With the Caliper’s Advisor Competency Report for Foreman, you will gain a clear, accurate picture of an individual’s strengths, limitations and overall potential.

This product features:

  • A comprehensive report that supports selection and development
  • A detailed analysis of the individual’s strengths and opportunities for development
  • Descriptions of potential competencies and representative behaviours in practical, intuitive terms
  • A phone consultation to help you understand the report and its implications
  • Behavioural-based interview questions tailored to assessment results in recruitment reports
  • Managing for Success suggestions, which include coaching recommendations and tips for working with the individual
  • A Function-Fit index and/or Caliper Consultant’s recommendation can be included.

Foremen direct, coordinate, and supervise the activities of tradespeople or other skilled workers or craftspeople to complete designated projects. They are responsible for ensuring that work is performed according to specifications, safely, at desired levels of quality, on time, and on budget. Foremen may work in any environment where construction, installation, maintenance, or repair projects occur.

Examples of Foremen Positions are:
Foreman, Construction Manager, Construction Foreman, Construction Superintendent, Job Supervisor, General Contractor, Electrical Foreman, Facilities Manager, Field Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor.


Directing – Foremen manage the contribution and performance of individuals and teams to ensure company objectives are achieved and standards are met. This involves communicating with others to make clear what is expected of them and conveying expectations about timeliness and quality.

Quality Focus – They ensure that all work in their own area of the business, throughout the organisation, by vendors, suppliers, etc. is performed with excellence and to high standards for quality and integrity.

Time Management – They focus on completing all work tasks in a timely manner, while remaining responsive enough to react to competing demands and shifting priorities. They manage multiple responsibilities while staying organised and keeping on top of the important time-sensitive tasks, and performing all work accurately.

Safety Focus – They take the practical actions necessary to ensure that the incidence and probability of workplace accidents, injuries, and illnesses are minimized. This involves keeping up to date with current workplace safety laws, research, and best practices; ensuring awareness of safety-related issues; remaining vigilant for potential hazards; and taking all precautions to ensure the well-being of all employees.

Communicating – They provide the information required by others in a concise, direct, and unambiguous way. They perceive how the message affects the receiver and strive to ensure that the receiver clearly understands the specifics and function of the message.

Composure and Resiliency – They are able to deal effectively with pressure, maintain focus and intensity, and remain optimistic and persistent, even under adversity. This includes the ability and propensity to recover quickly from setbacks, rejections, and conflicts and to maintain self-control in the face of hostility or provocation.

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