Construction Foreman at Fortress Ghana
Fortress Ghana
Ghana, Accra
4d ago
source : Jobweb Ghana

Reporting to the Project Manager, the functions of this role includes but are not limited to supporting the Construction department.

Will be the key person in charge of overseeing the completion of the project with a keen awareness of material expenses, permits, local construction regulations and by-laws. and employee safety.

Personnel Profile

This role requires an individual with the following attributes :

  • Enthusiastic but disciplined
  • Solutions oriented and a problem solver
  • Highly self-driven, motivated, organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent communicator with good leadership skills
  • Job / Specification

  • Plan, organize, implement and manage construction tasks in accordance with priorities and goals
  • Produce schedules and monitor attendance of crew
  • Allocate general and daily responsibilities
  • Ensure manpower and resources are adequate
  • Maintaining work standards and outlining behavioral expectations to ensure crew morale and productivity
  • Ensuring crew compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Guarantee all safety precautions and quality standards are met
  • Supervise the use of machinery and equipment
  • Monitor expenditure and ensure it remains within budget
  • Check plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.
  • Inspecting, choosing right materials and measuring completed work
  • Resolve problems when they arise
  • Report on progress to managers, engineers
  • Facilitate mandatory safety tool box meetings
  • Ensuring completion of initial safety and hazard assessments
  • Participating in safety / incident investigations
  • Await written authorization for any work outside of or beyond the original contract
  • Specific Requirements

  • Polytechnic or Undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering
  • Proven experience as construction foreman
  • In-depth knowledge of construction procedures, equipment, and OSH guidelines
  • Understanding of Civil, Structural, Electrical, and Piping systems
  • Have knowledge of concrete and masonry technology and its quality testing
  • Ability to read drawings, plans and blueprints
  • Knowledge of site geodetic survey
  • Familiarity with CAD software and ability to do sketches
  • Ability to communicate and report effectively with MS Office
  • Maintaining site foreman’s log & site reports
  • Preparation of daily production records
  • Reporting on work progress
  • Ability to collaborate and coordinate with several stakeholders
  • Salary Negotiable is dependent on Experience (however this is an entry level position)

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