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CARPENTRY FOREMAN-HCI Construction-South Sioux CIty, NE


Posted: 5/20/2019
Job Reference #: 1437

Job Description

HCI Construction in South Sioux City, NE is NOW hiring for the upcoming Construction season.

To apply for this position visit our website at

Reference Requisition # 1437

Applications can also be completed by visiting our office located at 1505 Stable Drive, In South Sioux City, NE


Leads and coordinates activities of construction workers on work projects and assigns workers to different work tasks.  Coordinate and inspect work performed by sub-contractors. 


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • May be asked to lead and/or coordinate activities of co-workers while on small projects.

  • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a clean and safe work environment.

  • Verify trueness of structure using plumb bob and level.

  • Understand and follow Blue Prints, Drawings, and Specifications.

  • Measure and mark lines on materials using a pencil, marker, chalk or marking gauge.

  • Shape or cut material to specific measurement with hand tools, machines and power saw.

  • Erects, moves and perform duties from scaffolding, ladders, and Lifts.

  • Understand and follow company chain of command and reporting methods.

  • Retain and apply what is learned as it applies to the next skill level.

  • Regularly attend company safety training sessions.

  • Keep and maintain reliable transportation to and from changing job site locations.

  • Ability to take direction and carry out job duties as needed.

  • Align, straighten, plumb and square forms for installation.

  • Understand and follow directions with little supervision.

  • Able to communicate, schedule and inspect work performed by sub-contractors.

  • May supervise workers on smaller projects or under the direction of a Field Supervisor on larger projects.

  • Pour and finish all types of concrete jobs including sidewalks, driveways, paving, curbs, footings, walls and floors.

  • Complete company paperwork as needed.

  • Able to understand smart phones and tablets, including Time Keeping, Emails, documents, submittals, etc.

  • Install Door and Window frames Plumb and Level.



  • Critical Thinking.

  • Complex Problem Solving.

  • Judgement and Decision Making.

  • Seeing Potential Problems

  • Respect for Property

  • Positive Attitude toward Others



Supervisory Responsibility

This position will assist in overseeing crews assigned to their specific project. Crews will consist of laborers, apprentice and journeymen.


Work Environment

This job performs physically demanding work. May work at great heights or outdoors in all weather conditions. The use Personal Protection Equipment is required.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • The position lifts heavy objects, walks and stands for long periods of time and performs strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions.

  • The employee lifts, pushes, pulls or carries objects; uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue; and effectively jumps, sprints or throws objects.

  • The position requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination.

  • The position requires the ability to quickly move arms and legs. The employee must have excellent stamina.



Tool Requirements

Gloves Work Gloves

Leather Steel Toe Boots

Weather Appropriate Clothing

Tool Pouch

25’ Tape measure

Metal Speed square

Utility Knife

Framing Hammer

Lineman’s Pliers

½" Cordless Drill or Impact (18 Volt or greater)

Chalk Box

4’ Level

Steel Claw Bar

Nail Set

Wood Chisel

Plumb Bob

Framing Square                                             

Sheetrock Mud Pan, Knives, and Rasp


Tin Snips

Wood Plane

100’ Tape Measure


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position (40 hrs./week). Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday, 7:00a.m. to 3:30p.m. with overtime as needed before/after shifts and on Saturdays.



Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.



  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, and regularly lift 50 pounds or more

  • Able to perform job duties with little supervision

  • General understanding of construction practices

  • Willingness to put forth extra effort

  • Communication skills both verbal and written

  • Maintains a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the companies provider/program

  • Able to work from heights over 20’ safely

  • Able to work 40+ hours per week

  • Ability to take direction and carry out job duties as needed with good quality

  • Able to read Blue Prints, Drawings, and Specifications

  • Able to Install Metal and Wood Doors, Windows, Siding, Soffit, and Fascia

  • Able to Frame Floors, Walls, Rafters, and Trusses

  • Able to Finish Drywall, Texture, and Painting




High school diploma or Equivalent required. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.  Seven or more years of experience in a related area preferred.


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

None required for this position.


Security Clearance

None required for this position


AAP/EEO Statement

Ho-Chunk, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to age, sex, race, national origin, religion, marital status or physical disability. However, preference may be extended to persons of Indian descent in accordance with applicable laws.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Drug Free Employer

SBA 8(a), SDB Certified, HubZone, Buy Indian Certified, Native American Tribally-owned

Application Instructions

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