The site foreman (also sometimes known as construction foreman) is a key member of the contractor team, responsible for organizing construction works on site. They perform a pivotal role in the success of a project.
Site Foreman Salary In South Africa
How do I become a foreman in South Africa?
Many employers require only that a foreman have a Grade 10 or National Senior Certificate, management experience, and experience with some of the technical aspects of a building project, such as carpentry, concrete work, plumbing, and electrical work.
What qualifications do you need to be a foreman?
High School Diploma or GED required.
Ability to organize a work schedule.
Ability to solve disputes between workers.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to negotiate.
Deep knowledge of the construction industry and processes.
Who works under a foreman?
A foreman may work under the direction of a general contractor, business owner, or general manager to identify the various phases of a job. He may be involved in recruiting, hiring, and training the work crews necessary to successfully complete projects.
What are the responsibilities of a site foreman?
Organizing tools, plant, machinery and materials.
Supervising construction activities.
Identifying materials and equipment that may be required.
Ensuring construction is carried out accurately, following plans and specifications.