Senior Foreman - Western Cape

Listing reference: conc_000136
Listing status: Under Review
Apply by: 13 February 2024
Position summary
Industry: Building & Construction
Job category: Construction, Design, Architecture and Property
Location: South Africa
Contract: Fixed Term Contract
Remuneration: Market Related
EE position: Yes
Concor Construction invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of a Senior Foreman who has extensive experience in Construction. The successful incumbent will be responsible for optimizing on-site resources at an operational level and ensures compliance with safety and quality assurance standards at all times. Monitors and controls production costs and optimizes site productivity. Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates. This position is available within Cape Town, Western Cape and will be on a Limited Duration Contract (“LDC”) basis for the duration of the project.
Job description

Key Responsibilities
Successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to):
  • Ensure effective optimisation of on-site resources at an operational level.
  • Ensure compliance with safety and quality assurance standards at all times.
  • Monitoring and controlling production costs and optimizing site productivity and works to programmes and deadlines as agreed with site supervisor.
  • Ensure standard procedures are adhered to and any specific client requirements are taken into account.
  • Coordinate regular meetings and maintain good communication with all relevant parties
  • Ensure quality of work and materials comply with specifications.
  • Providing constructive support to company initiatives
  • Ensuring that quality of work and materials comply to specifications
  • Work to be completed within required time frames
  • Inspiring team members to achieve high levels of production
  • Building good relations with employees and relevant role players
  • Review work and ensure corrective action when required
  • Implement improvements and demonstrating initiative
  • Consistently comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance to Safety, Health & Environmental Regulations
  • Ensure best practices in construction methods

Minimum requirements

  • Grade 12 - Trade qualification OR a NQF4 – Technical artisan qualification especially in earthworks or buildings disciplines.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience as a Foreman within the construction industry.
  •  Previous relevant site supervisory experience is essential.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence
  • Must be a South African Citizen
Knowledge and Skills
  • Expert knowledge of trades and the ability to read and interpret drawings and programmes
  • Must have working knowledge of the OHS ACT and Construction Regulations
  • Ability to lead one or more teams during the construction phase.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Good track record of problem-solving abilities and excellent time management
  • Strong ability to multitask, prioritize, and work well under pressure to meet established deadlines.

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