Leading Hand/ Foreman

Opportunity to join our Small Works division, Diverse portfolio, Supportive, team-based culture.

Site Foreman - Total Care

About the business and the role

Total Construction specialises in the design and construction of projects throughout Australia.

Total Construction has developed a small works division called Total Special Projects who specialise in small works. 

Job tasks and responsibilities

We are currently looking to engage a Leading Hand/Foreman to effectively manage and control all aspects of our site operations on a diverse range of small construction projects, which includes fit outs and refurbishments. The successful applicant will:

  • Oversee the implementation of all site safety and ensure all procedures are monitored according to the Project Safety Management Plan
  • Monitor progress of works against the current construction program and ensure all trades are coordinating with each other
  • Schedule and coordinate other site staff (e.g. admin) with priority issues / tasks being identified and actioned
  • Ability to work within live environments and manage onsite stakeholders.
  • Oversee the quality of trade works to ensure the required standard is achieved in all cases
  • Issue site instructions and other correspondence as required to trade contractors and consultants
  • Report to the Project Manager on a regular basis and advise of any current or potential issues

Skills and experience

To be successful in this position you will need:

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Construction White Card
  • Trade or tertiary qualification in Building, Construction or Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years' experience as a commercial building Foreman
  • Proven experience managing refurbishment projects up to $2M
  • Experience in the aged care or commercial sectors preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to coordinate multiple trades
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and/or project scopes
  • Well-developed planning skills including industry knowledge regarding lead times for delivery and trade works
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with site staff
  • Knowledge of the work of construction trades and ability to assess quality of workmanship

If the above sounds like you then we would love to hear from you!!


26/04/2021 $0 Melbourne 1 Construction
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