Carpenter Foreman

Tekton Construction specializes in rough and finish carpentry as a union company. Whether the job is inside or out, our team of skilled craftsmen bring experience, expertise and professionalism to every job site. We take the time to understand our client’s needs, timeline, and budget.

Additional Requirements and Responsibilities for Carpenter Foreman role:

  • Demonstrated successful experience as a Carpenter (see requirements and responsibilities of a Carpenter role in the Carpenter job description).
  • Coordinating daily tasks according to priorities and plans, making changes when necessary due to weather, supply, delivery and personnel.
  • Delegating individual responsibilities and projects to crew members and contractors.
  • Providing adequate resources and staffing to meet project schedules, laws, regulations, best practices and safety needs.
  • Emphasizing safe use of tools, machinery and equipment while providing training on safety gear, helmets and procedures.
  • Developing and managing project budgets and quality standards for all sites.
  • Communicating regularly with client and architects to understand changes and then communicating those changes to the rest of the crew.
  • Resolving conflicts or miscommunications quickly and amicably.
  • Regularly reporting project status to supervisors and other officials.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Capable of leading and communicating with co-workers, clients, architects and vendors.
  • Ensure compliance with labels, safety warnings, and guidelines.
  • Attentive to detail and always alert to ensure safety.
  • Deadline driven and organized with an aptitude for detail.
  • Self-motivated leader and doer.
  • Ability to lift, rotate, push, and pull 50 pounds.

Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:

  • High school diploma is an asset.
  • Current union member or would like to join a union.
  • Demonstrated successful experience as a Carpenter and all that is required of the Carpenter role.

Position reports to the Tekton Field Superintendent – Carpentry.


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Tekton Construction

861 E. Hennepin Ave.
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55414