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General Foreman (Civils/Highways) Permanent job in South East

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Job Ref:  204599266
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  South East
Salary:  £50000/annum £50K + Excellent package (Negotiable dependen
18/10/2016 14:08

Oxfordshire, Cambridgeshire or Midlands

About this Role:

A leading Civil Engineering Contractor is looking to engage a General Foreman to work on a variety of projects ranging from £500K to £15M in value.

Their project involvement includes the following sectors;

Highways & Bridges

River & Marine

Environment Agency Works

Infrastructure & Groundworks

Utilities & Energy

Waste Management


This position would particularly appeal to those who are looking to work on a regional basis as you will be assigned to either the Cambridge or Oxfordshire office to work on projects usually within a 40 mile radius.


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 Benefits

As part of their excellent benefits package, they offer:

Competitive basic salary

Flexible benefit scheme

Company car or generous car allowance

Family Healthcare

Generous bonus scheme

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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