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Although specific qualifications in management aren’t necessary for securing a job as a Civil Site Foreman, it is recommended to have a high level of experience in your field of work, particularly within the Civil Construction or Engineering space. However, qualifications that back up your leadership and supervisory skills will also be beneficial.
The typical responsibilities of a Civil Site Foreman can include all or some of the following:
Working with Architects and Civil Construction and Project Managers to plan work to be done
Supervising and conducting onsite work
Ensuring your team comply with company policy and Health & Safety procedures
Training new workers
Quality checking work completed and providing feedback and additional training where required
Following a few years’ experience, Civil Site Foremen can often progress their careers into further into Site and Construction Management. Alternatively, they can also choose to further specialise in their field and move into more senior roles.
40K – 72K per annum (NZD)