Title Construction Foreman
Salary $14-20 based on experience
Location North Platte, NE
Job Information

Hunt’s Construction is looking for a Construction Foreman. Here are the short bulletin points:

Job Duties
Lead a crew of four (4) to five (5) laborers
Enjoy a variety of work assignments, no two days are alike
Work outside alongside other laborers – foreman lead by doing, not by watching
Be responsible for job progress, efficiency and craftsmanship
Experience in all construction trades

Qualifications
Ability to lead a hard-working crew
Minimum five (5) years construction experience
Possess a valid driver’s license
Ability to work in out-door weather conditions
Ability to lift over 50 lbs
Previous experience running machinery (tele-handler, excavator, skidsteer, tractor)
Ability to motivate, praise and provide constructive criticism to laborers
Good people and managing skills necessary
Knowledge and experience in all phases of construction (see our trades listed below)

Compensation / Benefits
Competitive starting wage, based on experience
Hiring Bonus
Incentive Bonus
Dental Insurance
Paid Vacation
Company cell phone
Company funded uniforms

Trades We Perform
Roofing
Water & Fire Remediation
Interior Remodel (Flooring, cabinets, drywall, painting, tile, etc)
Gutters and Downspouts
Siding
Windows
Concrete
Garages/Additions/New Construction
Commercial Snow Removal
Acreage Mowing

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Title Interior Specialist
Salary $10-$15
Location North Platte, NE
Job Information

Primary Trade Experience Requirements (3 years minimum experience required*)
*Experience in a paid capacity, not from home remodel DIY experience

Carpentry/Construction

  • Measure and cut materials according to specifications.
  • Measure distances using measuring tape.
  • Utilize hand and power tools for various jobs.
  • Install prefabricated windows and doors, insulation, wall, ceiling and floor panels
  • Cut and install insulation.
  • Cut and fit tile or linoleum.
  • Spread adhesives on flooring to prep for tile.
  • Cut timber and lumber to specified dimensions.
  • Drill holes in lumber.
  • Install toilets.
  • Install trim and cabinets.
  • Install sinks and faucets.
  • Unload materials from trucks.
  • Frame wood.
  • Establish reference points and lines.
  • Smooth and sand surfaces using power sanders.

Drywall

  • Measure, cut, fit, and fasten panels.
  • Measure distances using measuring tape.
  • Apply drywall to walls or ceilings.
  • Fasten drywall panels to the inside framework of building.
  • Prepare panels for painting by taping or finishing joints.
  • Smooth out imperfections.
  • Prepare panels by sawing, drilling, or cutting holes in panels for electrical outlets, air-conditioning units, and plumbing.
  • Screw panels to wood or metal framework.
  • Fill joints in-between panels with spackle.
  • Use trowels to spread spackle.
  • Press paper tape into compound.
  • Smooth away excess material.
  • Cover nail and screw depressions with spackle.
  • Apply second and third coats of compound.
  • Sand areas after each coast.

Painting

  • Apply paint to surfaces including walls, floors, doors, and cabinets.
  • Mix, match, and apply paint, varnish, shellac, enamel, and other finishes.
  • Scrape, sandpaper, prime, or seal surfaces prior to painting.
  • Clean walls to ensure proper adherence.
  • Cover surfaces with cloth or plastic to ensure protection.
  • Fill cracks, holes, and joints with caulk, putty, plaster, or other fillers, using caulking guns or putty knives.
  • Remove fixtures such as pictures, doorknobs, lamps, and electric switch covers prior to painting.
  • Tape off areas when needed.
  • Apply touchups or second coats.
  • Remove paint splatters when finished.
  • Clean up all equipment, including brushes and spray guns.
  • Utilize spray guns for large jobs.
  • Work on ladders to reach high ceilings or walls.

Carpet

  • Remove and dispose of old flooring.
  • Measure distances using measuring tape.
  • Fasten a tackless strip to the floor.
  • Install the padded cushion.
  • Roll out, measure, mark, and cut the carpet.
  • Position the carpet and stretch it to fit.
  • Cut off excess carpet and frays.
  • Use power stretcher to stretch carpet to fit walls.
  • Hook it to tackless strip.
  • Finish edges with wall trimmer.
  • Join carpet sections together for large rooms.
  • Join sections using heat-taped seams.
  • Glue or staple carpet to the floor.
  • Utilize carpet-laying tools such as carpet shears, knee kickers, wall trimmers, loop pile cutters, heat irons, and power stretchers.
  • Correct imperfections in carpet.

Flooring

  • Correct defects such as a sub-floor that is unleveled or contains rotted wood.
  • Sweep, scrape, sand, or chip dirt and irregularities from base surfaces, and fill cracks with putty, plaster, or cement grout to form smooth foundation.
  • Cut flooring materials.
  • Use adhesive to glue material to floor.
  • Uses various materials, including laminate, linoleum, vinyl, cork, rubber, cement, carpet, wood, or tile.
  • Apply coats of varnish or polyurethane.
  • Calibrate floor sanding machines.
  • Examine floors and remove excess glue after process.
  • Use implements such as a knife or wood chisel.
  • Sand wood surfaces by hand using sandpaper.
  • Apply sealant using brushes or rollers, often applying multiple coats.
  • Apply filler compound.
  • Sink protruding nails.
  • Use smaller devices called edgers to get into small spaces.


This position is for interior remodeling as a specialist rather than being experienced in only one trade. Hours are Mon – Fri
7:50 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with some overtime required. We will not work on Sundays although some Saturday work might be needed. We have employee-funded dental coverage. Transportation to job sites is provided by employer.

Candidates who can do additional exterior construction trades including concrete will be given preference (siding, gutters, garage doors).

Reference and past employment checks required to advance to interview with company representative. Driver’s license is required in good standing. Wage range is $10-$15 per hour based on skills and experience. 90-day evaluation pay raise to follow. Hiring bonus is an option for the right candidate.

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