Team Leader

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Wage Range: $18.00 + $?.?? (with paid vacation and holidays)

Job Description

Includes all areas from Team Member and Assistant Team Leader descriptions as well as the following.

  • Directly supervise and coordinate activities of construction trades workers and their helpers.
  • Effectively manage small ($500.00) to large ($50,000.00+) size construction projects with a heavy concentration in foundation repair, grouting, concrete, waterproofing, drainage and deck repairs. Be able to contact homeowners, builders, contractors, engineers, architects, vendors and material handlers, and pull permits, as needed to complete any job.
  • Be able to be handed any service plan or blueprint, being sent out to a job and complete project with NO supervision.
  • Be able to accurately track man hours, job costs, equipment hours and rentals and document daily activities.
  • Be able to effectively and accurately manage Change Orders, calculate final invoices, and collect payment from customers.

Job Tasks for: Team Leader

  • All tasks associated with TM and ATL
  • Have the mindset to hire/fire and issue praise/reprimands to other employees. Suggests and initiates personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, and hires.
  • Responsible for tools, trucks, equipment, and cleanliness/working ability of those.
  • Effective, clear communication with your crew(s), customers, and office.
  • Plan your work ahead of the work day, have consistent daily briefing, and then work with your men.
  • Upon receipt of a new job, make initial client contact within 24 hours to discuss the job parameters and estimated start date.  Keep in contact with clients (minimum of once per week) pertaining to start date adjustments.
  • Fill out and turn in all paperwork in an accurate, legible and timely manner on a daily basis, or as the office requires.
  • Excellent quality in work.
  • Thorough detailed clean up from start to finish on job.
  • Monitoring and adherence to all safety requirements.
  • Able to handle several tasks consecutively.
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of construction trades workers.
  • Directs and leads workers engaged in construction activities.
  • Assign work to employees.
  • Confers with staff and workers to ensure production and personnel problems are resolved.
  • Analyzes and resolves worker problems and recommends motivational plans.
  • Examines and inspects work progress, equipment and construction sites to verify safety and ensure that specifications are met.
  • Estimates material and worker requirements to complete job.
  • Reads specifications, such as blueprints and data, to determine construction requirements.
  • Analyzes and plans installation and construction of equipment and structures.
  • Locate, measure, and mark location and placement of structures and equipment.
  • Train workers in construction methods, and operation and maintenance of equipment.
  • Recommend measures to improve production methods and equipment performance to increase efficiency and safety.
  • Assist workers engaged in construction activities, using hand tools and equipment.

Required Skills for: Team Leader

Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.

Time Management — Managing one’s own time and the time of others.

Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Instructing — Teaching others how to do something; continually training your replacement.

Management of Material Resources — Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.

Equipment Selection — Determining the correct kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

Required Abilities for: Team Leader

Communication — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking or in writing so others will understand.  And the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken or written words. Feel comfortable meeting with Architects, Engineers, Builders, Contractors, Homeowners and being able to accurately communicate, plan and fill out change orders, changes and problem solve.

Mathematical — The ability to add/subtract, multiply/divide, calculate percentages and times, quickly and correctly. The basic knowledge of algebra and geometry.  And the ability to perform calculations such as ft2 to yd3, the hypotenuse of a right triangle, and squaring.

Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.

Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

Desired Outputs: Team Leader

  1. Productivity/Gross Profit
    1. Jobs completed on schedule and under budget.
    2. Estimators relatively free from involvement when job is turned over to Team Leader.
    3. Make every work day, every shop day, every productive.
  2. Customer Satisfaction/Quality/Attention to Detail/Thorough
    1. All work completed at or above the company’s quality standards.
    2. Zero call backs on work installed.
  3. Cost Awareness
    1. Effectively control material and concrete costs on projects.
  4. Attitude/Integrity/Honesty/Trust
    1. Intend to have a long term relationship with the company.
    2. Honest, open communication with management.
  5. Equipment Care
    1. Consistent care, cleanliness, and organization of all vehicles, equipment, and tools.
  6. Paperwork
    1. Legible, accurate, timely paperwork.
  7. Safety
    1. Proper safety equipment used and procedures followed at all times.
  8. Leadership
    1. Harmonious working relationship among crew.
    2. Crew members trained and working as a team.
  9. Skills, Continuing Education, Development of Self
    1. Blue print reading, service plan reading and shop drawings.
    2. Thorough knowledge of construction projects.
    3. Knowledge of types of concrete form work and foundation repair.
    4. Be willing to sit through classes, seminars and training to better your knowledge of your job.

Critical Performance Factors: Team Leader

  1. Motivated
  2. Sense of urgency in meeting time commitments
  3. Comprehends and listens efficiently
  4. Good communication skills
  5. Organized, detailed, and clean up oriented
  6. Team player – gets along well with others 
  7. Able to fully present during the work hours with no outside distractions, i.e. personal phone calls (exceptions obviously made during emergencies)
  8. Problem solving abilities
  9. Honest and forthright character
  10. Flexible and able to change gears at a moment’s notice 
  11. Detail oriented.

True leaders don’t create more followers,they create more leaders!

CALL (205) 876-6999 or EMAIL YOUR RESUME TO s3structural@gmail.com