Carpenter Foreperson

Carpenter Foreperson

Minnesota
Job Details
Requirements

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Initiate, plan, schedule, coordinate, and evaluate the construction, alteration, repair, and maintenance of the facility, including windows, window frames, partitions, doors, door frames, roofs, steps, furniture, etc.
• Manages the facility’s physical key and core lock management system.
• Performs work on the facility’s card access systems, motorized gates, etc.
• In consultation with the Building Operations Supervisor and trade peers, develop, plan, and coordinate preventative maintenance schedules for assigned equipment in Minneapolis City Hall/Hennepin County Courthouse.
• Coordinate work with trades and others on joint projects.
• Supervise and review work in progress and assure quality and adherence to expected standards and policies.
• Work from sketches, blueprints, schematics, and drawings.
• Screen new work requests, confirm work details, and determine appropriate action for work.
• Develop appropriate work plans by analyzing tasks, determining resources required, estimate cost of direct labor, materials, tools, equipment, and contract services.
• Request and order supplies and materials for planned work and PM’s.
• Maintain and adjust a regular inventory of supplies, materials and equipment used.
• Ensures all work-related materials and labor are entered into the work management system
(MicroMain).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of:
• Initiate, plan, schedule, coordinate, and evaluate the construction, alteration, repair, and maintenance of the facility, including windows, window frames, partitions, doors, door frames, roofs, steps, furniture, etc.
• Manages the facility’s physical key and core lock management system.
• Performs work on the facility’s card access systems, motorized gates, etc.
• In consultation with the Building Operations Supervisor and trade peers, develop, plan, and coordinate preventative maintenance schedules for assigned equipment in Minneapolis City Hall/Hennepin County Courthouse.
• Coordinate work with trades and others on joint projects.
• Supervise and review work in progress and assure quality and adherence to expected standards and policies.
• Work from sketches, blueprints, schematics, and drawings.
• Screen new work requests, confirm work details, and determine appropriate action for work.
• Develop appropriate work plans by analyzing tasks, determining resources required, estimate cost of direct labor, materials, tools, equipment, and contract services.
• Request and order supplies and materials for planned work and PM’s.
• Maintain and adjust a regular inventory of supplies, materials and equipment used.
• Ensures all work-related materials and labor are entered into the work management system
(MicroMain).

Skilled in:
• Verbal and written communication, organizational, and conflict resolution.
• Computer work including work management systems, key control systems, Microsoft outlook, excel and Word.

Ability to:
• Read and work from blueprints, schematics, and related forms.
• Make decisions and use independent judgment.
• Maintain records and prepare reports.
• Meet physical requirements of the trade.
• Training and knowledge on installing key cores, combination, and use of Best Locks computer programs.

Minimum Education
High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience
Successful completion of a 7,000-hour apprenticeship program approved by the State Division of Apprenticeship Training or a comparable apprenticeship program.
At least five years’ experience as a Journeyman Level Carpenter.
OSHA 30 certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
First Aid/CPR certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.
Foreperson Supervisor Training completion or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire.

Additional Information

The MBC is seeking a Carpenter Shop Foreperson to coordinate and perform skilled carpentry work in the remodeling, maintenance, and construction of Minneapolis City Hall/Hennepin County Courthouse.

About the MBC: The MBC has served as the steward for the historic Minneapolis City Hall and Hennepin County Courthouse (also referred to as the Municipal Building) since 1904. The MBC was created by Minnesota Statutes as an independent board for the exclusive care of the building.

Great Benefits: In addition to a competitive hourly rate, MBC employees receive a generous benefit package including paid time off, health and dental insurance, HRA/VEBA spending account, pension, deferred compensation, and much more.

The MBC promotes a supportive work environment through our commitment to the employee-developed core values:
- Integrity
- Communication
- Respect
- Teamwork
- Be a role model

Selection Process
The examination/selection process for this position may consist of a rating of training and experience, and a verbal or written exam. Since the examination selection process may consist of a rating of training and experience, it is to your advantage to be as complete and thorough on your application form and other support documentation/materials as is possible.

Background Check
Minneapolis Police Department and Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office background checks are required for this position. Employees must achieve and maintain the background checks.

Medical Exam
After a conditional job offer, candidates will be required to pass a medical examination which includes a physical screening. A drug and alcohol test are part of the medical examination

Union Representation
This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement between the MBC and the Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO.

Working Conditions: Exposure to hazardous materials, chemicals, fumes, dust, dirt, noise and outside elements.

COVID Testing: The MBC is concerned about the health, safety, and well-being of employees. The MBC requires regular testing for COVID-19 infection for all employees. Employees are encouraged to become fully vaccinated against COVID-19, thereby permitting employees to opt out of mandatory testing by confirming (attesting) to be fully vaccinated. All new hired offered employment with the MBC after December 1, 2021, will be subject to and required to comply with expanded vaccination mandates ore request a medical or religious accommodation. If an accommodation is approved, the new hire is required to test weekly.

Probationary Period
This position will be required to serve a six (6) month probationary period.

How to Apply
Interested applicants should complete and submit the MBC employment application. Please submit a resume with your application. The MBC Employment application can be found here:
http://municipalbuildingcommission.org/building-management/…