Working Foreman



The Foreman is responsible for scheduling, co-ordinating and supervising the work of all site operatives, ensuring that all work is delivered safely on time and within budget along with managing equipment and materials required. This involves ensuring all Company and legal regulations are implemented, that all required documentation is completed as necessary and recording daily work on site.

Job Description


  • Operate and promote safe working on site
  • Implement Company requirements and legal regulations, paying specific attention to HSE legislation and quality
  • Carry out and record site inspections
  • Ensure all works are carried out in line with approved method statements
  • Conduct and amend risk assessments and deliver toolbox talks/briefings
  • Ensure site personnel have job relevant training requirements
  • Lead by example to others on site
  • Ensure the completion of works on time and within budget
  • Schedule, co-ordinate and supervise the daily activities of gangs/site operatives
  • Share and pass on knowledge to teams
  • Ensure gangs/site operatives complete all required documentation
  • Ensure documentation is properly completed in line with Customer/Company requirements
  • Track and document daily work productions
  • Organise and monitor the work of subcontractors on site
  • Equipment and materials management
  • Order and manage hired/internal equipment on a daily basis
  • Co-ordinate delivery/pick up of materials as required

You’ll need to show:

  • strong communication skills – for liaising with a wide range of clients, professionals and workers on site
  • leadership skills and an ability to motivate your team to ensure a high standard of work
  • excellent planning and organisational skills – for writing and monitoring project plans and schedules and utilising time and resources effectively
  • resilience and problem-solving skills – in order to overcome unexpected challenges during the construction process
  • an ability to make decisions under pressure, so that the project can progress
  • strong attention to detail for conducting site inspections and managing complex contracts
  • an awareness of health and safety procedures and legislation – for running a safe construction site
  • sound commercial awareness – to allocate and manage your budget effectively and to understand client concerns
  • numerical and IT skills


  • 2 Years plus Construction Management Experience
  • First Aid at Work Qualification
  • CSCS Card
  • SSSTS / SMSTS Training
  • Additional Health and Safety Qualifications such as Manual handling, Abrasive Wheels etc.
  • Driving Licence (Preferable)