Sinohydro Zambia Ltd
Posted Job
7 months ago

Earthwork foreman- positions (X2)

Sinohydro Zambia Ltd is looking for qualified individuals to fill up the vacant positions to be based in Central province Mkushi.

Job Description:

Reporting to: the project Manager


As an earthwork foreman you will be required to:

  • Assist in the coordination of construction activities on large earth moving projects.
  • Inspect construction work as necessary and ensure compliance with quality requirements and standards.
  • Be able to perform all of the essential functions of craft workers under his/her supervision.
  • Use effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Plan, diagram, and lay-out work.
  • Read and understand plans and specifications.
  • Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions.
  • With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop a complete understanding of the contract plans and specifications, lay-out, installation and/or construction.
  • Examine/inspect field conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that arise or that may be encountered.
  • Take corrective actions as needed.
  • Inspect subordinate’s work for compliance with the contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and explain and take any corrective action needed.
  • Listen to other employees and supervisor’s suggestions, complaints, problems, safety concerns and recommendations, evaluate each and then devise and implement a plan of action based on that evaluation.
  • Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize hazards.
  • Perform task planning to safely and efficiently carry out all aspects of that work assigned.
  • Plan and communicate with purchasing personnel and supervisor to assure that an adequate supply of tools, materials and equipment are available.
  • Be self-motivated and work productively. Motivate crews properly.

Experience and Skills required:

  • 3 or more years of experience
  • Diploma in the related field
  • Prior experience successfully managing mass earthwork and grading
  • Must be reliable and dependable
  • Must be self-motivated and goal oriented
  • Must be results minded
  • Must have good management skills
  • Must have ability to schedule work and track results
  • Must have proficient knowledge of construction practices.

Kindly indicate the position been applied for in the SUBJECT line.

Method of Application

Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae with traceable referees, certified copies of all relevant academic and professional certificates, copy of National Registration Card (NRC) and should be sent to the:

Human Resources Officer,

Sinohydro Zambia Ltd.


Email applications to

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