Morton Buildings Construction Crew Leadman in Jefferson, Iowa

The Construction Crew Leadman assists the Crew Foreman in constructing quality building projects that are profitable and provide a positive construction experience for the customer. This position helps create a construction team that promotes a positive attitude, develops an atmosphere for setting and meeting goals and strives to achieve company objectives. This position offers the potential for career advancement.


  • Keep current with and apply the Morton Buildings' safety and construction procedures, methods, and standards to every building

  • Read, understand and build according to construction plans

  • Leadman efficiently executes tasks needed to complete a quality building including but not limited to: digging and installing footings, framing walls and roof structures, installing windows, entry and other doors and door openings, installing various siding and roofing materials including hi-rib steel, shingles, wood and other siding materials and mortarless masonry units, finishing with metal and wood trims

  • Provide the construction expertise, organizational and communication skills necessary to complete quality building projects profitably

  • Leadman, in addition to the Crew Foreman, provides leadership for the crew in all aspects of the building construction process

  • Assist in the technical training and re-training of crew members, including new hires, to ensure they are fully trained and follow all safety and construction procedures

  • Assist in establishing healthy workplace environments that are safe, organized, productive and enjoyable

  • Help promote an atmosphere of dignity and respect among fellow employees, customers, suppliers, and sub-contractors

  • Help create a positive team that enthusiastically works to achieve the objectives of the crew, the local construction center and the entire company.

  • Leadman assists in ensuring a positive construction experience for the customer

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in building construction is required

  • Carpentry, framing, post-frame construction, or equivalent experience is preferred

  • Applicant must hold a Class A CDL license or be able to obtain one within 6 months of being hired

  • Desire to obtain OSHA 10-hour, Equipment Operation and Competent Person Certifications once hired

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and provide leadership

  • Participate in and lead our formal training programs

  • Ability to measure human productivity and improve effectiveness

  • Embrace accountability and ownership

  • Demonstrated organizational and planning skills

  • Available to work a flexible schedule (6am to 6pm) that will include Saturdays during peak construction periods

  • Ability to take direction

  • Produce quality work in an efficient manner

  • Agree to comply with all of our safety processes and procedures

  • Willingness to maintain and operate construction tools in a safe and proper manner

  • Ability to operate specialized safety equipment efficiently and effectively

  • Standard weight lifting requirements - 50 pounds, with occasional lifting up to 100 pounds

  • Capable of working in a physically demanding environment and at various heights (up to 40 feet)

  • Possess good communication skills - both written and verbal

  • Possession of a valid Driver's License is preferred

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is preferred

  • This position requires 15% travel

Benefits include:

  • Excellent medical/dental/prescription coverage

  • Life Insurance

  • Bonus incentives for building in efficient manner

  • Training bonus

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid vacation

  • Paid sick time

  • Bad weather pay

  • 401K Opportunity

  • ESOP Retirement Program in which you become an owner of the company

/Salary is $19.00 to $21.50 per hour based on experience plus bonus potential./

JOB LOCATION: Opportunities are available at our various construction centers across the nation. (See our web site for specifics.) /Walk in applications can be filled out at our Construction Center between the hours of:/

/8:30 am – 11:30 am or from 1:00 pm – 4pm./

/Please visit our Construction Center at:/

Morton Buildings, Inc.

509 E. Gallpu Rd.

Jefferson, IA 50129-1121

/Please allow for 30 minutes to complete the application./

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Morton Buildings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace. All candidates offered employment will be subject to a pre-placement test which does include a physical and drug screen.