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Commercial Roofing Foreman

Company: Baker Roofing Company
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Baker Roofing Company - ForemanThis is a unique opportunity to take control of and propel you along your career path. Baker Roofing invests in our employees by empowering success through a structured growth plan and intensive training courses. We value our employees by providing competitive benefits, prioritizing safety, and emphasizing work-life balance. With more than 20 locations across the Southeast, Baker Roofing Company is an industry leader in providing an outstanding experience in commercial roofing, residential construction, metal fabrication, restoration, and more. We pride ourselves on over 100 years of quality work, investing in our employees, and providing a family-centered culture. Apply today if this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for! SummaryCover roofs with TPO, EPDM, PVC, and related materials. May spray roofs, sidings, and walls with material to bind, seal, insulate, or soundproof sections of structures.RequirementsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The lists below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: High School/ G.E.D
  • Years of Experience: 1-3 years of roofing experience
  • Certifications: None required
  • Driver's license is a plusKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Knowledge of safety techniques and procedures to set up a safety plan including toolbox talks, safety huddles
    • Calculate and control labor projections, material storage, and material needs
    • Ability to read shop drawings, reproduce manufacturing details, and layout roofs and walls
    • Knowledge of how to cut, shape, fit, join, and install edge metal, insulation, ice & water shields, wood, or other construction materials
    • Calculate stretch outs to maximize materials and run material inventory
    • Ability to read and use tape measure, mark, or record distances
    • Knowledge of how to install pipe boots, ridge/hip caps, rake, nail base, valley, eave lock, and ice & water shield
    • Knowledge of how to install counter flashing, coping, fascia, gutters, miters, downspouts, roof curbs, flat lock, and thru-wall flashing
    • Knowledge of how to install crickets, chimney flashing, curbs, and how to make seaming and horizontal and vertical soldering
    • General knowledge of construction materials and tools involved in the assembly, installation, or repair of roofing structures
    • Ability to fulfill paperwork requirements: timesheets, shop requisitions, and job reports
    • Interpersonal and leadership skills with ability to work on a team and take corrective action when necessary
    • Ability to train and supervise the crew and subcontractors as needed in order to meet the quality and production goals
    • Ability to organize, plan, and execute work assignments
    • Ability to identify problems and develop solutions in order to accomplish work in a timely manner
    • Ability to use oral or written communication to convey information effectively
    • Meet with GC and customers
    • Use of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problemsEssential Functions
      • Thoroughly review job file and shop drawing with manager and including the scope of work, materials ordered and delivery schedule, budget for labor productions (man-days), and job site contacts
      • Ensure that proper safety and equipment are on the job and used in the proper manner; Foreman needs to coordinate these needs with the manager but is ultimately responsible
      • Supervise and support crew every day about safety, quality, and labor production
      • Monitor and maintain job site cleanliness and daily housekeeping
      • Ensure that all materials received are counted and compared to purchase order
      • Plan ahead and monitor needs daily to avoid running out of materials
      • Make sure on-site equipment is monitored and maintained, such as oil changes on kettle motors, belts on cutters, etc.
      • Notify the tool room or garage of any broken or defective equipment before returning
      • Receive manufacturer training
      • Prepare and submit daily job reports, field progress problems, technical questions, and timesheets, as directed by manager
      • Responsible for overall quality control of each job including: checking for water tightness, mops left on the roof, ensuring the job site is complete and has been cleaned up properly, coordinate punch list and job close out before crew leaves job site for the last time
      • Review job performance with manager regarding safety, quality, and budget when job has been completed
      • Attend all coordination planning meetings
      • Install, repair, or replace single-ply roofing systems, using waterproof sheet materials such as modified plastics, elastomeric, or other asphaltic compositions
      • Cut felt, shingles, and strips of flashing, and fit them into angles formed by walls, vents, and intersecting roof surfaces
      • Install vapor barriers and/or layers of insulation on the roof decks of flat roofs and seal the seams
      • Cover exposed nail heads with roofing cement or caulking to prevent water leakage and rust
      • Install partially overlapping layers of material over roof insulation surfaces, determining distance of roofing material overlap using chalk lines, gauges on shingling hatchets, or lines on shingles
      • Covering roofs and exterior walls of structures with slate, single-ply systems, asphalt, aluminum, wood, gravel, gypsum, and/or related materials, using brushes, knives, punches, hammers, and other tools.
      • Operate vehicles, mechanized devices, or equipment
      • Repair cracks, defects, or damage, using proper materials
      • Apply adhesives, caulking, sealants, or coatings
      • Inspect equipment, structures, and material
      • Train and coach other employees
      • Evaluate information to determine compliance with standards
      • Adhere to company safety policies and proceduresPhysical Demands
        • Requires standing up for long periods of time
        • Requires climbing ladders, stairways, scaffolds, or poles
        • Requires considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body in order to climb, lift, balance, walk, and handle materials
        • Requires use of abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without giving out or fatiguing
        • Requires seeing details at close range
        • Requires repetitive movement, bending or twisting, kneeling, crouching, stooping or crawling
        • Requires ability to stand, walk, lift and carry items weighing 50 pounds regularlyWork Environment
          • Requires working in extremely bright or inadequate lighting conditions, in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures, including exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable
          • Includes exposure to contaminants, hazardous material, or equipment
          • Mistakes are not easily correctable and have serious consequences, therefore safety procedures need to be followed
          • Requires exposure to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings
          • Requires exposure to high places or dangerous conditionsDisclaimer:The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.Baker Roofing Company is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you need special assistance or accommodation in applying for employment at Baker Roofing Company, please contact our Recruiting department at 919-828-2975 -or recruiting@bakerroofing.com.EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor
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