Find Your Home
at Amsted.

Build Your Career as Part of the Amsted Team

Why You Should Become an Amstedder.

For over 30 years, we have been improving communities through teamwork and collaboration. Being a part of Amsted means being a part of a fun, passionate team of people who love to design and build livable spaces and homes just the way our clients want them.

If you’re thinking about joining us at Amsted, you can look forward to more than just a 9 to 5:

  • We offer a great benefits packages
  • Competitive compensation
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Flexible work (hybrid options)
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Growth – personally and professionally
  • Wide geographic territory
  • Training opportunities
  • Happy clients
  • Collaborative team environment
  • Award-winning company
  • Work with industry leaders

Homebuilding Meets

We value the creative vision and expertise of each and every member of our team. We are proud of the work we’ve accomplished together, and often explore ways to keep the team engaged and encouraged to always strive to go above and beyond our previous work. Whether it’s recognizing the hard work and success of a team member with our FISH awards, or using our trade skills to help the community - we do it together.

Check out this slide show of last year's volunteer weekend at Camp Smitty!


A Positive Work Environment

We like to keep things light. Sure, we have some great core values in place, like adhering to our ethical principles of building and development, but we also just want to work with kind, passionate people. We do a lot of teamwork and are big on respect and loyalty. After all, it’s what allows us to freely collaborate, communicate, and explore all aspects of the design-excellence experience. In this podcast, you can hear Steve Barkhouse talk about his thoughts on how to make a positive work environment and get a glimpse of why employees at Amsted love working there.

An Interview with our Founder

Listen to Steve Barkhouse discuss his thoughts on how to make a positive work environment and get a glimpse as to why the employee's at Amsted love working here.

Mental Health Playbook for COVID Times

The COVID pandemic affected many employees that help companies, like Amsted, succeed. We care about the mental health of our clients and employees alike. We’ve put together a “Mental Health Playbook for COVID Times.” that acts as a supportive tool that our team can refer to.

How Our Team Feels Right at Home

The Amsted team is made up of design-forward, innovative thinkers who have often come from entrepreneurial backgrounds. At Amsted, we look forward to collaborating on every project and providing personalized services that lead to successful projects.

What is the best part about working at Amsted?

The interesting variety of projects.
Chris Mulholland
Architectural Designer, 2011
The opportunity that Steve gave me years ago when women weren’t being hired as carpenters in the renovation industry. I’ve had an opportunity to work with and learn from some very talented carpenters.
Allyson Woodside
Carpenter, 2001
Being able to say that for the past 24 years and counting I have been with a passionate, family-oriented company that focuses on teamwork.
Steve Putinski
Carpenter, 1995
The people l work with.
Mark Wiggins
Carpenter, 2012
Working with others who are proud to work for a great company.
Guy Moffitt
Project Manager, 2013
The great boss and co-workers. Also, the top-quality work that we do.
Rick Mainville
Carpenter, 2007

Who Are We Looking For?

You (probably)!

We’re a team of award-winning renovators and custom home builders, so it’s no surprise that we pride ourselves on the positive, collaborative environment we provide to those that work under the Amsted banner. We’re looking for design and construction professionals who share the same vision of creating more livable, comfortable renovated spaces and custom homes for our clients.




Leadership skills


Customer-service oriented


Works well with others


Full-time, Permanent
Location: Ottawa, ON
Posted 3 months ago
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Architectural Designer

Full-time, Permanent
Location: Ottawa, ON
Posted 3 months ago
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Project Manager

Full-time, Permanent
Location: Ottawa, ON
Posted 3 months ago
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We Look Forward To You Hearing From You