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Foreman Carpenter

Company: Vertical Works, Inc.
Location: Racine
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Foreman CarpenterPOSITION SUMMARYThe Foreman Carpenter is responsible to work hand in hand with the Production Manager for projects related to both Vertical Works, Inc., and Utopian Villas. Projects for this position will range from modular homes, modular additions, golf studios, RV travel trailers, RV park models, and any other type of residential or commercial project. Projects are to be manufactured in our Mt. Pleasant, WI facility. This individual will be responsible to lead a team of up to 10 people and expect 10 simultaneous projects. You must be able to cultivate and motivate the employees to perform their duties while holding them accountable for the quality and profitability of their tasks. The ability to have frequent and open communication with the employees is required. It is expected that this position will need to have the hard discussions which may lead to the dismissal of an employee. This position will require constant check-ups, almost hourly on employees to be effective on holding them accountable to the schedule. It should be expected that this position may include nights and weekends to meet deadlines. To be a successful Foreman Carpenter you must be transparent, follow the process, and have a high level of motivation for results and deadlines. This person must first hold themselves accountable, then hold the employees accountable. They must be of high integrity and have a strong will for knowledge and growth. ABOUT VERTICAL WORKS, INC.Our mission is to improve the lives of our customers by building tiny homes and modular homes that are customized and personalized. We have 3 company brands 1) Vertical Works, Inc. which provides new construction modular homes 2) Utopian Villas with provides luxury tiny homes 3) Riemer Remodel which includes projects like Kitchens, Bathrooms, Basements, and Additions. Our core values are the foundation of our business and guide our hiring process, they are transparency, integrity, accountability, knowledge, process, results driven, and excellence. Our company operates in Wisconsin and Texas and is growing by the day. OBJECTIVES:--- Work closely with the Production Manager--- Understand the projects scope of work prior to any part of the job starting production--- Identify needed employees and employees that may no longer be a fit for culture, quality, or profitability--- Assist the Production Manager with making the right hiring decisions for factory employees and assisting in performance reviews--- Have discussions with employees for workplace violations and provide documentation--- Train new and current employees to perform tasks with quality and to be profitable--- Hold employees accountable for their daily tasks--- Understand what tasks need to be done and what materials are needed--- Assist the Production Manager with creating a thoughtful and accurate daily, weekly, and monthly schedules while meeting deadlines --- Manage and direct sub-contractors as needed for factory production while holding them accountable for quality and deadlines--- Ensure that projects are delivered on-time--- Ensure that projects are within budget and profitable as determined by the company--- Ability to perform building related tasks as needed, estimated 40% of the time--- Provide constant communication to the Production Foreman--- Drive profitability through effectively managing the projects billable hours and reducing errors--- Enforce all safety requirements with employees COMPETENCIES--- Ability to return all emails, voice, and text messages within 24hrs, includes nights and weekends--- Provide daily and weekly project updates to the Production Manager --- Meet the projects key performance indicators as agreed by the Managing Director and President--- Have a high level of verbal, written, and organizational skills --- Have a high level of self-accountability for meetings and deadlines--- Have a high mechanical aptitude and excellent problem-solving capabilities --- Ability to lead and provide direction with instruction--- Ability to achieve and maintain employee's trust--- Ability to speak clearly and be easily understood, ability to maintain eye contact when speaking with others, and ability to summarize or paraphrase to verify understanding--- Ability to read and comprehend detailed construction blueprints and specifications--- Ability to present yourself in a well-groomed and professional manner--- Strong knowledge of construction tools, materials, and building practices and processes--- Have a basic knowledge of technology including smartphones, tablets and computers --- Incorporation of Vertical Works, Inc. business philosophies and best practices when guiding customers, vendors, and sub-contractorsEDUCATION & EXPERIENCE--- GED or high school diploma preferred--- At least 10 years of construction experience in custom residential homes, modular homes, or remodeling projects--- At least 5 years of experience managing multiple employees and holding them accountablePHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS--- Ability to occasionally lift 20-50 pounds, up to 100 pounds, frequently lift 10 pounds--- Be comfortable with heights of 16'+--- Ability to be on your feet for 10 to 14 hours a day which will include terrain, un-even surfaces, ladders, stairs, and the ability to crouch, kneel, or crawlCOMMITMENT TO DIVERSITYAs an equal opportunity employer committed to meeting the needs of a multigenerational and multicultural workforce Vertical Works, Inc. recognizes that a diverse staff, reflective of our community, is an integral and welcome part of a successful and ethical business. We hire local talent at all levels regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability, and actively foster inclusion in all forms both within our company and across interactions with customers, candidates, and partners.If this position caught your eye, send us your resume! For best consideration, include the job title and source where you found this position in the subject line of your email to careers @verticalworksinc.com. JOB TYPE: Full TimePAY: $80,000 to $105,000 per year (salary with production incentive)BENEFITS:--- Health insurance stipend up to $500 per month--- Paid holidays (6)--- Paid vacation time--- Flexible schedule--- 401K/Simple IRA with company match--- Minimal site travel--- Quarterly company events--- Company provided apparel--- Teamwork environmentPHYSICAL SETTING:--- Office in Mount Pleasant, WISCHEDULE:--- 10-hour shift Monday thru Thursday--- Fridays as needed--- Nights and weekend availability

Keywords: Vertical Works, Inc., Racine , Foreman Carpenter, Professions , Racine, Wisconsin

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