Foreman (12 Months Contract)
Boikago Group (Pty) Ltd
Johannesburg, Gauteng


Posted 26 March 2021 – Closing Date 31 March 2021

Job Details

Job Description


A construction company based in Gauteng is actively sourcing for a Foreman to join their team for a 12 months contract.

Purpose of the Role

To coordinate operations and oversee employees for a completion of a project at a construction site

Key Responsibilities:


  • Supervising and leading the team.
  • Ensuring the safety of the team members.
  • Communicating the job to and with the team.
  • Assigning team tasks.
  • Maintaining work standards and outlining behavioural expectations to ensure team morale and productivity.
  • Ensuring team compliance with company policies and procedures.

Planning and Scheduling

  • Translating general work requirements into a prioritised work plan for the team.
  • Periodically review daily goals to meet the forecasted production.
  • Work with the team to overcome work related challenges.

Quality Control

  • Recognising, addressing and resolving issues/problems among or between employees in the team.
  • Promoting, supporting and facilitating teamwork and harmony between all team members by fostering a positive attitude among all team members.


  • Maintain Site Foreman’s reports.
  • Reporting on work progress.
  • Preparing daily production records.
  • Keep disciplinary reports.
  • Daily time and attendance reports.
  • Recommending workforce actions such as recruitment, releasing, promotions and discipline.


  • Knowing and understanding the requirements of the OSHA.
  • Facilitating mandatory safety toolbox meetings.
  • Ensuring completion of initial safety and hazard assessments.
  • Participating in Safety/incident investigations.
  • Ensuring that company vehicles and equipment checks are carried out.

Minimum experience & qualifications required

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience working in a mining/construction environment
  • Grade 12
  • Diploma in a skilled trade is advantageous

Behavioural skills required

  • Excellent organisational and Leadership skills. Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good planning and organising skills.
  • Knows and understands the OHSA and Safety and environmental issues.
  • Knows and understands the company projects safety projects. WSIB and insurance provisions.