• Location: Shaumburg, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14585
  • Salary: $70,000 - $75,000

Field Construction Foreman

Location: Schaumburg
Shift: 1st shift
Pay: $33-36/hour

Position Purpose and Objective-
The role of the Field Foreman is to oversee the jobsite, coordinate manpower, process all required paperwork (i.e. meaningful daily reports, timesheets, RFI’s, As-built drawings), verify coordinated drawings, and building the project in accordance with the plans and specifications. Manage the construction site. Must have Knowledge of all areas of construction including remodeling, painting, drywall. Must also know how to work on a tablet. 

Essential Functions-

  • Must be able to come to work promptly and regularly.
  • Must be able to take direction and work well with others.
  • Must be able to work under stress of deadlines.

Duties and Responsibilities-

  • Enforce company Safety Plan
  • Read and understand all plans and specifications for the project ( tab your spec. book as you go through it for a quick reference at a later date).
  • Make a rough materials list from drawings.
  • Report all material shortages to the Purchasing Agent.
  • Ensure all material and equipment is properly checked in.
  • Report all equipment discrepancies to Project Manager and Operations Manager.
  • Conduct weekly safety meetings and toolbox talks.
  • Attend all Field Foreman meetings.
  • Maintain daily site logs.
  • Coordinate manpower with Project Scheduler.
  • Coordinate work with other trades.
  • Verify all work and equipment will fit (as building is going up, because not all items will fit through doorways).
  • Continuously verify all installations
  • Review and read all shop drawings, have an understanding of how the product is to be installed, so we do not avoid factory warranties. Review operation and maintenance manuals for more information on these products.
  • Write RFI’s and forward to (Project Managers or Project Administrators.
  • Report all injuries to Safety Manager and HR immediately.
  • Call for inspections and walk the job with the inspector.
  • Ensure an adherence to all company policies.
  • Maintain and sign accurate daily time sheets and turn into HR.
  • Coordinate potential change orders with the Project Manager.
  • Minimize and complete punch list (always sign and date completed list-return to Project Manager).
  • Keep lead man involved in all aspects of the project.
  • Maintain As-built drawings.
  • Coordinate start-ups with Project Manager or Project Administrator.
  • Promote positive feedback when team members are doing well.
  • Provide feedback to Operations Manager on team members performance.
  • Communicate project issues with the team as they arise.
  • Keep Morale Up- Express a Positive Attitude.
  • Keep costs and wages confidential.
  • All other duties as assigned by management.
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