Construction Site Foreman Jobs involve the supervision and coordination of workers, mainly within Construction and Trade industries. Foreman are responsible for ensuring workers do their job skilfully, maintaining a strict schedule to ensure work is completed on time. The site foreman role requires individuals who are capable of quick thinking to enable them to make correct, on site decisions. Our strongest foreman candidates have developed an excellent interpersonal and team working ability.
The main duties of a Foreman are as follows:
Leading crews to complete specific projects.
Overseeing training of new crew members.
Communicating to project managers/supervisors.
Reading plans and specs.
Ensuring quality work and correct practices.
How to become a Site Foreman
If you wanted to become a commercial roofing foreman, many private companies would promote you from within and send you to foreman training classes, without any formal educational requirements. However, it might be a more structured process if you’re entering the union.
The qualifications to become a construction foreman will vary depending on the trade and company you’re in. Some companies will promote from within, not requiring many/any qualifications, while others may require a formal “foreman training” class or certain safety certifications, etc.
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