Richard W. Wakeman, Inc. is now accepting applications for Carpenters, Laborers, and Masons. Please email the application below to  korinne@wakemancompanies.com.

Now Hiring

Foreman

Position Summary:

The Carpentry Foreman is responsible for the day-to- day operations of job sites including
managing material, equipment, expenses, and a crew to ensure work is completed in a timely, safe,
and profitable manner. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty. The requirements/duties/skills/knowledge/ability required are listed below. This is
a working position, all employees shall be active members of the working jobsite team and will be
expected to work just as hard as any other employees on the jobsite.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Oversee and manage crews and jobsites. This includes that all administrative work
(hours, logs, expenses, et cetera) is completed by the end of the workday.
- Follows industry standards, procedure, and comply with federal, state, and local building
codes.
- Assist in scheduling
- Complete all necessary paperwork in a timely fashion
- Communicates with everyone in a professional, courteous manner
- Track Jobsite inventory
- Initiate requisitions for needed tools and supplies
- Must set a positive example for all other employees
- Must be available via text, e-mail, and phone
- Understand and enforce safety regulations
- Assign general and daily responsibilities
- Supervise and train workers
- Monitor crew compliance with company policies
- Supervise use of machinery and equipment
- Must be able to multi-task
- Report progress and/or issues to management
- Resolve problems and present solutions to management
- Resolve conflicts or miscommunication that may happen on site quickly and amicably
- Work with sub-contractors
- Must have OSHA 10 hour course

Company Expectations:

- Maintain professional demeanor, attitude, and conduct at all times.
- Must be able to multi-task
- Acts as a role model and leader on and off the jobsite
- Maintains a respectful and positive attitude
- Follows company policy and procedures
- Dependable and accountable for their actions
- Able to provide clear and concise direction
- Able to follow instructions and take direction and feedback
- Able to clearly communicate goals, instructions, and directions to others
- Willing to ask for help if needed
- Adheres to company core values
- Work with work team and management to problem solve ongoing issues
- Able to work will with others
- Organizational and leadership skills
- Comply with job site restrictions (Tobacco policies, dress codes, et cetera)
- Must have a working cellular phone with text messaging and photo capabilities
- Documented ability to manage project valued at up to $3,000,000.00

Technical Skills:

- 8-10 years of experience in commercial construction
- 4-5 year of experience as a foreman in commercial construction
- Able to work in a group decision making system
- Verbal and written communication skills
- Working knowledge of codes, industry best practices, and regulations
- Ability to read drawings, plans, and blueprints
- Aptitude in math and problem solving abilities
- Technologically savvy

Personal Traits:

- Motivated
- Hard working
- Self-sufficient

- Willing to perform any task put in front of them
- Able to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner
- Knowledge of industry tools
- Must have a valid driver’s license
- Must have reliable transportation with valid and current insurance
- Must be able to climb ladders
- Must be able to lift 75 pounds
- Must be able to crawl into tight spaces
- Must be able to pass a criminal background check
- Must have personal standard carpentry tools

Versed in:
- Butler or other PEMB systems
- Conventional Stick-built construction
- Metal Framing
- Rough and Finish Carpentry
- Metal and Shingle Roofing
- Site/building Layout
- Concrete Forming and Finishing
- New Construction and Renovation
- Jahn Concrete Forming System

Also hiring skilled Carpenters and Laborers.

 

 

Richard W Wakeman, Inc. is an equal opportunities employer who does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, age, etc.