Operations | Bloomingdale

installATION LEAD

The Installation Lead is responsible for planning and executing furniture installations of various sizes and scopes from delivery through punch list completion. The Installation Lead directs the team and works alongside them. This position requires some work outside of the standard hours and occasional work outside of the Chicago area.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Accepts accountability for project success, including factors such as cost, completion, schedule adherence, punch list, customer satisfaction, job site appearance and cleanliness, etc.

  • Leads installation crews: Plans, organizes, and directs teams of various sizes

  • Helps to train and develop new and less-experienced installers

  • Delivers and stages product on site, inspects product for damage, and ensures all product is accounted for

  • Maintains a clean and organized job site by neatly staging product and removing trash in a timely manner

  • Ensures product is installed correctly (per drawings and manufacturer instructions), efficiently, and safely

  • Coordinates installation and timing with general contractor and other trades on site

  • Proposes solutions to problems that arise in the field

  • Records and reports punch items using PlanGrid

  • Provides project team with status updates, including progress and completion photos

  • Estimates time and personnel required to complete jobs

  • Communicates regularly with internal team (i.e., salespeople, designers, project managers, order coordinators, and scheduler). Communicates with client on site as required.

  • Completes administrative tasks, such as time tracking, work order sign-off, vehicle inspection, management of receiving paperwork and drawings

 

SKILLS + ABILITIES

  • Mechanically adept and proficient with tools and equipment

  • Proficient in reading floor plans and installation drawings

  • Efficient in material handling and logistics

  • Knowledge of electrical systems and basic building codes

  • Valid Class C driver’s license required

  • Must maintain a driving record that is acceptable to our insurer

  • Must be in good physical condition and able to lift and carry 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to walk, climb stairs, kneel, crawl, push/pull, reach overhead, etc.

  • Must pass a pre-employment physical and a DOT physical

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to speak and read English

  • Proficiency in app-based tools

  • Conducts themselves professionally at all times

  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills and is respected by others

  • Creative problem solver

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines 

EDUCATION + QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 5 years of experience in installation, carpentry, or related trade

  • Familiarity with Herman Miller or other systems furniture is required

WHAT WE OFFER

  • A highly competitive compensation plan

  • Innovative, high-growth and collaborative culture

  • Fun, flexible and casual work environment with amazing people

  • Vacation and paid holidays

  • Great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account or health savings account, 401(k) retirement savings plan, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and more

  • Wellness program, including gym membership assistance, athletic event reimbursement, and time off for community service