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[Foreman] Project Foreman (direct hire/long term/no per diem) Charleston, SC

Posted by: TRS <> on September 16, 2018 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: North Charleston
State: South Carolina
Country: United States

Project Foreman
Department Field Management

This job description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from the employees day-to-day performance.

General Statement of Job

Safety of employees should be considered your number one priority every day.
Provide overall on-site administrative and technical management on construction projects.
Position reports to Project Superintendent.
Project Superintendent sets the working hours.
This position is classified as hourly.
CPR, First Aid, OSHA 30-Hour, LSC Basic Orientation Plus (BOP) and Site Specific Safety Certification is required.
Successful pre-employment background check and all military bases is required.
Successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen is required.
10-Year DMV Report required for driving company vehicles as per company and insurance guidelines.
TWIC card for special projects is required.
Ability to pass a test for primary foreman function.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Support and comply with company Health, Safety, & Environmental Program, Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace, and Harassment Free Work Environment Program.
Understand and enforce safe work practices and personal protective equipment required for employees.
Set yourself as an example for workplace safety.
Inspect the worksite daily and insure a safe work environment.
Report all accidents and incidents to Project Superintendent and Safety Manager, regardless of how minor, as soon as possible and assist in investigation.
Responsible for accessible, clean & organized work site.
Ensure project personnel comply with all project procedures.
Deliver weekly safety training to crew; properly document and send to Safety Manager in timely manner.
Ensure all employees are authorized and/or certified as a competent person to perform their job.

Budget Management
Thorough knowledge of projects plans and specifications
Thorough knowledge of types and application of materials required thru project completion.
Maintain full knowledge of scope of work.
Read and study job set up and cost reports.
Recognize changes to scope of work & inform Superintendent or Project Manager.

Project Planning and Coordination
Work with engineers, owners, or sub-contractors to accomplish tasks.
Plan project work with Superintendent or Project Manager.
Schedule project work with Superintendent or Project Manager.
Maintain accurate and up to date “as built” drawings.
Manage quality of work on project.
Manage project field problems.
Order and track material deliveries.
Request inspections.
Receive materials, inventories, store safely. Be accountable for inventory.
Request utility locations.
Coordinate layout & staking.
Maintains ongoing project punch list.

Schedule Management
Plan one to two days’ work in detail with back up plan.
Plan one week ahead in lesser detail (needs, services, repairs).
Schedule equipment & material requirements.
Coordinate people needs.
Schedule subcontractors.
Schedule trucking requirements.

Labor Management
Supervise craft employees and /or sub-contractors to accomplish daily tasks.
Assume responsibility and maintain productivity of craft employees.
Resolve personal problems among crew.
Interview perspective employees and take disciplinary action for problem employees.
Document all company and safety violations and notify Superintendent and Safety Manager; recommend and implement corrective actions as required.
Timely evaluation of new hires at 45-day and 90-day increments on proper forms.
Evaluate current employees as directed on 6 month or annual basis.
Train crewmembers for the next step in their career path.
Evaluate potential employees for promotion/demotion.
Create training opportunities for employees.
Share experience and knowledge with crew.
Share with crew overall project plan as well as short-term goals.
Maintain and submit Employee Time Sheets.
Complete and submit Job Reports in detail.
Turn in signed material receipts with dailies. Include job number, cost code, and purchase order number written on receipt.

Communicate openly with Superintendent(s), Vice President, Project Manager, Shop Manager, Safety Manager, Human Resources, other Foreman, and all internal personnel.
Communicate well with owners, engineers, inspectors, and other external customers.
Deal effectively with conflicts with crew members as well as all internal and external customers.

Exhibit leadership qualities and set an example for other crew members to follow
Ability to communicate and work well others
Take ownership of project; take charge, make good decisions, avoid excuses
Motivate employees in a positive manor; lead by example; hold employees accountable

Equipment Management
Maintain equipment and equipment inventory
Take care of equipment and tools: greasing and cleanliness
Maximize equipment utilization
Manage and inventory small tools assigned
Schedule equipment needs with equipment manager
Responsible for proper usage and maintenance of equipment on job

Customer Service
Establish relationships with customers
Inspire confidence with customers, respond quickly and effectively
Present a professional appearance and demeanor

Has positive attitude; Team player
Puts company first

Maintenance Level
Works independently
Requires minimal support or assistance from Superintendent and Project Manager

Time Management
Prioritizes well; spends time wisely; gets things done
Attendance and punctuality is good; schedules time off in advance


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