Road Foreman Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Road Foreman

Company Name: Vaghjiyani Enterprises Limited

Experience: Minimum 5 years

Responsibilities of the Road Foreman Job:

The Road Foreman’s duties shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Plan, supervise and coordinate daily highway department operations and projects. This is a “working foreman” position and requires ability to operate all equipment and perform the same jobs as other department employees when necessary;
  • Monitor department operations and respond to problems on a daily basis. Where unsure how to handle a complaint, communicate with the Site In charge ;
  • Reviews and approves administrative requirements of Road Crew, including daily timesheets, daily work logs, vehicle logs, etc.;
  • Supervise highway personnel to obtain top quality workmanship, efficiency, employee satisfaction and morale. Ensure proper safety procedures are followed; bring unusual personnel problems to the attention of the Site In Charge.
  • Oversee employee training requirements;
  • Carry out a regular maintenance schedule for routine and preventative maintenance of equipment and keep records on all major pieces of equipment;
  • Recognize and communicate to supervisor any priority projects or problems;
  • Recommend, communicate and co-operate with supervisor as appropriate in all areas and specifically in:
  • Make recommendations for hiring/firing of highway employees;
  • Develop (and modify as needed) job descriptions for highway employees and provide an annual written performance review of each employee based on job descriptions;
  • Assist with review of plans, cost estimates and specifications for highway projects;
  • Follow weather conditions affecting highways and make provisions for any extra maintenance required.
  • Ensure 24 hour coverage for emergency situations.
  • Requires night and weekend work;
  • Ensure that all employees maintain all required licenses and certifications required to perform their jobs;
  • Perform other work as deemed necessary by supervisor

Road Surveyor Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor/ Diploma
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in the road construction and maintenance, culvert installation, etc.;
  • Good written and Oral skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Strong communication skills and professional appearance.
  • Excellent leadership, motivational and presentation skills.
  • Works well under pressure and able to be up to the deadlines.
  • Experience operating heavy and Road equipment;
  • Knowledge of highway maintenance practices and road repair techniques in all weather conditions;
  • Experience or working knowledge of paving and paving materials and practices, drainage and culvert construction;
  • Knowledge of safe gravel pit practices;
  • Ability to perform routine service and maintenance of Highway Department equipment;
  • Ability to communicate well, and guide and direct others;
  • Ability to withstand exposure to varying weather conditions and exertion of significant physical effort.
  • Ability to inspect roads of on a timely basis.

How to Apply

Please send your CV quoting the job title on the email subject (Road Surveyor) to and

N.B: Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Engineering and Technical
Updated: June 21, 2018 — 5:03 pm