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Carpenter Foreman - Day Shift at Turner Construction

Carpenter Foreman - Day Shift

Turner Construction Altoona, IA Full-Time
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Division:Des Moines Main
Project Location(s):Altoona, IA 50009 USA

Minimum Years Experience:5Travel Involved:Job Type:RegularJob Classification:TradeEducation:Job Family:TradeCompensation:Non-Union Trade

Carpenter Foreman – Day Shift – Des Moines, Iowa area 

Schedule - Day shift 7:00am-3:30 Monday-Friday, must be flexible to work outside of normal schedule and extra hours as business requires.


Position Description:

Responsible forleading, directing and coordinating the work of Turner trade employees. TheCarpenter Foreman is responsible for ensuring safety, schedule delivery,quality of work performed and adherence to budget of the project.

Reports to: Superintendent,Project Manager, Project Executive, and Trades Manager

Essential Duties &Responsibilities:

  • Be a working foreman while leading carpenters to complete jobsite related projects.
  • Oversee and making decisions related to the performance of work related to scheduling,  delivery, logistics, quality control and trade employee staffing levels.
  • Possess the skills necessary to complete rough carpentry work, site logistical work, fencing, deck and platform building, protection systems, construction waste areas, and jobsite cleanup.
    Completes and submits time sheets, daily construction reports, and required safety paperwork daily.
  • Participate in interviews and recommend hires for trades staff.
  • Supervise and develop trade employees, as assigned, including providing input on or completing performance appraisals.
  • Address staff needs and resolve problems. Provide staff feedback, reward, and discipline as required.
  • Assist in scheduling and expediting the delivery of materials and equipment.
  • Reviews jobsite needs with the superintendents & foreman and coordinates construction.
  • Participate in the activities of subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Estimate, inventory, monitor, and request time, staff, material, and equipment needed to complete work.
  • Operate equipment such as forklifts, backhoe, skidsteer, excavator, compactors, and construction hoist
  • Assist with the overall site safety and quality programs as required and ensuring Trade employees/subcontractors compliance with Turner standards and all applicable safety codes, regulations, and jobsite security
  • Maintain positive working relationships with customers, contractors, suppliers and other employees.
  • Ability to travel and accommodate night and weekend work as needed
  • Display a high level of teamwork, integrity, commitment, and leadership in daily operations.

  • Qualifications:

    • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience or equivalent combination of education, training, and exposure to supervisory responsibilities.
    • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
    • Moderate technical abilities including the utilization of a smart phone/tablet and supported software
    • Proficiency in EH&S applications.
    • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedule.
    • Must be able to comprehend safety instructions and signage, communicate effectively in emergency situations and understand written safety instructions from tool and equipment manufacturers.
    • OSHA 30-hour certification
    • Valid driver’s license

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representativeof those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essentialfunctions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enableindividuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Thephysical demands include constantly standing, walking, combinedstanding/walking and occasionally sitting; lifting/lowering/carrying weightsconstantly under 25 pounds, frequently between 25-50 pounds and occasionallyover 50 pounds; frequently reaching above shoulder height; constantly reachingbelow shoulder height; constantly bending/twisting the neck; frequently bendingat the waist (forward and sideway); constantly bending; frequentlypushing/pulling; occasionally squatting and kneeling; frequently climbing;occasionally crawling; frequent repetitive motion; constant hand/wristflexion-extension; frequent noise/dust/chemical exposure; occasional confinedspace hazards; and frequently working on heights. 

    Additional demands including vision abilities requiredincluding close, distance, color, peripheral depth perception and focus;hearing abilities required with or without the use of an aide.

    Work Environment: The work environmentcharacteristics described here are representative of those an employeeencounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performessential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction worksite where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precariousplaces; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk ofelectrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate tovery loud.

    **May perform other duties as necessary or assigned.

    Turner isan Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals withDisabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
    VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer —minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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