Carpentry Foreman - Central Maine / Augusta area

at Wright-Ryan Construction, Inc. in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Wright-Ryan is a Maine based, employee-owned company offering unparalleled quality and customer service to our clients and to each member of the Wright-Ryan team. Our experience and reputation allow each of us the opportunity to contribute to exciting and diverse projects in the Commercial, Institutional and Residential markets. Our size fosters the camaraderie, sense of community and supportive environment key to our success. Our organization structure is carefully crafted to maximize the advancement of our valued employee owners.

What we are proud to offer you:

A discretionary, annual cash bonus program along with competitive employee benefits that include a 401(k) Plan with company match, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), affordable health and dental; company-paid life & short-term disability; and paid time off (holiday, vacation & personal time).

Job Overview

The Carpentry Foreman, who reports to the General Manager of Field Operations and works closely with project Superintendents, is responsible for providing oversight and direction to field carpenters and site assistants to ensure that field work is completed efficiently, profitably and consistent with contract specifications and Wright-Ryan’s quality standards. In addition, this individual is responsible for collaborating with the team to ensure overall success of the crew.

An essential craft position for Wright-Ryan, the Carpentry Foreman plays a key role in helping the company achieve our profit goals. This position requires all around knowledge of building materials, fastening systems, trades, reading/interpreting plans and the construction process to ensure timely, safe and proper execution of assigned tasks. Our Foremen work on both commercial projects where accuracy and production speed are key, as well as custom homes where productivity and finish quality are essential.

Job Requirements

+ Ability to lead and accomplish company objectives by maintaining and fostering a strong sense of personal responsibility and urgency

+ Ability to assess skills and personalities, to supervise labor toward a goal

+ Excellent verbal communication skills; good listener and ability to converse respectfully with WR customers and others on the jobsite

+ Strong work habits, i.e. punctuality, self-starter, and positive attitude towards construction

+ Ability to represent the Company and its reputation in a positive manner

+ Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize scheduled work under pressure; ability to handle multiple projects concurrently

+ Ability to anticipate construction process issues and problems; keen problem-solving skills to find work-arounds and solutions preventing problems from interrupting the overall schedule

+ Knowledge of Federal, State, and local building codes, as well as construction safety standards

+ Ability to maintain professional demeanor under pressure and with all levels of contacts

Education and Experience Requirements

+ High School diploma or GED

+ Five to ten years of experience in general carpentry, with three years of experience supervising a crew

+ General construction finance and process/scheduling

We appreciate your interest in employment with Wright-Ryan Construction. Please pay close attention to the “required” qualifications above. If you meet the criteria, we invite you to move on to the application. No phone calls, please. If you are selected for a screening interview, you will be contacted.

Wright-Ryan collects our employee’s COVID-19 vaccination status, so that we can comply with client and public health requirements and recommendations as necessary.
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Job Posting: JC241065538

Posted On: May 29, 2023

Updated On: Sep 25, 2023

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