Field Positions

CG Schmidt believes that we are not just a construction company – we are THE construction company to work for. If you pride yourself on being the best at what you do, we’d like to hear from you!

Please fill out the following application and submit with a cover letter and resume to Employment@cgschmidt.com. Please check the site frequently as positions will be posted as they become available. Open positions are also listed on the Employment Hotline which can be accessed by calling 414.577.1179.

 

 

We are only accepting applications for the current open positions below:

Carpenter Concrete Foreman

Position available in Milwaukee and Madison.

Position Summary:  The Carpenter Concrete Foreman supports the superintendent and the entire project team.  Duties include: supervision of cement finishers and laborers and to assist in the coordination of all aspects of the project.  This can involve training new workers, collaborating and scheduling subcontractors and delegating project assignments.  The Carpenter Concrete Foreman takes direction from the Project Superintendent or Project Manager.

Requirements of Position:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Time management skills
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Proficient at blueprint reading, building details and specifications
  • Strong focus on production and quality
  • Attendance at all safety training and foreman meetings
  • Take carpenter upgrade classes, including the 6 STP (Superintendent Training Program) classes, and any training or certifications required by CG Schmidt.
  • Carpenter Apprenticeship is not required, but preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a Carpenter in good standings with the union
  • Proven ability to work well with people and in a team setting
  • OSHA 30 trained with an excellent safety record
  • Understand the importance of carpenter apprentices and utilizing them according to the training center ratio
  • Must accept responsibility for direction given to CG Schmidt employees and subcontractors
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Carpenter Foreman

Position available in Milwaukee and Madison.

Position Summary:  The carpenter foreman supports the superintendent and the entire project team.  Duties include: supervision of carpenters, laborers, cement finishers and to coordinate all aspects of the project.  This can involve training new workers, collaborating and scheduling subcontractors and delegating project assignments.  The Carpenter Foreman takes direction from the Project Superintendent or Project Manager.

Requirements of Position:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Time management skills
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Proficient at blueprint reading, building details and specifications
  • Strong focus on production and quality
  • Attendance at all safety training and foreman meetings
  • Take carpenter upgrade classes, including the 6 STP (Superintendent Training Program) classes, and any training or certifications required by CG Schmidt.
  • Carpenter Apprenticeship is not required, but preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a carpenter in good standings with the union
  • Proven ability to work well with people and in a team setting
  • OSHA 30 trained with an excellent safety record
  • Understand the importance of carpenter apprentices and utilizing them according to the training center ratio of one carpenter per six journey workers (per section 18.1)
  • Must accept responsibility for direction given to CG Schmidt employees and subcontractors
Apply

Superintendent

Position available in Milwaukee and Madison.

Responsible for coordinating the efforts of all contractors.

Expected Outcomes:

  • Assigned projects are completed according to the contract and at a profit
  • Safety and quality goals are achieved
  • Clients are satisfied with project results

Position responsibilities: 

  • Creates and maintains project schedule; plans, monitors and reviews critical path dates and milestone schedules
  • Communicates site problems, conflicts, schedule and quality issues effectively to the Project manager
  • Manages the day-to-day activities of the construction operation; creates daily job reports
  • Understands all contractors’ scopes; assures contractors maintain schedules, and quality standards meet contract requirements
  • Assists with contractor disputes, quality control and schedule coordination
  • Participates in the negotiation of claims and changes
  • Verifies that products and methods used meet or exceed project specifications
  • Maintains open communication between all contractors to ensure all required materials, equipment, inspections, etc. support project activities and project schedule
  • Monitors contractor compliance with project safety program requirements
  • Provides input to cost and schedule forecasts; verifies work progress
  • Works with Project Manager to ensure work complies with drawings and specifications
  • Performs project close-out and ensures punchlist is completed in a timely manner
  • Secures job site at all times; on call 24/7 as needed for emergencies
  • Coordinates work between trades for good of the project (owner benefit)
  • Assists the Project Manager with Change Order review
  • Communicates and reinforces the Company vision, values and goals
  • Performs additional assignments per supervisor’s direction

Essential skills and experience:

  • Four year engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or experience
  • Five years’ supervisory experience using similar construction methods, equipment and tools
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills
  • Advanced knowledge of construction scheduling
  • Ability to control and supervise large groups
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking, leadership and decision-making ability
  • Basic computer skills
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