Position Title: Trade Foreman
Reports to: Field Supervisor
FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt
Pay: $20-30 per hour
Leads, manages field associates, and performs self-perform work on construction projects using carpentry skills to construct, fabricate, install, and dismantle components made of a variety of construction materials. Coordinate and attend field meetings, ensure safety, and manage self-perform work activities to ensure work is performed within budget, on schedule, and per project specifications. This position requires the use of hand tools, power tools and construction equipment.
Project Set-Up and Planning
Develops and implements self-perform work pre-job plan by analyzing construction documents, identifying critical path, long-lead items, and implementing the plan to perform work in the most efficient manner.
Develop material delivery logistic plan by carefully analyzing site conditions for deliveries.
Develops a plan to safely perform work to be put into place.
Coordinates and schedules work to be put into place with trade partners, suppliers, and field associates on a daily/weekly basis and make adjustments as necessary to stay on schedule.
Develops two and three week look-ahead schedule identifying materials and manpower needs to ensure work being performed is properly staffed with manpower and materials.
Coordinates with owner daily/weekly for schedule updating.
Reviews self-perform budget and weekly reports to ensure project meets or exceeds budget specifications.
Sets corrective measures to steer self-perform work back in budget by communicating and coordinating with field associates.
Reports any labor report errors or discrepancies to Owner.
Materials, Supplies and Equipment
Monitors material and deliveries to ensure accurate quantities meet project specifications.
Maintains company tools and equipment by following manufacturers’ specifications for maintenance requirements and conducting safety inspections.
Evaluates and reviews tool and equipment needs with owner.
Develops and maintains a self-perform quality control plan to ensure self-perform work meets or exceeds project specifications.
Manages and sets overall quality control expectation for self-perform work.
Manages self-perform punch list with the goal of zero items.
Ensures all applicable inspections are performed and discrepancies immediately resolved.
Photographs materials, work progress and site conditions.
Maintains documentation of self-perform work including accurate timesheets, daily field reports, inspections, weekly safety reports, and any other reports specific to the self-perform work.
Manages documentation of expenses by keeping receipts and regularly completing expense reports for submission to accounting.
Evaluates manpower needs by communicating with the Owner to add and remove staff accordingly.
Supervise performance of field associates and provide feedback to strengthen the self-perform staff.
Delegate self-perform work accordingly.
Monitor worker attendance, performance, safety compliance, quality control, conduct, and adherence to the company’s Core Values. Addresses disciplinary issues with Superintendent.
Offer encouragement and recognition for work completed on time and with high quality.
Meetings and Relationships
Conduct weekly self-perform work meetings with field associates.
Coordinate work installed by other trades to ensure proper flow, efficiency and highest of quality.
Maintains good relationships with subcontractors, suppliers, inspectors, and field associates by communicating regularly and acting in a professional and courteous manner.
Development and implementation of project specific self-perform work safety plan.
Prepares and completes weekly self-perform safety inspection walk-throughs of work areas.
Addresses safety concerns with field associates and associated subcontractors.
Immediately halt work concerning all life-safety issues.
Conducts weekly jobsite Toolbox Meetings.
Ensure work areas are clean and organized.
SUCCESS ESSENTIALS FOR ALL ASSOCIATES:
Authenticity: Demonstrates genuine openness, consistency, and integrity.
Curiosity: Eager to know and learn; identifies own strengths and development areas; actively pursues development experiences.
Resiliency: Capacity to confront difficult issues, recover quickly and take bold action to achieve results.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (requirements before going into job)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Familiarity with field concepts, practices, and procedures.
Proven ability to accurately perform self-perform construction activities including usage of various construction tools and equipment.
Good interpersonal skills and team approach.
Demonstrated success in working safely on projects.
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret contract documents, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence as required.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to perform construction math, including measuring, transposing, calculating cut lengths and volumes.
Reasoning: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Ability to pass background check, drug screen, physical capacity profile, and E-verify.
Reliable transportation method to get to and from work.
Basic knowledge of personal computer and e-mail applications.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the primary responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The associate is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop or kneel.
The associate must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the primary responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary responsibilities.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate regularly works in outside weather conditions. The associate frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The associate occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposes to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
Note: This job description reflects a summary of the job and does not prescribe or restrict the responsibilities that may be assigned. The job description is subject to change at any time.