Foreman (Civils/Structures/Pipeline)

Posted 5 months ago

JOB SUMMARY

The purpose of this position is to assumes supervisory responsibility over workers, materials and plant in respect of a trade specific part of the work on a contract working to a programme and deadlines as agreed with the supervisor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Accurately implement drawings and specifications for the trades or areas under the Foreman’s responsibility

• Plan and utilise resources and materials to ensure the achievement of maximum output efficiencies to meet production and time targets

• Undertake timeous filing of latest drawings taking care that all superseded information is destroyed

• Record information, including personnel, production and operational data on the specified forms and reports

• Undertake a detailed setting out of the works from an established grid

• Maintain and transfer datum lines

• Maintain gridlines and benchmarks

• Ensure plant and equipment are correctly applied, serviced and maintained

• Daily, complete Quality Assurance checklists ensuring specifications are met

• Timeously submit checklists to the Site Agent/Contract Manager

• Immediately react to non-conformance reports

• Manage and control wastage of materials

• Continuously ensure and maintain compliance with company and legal requirements for site safety

• Daily inspect cleanliness and general housekeeping

• Daily sign off that all activities under their control is completed, the site has been cleaned and left in a safe and secure state

• Assign work to employees ensuring that the relevant materials and equipment is available

• Continuously examine and inspect work progress of subordinates and sub-contractors for:

  • Adherence to drawing and specifications.
  • Dimensional accuracy
  • Cleanliness and good house keeping
  • Safety

• Co-ordinate sub-contract activities in terms of an agreed sequence and prevent out of sequence works or the overlapping of trades in restricted areas.

• Report any breakdowns, work stoppages or any other obstruction preventing works to proceed to the Site Agent/Contract Manager.

• Monitor and manage performance of subordinate staff in compliance with the Performance Management policy and processes

• Mentor staff as appropriate to improve performance and to enhance likelihood of career growth in subordinate staff

• Practise sound labour relations within the approved conditions of service with regard to staff including but not limited to:

  • Maintaining Discipline
  • Assisting the Site Agent/Contract Manager in resolving employee grievances and welfare requirements

• Ensure compliance of subordinate staff to company policies, procedures and practices

• Maintain a critical mass of staff ensuring effective staff retention

• Establish a positive work context for subordinate staff to build motivation and team spirit

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE / MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Trade Certificate/Diploma
  • At least 5 years’ experience in construction, engineering and built environment.
  • Knowledge of construction processes and applicable trades
  • Relevant experiences in WTP, water retaining structures, and pipeline.
  • Be able to read and interpret drawings.
  • Setting out and labelling. Knowledge of materials, plant and equipment.
  • Knowledge of site materials systems.
  • Staff supervision and basic knowledge of IR.
  • Knowledge of Safety requirements and health systems.
  • Knowledge Construction regulation and Legal liability.
  • Registration with a recognised professional body will be an advantage.
  • A valid Driver’s licence.

COMPETENCIES

  • Proficient in Ms Programmes.
  • Excellent Communications skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Numerical orientation  
  • Planning skills
  • Problem solving
  • Conflict management
  • Leveraging diversity
  • Decision making
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to delegate
  • Computer literate
  • Team player

If you are not contacted as a short listed candidate within 4 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful. 

Candidates are invited to submit a CV together with copies of certificates/driver’s licence (no original certificates). Applications that are received without copies of required documentation will not be considered. 

Closing Date: 13 February 2023

Advert Reference No: KCBT-FMN

Completed applications can be e-mailed to the recruitment email address below by the indicated closing date.

To : SA.Recruitment@khatocivils.com/careers @southzambezi.com                         

Khato Civils is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender re-assignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability.

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Occupational levelSkilled
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