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Cabinet Designer and Project Manager (Woodworking)–NY

Farmington, NY
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We’re looking to add a Cabinet Vision expert, designer, and project manager to our custom woodworking shop. Someone who can talk with clients, lead our design/production technology interface, and be a bridge to our craftsmen.

The Job: This position’s main duties are to speak with clients about their vision, design & detail shop/production drawings in Cabinet Vision, and along with project management.

  • Designs & details in Cabinet Vision the ideas of clients and coworkers (this position will work alongside our in-house architectural department for pieces as needed)
  • Translates these plans to craftsmen
  • Speaks with clients/coworkers to understand vision/need
  • Help manage timelines and expectations with clients/coworkers


  • 5+ years experience in the role of project management or design with a high-end woodworking group.
  • A firm grasp of computer driven design technology. We’d love it if you’re a “Cabinet Vision Jockey”.
  • Integration with our CNC. We’re looking for someone to help us get to the next level of screen to machine.
  • Excellent math and computer skills.
  • Hands-on woodworking experience. You don’t have to be a master, but you’ll have to translate ideas to implementable pieces, so you need to know how wood works.
  • Ability to work with a cross-section of people: clients, coworkers, craftsmen.
  • Good communication skills. You’ll be a primary point of contact so you must be articulate, kind, and clear.
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail. You’re the driver of timelines and keeping expectations.

Other thoughts:

  • Experience with reclaimed wood or fine woodworking within timber frames is a major plus
  • Interior Design, Industrial Design, or similar schooling is helpful

Why work with us:

New Energy Works operates on the triple bottom line philosophy of people, planet, and profits and believe in the community of our co-workers. This position is full time with a thoughtful benefit package, including 70% paid medical, holidays and vacation, a 401k plan, ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan), and when appropriate--profit-sharing.

To Apply:

If you’d like us to consider your resume, use the apply button. We actively seek to build an inclusive and diverse workplace where people from all walks of life are welcomed. We don’t discriminate for all the right reasons, and are partial to people with lots of common sense. Sorry, but we won’t be able to respond to all applicants.