This position generally operates independently within established guidelines and policies.
The Project Foreman – Temporary is a working foreman, responsible for directly performing a wide range of skilled construction tasks, such that most of the Project Foreman’s daily job duties consists of performing construction work.
What You Will Be Doing
- Supervises and leads construction trades staff in the construction, repair, replacement, patching, remodeling, alteration, and finishing of building structures, facilities, furnishings, and exterior.
- Assures completion of assigned projects with quality workmanship by assigning the level of manpower needed to successfully complete the work, planning and scheduling daily work activities, arranging for supplies and equipment for work projects, instructing staff with regard to expectations, providing direction in the proper performance of the work, monitoring work performance, inspecting the final product for conformance with specifications, standards, and expectations, providing direction with regard to correction of any deficiencies as necessary, redirecting work efforts to meet critical and/or necessary work requirements, and recommending the use of additional departmental personnel or contract personnel (as appropriate) to meet assigned completion targets.
- Enforces KIHA’s rules and policies regarding employee conduct by advising construction personnel of the rules and policies on employee conduct, issuing verbal warnings for violations, recommending progressive disciplinary action to the Facilities Supervisor as necessary, and handling or referring employee grievances as appropriate.
- Contributes to a safe and accident-free work environment by enforcing proper operation of power tools, power sprayers, and equipment, directing personnel to wear protective gear such as filter respirators, goggles, hearing protectors, back supports, and work gloves, making on-the-spot corrections of unsafe work activities, investigating on the-job accidents or injuries and reporting the incidents to supervisors, and following standard safety precautions during work.
- Ensures that KIHA property and equipment is protected from damage during assigned work by directing the removal of furniture, wall fixtures, and equipment from work sites if possible or covering immoveable items with protective cloths, using painting cloths or tarpaulins to cover floors and masking tape to protect woodwork, facings, and decorative trims, and supervising the construction of safe scaffolding to prevent injuries or damage.
- Contributes to the overall success of the Facilities Department by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.