Piling Foreman Job Description

Piling Foreman

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Piling Foreman Job Description

A piling foreman is a supervisor that oversees the installation of piles on construction sites. They ensure that quality standards are met, and all safety protocols are being followed. A Piling Foreman also manages the crew, equipment, and schedules and provides progress reports to managers and stakeholders.


  • Ensure all pile installation processes meet the project specifications and quality standards
  • Develop work schedules and plans for piling driving activities to ensure timely completion of projects
  • Coordinate and manage the maintenance and usage of piling equipment and materials involved
  • Monitor and control project expenses related to piling activities
  • Conduct inspections and quality checks to ensure piles are installed correctly
  • Have effective communication with Engineers, Project Manager, and other stakeholders
  • Lead and supervise a team of workers
  • Provide guidance, training and support to the team
  • Identify and resolve challenges or issues that may arise during piling operations


  • Proven experience as a Piling Foreman or in a relevant role
  • Strong understanding of pile driving techniques, equipment, and materials
  • Ability to interpret engineering plans and specifications
  • Be able to lead and motivate a team effectively
  • Maintain high safety standards and promote a culture of safety to the team
  • Excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Coordinate daily tasks according to priorities and plans
  • Resolve conflicts and miscommunications quickly and amicably
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team effectively

Working Conditions

  • Work on construction sites often, such as manufacturing plants, maintenance facilities, and other industrial settings
  • May need to work in varying weather conditions
  • Shifts vary depending on the project requirements or when nearing a project
  • Occasional travel between sites

Average Salary

  • $120k – $150k per year in Australia

Salary is based on © SEEK and © Indeed statistics and research.

This Piling Foreman job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/New Zealand market.

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