Site Foreman Job Description Template

January 22, 2021

Site Foreman Job Description Template

Reporting to:

Site Manager, Superintendent or nominated persons

Purpose of the position

Making decisions pertaining to work performance and assuring the procedures are being followed on a daily basis while working side by side withlabourers and assisting the Site Supervisors in carrying out their duties; carrying out theseroles and responsibilities as detailed in the Safety Manual, safety plans,policies and procedures


  • Co-ordinating site operations in collaboration with Site Supervisors
  • Providing suitable and adequate information, assistance and training to enable site employee’s to safely carry out their jobs
  • Assisting SiteSupervisors in preparation of daily diaries and time sheets and when advised being responsible for them
  • Implementing of inspection and test plans in collaboration with Site Supervisors
  • Assisting Site SafetyOfficer/s and ensuring that company’s OH&S policy and government regulations are being followed
  • Assisting SiteSupervisors in investigation and reporting of incidents/accidents
  • Conducting site inductions for some new workers before starting on site as directed by theSupervisors
  • Conducting PlantInspections ensuring the safety of all plants on site
  • Conducting daily site safety & environmental inspections and record in site diary as directed by Site Supervisor/s or Superintendents
  • Assisting Site Supervisor/s and ensuring that contractors and their employees comply with their companies’ Project SafetyPlan and Procedures
  • Participating in regular safety audits and inspections to assist Site Supervisors
  • Attending weekly team meetings, weekly toolbox meetings and other site meeting as required and directed by site management


  • Senior First Aid
  • Current Drivers License
  • Experience in the Civil Engineering Industry
  • Excellent Communication and Organisational Skills
  • Ability to work closely with Subcontractors and Suppliers
  • Plant operator or trade qualified background
  • Experience in concrete, earthworks, foundations and drainage

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