Industrial ConstructionConstruction Foreman

A Construction Foreman oversees a crew of construction workers.

Construction Foreman

  • My Match

Are you a natural born leader? Can you motivate and direct others? These skills might make you a great Construction Foreman. In this role, you'll oversee a crew of specialized tradesman and construction workers. There are usually several types of Construction Foremen on construction jobs. 

Construction Foremen develop their skills in a particular area such as electrical work, carpentry, plumbing or another part of construction. You'll need specialized training such as an apprenticeship in a particular craft. Then you'll need to be the best at your craft and display leaderships skills. With hard work and dedication, you can become a Construction Foreman and help other workers do their best every day

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This job may require shift work.

Critical Skills

  • Adaptability
  • Construction Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Manage Material Resources
  • Manage Multiple Tasks and Timelines
  • Manage Personnel Resources
  • Manage Processes and Procedures
  • Train and Motivate Others

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise a crew of workers in a specific craft or trade
  • Oversee training of new crew members
  • Communication with project managers and other supervisors
  • Oversee safety practices and procedures
  • Divide and delegate work to constructor laborers and other workers
  • Manage budgets and timelines to ensure the project stays on track
  • Display strong leadership characteristics

Specific job titles and duties vary by employer so check for details.

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Salary: $23-38/hr


My Interests
Match

Having Independence

Managing People

Teaching

Improving Processes

Learning & Growing

Working with Data

Physical Activity

Writing Reports and Documentation

Caring for the Environment

Managing Things

Quiet Work Place

Avoiding Risk

Avoiding Stress

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Required Education

High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Education

Certification in Construction Site Management or similar


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