Carpentry Apprentice

Position Type: Full-Time |
Deadline: No Deadline

Zirnhelt Timber Frames Ltd. (ZTF) is a general contractor for residential and commercial builds focused on sustainable building, timber frame structures and pre-fabricated wall systems. We strive to foster a unique work environment where team collaboration is strongly promoted. Our approach to environmental, social, and community-based economic sustainability reflects and supports the lifestyles and aspirations of our clients and our team members.


We are looking to hire full-time, year-round carpenters in both the Williams Lake / 150 Mile House area and the 100 Mile House area.

We have positions available that are primarily on-site as well as shop positions (in 150 Mile House) focused on pre-fabrication (or both in-shop and then on-site!).

Our team is looking for a variety of levels including Apprentice so please feel free to apply even if you don’t yet have all the experience listed in this posting. We look for those with a keenness to learn, solid work ethic, an eye for detail, and desire to sustainably build our communities.


As a member of ZTF, you will work alongside professional designers and skilled craftspeople, reflecting our core values, while serving our clients.

Ideal candidates will bring:

  • Minimum of 2 years of similar experience
  • Working towards Red Seal Carpentry Certification, Zimmermann or related education is an asset
  • Experience with prefabrication
  • Experience in timber frame construction
  • Experience building high performance homes start to finish
  • Full skill ranges from foundations to finishing
  • While carpentry is the base for all projects, having electrical, plumbing, foundation, siteworks, tiling, and other trades experience is also an asset
  • Ability to follow blueprints to prepare material takeoffs and complete layouts
  • Knowledge of building codes and regulations
  • Proficient in English communication
  • Commitment to health and safety in the workplace


Zirnhelt Timber Frames offers our employees a competitive compensation package including benefits.

We strive to foster a unique work environment where team collaboration is strongly promoted. At Zirnhelt Timber Frames, sustainable building is considered a profession.


Please apply online via or send your cover letter and resume directly to admin (at)

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Apply for a career at Zirnhelt Timber Frames!