Lead Carpenter/Foreperson/2IC

About the role:


We're on the hunt for a lead carpenter/foreperson to join the team. You will be expected to be able to work on and off the tools, while supervising apprentices, sub-contractors and running a site. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of carpentry on building sites, including, but not limited to; framing, skirting, flooring, joinery, forming and decking.



Key responsibilities:


  • Undertake required measurements and calculations, read and interpret plans to determine materials required

  • Order materials 

  • Supervise apprentices and sub-contractors

  • Manage any issues arising on site

  • Train and mentor junior staff members 

  • Cut and assemble materials in accordance with the specifications

  • Construct and dismantle formwork per project requirements

  • Erecting framework, laying sub-flooring and decking

  • Maintain safe work practices on site

  • Ensure completion of all jobs is to the highest of standards.


About you:


To be a successful candidate for this role you will demonstrate the following: 

  • Formal carpentry qualifications with at least 3 years experience as a qualified carpenter

  • Proven carpentry background working on a variety of residential projects

  • Excellent time management, organisational and communication skills

  • Ability to maintain an upbeat and positive attitude at all times

  • Strong ethics and leading the team by example

  • Creativity and the ability to be a problem solver, with willingness and ability to figure out things on the fly

  • A strong understanding of building practices and industry trends

  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to change

  • Ability to work independently, with little or no supervision

  • A thorough understanding of industry costs & corresponding trades

  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients, trades and your team.


How to apply:

If this sounds like you, please email your cover letter and resume to Richie at admin@callanderconstructions.com.au