Carpenter Foreman

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Kelowna, British Columbia

Carpenter Foreman, Full-Time Permanent

Location: Kelowna

Our client offers a full spectrum of real estate development and tenant management services to aviation focused clients. Headquartered in Calgary, with operations in both Alberta and British Columbia, their services include initial facility design consultation through to the leasing of existing office or hangar/terminal space. Their vision is to provide an excellent quality of service to all customers in the Aviation Industry by focusing on Safety, Quality, Consistency and Customer Service.

Their Kelowna Office location is seeking a Full-Time Carpenter Foreman to support our growing and diverse operations.

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Carpenter Foreman will be responsible for managing a team of tradesmen and subcontractors working on Multi-Family Residential wood frame project.


  • Follow blueprints and building plans to meet the needs of clients
  • Install structures and fixtures, such as windows and molding
  • Measure, cut, or shape wood, plastic, fiberglass, drywall, and other materials
  • Construct building frameworks, including wall studs, floor joists, and doorframes
  • Help put up, level, and install building framework with the aid of large pulleys and cranes
  • Inspect and replace damaged framework or other structures and fixtures
  • Instruct and direct laborers and other construction trade helpers
  • Ensure selected trades conform to processes, budgets, and timelines for construction/improvement specific projects.
  • Maintain a tidy and orderly work area exhibiting pride in work performance and contributing to a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Ensure exceptional, courteous, and respectful customer service through compliance.
  • Comply with and participate in the Company's Health & Safety and Quality programs and initiatives.
  • Perform any other duties as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 3-5 years' experience working on residential/multi-family projects as a Carpenter and or Foreman is required.
  • Red seal Carpenter or minimum 3rd year apprentice Carpenter is preferred.
  • Valid Driver's license (no GDL) and valid current Driver's abstract is required.
  • Safety experience and accreditation (NCSO or safety certificates) is preferred.
  • Ability to lead by example, works well with others and mentor those around them.
  • First Aid and CPR training an asset.
  • Telehandler Ticket to operate an asset.
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills, including the ability to exercise independent judgment.
  • Strong time management, organizational, and prioritization skills, with attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed with a demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Professional, punctual, meticulous and diligent.
  • Able to maintain a clean and orderly worksite at all times.
  • Able to work collaboratively as a productive member of the Team.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to read blue prints, shop drawings and specifications.
  • Experience doing quantity take off, change orders and tender packages.
  • Comfortable with multi-tasking, working as a team and working independently.
  • Able to work collaboratively as a productive member of the Team.

What they can offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Vehicle allowance to compensate for the use of personal vehicle.
  • Paid Sick/Personal Days
  • Extended Health and Dental Benefits for Full Time Employees with minimal premiums.
  • Group Retirement Plan including Deferred Profit-Sharing Plan (DPSP) and a Group RRSP for Full Time Employees.
  • A discretionary bonus program based on over all company performance.
  • An incredible work environment focused on hard work, fun and celebrating our successes.
  • Career advancement opportunities in a variety of industries through the Group of companies which include Aviation, Cargo, Operations, Construction, Facility Maintenance, Leasing, Administration, Heavy Duty Mechanic, Sales, Accounting, Human Resources, Safety, Training.

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