RQ Construction
  • Ponce, PRI
  • 20-30 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Prevailing Wage

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K/Match, Life/Disability


Since 1996, RQC, LLC. has been a leading player in commercial and governmental Design-Build economy. We now have a national and international presence spanning coast to coast, including U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and now, Puerto Rico. We offer management of projects, with our field operations' team members who work on location for each of our projects. We specialize in fast-track projects in new commercial construction with a primary focus in the Department of Defense market. We are new to working in the Ponce, Puerto Rico area, but excited about the work we have under contract and the future work we are pursuing in other locations in Puerto Rico.

We are seeking a Concrete Carpentry Foreman to join our Self-Perform team for construction projects located in Ponce, Puerto Rico. This position is responsible for the layout and construction of formwork, false work, finished systems, setup and removal of shoring, construction of foundations, curbs, ramps, walls, columns, stairs, decks, floors, roofs, including the installation of rebar, placement of concrete, installation of metal framing, gypsum board/drywall, doors, windows, and other appurtenances needed to bring a project to completion. This also includes the identification of required materials and equipment (e.g., hand and power tools) necessary to complete the work. More specific duties may be required depending on the scope of a project. This is all to be done using the appropriate equipment and implementing the required safety practices in support of RQ's Mission, Vision, and Values.

In addition to concrete work, we are excited about training this Concrete Carpentry Foreman in the trade of Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF). Come help us build a brand new team local to Ponce, as well as learn the ins and outs of a new trade, ICF. Training in ICF may be provided at U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and may require a period of travel away from Ponce. Upon completion of the on-the-job training, this team member will shift back to Ponce and lead a small crew in executing our work locally.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • A high school diploma or GED is the preferred minimum formal education for this position.
  • Four or more years (or equivalent) field or trade work experience in all phases of concrete carpentry, related to construction required especially vertical wall forming and elevated slab forming & shoring; government, military, or large commercial construction experience preferred. Work in the design-build industry is preferred with exposure to quality control, safety, masonry, carpentry, landscaping, etc.
  • Competency reading and interpreting detailed drawings required (Structural and Architectural drawings at a minimum).
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Outlook, Internet, etc.) preferred. Training can be provided.
  • CPR, First Aid Certification required; OSHA 30-hour Certification and EM-385 preferred; Training can be provided.
  • Spanish-English bilingual skills required at the Foreman level.

Please visit the Careers page of our website (www.rqconstruction.com/careers) for more information about our career opportunities and to submit your application.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices) marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis or status protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation.

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