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Architectural Designer - Ellington, CT

The Barn Yard & Great Country Timber Frames is searching for a full time Architectural Designer to join an incredible and creative team.

Our company has built thousands of amazing and creative unique projects in the New England area and continues to grow. The candidate will have the opportunity to work in our state of the art design & manufacturing facility. We offer competitive pay, comprehensive benefits and a professional and comfortable work environment.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Create 2D & 3D Designs of Custom Homes, Barns, Garages & Commercial Projects.
  • Preparing accurate and clear shop drawings for actual construction use.
  • Determine design requirements based on local and international building codes.
  • Preform (Desire to learn) simple structural analysis of building components to be overseen by Licensed Engineer.
  • Positive & Proactive attitude working with the vast teams that make up TBY &GCTF
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and manage time wisely
  • Professional and personable communications with clients and project team.

Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to communicate with architects and clients alike.
  • Experience required in various Design Software Applications.
  • Hands-on construction experience preferred.
  • A passion and enthusiasm for your work and a desire to grow professionally
  • Reliable transportation, telecommuting not available.

Benefits:

  • Health & Dental Ins, 401(k), Vacation & Sick Time, Holidays

Please complete the Application for Employment and forward with your resume to careers@greatcountrygarages.com.
Posted 2/14/18.

Assistant Project Manager - Ellington, CT

The Barn Yard & Great Country Timber Frames is searching for a full time Construction Project Assistant. Our company has built thousands of custom projects in the New England area and continues to grow. We offer competitive pay, comprehensive benefits and a professional and comfortable work environment.

This position provides assistance our Project Management team. You must possess excellent working knowledge of construction management techniques as well as excellent communication and customer service skills.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • estimating,
  • supporting sales staff
  • meeting with clients and provide a positive experience
  • scheduling, managing construction crews,
  • Materials Purchasing
  • Must be able to help manage multiple projects at once.

Requirements:

  • This position will requires 1 year minimum of construction management experience, 2 years minimum hands-on construction experience.
  • Computer experience with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word. Able to quickly learn industry as well as customized construction software applications.
  • Our interest is in a positive, experienced, thoughtful and energetic construction project assistant to help improve our processes and support our excellent craftspeople.

Please complete the Application for Employment and forward with your resume to careers@greatcountrygarages.com.
Posted 2/14/18.

Carpenter/Timber Framer – Ellington, CT

Overview
The Barn Yard, a 30-year-old construction company specializing in custom homes, garages, barns, and light commercial projects, is searching for carpenters. Our company has built thousands of custom projects in the New England area and continues to grow.

Experience
Knowledge of custom residential construction and remodeling trades, practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control, cost control, and safety. Proficient at the following tasks: framing, roofing, siding, hang doors, set windows, layout for stairs and rafters, frame interior and exterior walls, read blueprints, utilize appropriate math skills.

Requirements
Job requires the ability to perform tasks in all areas and aspects of construction.  The aptitude to work with tools, timbers and materials are essential along with the capacity to lift and manipulate objects of up to 80 lbs for 50 feet is required.

Compensation
Commensurate with experience. These full time positions with benefits are open immediately and we look forward to meeting you.

Please complete the Application for Employment and forward to careers@greatcountrygarages.com.
Posted 2/14/18.