7100-Supervisors and General Foremen (Building and Related Trades)

Job Title: 

Supervisors and General Foremen (Building and Related Trades)

Job Description: 

Supervisors and general foremen in building and related trades supervise activities of a distinct unit at a construction site, control and coordinate the activities of workers who are engaged in various occupations.


Tasks include:

  • interpreting specifications and job orders
  • determining sequence of operations and use of equipment
  • estimating manpower requirements
  • assigning duties to workers
  • analysing and resolving work problems
  • coordinating the work of one or more units with other units
  • recommending or initiating personnel action
  • supervising co-workers and helping them in their work
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Chargehand (construction)
Civil engineering construction general foreman
Supervisor and general foreman (architectural)

Specific Occupations: 

Supervisor/General foreman (building and related trades)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore