Carpenter Job in Bethesda, Maryland
5th Gen Group Salary: $50,000.0... to $60,000.0... /year 5th Gen Group is looking to fill a Lead Carpenter opening. 5th Gen Group is an interior and exterior remodeling company located in Bethesda, MD. The position is full time M-F 7 AM to 3:30 PM. 5th Gen Group does have year around work. We do high end remodeling as well as service work, and we are looking for a dependable employee to assist or to be able to work by themselves with direction. Overall Responsibilities The lead carpenter is completely responsible for the successful completion of the jobs given to him, which includes being on time, on budget, and maintaining a high level of quality. In addition to being an excellent framing and finish carpenter, he or she should exhibit good judgment, high ethical standards, good oral and written communication skills, and strong leadership abilities. The perfect lead carpenter is: Aggressive, Organized, and Considerate. Specific Responsibilities •Customer satisfaction and company representation •The lead carpenter will be assigned to a job to ‘own’ the job. This means that you are the upfront representation of the company. You are expected to do whatever is reasonable to satisfy the customer. We always want to accommodate our clients and their wishes but any change in the project scope of work requires a signed change order. If the client has an issue with this, direct them to the Project Manager (PM). •As the lead carpenter, you and the project manager are the upfront field representives of the company. You are responsible for our appearance to the customer. This means watching your job site every day to be sure all employees are wearing clean, well-kept uniforms. •Complete projects profitably, on schedule, and safely •Our company exists by making a profit on what we do. You are expected to run your job site in the most efficient manner possible in order to maximize our profit earnings for each job. •In conjunction with the project manager, the lead carpenter will develop and maintain the project schedule. To be sure your job is on schedule or ahead of schedule, monitor your progress against the flow chart. Notify the PM when any deviances from the project schedule have been made or are expected. •You are responsible for the safety on the job site. Be sure that job conditions encourage safety. Monitor both company and individual equipment for proper safety features, safe electrical cords, etc. and inform the project manager of any unsafe conditions. Maintain all company tools to ensure their safety, reliability, and longevity. Proper safety equipment must always be used •Maintenance of job-site paperwork and working knowledge of all contract documents •You are responsible for knowing and understanding all contract documents including plans, specifications, and change orders. Any questions you have or discrepancies you discover should be checked with the PM •You are responsible for maintaining all job records as required by the office. This includes the daily job report, time cards from that job, change orders, receipts, delivery records, and other required paper work. •Supervision of subcontractors •You will schedule and coordinate all subcontractors, in consultation with the project manager, work out their layout problems, ensure their proper performance and approve their payment, as well as ensure that they get timely inspections on their work. It is your responsibility to be sure that all subcontractors adhere to all of our company’s policies concerning safety, cleanliness, alcohol use, and customer satisfaction. •Scheduling of inspections •You are responsible for the timely request for all necessary inspections, including but not limited to footing, framing, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, insulation, drywall, and final inspection •Material Takeoffs and orders •The lead carpenter will prepare the final material takeoffs and order materials promptly and accurately as well as be responsible for checking all deliveries for accuracy and quantity. With at least 24 hours notice, we can minimize or eliminate material runs by company employees. •Job-site protection, and cleanliness •You are responsible for the protection of the client’s property. Do not use anything, including tools, equipment, or cleaning supplies that belong to the client. Be sure you lock and secure the job site before you leave for the day •You must maintain a clean work site. You will be responsible for the delivery and exchange of job-site trash receptacles, keeping a broom swept job every day, proper storage of tools, materials, and debris, as well as providing adequate dust protection of the client’s property •Supervision and performance of company labor •You are responsible for the performance of all company labor. When additional help is needed, you are responsible for requesting the help from the office with 48 hours notice. When other carpenters or helpers are on your job, you are responsible for assigning them work, expediting their performance and generally supervising them. •You will be overseeing other company employees on a regular basis. Therefore, you are responsible for reporting performance items to the project manager. This includes reviews for raises, promotions, demotions, and reprimands. You will be expected to assist in interviewing and selecting candidates for new carpenter positions with the company. •Participate in meetings with customers including pre-construction, pre-drywall, and punchlist •A pre-construction meeting will be held with all customers. The purpose of this meeting is to introduce the customer to you and to address any issues or concerns before work begins •Prior to the installation of insulation or drywall, you are responsible for attaining the signature of the customer stating that the placement of all items is correct. •You will be responsible for walking the job site during substantial completion and creating a punchlist of items to be corrected. The items will be corrected before the customer does their walk through. Our goal is to attain a zero item punchlist from the customer. •Overall company policy adherence It is your responsibility to be aware that all persons working in relation to our company, including but not limited to employees, subcontractors, vendors, and customers adhere to all of our company’s policies including but not limited to safety, appearance, cleanliness, alcohol use, and customer satisfaction. If anybody is performing in a manner outside of our company policies, you are expected to report this to the VP or owner immediately. Job Type: Full-time Salary: $50,000.0... year Required education: •High school or equivalent Required experience: Residential Construction, Remodeling, Carpentry: 5- 10 years Required license or certification: •Driver's License
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