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You might hire a construction foreman to:

  • Create and maintain a construction schedule with project goals in mind
  • Source the materials needed to complete the job

  • Hire, train, supervise, and assign tasks to construction workers
  • Ensure that safety requirements are met and that the project stays on schedule and within budget
Required skills and qualifications
Preferred skills and qualifications
Advanced knowledge and understanding of construction procedures and equipment
Extensive experience in construction
Strong managerial capabilities
Proven leadership skills
Ability to identify and fix routine errors
Ability to hire and train workers
Strong time management skills and the ability to create and adhere to a schedule
Expertise in sourcing construction materials
In-depth knowledge of safety best practices
Excellent communication skills