project Management to develop a comprehensive understanding of the project and establish a project strategy
    • Building effective relationships with customers, design team, subcontractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support Mark Richey Woodworking’s core values
    • Assisting in developing/facilitating Estimating training programs, and committing to the development of department personnel

    Requirements

    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
    • A positive and professional attitude
    • Proficient computer skills
    • The ability to use estimating software, MS Office, bid management, online plan rooms and database applications
    • Thorough knowledge of architectural millwork
    • 7-10 years of Estimating experience and knowledge of construction materials and methods
    • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction Management or equivalent

    If you have a passion for quality, a commitment to excellence and the ability to work in a fast-paced state-of-the-art environment then this is the job for you.

    Our benefits include, several health insurance options (80% company paid), dental, vision, a weekly employer 401k contribution, paid holidays, paid sick, paid vacation and an opportunity to work with a dedicated Team of highly skilled craftspeople and professionals.   

    Mark Richey Woodworking provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

  • Advanced Woodworker

    Aug 2, 2018 Full Time

    Mark Richey Woodworking is a Nationally Acclaimed Architectural Millwork Company and is one of the country’s greenest manufacturers. Our 130,000sf shop is run almost entirely by renewable energy. Our services include monumental custom work for corporate, institutional, retail, restaurant and residential clients.

    We are growing and currently seeking an experienced Advanced Woodworker to join our team and work on the most prestigious and challenging projects in the industry. As Advanced Woodworker your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

    • Understand all aspects of construction pertaining to an assigned project
    • Perform woodworking tasks such as, but not limited to, milling lumber, panel processing, ripping, crosscutting, sanding, all equipment/machinery functions, case construction, laminating, solid wood work, door construction, veneer work, veneer matching, gluing, and pressing
    • Perform the most complicated architectural woodworking projects.
    • Have a complete and thorough understanding of shaper set-up and work (i.e. knife grinding)
    • Be proficient at reading and working from blueprints accurately
    • Understand installation methods and techniques
    • Understand curved work thoroughly

     

    Requirements

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • A positive and professional attitude
    • Good organizational skills
    • Proficient at reading and working from blueprints accurately
    • Minimum of five years of architectural millwork experience

    If you have a passion for quality, a commitment to excellence and the ability to work in a fast-paced state-of-the-art environment then this is the job for you.

    Our benefits include, several health insurance options (80% company paid), dental, vision, a weekly employer 401k contribution, paid holidays, paid sick, paid vacation and an opportunity to work with a dedicated Team of highly skilled craftspeople and professionals.   

    Mark Richey Woodworking provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

  • Drafter / Engineer

    Aug 2, 2018 Full Time

    Description

    Use critical problem solving to derive tolerances and other information from partial specifications. Create 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.

     

  • Finish Foreman

    Jul 11, 2018 Full Time

    Mark Richey Woodworking is a Nationally Acclaimed Architectural Millwork Company and is one of the country’s greenest manufacturers. Our 130,000sf shop is run almost entirely by renewable energy. Our services include monumental custom work for corporate, institutional, retail, restaurant and residential clients.

    We are growing and currently seeking an experienced Finish Foreman to join our team and work on the most prestigious and challenging projects in the industry. A Finish Foreman who has the love of the craft combined with the technical knowledge and experience to lead the Finish team. As Finish Foreman your responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

    • Supervise and coordinate the finish department employees
    • Ensure materials are in place for upcoming finish projects
    • Monitor Daily Hours Reports for accuracy of employees’ job allocations
    • Attend weekly schedule meeting to determine labor allocations to each job for the upcoming week
    • Publish a weekly labor schedule for the upcoming week.
    • Maintain and monitor safety standards throughout the finish department.

    Requirements

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • A positive and professional attitude
    • Expert at reading and working from blueprints accurately
    • Proficient computer skills
    • Minimum of ten years of architectural finishing or related job experience
    • Five years of job captain or leadership experience
    • Thorough understanding of field construction and installation techniques.

    If you have a passion for quality, a commitment to excellence and the ability to work in a fast-paced state-of-the-art environment then this is the job for you.

    Our benefits include, several health insurance options (80% company paid), dental, vision, a weekly employer 401k contribution, paid holidays, paid sick, paid vacation and an opportunity to work with a dedicated Team of highly skilled craftspeople and professionals.   

    Mark Richey Woodworking provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

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

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

Benefits

  • 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.


W/MBE logo

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.

Training

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.