Installed Building Products

  • Drywall Foreman

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  • Position Description

    Start a new career with ThermaSeal / Lakeside, a part of the Installed Building Products (IBP) Family of Companies. We are one of the largest insulation installers serving the U.S. residential new construction market with 135+ locations serving the 48 continental United States.IBP has successfully grown through acquisitions and we continue to do so. Although installing insulation is our niche we are also a leader in installing garage doors, rain gutters, closet shelving, shower doors, mirrors, fireplaces, and bath and door hardware.


    Become a part of a growing company with the opportunities to learn new skills and build a career with ThermaSeal/ Lakeside!


    IBP offers our employees a career with the following benefits:

    • Medical Benefits
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401k with company match
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Competitive Pay
    • On the Job Training
    • Paid Certification (if applicable)
    • Opportunity for Growth and Advancement

    Drywall Foreman  is responsible for installing wallboards to ceiling or to the interior walls of the building / frame and applying plaster. Smooths out imperfections with trowel and shackle. Applies coats of compound after panels are mounted to walls or ceilings



    • Apply drywall to walls  and ceilings.
    • Fasten drywall panels to the inside framework of buildings.
    • Prepare panels for painting by taping or finishing joints.
    • Measure, cut, fit and fasten panels.
    • Prepare panels by sawing, drilling, or cutting holes in panels for electrical outlets, air-conditioning units and plumbing.

    • Other duties as assigned.


    • High School diploma or GED preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • 0-5 years’ experience in construction industry, completing remodels or finish work with in a home
    • Proficient in using hand tools and power tools, including tape measure, laser level, and drill
    • Able to climb up and down a ladder
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Able to perform basic math skills and read a tape measure
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Professional appearance and demeanor
    • Able to work independently and or with a crew
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Must have a valid driver’s license to drive a company vehicle


    Position requires a Drug Test and Motor Vehicle Report to be completed, contingent upon employment


    Physical Demands


    • Drywall workers must be able to use common hand tools—trowels, brushes, knives, scissors, saws, pliers, and hammer.
    • Drywall workers must be able to read job instructions and record materials to work order.
    • Drywall workers must be able to work in tight places or in high places from ladders or scaffolding.
    • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Must be able to climb ladders and scaffolding.
    • Must be able to bend, twist and turn body at shoulders, waist and knees to handle and install drywall.
    • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.

    Work Environment


    • Works in a construction environment, able to adapt to weather conditions.

    EEO Statement

    IBP is an equal opportunity employer.


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