The site foreman is involved at each stage of the building project. S/he answers to the works supervisor and ensures the general organisation of the worksite on a daily basis.
It is the site foreman's job to make sure the construction work is carried out well. S/he also ensures compliance with guidelines, standards and rules, especially in the field of safety. His/her work is organized around three main activities:
The site foreman must complete the project to schedule, solve technical and human problems fast, deal with bad weather and be able to cope with unexpected events.
The site foreman is practical and able to manage people. S/he must enjoy responsability and be able to take the initiative to ensure the smooth running of the project
The site foreman's salary depends on his/her qualifications and professional experience in the job
The hours are usually regular (37 hours a week), but may vary according to project requirements
The site foreman works on a project site