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Lead Carpenter/Foreman

LJ Trumble Group, LLC
Battle Creek, MI
Temporarily remote
$17 - $30 an hour


Battle Creek, MI

Full job description

Trumble Group is built on a collaborative team of employees who share in the success of our growing commercial construction company. Our size means we are flexible, focused on local projects and invested in the performance of our people.

We are seeking a Lead Carpenter/Foreman with at least three years of experience in commercial construction to perform consistent, steady work on a variety of commercial projects throughout mid-Michigan. The right person will be an enthusiastic team player who is a good communicator and occasionally can work independently, if necessary.

Your effort and attitude are as important to us as the work you do. There is the potential for optional overtime in this role. At Trumble Group, employees who take ownership of a job and demonstrate initiative beyond their typical responsibilities have the potential to earn promotions and profit-sharing within the company.

We are looking to grow our team to complete projects in the Lansing, Jackson, Battle Creek and Kalamazoo areas starting in early May. Due to COVID-19, interviews and orientation may be completed remotely.

Responsibilities (included but not limited to):

  • Shaping, cutting, and fitting materials to specified measurements using hand or power tools.
  • Ability to set up, organize, and take responsibility for the job.
  • Completing a daily accounting of all equipment, tools, and materials.
  • Assess what is needed on a project and identify risks and dependencies.
  • Familiarity with building codes and safety requirements.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, and building plans and perform layout for framing, ceilings, casework, and more.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Commercial construction experience, 3 years
  • Carpentry experience, 5 years (preferred)
  • On-the-job experience with metal studs, acoustical ceilings, and wood carpentry.
  • Experience leading construction crews and ability to read and follow blueprints, preferred.


  • Age 18 or older.
  • Legally eligible to work in the U.S.
  • A valid driver's license and reliable transportation to a job.
  • Physically able to perform the typical tasks of bending, twisting, standing, and climbing.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more.
  • Perform work while standing for extended periods of time.
  • Maintain a clean, safe working area.
  • Excellent time management skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $30.00 per hour


  • construction: 1 year (Preferred)
  • carpentry: 5 years (Preferred)


  • None

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly


  • Monday to Friday

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Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19