Carpenter Foreman in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary
The Carpenter Foreman is responsible for leading one or more carpentry crews in the successful maintenance of building woodwork and associated equipment.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Obtain and review new work orders and service orders from Service Desk and assign work to crews
  • Read and interpret instructions and documentation
  • Plan and lay out work from blueprints, drawings, models, and verbal instructions by making standard shop computations, selecting necessary materials, and using a variety of carpenter hand tools, portable power tools, and standard measuring instruments
  • Ensure work is completed on time and the quality is in compliance with approved standard operating procedures and statements of work
  • Provide safety training to carpenter crews; ensure tools are utilized properly and maintained in safe, operational condition
  • Review carpentry-related estimates for new work and service work assigned to crew
  • Ensure work areas and shop are clean in accordance with requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Ability to read and interpret design drawings and specifications
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word and Excel
  • Ability to interpret blueprints and use basic math skills to calculate accurate measurements of supplies needed
  • Knowledge of storing and preservation of military building materials
  • Ability to interact professionally with customers and trades people
  • Fluent in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English

Experience & Education
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in structural carpentry with at least two (2) years at the foreman level
  • Experience in rough framing, finish carpentry, metal stud framing, and/or drywall hanging
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • FN: One (1) year trade school certification
  • Expat: Well-rounded training usually acquired through formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally


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