Grow Your Carpentry Career With Forsman's Finest Decks

Are you a hard-working individual who enjoys being in a team environment? Do you want to work hard during the week and be home with your family every evening and weekend? Do you want to be rewarded for your experience and skillset with incentives, opportunities for advancement, and fun team activities? Do you have experience with Buildertrend or other construction software and want to mentor apprentices and deck builders? If so, we are looking for you! 


Forsman’s Finest Decks is a family-owned and operated construction company that has been in business since 2018. We focus on quality and customer service and treating our team as well as our customers right. We build wood decks, composite decks, and patio covers for homeowners in the Omaha area. We are in need of a lead carpenter who can provide guidance to our other team members as well as organize projects and ensure they are progressing on time and with the quality our customers expect. The ideal candidate for this position has a take-charge attitude, enjoys mentoring others, and has at least two years of experience in the construction industry and one year of management experience. The ability to read blueprints is a must, and experience with Buildertrend is preferred.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead in construction of new decks and structures
    • Remove old structures
    • Dig holes using shovels or powered auger
    • Haul dirt and mix and pour concrete
    • Move and stack materials
    • Use hand tools and power tools
    • Maintain a clean workspace
    • Read blueprints
    • Create master layouts and installation of framing, decking, railings, and stairs
    • Keep deck apprentices and builders on task
    • Create daily log photos and before and after photos
  • Communicate with customers, inspectors, and team in a friendly manner
  • Climb and move ladders as necessary
  • Drive truck and trailer to jobsite
  • Maintain tools and trailer
  • Complete material runs
  • Report maintenance issues with tools and vehicles
  • Assign others ToDo’s on Buildertrend
  • Set daily expectations for production for the crew at morning jobsite huddle
  • Communicate with subcontractors about schedule and installation
  • Complete projects on time and assist estimator in determining labor hours
  • Train crew members
  • Assist in voluntary training events
  • Create social media posts
  • Keep track of hardware inventory
  • Upsell clients on additional work
  • Ask for 5 star reviews
  • Handle job site logistics for material placement, dumpster location and parking for crew
  • Comply with company safety policy, procedures and practices
  • Participate in company events

Experience Requirements & Tools

Application Requirements

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Have your own car
  • Proven experience as a carpenter
  • 2+ years in construction, framing or carpentry
  • 1+ years of team or project management
  • Ability to read blueprints and drawings to fully grasp the requirements of a project
  • Math skills necessary to accurately measure materials to be cut and installed and determine project layout
  • Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction
  • Experience with the software Buildertrend is a plus

Required Tools

  • Tool Belt
  • Hammer
  • Tape measure
  • Utility Knife
  • Speed square
  • Chalk Line
  • Prybar/ nail puller
  • Smart Phone

Pay: $25-$35/hour

Lead Carpenter Application

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