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Job Title: General Foreman

Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Site Supervision:

    • Manage day-to-day operations on the construction site.
    • Ensure the safety of all workers and compliance with health and safety regulations.
    • Monitor work progress and quality of workmanship.
    • Coordinate and allocate tasks to subcontractors and laborers.
    • Inspect work to ensure it meets project specifications and quality standards.
  2. Project Planning and Coordination:

    • Collaborate with project managers to develop and update project schedules.
    • Coordinate with suppliers, subcontractors, and other stakeholders.
    • Order and manage materials and equipment necessary for the project.
    • Solve any issues that may arise during construction promptly.
  3. Team Management:

    • Lead and manage the construction team, including laborers and subcontractors.
    • Provide guidance, training, and support to workers.
    • Foster a positive and productive work environment.
  4. Quality Control:

    • Enforce quality control measures to ensure work meets design and engineering standards.
    • Identify and address construction deficiencies promptly.
    • Maintain accurate records of project progress and inspections.
  5. Budget and Cost Management:

    • Monitor project costs and expenses to ensure they align with the budget.
    • Report any budget variances to the project manager.
    • Assist in cost estimation and procurement processes.
  6. Documentation:

    • Maintain accurate project documentation, including daily logs, progress reports, and incident reports.
    • Communicate regularly with project managers and stakeholders through written and verbal reports.
  7. Communication:

    • Foster open and effective communication among team members and stakeholders.
    • Address any issues or concerns promptly and professionally.


  • Previous experience as a General Foreman or similar role in the construction industry.
  • Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and safety standards.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.
  • Familiarity with New Zealand construction regulations and codes.
  • First Aid certification and any relevant construction qualifications are a plus.