Definition of chargehand in English:
A worker, ranking below a foreman, in charge of others on a particular job.
- He worked as a chargehand for the railway company.
- On each site where the work is in progress the Contractor must maintain a competent foreman or chargehand who has complete control of all labour engaged on the work.
- Drivers could lose nearly £1,400 per year, while chargehands could also face a drop in wages.