Universal Forest Products Production Supervisor/Foreman in Hutchinson, Minnesota



  • High school diploma or GED
  • Proficiency in reading and writing English.
  • Four years of progressive experience in the wood frame construction industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge of lumber and engineered wood products, wood framing anchors and connections and how they are assembled and used in hand frame and panelized buildings

Skills and abilities

  • Knowledge of all aspects of new construction
  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand plans, specifications and construction documents
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully interact with all organizational levels and the public
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of the English and solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform all carpentry functions associated with fabrication and installation of building materials on commercial carpentry projects.
  • Knowledge of rigging and hoisting building materials with forklifts and Cranes.
  • Have or are able to acquire the following within 60 days:

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Valid Forklift and Areal lift Operator's License
  • Medical First-Aid and CPR certificate
  • Able to walk, climb ladders, lift and carry heavy/awkward objects, use hands extensively and lift 50 pounds
  • Able to operate forklifts, aerial man lifts, scissor lifts and other construction tools and equipment
  • Ability to work at heights up to 80 feet

  • Must be able to operate motor vehicles under 10,000 pound gross weight

  • Must have vision that is 20/20 with corrective lenses
  • Must be able to hear normal conversation without assistance
  • Must be able to smell gasoline, diesel fuel, propane, natural gas with mercaptin and combustion engine exhaust
  • Must be on their feet all day and able to handle confined space, heights, loud noises, all types of weather, and all hand and power tools and equipment used in wood framing
  • Demonstrated ability to work hours and shifts mandated by management
  • Demonstrated ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Demonstrated ability to be mobile in the work environment, travel as required
  • Ability to provide your own transportation to and from the jobsite.
  • Ability to successfully pass company and site specific safety training
  • Ability to provide basic carpentry hand tools.
  • Knowledge of all applicable codes and standards related to their jobsites
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and leadership abilities
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and have a high level of commitment and individual responsibility


  • Assist with coordination and supervision of other carpentry workmen.
  • Receives and accounts for all jobsite materials and ensures proper storage and use.
  • Coordinate with carpentry foreman daily
  • Process required paperwork neatly, correctly and daily
  • Attend jobsite meetings, provide input on work scopes, review plans, specifications and shop drawings prior to production and insure compliance
  • Reviews material takeoffs and coordinates with transportation for delivery
  • Comply with and enforce all company policies
  • Attend the training sessions for your position offered by the company
  • Maintain positive company image (appropriate language, dress, and behavior)
  • Layout, fabrication and installation of all components required in commercial carpentry framing.
  • Keep the job-site organized and clean
  • Provide your own hand tools and belt
  • Maintain and use your Personal Protective Equipment at all times
  • Ensure a safe job-site. Responsible for ensuring that all employees have proper training, certification and safety equipment to perform jobsite operations safely.
  • Keep Carpentry Foreman advised of progress/problems
  • Performs other duties as required.

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