Foreman Responsibilities


Overall responsibility – perform needed tasks and direct crew to move the project as a whole forward towards completion in a productive, safe, and correct manner.

Specific tasks:

  • Become familiar with project plans, site, and requirements to reach the final product.
  • Be able to shoot and confirm grades as needed.
  • Operate equipment and direct other operators as needed.
  • Be able to speak with customers and other contractors about current job progress and anticipated items that are at a minimum specific to that project.
  • Direct crew on safety items and issues.
  • Productive use of crew assets that move project forward in a cost effective manner.
  • Fill out paperwork properly so payroll and job progress can be monitored and administered.
  • Keep overall watch on large and small equipment, for care and maintenance and direct crew based on those observations.