Electrical foremen typically have a wide range of responsibilities, which can include:
Inspecting and testing electrical equipment to ensure that it is safe and operating correctly, including light fixtures, smoke detectors, fire alarms, wiring, circuit breakers, transformers, and grounding systems.
Supervising work crews in the installation, repair, or maintenance of electrical systems, including installation of electrical wiring, conduits, transformers, lighting, switches, breakers, fuses, power lines, junction boxes, etc.
Coordinating the work of other contractors on site who are not directly involved in the electrical work.
Recommending changes to electrical designs to ensure that they meet local codes and standards.
Estimating materials needed for projects and ordering supplies from suppliers.
Working with architects and designers to determine the location of electrical components within a structure.
Installing electrical devices such as light fixtures, outlets, switches, circuit breakers, dimmers, smoke detectors, and security cameras.
Inspecting wiring for faulty connections, Shorts, or loose wires.
Determining the cause of electrical problems and recommending solutions to repair them.