Construction Foreman

Construction Foreman directly supervises workers on construction or installation projects. Coordinates subcontractor scheduling and resolve day to day issues. Being a Construction Foreman monitors the productivity of workers and the quality of work performed. Ensures work conforms to standards, plans, and schedules and that all safety policies and procedures are enforced. Additionally, Construction Foreman may produce daily time and labor reports. Typically requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Construction Foreman supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. To be a Construction Foreman typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision.

Construction Foreman Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Construction Foreman to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Resolve conflicts or miscommunication that may happen on site quickly and amicably;
  • Develop and oversee quality standards on site;
  • Oversee and ensure that all safety rules are being followed on site at all times;
  • Monitor the attendance of crew;
  • Coordinate daily tasks according to priorities and plans, adjusting as necessary due to weather, supply delivery and personnel;
  • Report project status to supervisors, site engineers and officials regularly;
  • Emphasis on the safe use of tools, machinery and equipment including training on safety gear, helmets, and procedures;
  • Ability to delegate responsibilities and individual projects to the crew and contractors;
  • Manage and train employees and contractors.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years’ construction experience;
  • Fluency in English but Spanish would be a plus;
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record;
  • Ability to read drawings, plans and blueprints and convey this information to others;
  • Aptitude in math and strong problem-solving abilities;
  • Ability to communicate and report effectively;
  • Good physical condition and stamina;
  • Extensive knowledge of construction best practices, equipment maintenance and use, and OSH guidelines;
  • Promote a positive atmosphere for safety excellence committed to the Safety Promise;
  • Completely and thoroughly plan work tasks;
  • Ensure field employee safety training;
  • Report all injuries and incidents to Managers and Safety Department;
  • Complete monthly jobsite safety inspections;
  • Preparing and lead Safety Meetings;
  • Coach employees who need improvement and assign work to only those employees trained and qualified to perform the task.

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