Construction projects are groupefforts, and civil foremen monitor team members to ensureoperations flow. They may hire people and schedule their workhours.
On the construction site, they communicate instructions,inspect work, and sometimes work side-by-side with their charges todemonstrate techniques or help out.
Goodmorale increases productivity, so civil foremen try to keep theteam’s energy and spirits up. They may step in to resolveissues between workers or fire employees who don’t pulltheir weight.
Civil foremen also deal with worker-related concernssuch as payroll.
Different people have aninterest in how a project is going. With their first-hand knowledgeof what is happening at the site, civil foremen get called upon toprovide updates and answer questions for project engineers,leaders, and clients.
If management decides to make changes to theoriginal plans, it discusses them with civil foremen so they canrelay new information to their team.