Construction Lead

Housing/Transportation · Auberry, California
Department Housing/Transportation
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor
Compensation DOE

POSITION:  Construction Lead

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Housing/Transportation Superintendent, the Construction Lead will be responsible for the oversight and supervision of the BSR Construction team; Construction Lead will have the responsibility and accountability in performing a full range of journeyman level carpenter duties in the construction, finishing, and repair of buildings, in all phases (finish and rough) of renovation and new construction.


This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the duties performed by this position and is not all-inclusive. Each classification may not be assigned all duties listed, nor do the examples cover all duties which may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Supervises 2-5 crewmembers.


Construction Lead job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides daily supervision of crew on job site.
  • Assures training, support, and mentoring the crew to meet and/or exceed the desired outcomes of the funders, the Tribe and most importantly the BSR community.
  • Participates in the planning and building of homes and other structures for the BSR Community.
  • Performs work on multiple job sites, simultaneously if needed.
  • Ensures that the job site is always kept in a clean, safe, and organized.
  • Performs blueprint reading; assures work is completed to specifications prepared by other construction professionals, architects and building code.
  • Performs “take-offs” from building plans and calculating the construction material.
  • Assures correct selection of lumber by size and strength to suit each job, sourcing construction materials to suit the customer's budget and style.
  • Assists in the preparation of materials estimates, ordering and inventory.
  • Acts as a project liaison with suppliers and other construction professionals, as required.
  • Performs and oversees installation of wooden structures such as floor, wall and roofing frames, rafters, partitions, joists, and stud.
  • Performs and oversees rough and finished carpentry work in the repair and construction of buildings, sheds, roofs, and other items.
  • Performs and oversees installation of fixtures and fittings such as door handles, locks, hinges, and closures. 
  • Performs design and oversees installation of cabinets, shelving, fitted furniture, drywall, windows, appliances, insulation, and other construction related items. 
  • Performs and oversees repairs of locks, doors, windows, blinds, and other items of typical building components. 
  • Performs routine quality control duties and responsibilities regarding the work being performed. 
  • Assures proper use, maintenance and inventory of tools, equipment, supplies, and vehicles.
  • Ensures subcontractor(s) is fully executing and complying with contracted scope of work. 
  • Assures safety, health, and environmental quality standards; identifies, reports and addresses non-compliance issues in a timely manner.
  • Maintains safety training records.
  • Maintains a written log and other documentation, as required, of construction activities on job sites. 
  • Assists with BSR Emergency Operations, when required.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid California Driver’s License and be insurable to drive.
  • A minimum of 5 years combined experience in construction trades related to commercial and residential construction at a Journeyman level. 
  • A minimum of 3 years on-the-job supervisory experience.
  • Understanding and sensitivity to the Native American culture, tradition and BSR community needs.
  • Submit and successfully clear pre-employment drug screen and background check prior to employment.
  • Valid California Driver’s License and be eligible for insurance coverage with BSR.
  • Ability to safely operate and maintain company vehicles and equipment.
  • Ability to maintain 1st Aid/CPR certification and other position related certificates.
  • Strong, respectful communication, both verbal and written. 
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service - work in a positive, tactful, and confidential manner with staff, participants, partners, and the community.
  • Working knowledge and ability to perform on all Microsoft Office applications. 
  • Good writing and organization skills. 
  • Ability to organize, maintain and submit records and reports in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Exercise good judgement and initiative.
  • Ability to work successfully with a variety of people from different backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently and support a team environment.
  • Ability to develop and facilitate safety trainings sessions.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to be on their feet and in the field of work; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to sit; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. The employee must have the endurance and ability to visit entire job site, including stairs or other elevated structures.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is generally performed in an outdoor setting with a moderate to high noise level. Evening and/or weekend work may be required. Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required. Travel may be required.


PREFERENCE IN HIRING: Preference in hiring is given to qualified American Indian in accordance with Indian Preference Act. Applicants claiming Indian preference must submit verification or Indian heritage documentation certified by Tribe of affiliation or Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Generous Full-Time Employee Benefit Package includes:  Health Insurance paid 100% for employee, Optional - low cost supplemental for Dental & Vision,  13 (min) Paid Holidays and 1 Paid Personal Day a year, Paid Vacation Leave,  Paid Sick Leave. 

Big Sandy Rancheria is committed to equal employment opportunity.

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    Auberry, California
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