Wood Shop Manager

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Compensation: $75,000-100,000

Dynamic landscape design firm in Brooklyn with a diverse portfolio and a commitment to sustainable practices is seeking a Wood Shop Manager to contribute to our diverse staff of designers, fabricators, and gardeners. We design, fabricate, and install award‐winning landscapes for institutions, new construction, and high‐end residential projects. This job includes fabricating, finishing, and installing high‐end custom metal and wood garden elements. Our goal is to achieve a high level of craft in a safe, productive, and equitable work environment.


  • Execute a wide range of technically‐challenging, high‐end wood garden elements – including benches, pergolas, fences, decking, amongst others
  • Oversee fabrication, finishing and installation of wood elements
  • Ensure that working methods are efficient and adhered to by staff
  • Review and build from detailed architectural and shop drawings
  • Review project details & specifications
  • Analyze opportunities for value engineering and alternative means & methods of construction
  • Collaborate with design staff on detailing, proto‐typing and mockups
  • Work with project managers to calculate the size and amount of material needed for projects
  • Work with construction manager to ensure appropriate materials and quantities are ordered and delivered on time
  • Manage wood shop fabrication schedule to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget
  • Work with project & metal shop managers to facilitate production of project elements
  • Responsible for inventory of tools and materials at the shop
  • Operate woodworking tools safely and efficiently
  • Oversee safety within the shop, including setting safety standards and standard operating procedures


  • Ten or more years of experience working in architectural woodworking
  • Knowledge of tools, equipment, and materials common to the woodworking trade
  • Experience reading and building from technical drawings
  • Dependable, hard‐working, versatile, and flexible
  • Ability to work within a team and independently
  • Ability to lift 50lbs

Additional Information

At the forefront of a national design movement focusing on establishing place and identity through ecological design, Future Green’s work focuses on innovative strategies of integrating landscape into the built environment. We are a unique company, engaging in both speculative, urban, large scale landscape urbanism projects as well as small scale garden and art interventions.

Please send your resume to info@futuregreenstudio.com No calls please.
Future Green is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Contact Information

Future Green Studio
Email: info@futuregreenstudio.com
Phone: 7188558995