A construction foreman constructs agricultural buildings and structures such as barns, sheds, grain bins, mills, plants, elevators, and more.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A high school diploma is required but an associate’s degree in a relevant field such as carpentry, construction equipment operation, power technology, or building systems is preferred. Typically, professionals with some level of experience as a construction worker or an apprentice will be more likely to attain this level of employment.
To pursue a career as a Construction Foreman:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, agricultural mechanics, industrial technology, welding, computer courses, and mathematics.
Construction foremen may be employed full-time by agricultural companies that consistently build new structures, or they may work for an agricultural construction company. Others may be self-employed.
Future Job Market/Outlook
The future outlook for a construction foreman will be good over the next five years.
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