CAREERS

Careers with Vintage Woodworks

Vintage Woodworks is BC’s heritage millwork supplier. Our specialty is providing restorations products for historic windows, doors, mouldings and brackets storefronts and the manufacture of new wood products that can match heritage design while meeting environmental concerns.

We use materials with both new and old techniques to proudly stand behind our products. We have studied methods of millwork shops from years gone by and learned that quality craftsmanship that can last a lifetime. At Vintage Woodworks Inc. we are committed to quality workmanship in historical millwork.

Why Join Our team?

  • We believe in paying our employees for the work they have put in. This includes previous experience!
  • Vintage Woodworks has been in the industry for over four decades!
  • Receive full benefits after three months of employment.
  • We provide growth opportunities and performance reviews so you may see where areas of improvement are needed.
  • Most work is done inside our heritage woodworking shop!

Available Positions

Joiner

The successful applicant will be a self-starter who has strong hand skills, is organized, and has experience in solid wood construction. You have a passion for the trades, and display a high work ethic.

If selected, you will work amongst our team specializing in providing restoration products for historic windows, doors, mouldings and brackets. We also have a large assortment of hardware for windows and doors. You will work with materials using both new and old techniques and like us; you will proudly stand behind our products. You will have the opportunity to be trained in the methods of millwork shops from years gone by and will experience the quality craftsmanship that can last a lifetime.

Requirements include:

  • Familiar with through mortice and tenon joinery
  • Solid wood window and door construction
  • Rough lumber breakout and preparation
  • Able to accurately work and layout in imperial measurements
  • Glazing in both thermal and traditional single glazed products
  • Understanding plans and blueprints
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Good math skills for working out measurements and the ability to follow technical plans.
  • 3+ years related experience in basic carpentry is an asset
  • Ability to lift over 50 lbs
  • Ability to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to standing, climbing, walking, etc.

Knowledge and skills to work on the following equipment:

  • Shapers
  • Jointer
  • Upcut saw
  • Router
  • Table saw
  • Straight line rip saw
  • Radial arm saw
  • Chain chisel morticer
  • Chop saw
  • Planner
  • Thickness sander

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Store discount
  • Wellness program

Please submit your resume through hr@vintagewoodworks.ca


Assembly for Woodshop

The Assembler for our windows will participate in our paid training and development process and will learn the valuable skills of a Glaizer.

Many of our glaizer’s enjoy working long term in this department, while others move into a Joiner role with us and go through the apprentice program.

The successful applicant will be a self-starter who has strong hand skills, is organized, and has experience as a labourer or glazier is helpful but not needed (we will train). This role will be trained to help with our paint booth team and delivering our product to Vancouver. The successful applicant will have a passion for the trades, and display a high work ethic.

If selected, you will work on a variety of tasks on the property and in the shop including glazing, masking, cleaning finished product, load and unload our delivery van, exterior maintenance and clean-up.

Perks and Compensation:

  • Wages based on experience
  • Year round work offered. We have been in business for over 3 decades.
  • Benefits after 3months.
  • Growth opportunities and performance reviews provided.
  • Most work is done inside our heritage woodworking shop.

Requirements:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Technically inclined
  • Experience with hand tools and saws
  • Ability to do the physical requires of the position (heavy lifting, pushing and pulling etc.)

Please submit your resume through hr@vintagewoodworks.ca


Labourer for Woodshop

The successful applicant will be a punctual self-starter who has strong hand skills, is organized, and has experience as a labourer. This position will play an important role in helping with the lumber, grounds maintenance, shop maintenance, and equipment maintenance. This role will be trained to help with multiple teams and departments, including but not limited to, the shipping and receiving team, the lumber team and will be trained to perform some basic metal work. The successful applicant will have a passion for the trades and display a high work ethic.

Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Technically inclined
  • Experience with hand tools and saws is great
  • Ability to do the physical requirements of the position (heavy lifting, pushing and pulling, etc.)
  • Previous Shipping/Receiving experience beneficial but not required

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Store discount
  • Wellness program

Please submit your resume through hr@vintagewoodworks.ca


Glazier

The successful applicant will be a self-starter who has strong hand skills, is organized, and has experience as a labourer or glazier. This role will be trained to help with our paint booth team and delivering our product to Vancouver. The successful applicant will have a passion for the trades, and display a high work ethic.

If selected, you will work on a variety of tasks on the property and in the shop including glazing, masking, cleaning finished product, load and unload our delivery van, exterior maintenance and clean-up.

Requirements:

  • Hand tool experience
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Technically inclined
  • Experience with hand tools and saws
  • Ability to do the physical requires of the position (heavy lifting, pushing and pulling etc.)

Perks and Compensation:

  • Wages based on experience
  • Year round work offered. We have been in business for over 3 decades.
  • Benefits after 3 months.
  • Growth opportunities and performance reviews provided.
  • Most work is done inside our heritage woodworking shop.

Please submit your resume through hr@vintagewoodworks.ca


Project Coordinator and Sales

The Project Sales Coordinator (PSC) will play a key role through the sales and coordination of their residential projects. Managing their client base, this position provides end to end residential customer service.

The role reports to our General Manager (GM) in our Victoria area head office. The GM is responsible for the overall operations and production within Vintage Woodworks.

The role will take sales direction from the VP Business Development (VPBD) and will assist the VPBD to increase and expand residential sales and provide all manner of support to this position.

The position has the overall responsibility for the set-up, scheduling, tracking and completion of specified job/projects. Sales shall include, but not be limited to residential windows, doors, mouldings and various walk-in/call-in customers.

Under the direction of the VPBD, the PSC is the primary contact for the client and is responsible for securing project information, providing advice, budgets, administration, invoicing, ensuring payment is timely, while updating and maintaining the project status while in consistent communication with the client and its representatives. The PSC successfully manages multiple projects at any given time.

The individual in this role must be excellent in meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment, while working in a safe, reliable and quality conscious manner. You will be responsible for meeting these timely deadlines within material budget estimates. You are a skilled communicator with a diverse approach, which allows you to communicate effectively with a wide range of people, including the client, trades people or client representative.

The GM and VPBD holds you accountable to these tasks, and you will work closely and in constant communication to bridge the sales role with production and operations.

The person in this role works in a team environment, is proactive, exhibits extreme work ethics, strong administrative skills, loves to work with people, and presents themselves as an ambassador for Vintage Woodworks.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Client Relations and customer service
  • Residential site visits
  • Prepare quotes, follow-up and sales for projects
  • Use of Joinery Hardware software (training to be provided)
  • Project coordination from inception to completion
  • Set priorities and schedule timelines
  • Preparation of work orders
  • Ordering and managing project specific materials
  • Production coordination management of assigned accounts
  • Project quality
  • Ensuring projects ready for pick up/ship to meet clients’ deadline
  • Invoicing and payments in Quickbooks online
  • Tracking progress and reporting key deliverables
  • Intercompany communication
  • Client Communication
  • Presenting budgets
  • Client development
  • Day to day office duties

Professional Relations:

  • Presents self as an ambassador of our company
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Ability to converse, professionally with a diverse group of individuals
  • Acts as a liaison between the Vintage Woodworks and client
  • Builds and maintains professional relationships with our clients, team and all stakeholders
  • Follows through on their word, under promises and over delivers

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • 2 years’ experience as a Project Coordinator
  • Experience in construction or trades is desired
  • Secondary education in Project Management is an asset (PMP)
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook skills
  • JMS and/or CAD drawing an asset
  • Understand principles, methods and techniques of project management
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication
  • Quickbooks knowledge an asset
  • Proven interpersonal skills with ability to build and maintain long term relationships
  • Team Player
  • Strong time management and organizations skills a must
  • Ability to make sound decisions, remain calm under pressure and use independent judgement
  • Must have a car and driver’s license in good standing with driver abstract

Please submit your resume through hr@vintagewoodworks.ca


Estimator

Vintage Woodworks Inc. is seeking a qualified Sales Representative who will play a key role through the sales and coordination of residential projects. We are looking for a professional who can quickly absorb and retain product knowledge to develop and secure new business opportunities.

This role can work remotely from Vancouver BC, or at our head office if the successful applicant resides in the Greater Victoria area.

You have a good understanding of the construction industry and have a proven track record of success building and maintaining customer relationships by providing outstanding customer service. You are driven, a self-starter, and a team player who has a strategic approach. You have a passion to exceed periodic goals and are confident and comfortable reaching out to prospective clients.

The role reports to our General Manager (GM) in our Victoria area head office. The GM is responsible for the overall operations and production within Vintage Woodworks.

The role will be trained and mentored by the VP Business Development (VPBD) and will play an important role to increase and expandsales and provide all manner of support to this position.

Sales shall include, but not be limited to windows, doors, mouldings and various walk-in/call-in customers.

The Sales Representative is the primary contact for the client and is responsible for securing project information, providing advice, and budgets, while updating and maintaining the project status while in consistent communication with the client and its representatives. They successfully manage multiple projects at any given time.

The individual in this role must be excellent in meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment, while working in a safe, reliable and quality conscious manner. You will be responsible for meeting these timely deadlines within budget estimates. You are a skilled communicator with a diverse approach, which allows you to communicate effectively with a wide range of people, including the client, trades people or client representative.

The GM holds you accountable to these tasks, and you will work closely and in constant communication to bridge the sales role with production and operations.

The person in this role works in a team environment, is proactive, exhibits extreme work ethics, loves to work with people, and presents themselves as an ambassador for Vintage Woodworks.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Use your outside sales experience to prospect and develop new, exciting business relationships
  • Actively manager and grow accounts and revenue
  • Handle client relations and customer service
  • Site visits
  • Prepare quotes, follow-up and sales for projects
  • Handling routine customer queries and problems/creative problem solving
  • Ability and openness to training and learning about the business
  • Project quality
  • Use of Joinery Hardware software (training to be provided)
  • Update CRM
  • Enter new projects into Sharepoint
  • Some invoicing in Quickbooks online
  • Hand off projects to Project Coordinator once sale is confirmed
  • Work closely with Project Coordinator from hand-off to product delivery
  • Set priorities and schedule timelines
  • Ensuring projects ready for pick up/ship to meet clients’ deadline
  • Tracking progress and weekly reporting of key deliverables to the customer
  • Intercompany communication
  • Client Communication
  • Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Keep abreast of products, market conditions, competitive activities and changes in regulations
  • Presenting budgets
  • Maintain customer records
  • Day to day administrative duties

Professional Relations:

  • Presents self as an ambassador of our company
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Ability to converse, professionally with a diverse group of individuals
  • Acts as a liaison between the Vintage Woodworks and client
  • Builds and maintains professional relationships with our clients, team and all stakeholders
  • Follows through on their word, under promises and over delivers

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • 3 years’ experience in sales
  • Experience in construction or trades is desired
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook skills
  • JMS, Sharepoint and QBO an asset
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication
  • Proven interpersonal skills with ability to build and maintain long term relationships
  • Team Player
  • Strong time management and organizations skills a must
  • Ability to make sound decisions, remain calm under pressure and use independent judgement
  • Must have a car and driver’s license in good standing with driver abstract

Please submit your resume through hr@vintagewoodworks.ca


Glass Installer

Excellent opportunity to pick-up side work. Flexible hours including days, evenings and/or weekends.

About you and the position:

The successful applicant will be a self-starter who has strong hand skills, is organized, and has experience as a labourer or glazier. This role will be trained to help with our paint booth team and delivering our product to Vancouver. The successful applicant will have a passion for the trades, and display a high work ethic.

If selected, you will work on a variety of tasks on the property and in the shop including glazing, masking, cleaning finished product, load and unload our delivery van, exterior maintenance and clean-up.

If you have the requirements listed below and want to work in a family-oriented environment surrounded by people who truly care about what they are doing and pride themselves in producing the highest quality product in the industry, please submit your resume through this job posting.

  • 2 years’ similar experience
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Technically inclined
  • Experience with hand tools and saws
  • Ability to do the physical requires of the position (heavy lifting, pushing and pulling etc.)

Please submit your resume through hr@vintagewoodworks.ca


Joiner

We offer our team access to our shop after hours, parking, a wellness program, company events and a team that supports one another.

2 Joiners, Full-time (Vintage Woodworks, located in Central Saanich)

About you and the position:

The successful applicant will be a self-starter who has strong hand skills, is organized, and has experience in solid wood construction. You have a passion for the trades, and display a high work ethic.

If selected, you will work amongst our team specializing in providing restoration products for historic windows, doors, mouldings and brackets. We also have a large assortment of hardware for windows and doors. You will work with materials using both new and old techniques and like us; you will proudly stand behind our products. You will have the opportunity to be trained in the methods of millwork shops from years gone by and will experience the quality craftsmanship that can last a lifetime.

If you have the requirements listed below and want to work in a family-oriented environment surrounded by people who truly care about what they are doing and pride themselves in producing the highest quality product in the industry please submit your resume through this job posting.

Requirements include:

  • Familiar with through mortice and tenon joinery
  • Solid wood window and door construction
  • Rough lumber breakout and preparation
  • Able to accurately work and layout in imperial measurements
  • Glazing in both thermal and traditional single glazed products
  • Understanding plans and blueprints
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Good math skills for working out measurements and the ability to follow technical plans.
  • 3+ years related experience in basic carpentry is an asset
  • Ability to lift over 50 lbs
  • Ability to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to standing, climbing, walking, etc.

Knowledge and skills to work on the following equipment:

  • Shapers
  • Jointer
  • Upcut saw
  • Router
  • Table saw
  • Straight line rip saw
  • Radial arm saw
  • Chain chisel morticer
  • Chop saw
  • Planner
  • Thickness sander

Please submit your resume through hr@vintagewoodworks.ca