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Construction Foreman

Nova Staffing Inc
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
July 08, 2024


Job brief

We are looking for a competent Construction Foreman to coordinate operations and oversee workers at construction sites. As the point of reference of both workers and supervisors, you will be a key person for the completion of a project.

A construction foreman has a solid background in the field. Your leadership skills and your extensive experience have earned you the ability to direct the work of others and make quick decisions. You must be well-organized and favor safety above everything else.


Coordinate tasks according to priorities and plans

Produce schedules and monitor attendance of crew

Allocate general and daily responsibilities

Supervise and train workers and tradespeople

Ensure manpower and resources are adequate

Guarantee all safety precautions and quality standards are met

Supervise the use of machinery and equipment

Monitor expenditure and ensure it remains within budget

Resolve problems when they arise

Report on progress to managers, engineers etc.

Requirements and skills

Proven experience as construction foreman

In-depth knowledge of construction procedures, equipment and OSH guidelines

Understanding of electrical and hydraulic systems

Ability to read drawings, plans and blueprints

Excellent organizational and leadership skills

Ability to communicate and report effectively

Aptitude in math

Problem-solving abilities

Good physical condition and stamina