Hiring Lead Carpenter & Experienced Carpenters

Drumlin Built is looking to hire a Lead Carpenter & one to two Experienced Carpenters to join our team.


All Candidates must have:

-A valid driver’s license and access to transportation to job sites in the Municipality of Lunenburg and surrounding area

-Ability to work in accordance with general safety best practices with minimal oversight

-A demonstrated ability to operate hand, power and air tools in a safe and efficient manner

-Comfortable working at heights using ladders and scaffolding

-Ability to safely lift and work with heavy objects such as lumber, sheet material and other building supplies (with assistance when necessary)


Experienced Carpenter Candidates should have:

-Two or more years experience in residential construction & renovation, or a combination of jobsite experience and educational training

-A strong interest in pursuing carpentry as a career, and a willingness to dedicate yourself to learning and problem solving with the support of the Drumlin Built team


Lead Carpenter Candidates should have:

-Red Seal certification or equivalent experience

-Knowledge of building science and best practices (air barriers, vapour control, thermal bridging, ventilation, etc.)

-Interest and knowledge in High Efficiency and Low Carbon building methods and materials

-Leadership experience in a residential construction/renovation environment, leading a team of multiple carpenters & labourers

-Experience working with, and managing, sub-trades on site


We offer competitive wages, a modified 4 day work week, guaranteed accrued sick pay, a positive work environment, and flexible time off.

Experienced Carpenters can expect a starting hourly wage of $25 to $32 depending on experience

Lead Carpenters can expect a starting hourly wage of $34+ depending on experience


If you have experience with residential renovation and/or new construction, and are interested in working with a small carpentry crew that does everything from Framing to Finishing, we’d like to hear from you.


Drumlin Built strives to be a progressive work environment and will give priority consideration for members of communities that are under represented in the Building Trades including Women, Black, Indigenous and People of Colour, and members of the Queer and Trans/Non-Binary communities.


Please forward Resumes and expressions of interest to brendan@nsbuilt.com and indicate which position you are interested in applying for.