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General Foreman Full-time Job

2023-03-05 08:19   Engineering   Addis Ababa   267 views
Job Details

Position Overview/Scope of role:

This position is responsible for leading and controlling the work on sites and make quick decisions. organized and favor safety above everything else.

Top Roles and Responsibilities:

·   Manage a crew of 60 and above skilled and unskilled labor

·   Read and interpret drawings, blueprints

·   Ensure the quality of the work

·   Follow the safety precaution before every activities

·   Arrange and coordinate safety meetings;

·   Maintain a safe work environment by adhering to all company guidelines and EEIG safety requirements and also through reporting violations of policies, procedures and guidelines to immediate supervisor;

·   Controlling inventory on truck, job-site, and in/out of stock (for active jobs);

·   Organize and maintain material lists for the crew;

·   Gathering required material;

·   Inspect jobs upon completion and ensure areas are clean;

·   Coordinate tasks according to priorities and plans

·   Produce schedules and monitor attendance of crew

·   Allocate general and daily responsibilities

·   Supervise and train workers and tradespeople

.   Ensure manpower and resources are adequate

·   Supervise the use of machinery and equipment

·   Monitor expenditure and ensure it remains within budget

·   Resolve problems when they arise

·   Report on progress to managers, engineers etc.

·   Respond to emergency calls be a person of contact as needed;

Critical criteria/Skill to be successful in this role:

  • In-depth knowledge of construction procedures, equipment and OSH guidelines
  • Ability to read drawings, plans and blueprints
  • Experience planning and carrying out tasks in a team environment;
  • Experience in understanding sequence of work
  • Ability to oversee risks before encountering one
  • Ability to form material lists;
  • Candidates must be comfortable working at night and weekends
  • Good troubleshooting skills, repair abilities and installation skills;
  • Able to work in high pressure, time sensitive conditions;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Strong communications skills and customer service orientation;
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Ability to supervise others’ work and coach for successful performance

Job Requirements

  • TVET Level IV in Building/Road Construction Technologies
  • Above 10 years of related work experience out of which 1 year at international company is an added advantage


Company Description
Ethiopian Construction Design and Supervision Works Corporation (ECDSWCo.) is transforming and diversifying from the current consultancy business operations. Taking advantage of the existing ECDSWCo.s strength and maximizing on the newly emerging external opportunities that are being prevalent with the shifts in Ethiopian Economic Policy the Corporation is aiming to play a significant role to the success of the Ethiopian Construction Industry -by creating a vibrant business institution that will not only fill the gap that is in the current construction industry, but also replace the need for having international construction companies that are dominating the government mega scale projects.