Finishing Foreman Jobs Kenya – Construction (70-75K)


Our client is an established construction company with over 30 years experience in high level civil and structural projects. They seek to hire a Finishing Foreman to coordinate and control all aspects of finishing on the construction site.

Industry: Construction
Salary: 70k – 75k
Location: Nairobi

Finishing Foreman Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the correct steps necessary to obtain the specified & required finish for the job are followed
  • Work closely with site supervisor to perform each job task safely, efficiently, on time, and under budget.
  • Train and guide each direct report in the proper aspects of finishing in order to consistently produce safe and quality finishing works.
  • Make suggestions and recommendations for repair.
  • Trouble-shoot and identify construction problems; offer timely and safe solutions.
  • Ensure the organization and availability of all tools and materials needed for the current days work as well as planning for tomorrow. Load and unload trucks as required.
  • Inspect all tools and equipment to ensure safe operation; must have knowledge of how to properly and safely use different equipment, such as power saws, vibrators, power trowels, etc. e.
  • Direct and perform the installation or dismantling of concrete forms as needed.
  • Supervision of finishing works like tiling, painting, plastering etc. Ensuring each finish is of high quality standards
  • Ensure that the correct steps necessary to obtain the specified & required finish for the job are followed
  • Ensure that all control joints are laid out and properly installed per the plan, both hand tooled and sawn joints.
  • Understand different sealers, hardeners, and floor curing methods and the proper way to install each method.
  • Coordinate with the site supervisor closely and instruct each crew member in their responsibilities for the day
  • Perform, or assist with, the documentation of any employee issues and problems, including employee evaluations, disciplinary actions, good behaviour documentation, etc.
  • Work closely with project manager to learn budgets & man-hours for each assigned job; manage crews and resources accurately and fairly as needed to improve or maintain the budgeted costs
  • Ensuring workmanship quality and speed remain paramount to the success of all our projects
  • Ensure finishes proceed in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with the Site Supervisor to manage tool and materials inventory for each project. Ensure unused materials are accounted for and reported to the Site Supervisor
  • Complete necessary reports and meet at least weekly with the site supervisor to discuss construction progress.

Qualifications for the Finishing Foreman Job

  • Bsc Civil / Structural Engineering
  • Minimum 10yrs experience in a site finishing with proven record
  • A thorough technical understanding of building construction methods
  • MS Office proficiency (Word, Excel and Power-point) with excellent command of oral and written English and Kiswahili
  • Possess business etiquette with a strong work ethic, high level of honesty/integrity, results oriented, ability to deliver under pressure
  • Have a high attention to detail

How Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Finishing Foreman – Construction) to [email protected] on or before Tuesday 1st August 2017. Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.