What does an Electrical Site Foreman/ Supervisor do?

A foreman is responsible for ensuring that everything goes smoothly at a construction site. They are responsible for being the point of contact between the construction workers and supervisors. A few of the main duties of a foreman are coordinating tasks for the day, creating schedules for workers, oversee quality of the site, and managing the budget. They also have to report the progress of the project to superiors. Some of the jobs titles that a foreman could grow into are construction supervisor and construction manager.

A foreman should have four years of experience in the construction industry as well as a high school diploma or GED equivalent. One of the most important skills that a foreman will have is attention to detail. Another skill is organization as the foreman will have to be able to run a construction site effectively.

What responsibilities are common for Electrical Site Foreman/ Supervisor jobs?
  • Report project progress to superiors
  • Develop a work schedule for workers
  • Supervise all construction workers
  • Be the liaison between construction workers and supervisors
  • Solve disputes between workers
  • Ensure that a project is adequately staffed
  • Assign tasks to construction workers
  • Ensure that the project is staying on or under budget
What are the typical qualifications for Electrical Site Foreman/ Supervisor jobs?
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Ability to organize a work schedule
  • Ability to solve disputes between workers
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate
  • Deep knowledge of the construction industry and processes
  • Ability to read construction drawings and blueprints
  • Perform quality checks on construction equipment
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Avg. Experience2-4 years

How much does an Electrical Site Foreman/ Supervisor make?

Confident
$76,628 /yr
Total Pay
$60,790
 /yr

Base Pay

+
$15,838
 /yr

Additional Pay

$76,628

 / yr
$43K$256K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range
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Electrical Site Foreman/ Supervisor Career Path

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
2%
2 - 4
57%
5 - 7
10%
8+
31%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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Electrical Site Foreman/ Supervisor Insights

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Wayne Automatic FireWayne Automatic Fire
Service Foreman
May 28, 2021

“Knowledgeable supervisors who have your back and let you get the job done your way.”

LeafGuardLeafGuard
Foreman
Jan 13, 2022

“We do work a lot but also they allow a great work to home life balance.”

All American Asphalt
Foreman
Feb 24, 2022

“Good pay because it’s a union job however they do it follow union rules.”

Willmar Electric ServiceWillmar Electric Service
Foreman
May 29, 2022

“With that being said there is many opportunities for advancement in your career that Willmar will help you achieve .”

Nelson Tree ServiceNelson Tree Service
Foreman
Jun 27, 2020

“Good pay and it's nice to work outside sometimes.”

StormForceStormForce
Site Foreman
Oct 21, 2020

“Great balance of work and fun.”

NorhartNorhart
Low Voltage Foreman
Jun 21, 2022

“Norhart encourages me to constantly learn and improve in both my work life and my personal life.”

S3 Integration
Foreman
Dec 10, 2020

“Pay is decent but not the top in the industry”

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  • Construction Estimator
  • Construction Superintendent

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