Senior Foreman – Carpentry

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Job Description

About the job

Job Function

Plan, assign and communicate carpentry jobs in the department to the workers in order to meet set milestones and to ensure timely delivery of projects.

Key Performance Areas

  • Carryout routine carpentry works on board ships and workshop, including but not limited to various wooden frameworks, walls, floors, stairways and doorframes.
  • Supervise workshop fabrication works, on board architectural works including panelling, ceiling, doors, windows, upholstery works and furnishing works.
  • Liaise with other discipline Foremen / Supervision to ensure the optimum utilization of available resources, with the overall objective of successful completion of the project.
  • Routine checks on equipment, i.e. oil levels, running conditions, break downs etc.
  • Assist the Supervisors in planning activities and ensure that all the resource and manpower planning is conducted to meet project requirements.
  • Ensure that the workers are properly supplied with machineries, tools, equipment and materials and everything is in proper order and state of maintenance.
  • Perform inspections to ensure that the workers performance is up to the set standards.
  • Create progress reports on a daily basis and ensure that any significant information is communicated to the supervisor i.e. resource shortfalls, surplus, HSE and Quality concerns.
  • Provide personnel appraisal and training requirement, motivate and develop subordinates.
  • Follow the day-to-day operations related to own job to ensure continuity of work

Qualifications and Experience:-

Technical competencies:

  • Must be a good all-around Carpenter with knowledge and experience in marine related carpentry works.
  • Ability to follow blueprints and building plans to meet the needs of clients.
  • Select and use appropriate tools, equipment, materials and machines.
  • Select and use appropriate measuring / testing devices.
  • Knowledge of appropriate engineering principles, techniques and procedures.

Education :- Higher Secondary/+2/ ITI

Training :- Shipyard training

Experience :- 10 years’ relevant experience in a carpentry and marine interior fit out works, 2-3 yrs. as a Charge-hand Carpenter.