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Foreman – West Fargo

By June 30, 2022News

Job Summary:

The Foreman will oversee and coordinate various construction projects from start to finish, ensuring that schedules and budgets are followed. 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Selects, contracts, and oversees contractors for specific needs.
  • Supervises each contractor and subcontractor to ensure that work meets quality standards and adheres to specifications. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership in initial planning stage by collaborating with clients, architects, engineers, or other involved parties; develops detailed description of jobs and materials necessary to complete project. 
  • Schedules and coordinates projects in logical steps and budgets the time necessary to meet each deadline.  
  • Ensures adherence to the budget and, when unexpected complications or issues arise, makes quick and necessary adjustments.
  • Plans, coordinates, organizes, oversees, and directs activities regarding the construction and maintenance of assigned structures, facilities, and systems.
  • Ensures safety standards and guidelines are followed on the jobsite and that all safety codes are met in construction.
  • Adheres to contract negotiations, revisions, and additions and adherence by all parties.
  • Collaborates with clients, supervisory staff, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve problems, including work procedures, complaints, and construction or design issues.
  • Manages and leads actions that are necessary due to delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction sites.
  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with a variety of people, including owners, managers, designers, supervisors, tradespersons, and craft workers. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software. 
  • Thorough understanding of contracts, plans, specifications, and regulations. 
  • Ability to remain flexible and efficient in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to make intelligent and quick decisions, working well under pressure, and when faced with unexpected occurrences or delays.
  • Ability to effectively multitask while analyzing and solving problems.
  • Thorough understanding of engineering, architectural, and other construction drawings.
  • Ability to speak Spanish preferred.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Science, Construction Management, or Civil Engineering required.
  • At least five years of construction experience required.
  • Construction Manager certification by the American Institute of Constructors or Construction Management Association of America preferred. 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to traverse and inspect all areas of jobsite in all types of weather; this may include walking, climbing, reaching, bending, crawling, or stretching. 
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
  • May require travel.
  • Exposure to characteristic construction site dangers.
  • Must be on-call to address delays, emergencies, bad weather, and other issues at the jobsite. 
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