Foreman Duties and Responsibilities
A Foreman is a top supervisory role for locations such as construction sites. With their industry experience and formal training, people in this role are able to direct, supervise and troubleshoot routine issues that occur on the job site. In addition to ensuring that safety rules are followed on the site at all times and developing work schedules based on employee and contractor availability, they are also responsible for:
- Coordinating daily tasks according to priorities and plans, making changes when necessary due to weather, supply, delivery and personnel.
- Delegating individual responsibilities and projects to crew members and contractors
- Recruiting, hiring, training, managing and mentoring employees and contractors.
- Providing adequate resources and staffing to meet project schedules, laws, regulations, best practices and safety needs.
- Emphasizing safe use of tools, machinery and equipment while providing training on safety gear, helmets and procedures.
- Resolving conflicts or miscommunications quickly and amicably.
- Regularly reporting project status to supervisors, site engineers and other officials.
- First line of responsibility reporting accidents and near misses.
- Filling out accident reports and filing with office with-in 24 hours.
- Filling out daily logs, vacation requests and absentee reports.
- Writing up any equipment that needs repair and seeing that it gets in for repair.
- Making sure someone is checking and maintaining equipment on site.
- Make sure that all tools and equipment that are not needed on site get back to the shop.
- Keep job site organized.
- Report any safety problems to the safety director.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: Up to $30.00 per hour
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance
- 10 hour shift
- 12 hour shift
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
- Weekend availability
- High school or equivalent (Preferred)
- Carpentry: 5 years (Preferred)
- Driver's License (Preferred)