Construction Foreman-Electrical Engineer

roomZanzibar City

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businessReal Estate

Engineering

Summary

The Construction Foreman will be responsible to coordinate operations and oversee workers at construction sites. As the point of reference of both workers and supervisors, you will be a key person for the completion of a project.

The construction foreman needs a solid background in the field with leadership skills and extensive experience and the ability to direct the work of others and make quick decisions. He/she must be well-organized and favor safety above everything else.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Guarantee all safety precautions and quality standards are met
  • 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 and site superintendents

Education and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or diploma in a skilled trade (electrician, carpenter etc.)

Requirements

  • Proven experience as construction foreman
  • In-depth knowledge of construction procedures, equipment and HSEQ guidelines
  • Understanding of electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Ability to read drawings, plans and blueprints
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate and report effectively
  • Aptitude in math
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Good physical condition and stamina

Characteristics

  • Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and
  • Technical Skills – Ability to read architectural and engineering drawings;

knowledge of site planning, architectural design, affordable housing finance precepts; experience securing government entitlements such as zoning; construction techniques; real estate law; negotiations.

  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to
  • Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; Effectively communicates changes to relevant
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when
  • Leadership - Internal: participates in relevant annual budgeting and strategic planning; works effectively with internal support services (finance, human resources, IT, and development); Participates in internal leadership committees

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Real Estate: 3 Years

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Engineering: 3 Years

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