What is a General Foreman?
A General Foreman is responsible for overseeing teams engaged in construction activities on a construction project; and planning, coordinating, assisting in cost control, and ensuring a safe work environment. The General Foreman promotes safe working on site and implements company requirements and legal regulations, paying specific attention to HSE legislation and quality.
What are the typical duties and activities for a General Foreman?
From employer to employer the job description of a General Foreman will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:
Coordinate tasks according to priorities and plans
Produce schedules and monitor attendance of staff
Allocate general and daily responsibilities
Guarantee all safety precautions and quality standards are met
Supervise the use of machinery and equipment
Resolve problems when they arise
Report on progress of projects
Skills required to be a successful General Foreman
To be successful as a General Foreman, the below skills are important;
Written and oral communication
Attention to detail
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Located at the confluence of the Rhine and the Neckar, Mannheim is Germany’s 21st largest city and has an estimated population of 309,119. Mannheim covers an approximate area of 55.97 square miles and is the one of only two cities that borders two other federal states. Mannheim has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, including;
Mannheim – Karlsruhe upgrade expanded
Plans to upgrade the Molzau – Graben-Neudorf – Karlsruhe line in Baden-Württemberg have been extended. German Rail (DB) are now investigating other potential enhancements to the Mannheim – Karlsruhe corridor as part of the project.
New Urban Quarter at the Central Station - Mannheim 21
Development of the new urban quarter at the main station will see one of the most important inner-city projects of the coming years. Giving a new lease of life to facilities that are already deserted or are due to become so in the foreseeable future. The plan is to create a lively quarter whose many facilities are appealing and boast a high power of attraction.
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