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Carpentry Foremen

Geller's Enterprises Ltd. is an award winning design, build and maintenance landscape company completing both residential and commercial work. While we specialize in luxury, resort style residential outdoor spaces, we complete projects both large and small in both residential and commercial sectors. We are proud to be family owned and operated throughout our ownership and management group, creating a work environment that promotes the development of long term employees. We offer continued education industry programs, company profit sharing, full health, vision and dental benefits, an RRSP matching program and quarterly company events. We employ a staff of 75 during our build season offering a variety of services consisting of design, construction, and maintenance on a year round basis for outdoor landscape spaces. As an equal opportunity employer, we believe having fun at work is essential to running a successful business. We offer an exciting and motivating profit sharing system to boost your wage well beyond industry leading hourly rates. We are highly organized, efficient and goal orientated.

Job Role:

To effectively lead the carpentry division within Gellers specializing in accessory structures such as garages, cabanas, and pool houses; interior and exterior home renovations, sunrooms, 3/4 season rooms/additions, and timber framed buildings.

This position is likely 70% field work and 30% office work. As Geller's continues to grow there is opportunity to transition to a more office orientated role.

Requirements:

  • Ability to speak, read and write English

  • Ability to understand building plans / prints

  • Access to reliable transportation to our shop located in St.Andrews, MB, or direct to your job site

  • Ability to stand and work with your hands for long periods of time

  • 5+ years of carpentry construction experience in a foremen position working directly within framing, custom home building, structure building, or custom renovations

  • Ability to listen and follow instructions from a direct supervisor

  • Comfortable with working in dusty, hot, wet and/or cold temperatures

  • Comfortable working weekends if schedule permits

  • Valid Class 5 License

Daily Tasks Include:

  • Work with our established design and management teams to assist in the design, review, product specification and estimation for all carpentry related project elements

  • Review quoted materials and material orders

  • Work with draftsmen and engineers to help establish building methods and worksite prints

  • Establish labour hours tied to worksite tasks and goals

  • Operate and maintain all tools of the trade

  • Handle logistics as it relates to material deliveries and sub-contractors on site

  • Direct and teach inexperienced staff members

  • Assist, lead, and supervise the construction of all carpentry related elements listed above

  • Complete interior renovation projects through out the winter months

  • Communicate as needed with clients and address any concerns

  • Track and monitor KPIs within a job to ensure job site profitability

Required Skills:

  • Communications skills required to work with project managers, clients, and fellow staff members

  • Ability to work as part of a team for extended periods of time

  • Communicate by receiving and providing direction to fellow team members

  • Help lead younger or inexperienced employees in completion of routine tasks on site

  • Ability to use hand tools, battery tools, and air tools as they relate to the trade

  • Read and understand construction drawings

  • Equipment operation skills as required to complete your daily tasks

  • Use cloud based software to track hours on site appropriately, and document any deficiencies (Lead hand and foremen positions only)

  • An extremely high level or organization and a self directed motivational attitude

Length of Employment:

  • Full time

  • Option for flexible hours during the winter off season completing interior renovations, carpentry scopes of work, snow removal or extended vacation

Expected Hours:

  • Summer Hours

  • Monday to Friday

  • Weather and schedule may require some Saturday work.

  • 8-10 hours per day

  • Winter Hours

  • Monday to Thursday/Friday

  • 6-8 hours per day

Compensation:

  • Normalized starting wage of $30-$45/hr based on experience and skill set

  • Paid Overtime

  • Profit Sharing

  • Full benefit package including RRSP matching and health benefits

  • PPE / Clothing Allowance

  • Company Cell Phone / Laptop / Electronics plan

  • Company Vehicle

  • Fuel Card

  • Tool Allowance

Compensation packages will be tailored to your specific job role and based upon experience

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00-$45.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 – 50 per week

Benefits:

 

  • Casual dress

  • Company car

  • Company events

  • Dental care

  • Extended health care

  • Flexible schedule

  • Life insurance

  • On-site parking

  • Paid time off

  • Profit sharing

  • RRSP match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vision care

  • Wellness program

  • Work from home

 

Flexible Language Requirement:

 

  • French not required

 

Schedule:

 

  • Monday to Friday

  • Weekends as needed

 

Supplemental pay types:

 

  • Bonus pay

 

Application question(s):

 

  • What type of carpentry experience do you have?

 

Experience:

 

  • Carpentry: 5 years (required)

 

Language:

 

  • English (required)

 

Licence/Certification:

 

  • Driving Licence (required)

 

Work Location: Hybrid remote in St. Andrews, MB R1A 2Y2

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