Machine Technician 

The Machine Technician at Bensonwood will be responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting a variety of woodworking and manufacturing machines. This role requires a strong understanding of machinery, a keen eye for detail, and a commitment to quality and safety standards. The ideal candidate will have experience in a manufacturing environment.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Maintain woodworking and manufacturing machines, including CNC machines. 
  • Perform routine maintenance and troubleshooting to ensure optimal machine performance. 
  • Monitor machine operation and make adjustments as needed to maintain product quality and efficiency. 
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to maintain a safe working environment. 
  • Maintain detailed records of machine performance, maintenance activities, and production metrics. 
  • Assist in the development and implementation of process improvements to enhance efficiency and quality. 
  • Provide training and support to other team members on machine operation and maintenance procedures. 


  • Technical or vocational training in machinery operation or maintenance 
  • Electrician skills 
  • Availability for off-hours repairs 
  • Experience with hydraulics, welding/metalwork, pneumatics, and fabrication 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in operating and maintaining woodworking or manufacturing machinery 
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and schematics 
  • Proficiency with hand and power tools 
  • Familiarity with CNC programming and operation (a plus) 
  • Excellent attention to detail and commitment to quality 
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills 
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment 
  • Commitment to safety and sustainable building practices 


Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to stand, walk, and work on machinery for extended periods. 
  • Capability to lift and move materials up to 50 pounds. 
  • Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination. 



Compensation & Benefits

Compensation will be based on skill level and experience. All candidates should have legal work status in the United States. Bensonwood is an equal opportunity employer. Benefits include: 

    • Health Insurance 
    • 8 Paid Holidays 
    • Paid Time Off
    • Voluntary Life Insurance
    • Voluntary Dental insurance
    • Voluntary Short-term Disability
    • 401(K)
    • Profit Sharing


More about Bensonwood and our values: 

Our commitment to quality craftsmanship and next-generation technology is reflected in our approach to creating homes and commercial structures that prioritize the health and wellbeing of people and the planet. We specialize in customizable standards-based architecture and offer fully custom design/build services for projects requiring the highest levels of energy efficiency and minimal on-site building time.

Teamwork and inclusivity are important aspects of our company culture. We believe that diverse perspectives and experiences are critical to achieving our goals, and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels valued and respected. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage women and minorities to apply.

At Bensonwood we recognize that a good work ethic is important, there is always room for improvement, and we are constantly seeking ways to do better. We prioritize continuous improvement by staying up-to-date with the latest industry standards and trends, and by always looking for ways to innovate and improve our processes.

We believe that everyone on our team plays an important role in achieving our goals, and that nobody is above a job that needs to be done. We approach our work with humility, recognizing that we are part of a larger community and that our actions have an impact.

Our commitment to sustainability is at the core of everything we do, and we take every opportunity to minimize waste and prioritize the use of bio-based non-toxic and low embodied energy materials. Whether it's a small task or a large project, we approach every job with the same level of dedication and attention to detail, because we know that each and every action we take has an impact on our community and our planet.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.