Framing Lead


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Framing Lead

* Hiring for positions in Green Bay and Sturgeon Bay.

Responsible for the supervision of a small crew of workers assigned to individual projects. Work is performed under general direction of a Superintendent or Project Manager. The Lead provides direction and leadership, supports and holds all field crew responsible and accountable for meeting their responsibilities, goals, commitments and provides the necessary information and leadership.  They work side by side with laborers, carpenters and subcontractors, so they must have the capability to complete any activity. 


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accountable for the efficient organization of crews. The lead is required to be involved in and supportive of any day-to-day disciplinary decisions.
  • Following project plans and schedules and ensuring that crews under their direction meet daily and weekly goals to meet production goals.
  • Ensuring the work done meets standards, and for implementing work processes to improve productivity and product quality.
  • Ensure the safety of all the crews under their direction and understand the importance of the role. 
  • Preparation and review of work reports as required by the company.


OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Always take responsibility for the care and use of all company-owned equipment which is part of the day-to-day work function. 
  • Represent the Company in a professional manner, and always exhibit courteous and respectful behavior on the job site.
  • Participate in company training programs and attend authorized seminars as required to keep current in company and industry standards.
  • Perform any special assignments or projects as requested by a Superintendent, a Project Manager, or other members of management.                   


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Demonstrated amount of proficient carpentry experience and knowledge in order to manage small to medium-sized construction projects (residential and commercial) as assigned.

  • How to read drawings and interpret specifications.
  • Scope of framing and general knowledge of all other trades and building codes.
  • General knowledge of scheduling, planning and administrative tools and systems.
  • Interpret and work from instructions, penciled plans and sketches, blueprints and specifications.
  • Assess crew skills and coach/teach crew members as needed.
  • Apply good problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Form and implement workforce crew plans and schedules.
  • Effectively use computers and other technology applicable to the job.
  • Can motivate and mentor other crew members.
  • Accepts that a diverse workplace is the workplace of the future.
  • Understands and applies Lean principles and Continuous Improvement tools and processes on a regular basis.
  • Hold a valid driver's license with a clean driving record.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent.
  • 5 or more years of experience as a carpenter.
  •  Familiar with all other construction trades.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Walk, prolonged standing, climbing, bending and kneeling
  • Use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms.
  • Frequently lift and/or move 35+ pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
  • Talk and hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Prolonged standing, climbing, bending and kneeling are also required regularly.