A Field Manager is a person who is assigned to manage one or more projects from start to completion representing the general contractor. They are expected to positively represent the company at all times. Appearance and customer interaction will be critical for success.
A field manager is expected to complete assigned projects on time and budget. They are expected to manage and inspect every aspect of assigned projects. Including but not limited to, company personnel, subcontractors, vendors/suppliers, building inspections, community ARB representatives, etc, and to keep the clients informed regarding the projects.
Building codes dictate where certain materials can be used. A field manager must know these regulations as well as be able to use the code book to ensure all aspects of the project meet or exceed code. Company policies and practices must be strictly observed and enforced at all times.
A working knowledge of the sequence of construction events is required as well as being able to read blueprints and interact with engineers and architects to answer questions or issues.
Carpenters are involved in many different kinds of construction. They cut, fit, and assemble wood and other materials for construction of homes, offices, and many other structures. Carpenters are involved in many activities from form work in the footing and foundation to wall and roof framing, setting windows and doors, or completing the interior trim out. These are just a sampling of the many and/or variety of activities required by a carpenter.