Director of Timber Frame Operations

Vermont Barns, a Wadsworth Company, was born out of a passion for crafting traditional Vermont-made timber frame barns. We craft our timber frames using both century-old hand-cutting techniques and our Hundegger K2 CNC machine. We have been building custom timber frame barns and homes throughout southern Vermont since 1995. We maintain relationships with our clients years after we’ve completed their projects and consistently produce high-quality projects.

We’re looking for a Timber Frame shop manager! The manager is primarily responsible for monitoring the production process to ensure ‘Quality Control’ and the high service standard goals of the company are met in the final project/ product. Have the experience, knowledge & know-how, to take a project from inception to final product installation and/or delivery.


Meets with client/architect/designer/builder/engineer to discuss the customer requirements, expectations, and budgets.

Prepares board foot and timber list take-offs.

Work in lock-in step with design and production to ensure specifications, quality control, schedule, and customer expectations are met.

Prepare budget costs and proposals for residential projects

Prepare bids proposals for commercial projects

Receive and process change orders; inform sales of new costing & review with the client before approval

Liaises with internal teams and clients to maintain project timeline - develops good working relationships and establishes a solid basis for a cohesive team approach

Coaches & mentors all shop staff

Ensures company goals and customer objectives are met and projects a positive company image

Monitor projects as they are being manufactured and assist the production and finishing departments

Attend raising if local


Thorough knowledge of machine programs by Hundegger & the Hundegger capabilities. Preferred but not required

Uses an advanced understanding of design principles, terminology, project requirements, methods, practices, and techniques of heavy Timber Frame construction & general construction.


We are a team of hardworking dedicated professionals that enjoy the challenge and reward that comes with building the most impressive homes this area has to offer. This team takes enormous pride in serving our high-end clients. With that comes the responsibility of being the best and expecting the best craftsmanship from our team members. As a design-build firm, we control every aspect of the process. We have a large design studio full of designers, architects, and project managers tasked with the responsibility of keeping the crews in the field moving efficiently and effectively. When it comes to company culture we take things personally, working together to meet the needs of others. Company parties and lunch-ins are pivotal in creating an environment that promotes personal connections in order to get professional success.

799 route 100
Wilmington, VT 05342

Learn More >

Thanks to our visionary partners

Get the Latest News