A Commercial Forman is responsible to produce projects on time and within budget. You will manage and monitor workload along with crews professionally and accurately, maintain water tight projects daily, and provide excellent quality results for our customers.

Job Type

  • Full time


  • $25-40+ depending on experience
  • Performance and compensation are reviewed annually


  • Employee Health Insurance 100% paid by company
  • Spouse/family Health Insurance 25% of premium paid by company
  • Dental Insurance after 60 days
  • Vison Insurance after 60 days 
  • 401K/Profit sharing
  • Company paid Smartphone
  • Company paid I-pad/Laptop
  • Company vehicle 24/7
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Recertification of OSHA 10 hour course, Manlift, Forklift, and First Aid by company if needed
  • Paid time off, amount negotiable depending on tenure and experience
  • Paid training 

Job Duties

  • Produce projects on time and within budget 
  • Monitor and direct productivity of crew
  • Set priorities, goals and timelines for projects
  • Communicate professionally and accurately about the project
  • Follow all Standard operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Manage workload and preplan equipment along with supplies
  • Trains and develop apprentice in the trade of Commercial Roofing
  • Manage paper work weekly 
  • Attend Foreman meeting weekly
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to pass pre-hire physical and pre-hire drug screen
  • Basic computer skills and ability to learn new software 
  • Minimum experience as a journeyman roofer for a period of 2 years 
  • Valid Driver’s License with no restriction
  • Reach, lift and maneuver supplies and ladders up to 50 lbs
  • Stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders, bend, stoop, twist and turn frequently
  • Good manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination
  • Have understanding and working knowledge of multiple roofing systems
  • Must be comfortable working more than 6 ft off of the ground
  • Cary out duties in varying outdoor climate conditions for extended periods of time 


  • Be professional, respectful, and maintain composure with customers and co-workers 
  • Possess accurate oral and written communication skills 
  • Follow company policies and procedures, OSHA, and applicable State and Federal laws
  • Ability to listen, follow instructions, and learn new tasks
  • Fluent in English
  • Bi-lingual English and Spanish beneficial
  • Produce quality work on an ongoing basis
  • Professional customer service at all times 
  • Proficient problem solver 
  • Self-motivation and ability to prioritize
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Task-oriented and dependable
  • Team oriented with ability to excel in a team environment

Upson History

Upson Company is a locally owned and operated commercial roofing contractor, located in the Boise Valley since 1975 with a track record of financial stability and consistent year round work. Upson Company develops our workforce from within and offers apprentice training from laborer to lead man positions. We have been able to retain key employees whose tenure with the company for some is over 20 years. Throughout our history, the company has been able to thrive through both economic booms and economic down turns. For these reasons, we are looking for several qualified candidates to fill the role of Commercial Foreman.