An Anchor Builders Carpentry Foreman will act as primary interface between Project Managers and the crew under them, and the Operations Manager of Anchor Builders. The Foreman will oversee and manage all activities of the framing crew including executing weekly reporting requirements, planning, and scheduling as laid out below. The Foreman ensures that project framing scope and objectives are accomplished within prescribed time frame and extras/change orders are recorded.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Inform team on where to be when new jobs start
Meet with project manager on site at the start of every job to review plans and discuss details
Procure appropriate contact info needed for project from
Architect / Designer
Hold daily field huddles with team
Calling out examples of core values, growth opportunities, questions around weather, maintain crew comradery
Give clear expectations to crew members of what is to be done daily
Prep team on ways to stay productive when foreman will be absent (with at least a full day or more of notice)
Be to job site on time every day to unlock trailer
Ensure that all tools are in the trailer and trailer is secured at the end of each day
Supply gas and diesel for equipment as needed
Order nails and other supplies as needed
Monitor, repair, and replace tools as needed
Monitor and maintain all quality and thoroughness of your team’s workmanship
Foreman will bear ultimate responsibility for any and all poor workmanship, incompleteness, and mistakes of the team
Review in advance and communicate all material as needed to the Project Manager in a timely manner, ie. trusses, beams, 1st floor and 2nd floor loads, hardware etc.
Control lumber usage and minimize waste
Contact directly and schedule crane service as needed
Contact directly and schedule any repairs needed on forklift
Inform PM when dumpster switch out is needed
Notify Operations Manager (John) if truck or trailer needs maintenance
Ensure field team is following Anchor’s core values and maintains a positive Anchor image
Maintain proper discipline of team
Monitor site and team safety practices
Keep track of setbacks due to weather, unclear plans, on site mistakes, absence of crew members etc.
Provide a weekly report email to Operations Manager (John) on the status of project which includes timeline update, punctuality of personnel, and tracking of extras
Keep in touch with Operations Manager (John) on when next project is needed
Track daily tasks progress on framing spreadsheet provided by Operations Manager (John), include photo of this in weekly report email
Be mindful of production and deadlines, encourage/lead team to continuing improvement
Make sure all extra materials are stacked up neatly and the lumberyard is notified of returns readiness
Maintain safe and clean jobsite
Ensure that street, sidewalk etc. is clear of all mud, materials and equipment at end of each day
Communicate to Operations Manager (John) when trailer needs to be moved from job to job, schedule accordingly.
The Foreman’s position and duties is subject to revisions from time to time as the company evolves or as directed by owners Operations Manager.
Whether you are just starting out, or have decades of experience under your tool belt, we'll provide the training, tools, and environment to help you move forward and grow in your career.
Your position will be full-time year round with local job sites throughout the Twin Cities metro area. Other classifications and compensation include but not limited to: continuous on-the-job training, advancement opportunities, company power tools, full benefits package, holiday & vacation pay and much more!
Enthusiasm and professionalism to work in a manner that is consistent with Anchor Builders core values.
Ability to work independently and as a team member, to prioritize and perform work in a busy structure environment
Willingness and desire to work outdoors, performing physical labor duties
Willingness to constantly improve
Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment-
Participate in community building events
If you are hard working, and motivated, you'll find a wealth of choice to advance your career in our company.
We're ready for you to join our team!