Construction Foreman

Posted 1 year ago


The job site foreman provides leadership and is responsible for but not limited to:  job site safety, scheduling, workforce planning, coordinating, supervising, and assisting in cost control.  The job site foreman is a key participant in the relationship with the contractor, other contractors, company, and clients.  Successful foreman will possess a solid work ethic, be a role model who leads by example, able motivate and mentor crew members, and takes responsibility with integrity and honesty.


Essential Functions:

Work crew leadership

  • Participates in and monitors “safety tool box meetings”
  • Ensures timely responses, actions, and corrections to any safety issues/needs
  • Orders manpower as required through the General Superintendent
  • Communicates with the General Superintendent regarding all aspect of the job
  • Assigns daily crew tasks
  • Recognizes, addresses, and resolves issues as they arise on the job site
  • Reviews and tracks weekly job cost and production along with General Superintendent
  • Indentifies needs and deficiencies in the look ahead plan/schedule and communicates with the General Superintendent
  • Ensures crew compliance with project policies and procedures
  • Works with the crew to overcome work challenges with effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Identifies, verifies, and reports any scheduling conflicts with other crews and contractors to the appropriate personnel
  • Communicate and coordinate with other trades to avoid and resolve job site conflicts
  • Leads crew in productive manner
  • Effectively communicates orally and in writing with good comprehension
  • Possess team building skills
  • Assesses crew skills to be able to coach and teach

Quality Control

  • Accountable for ensuring that work completed meets and/or exceeds company standards
  • Responsible for implementing work processes to improve productivity and product quality
  • Oversees the execution of work including quality and production by ensuring crew work to the job specifications and follow drawings
  • Review quality and coordinate resolution to any deficiencies


  • Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
    • Experienced and comprehends project construction scope and objectives
    • Company and project safety programs and objectives
    • Working knowledge of collective agreements and company policies
    • Read drawings and interpret specifications
    • Strong knowledge of scheduling and planning
    • Knowledge of administrative tools and systems (company reports and applicable paperwork)

Other duties as assigned by the Vice President and/or the President


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



  • Communication Proficiency
  • Leadership
  • Mathematical Skills


Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Five (5) or more years experience as a qualified competent lead person
  • Computer skills
  • Basic first aid training
  • 10-Hour OSHA Training
  • MSHA Part 46 Training

Job Features

Job CategoryConstruction Worker

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