Paint Foreman - Lake Charles, LA
Company: Brock
Location: Lake Charles , LA
Category: Professional, Skilled & Trades, Management, Construction
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 8/13/2019

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of 6-15 construction trades workers and their helpers.


Foremen generally perform close supervisory work, and on small jobs may also perform the general management and administrative duties of a superintendent.


Foremen are expected to engage in the same construction trades work as the workers they supervise as the need arises. In general, the Foreman should have a minimum of 5 years experience in the craft. The Forman will typically report to the General Foreman or Superintendent.


  • Performs pre-job safety planning (Job Hazard Analysis) for each work order and ensures that Contractor employees adhere to all safety rules.
  • Ensures that work is performed in accordance with Contractor Specifications and/or as directed by the Contractor’s Representative.
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of construction trades workers.
  • Directs the loading, unloading and storage of all materials and equipment at the job site.
  • Assures that all equipment on the job site is in safe and efficient working condition.
  • Performs Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) (including inspection and documentation) of the work throughout all phases of the project.
  • Orders equipment and supplies as needed and maintain An adequate number of tools in the field to perform the job.
  • Keeps up-to-date, accurate time records, daily QC/work reports, and ensuring that man-hours, materials and quantities are properly reported per the Contractor Specifications.
  • Protects the Contractor’s facilities, equipment and machinery.
  • Conducts crew safety meetings on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Enforces the applicable Contractor’s Safety Procedures, OSHA, state, local and/or Contractor’s safety requirements.
  • Assures that the proper equipment is being used for the specified tasks.
  • Uses inspection equipment such as: wet and dry film thickness gauges, profile gauge, psychrometer, humidity and dew point charts, coating and surface thermometers, levels, tools to measure level of contaminants, etc.
  • Assigns work to employees, using material and worker requirements data.
  • Confers with staff and worker to ensure production and personnel problems are resolved.
  • Suggests and initiates personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, and hires.
  • Analyzes and resolves worker problems and recommends motivational plans.
  • Examines and inspects work progress, equipment and construction sites to verify safety and ensure that specifications are met.
  • Estimates material and worker requirements to complete job.
  • Reads specifications, such as blueprints and data, to determine construction requirements.
  • Analyzes and plans installation and construction of equipment and structures.
  • Locates, measures, and marks location and placement of structures and equipment.
  • Records information, such as personnel, production, and operational data, on specified forms and reports.
  • Trains workers in construction methods and operation of equipment.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods and equipment performance to increase efficiency and safety.
  • Assists workers engaged in construction activities, using hand tools and equipment.


  • Work for 8 hours at a time in an environment where temperatures may reach from 0 to 140 degrees, both indoors and outdoors in the sun.
  • Work in an environment in which vibrations and noise are moderate to severe and noise level may require the wearing of hearing protection devices.
  • Work in confined spaces for 4-7 hours per day; stand or walk for long periods.
  • Climb and maintain balance on ladders and scaffolding at extreme heights.
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
  • Lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds often and occasionally up to 100 pounds.
  • Maintain footing on surfaces which are sometimes slippery.
  • See well (naturally or with correction) and distinguish colors. Hear well (naturally or with hearing aid).
  • Use arms and hands to reach for, handle, and feel objects; and coordinate well the use of hands or fingers and eyes.



  • Building and Construction -- Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Administration and Management -- Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Personnel and Human Resources -- Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards -- Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates -- Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others -- Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
  • Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Scheduling Work and Activities -- Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.

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