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General Foreman (Civils Permanent) job in Oxfordshire

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Job Ref:  204573682
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Oxfordshire
City:  Oxfordshire
Post Code:  OX18
Salary:  £50/annum £50K + Excellent package (Negotiable dependent o
18/10/2016 14:08
About this Role:

A leading Regional Civil Engineering Contractor is looking to engage a General Foreman to work on a variety of Civil Engineering schemes.

With an estimated annual turnover in the region of £75M which is continually growing, they are presently involved in projects in the following sectors;

Highways & Bridges
Infrastructure & Groundworks
River & Marine
Utilities & Energy
Waste Management

This opportunity would appeal particularly to someone that was looking to work on a regional basis.


Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations;
Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications;
Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials and plant;
Managing, monitoring and interpreting the contract design documents supplied by the client or architect;
Liaising with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project;
Liaising with clients and their representatives (architects, engineers and surveyors), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress;
Planning the work and efficiently organising the plant and site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines;
Overseeing quality control and health and safety matters on site;
Preparing reports as required;
Resolving any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.

Additional duties will include Site Supervision, Managing Health & Safety, Report Writing, Toolbox talks, Holding meetings, programming of works.

The Requirements

From a permanent background with a Principal Civils Contractor, it is expected that you have extensive, demonstrable experience in a Civil Engineering environment.

You will be in possession of SMSTS/SSSTS, CSCS, First Aid, as well as lift supervisor, service coordinator, NRSWA and temporary works certificates would be highly advantageous.

This is a great opportunity for the right individual to be involved in multi-million pound civils projects whilst working within a well recognised contractor. You will have all of the benefits of working with a tier one main contractor including a busy works schedule, excellent progression opportunities and a competitive salary as well as a company car or car allowance.

The Benefts

As part of their excellent benefits package, they offer:

Competitive basic salary
Flexible benefit scheme
Company car or generous car allowance
Family Healthcare

About the Company/Client/Project:

A leading Regional Civil Engineering Contractor.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

SMSTS, First Aid, CSCS and significant Highways experience with a leading Civil Engineering Contractor

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK
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