Building Construction Foreman

Open only to City of Montgomery Building Maintenance Employees

Recruitment #19-CI2391-01

Nature of Work

The essential reason this position exists, is to oversee construction, maintenance, and/or repair projects for City facilities that may include the supervision of carpentry crews working on those projects. Incumbents interpret all parts of design drawings and may estimate quantities or volume of components shown. They oversee, coordinate, and/or perform activities relative to all facets of project, such as site engineering, grading, building layout, plumbing, electrical, etc. They ensure that projects are completed according to plans, specifications, and within budget. Work is performed under the general supervision of a Building Construction Supervisor. Incumbents generally carry out assignments with considerable independence and have some latitude in developing procedures and methods. The distinguishing characteristics of this classification as compared to the Carpenter II classification include responsibility for supervising and participating in journey-level carpentry work as well as the additional experience required to oversee construction, maintenance and/or repair projects. In addition, Foreman are accountable for the work performance of their assigned workers.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED equivalent.  Four (4) years of experience as a journeyman carpenter in rough and/or finished carpentry work with one (1) year of related supervisory experience.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery Building Maintenance department. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were.  If more than five qualified applications are received, a selection procedure will be administered to rank applicants on the register.  Tied scores will not be broken. If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

This position is open only to City of Montgomery Building Maintenance employees who have completed their probationary period and meet the minimum qualifications.

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