General Foreman (Water Tunnels)

Water & Utilities
  • UK, Greater London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a tier 1 contractor that works in water and construction and they are looking for General Foremen for their sites in Stanwell. Job Description: The purpose of the role of the General Foreman is to ensure the delivery of projects safely, on time, within budget and snag free. The post-holder will...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 22.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 513/20652

Quote ref: 513/20652

Job description

Our client is a tier 1 contractor that works in water and construction and they are looking for General Foremen for their sites in Stanwell.  

 

Job Description:  

 

The purpose of the role of the General Foreman is to ensure the delivery of projects safely, on time, within budget and snag free. The post-holder will be responsible for scheduling, co-ordinating and supervising the work of all site operatives.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

- Operate and promote safe working on site  

- Implement company requirements and legal regulations paying specific attention to HSE legislation and quality  

- Carry out and record site inspections  

- Ensure all works are carried out in line with approved method statements, conduct and amend risk assessments and deliver toolbox talks/briefings  

- Ensure site personnel have job relevant training requirements and is entered on site personnel training register  

- Lead by example  

- Ensure the completion of works on time and within budget  

- Proactively drive progress of the works, challenging methods to maximise progress and minimise costs  

- Schedule, co-ordinate and supervise the daily activities of gangs/site operatives  

- Ensure gangs/site operatives complete all required documentation in line with customer/company requirements  

- Track and document daily work productions  

- Organise and monitor the work of subcontractors on site  

- Equipment and materials management  

- Be proactive in challenging plant/equipment utilisation and driving down costs  

- Order and manage hired/internal equipment on a daily basis  

- Co-ordinate delivery and collection of materials as required  

 

General:  

- Liaise with customers/suppliers/third parties as necessary  

- Assist with promoting best practice  

- Assist with promoting the company to customers  

 

Key measures & targets:  

- Deliver required services on time, to cost/quality standards  

- Contribute wherever possible to enable the Company to meet CDM/health and safety targets  

- Contribute wherever possible to enable the Company to meet environmental targets  

 

Key relationships:  

- Design & Engineering team and other technical staff  

- Project based staff including Contracts Managers, Project Managers, Site Agents, Site Engineers  

- Clients, suppliers and third parties  

- CF820-51 Version 4

Requirements

- Extensive experience of the construction industry, specifically within a general civils environment.  

- Previous experience of infrastructure, drainage, public realm, highways and structures  

- Proven track record with delivery of large sized schemes or supervisory experience of work on multiple schemes at any one time  

- Proven people management skills including the management of subcontractors  

- Practical hands on approach  

- CSCS supervisor card  

- SMSTS qualification  

- Lift supervisor  

- First aid qualification  

- NRSWA supervisor  

- Excellent people skills with proven leadership qualities and the ability to motivate others  

- Excellent communication, organisational, planning and time management skills  

 

Desirable  

- CPCS appointed person for lifting operations

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