We are looking for a knowledgeable, experienced grading foreman to coordinate operations and oversee workers at our numerous construction sites. As the on-site liaison between Construction Managers and Urban N. Zink management, the foreman will be the key person in charge of overseeing the completion of the project with a keen awareness of production goals, productivity, and employee safety.

The ideal applicant will have a solid background in the field, strong leadership skills and the ability to direct the work of others and make quick decisions. The construction foreman must be well-organized and strongly focused on safety above all and at all times.

Foreman Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and ensure that all safety rules are being followed at all sites at all times
  • Produce work schedules in accordance with the availability of employees, contractors and labor laws and monitor the attendance of crew
  • Coordinate daily tasks according to priorities and plans, adjusting as necessary due to weather, supply delivery, and personnel
  • Ability to delegate responsibilities and individual projects to the crew and contractors.
  • Mentor, manage and train employees, as well as oversee subcontractors
  • Provide for adequate resources and staffing to meet safety needs, regulations, best practices, laws and project schedule
  • Emphasis on the safe use of heavy equipment including training
  • Develop and oversee quality standards on all sites
  • Resolve conflicts or miscommunication that may happen on-site quickly and amicably
  • Report project status to supervisors and Project Managers and regularly

Foreman Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or certification in a skilled trade (electrician, carpenter)
  • 4+ years’ experience as a construction foreman
  • Extensive knowledge of construction best practices, equipment maintenance, and use, and OSHA guidelines
  • Ability to read drawings, plans, and blueprints and convey this information to others
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate and report effectively
  • Aptitude in math and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Good physical condition and stamina

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