|Job Ref:||204610723||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Industry:||Construction||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||Suffolk||City:||Ipswich||Address:||Post Code:||IP4||Post Date:||24/10/2016 11:03|
DRS are currently representing and established construction contractor that is part of a network of companies in East Anglia. The group owns an extensive portfolio of commercial property and development land throughout the UK. Their in house property team manages all aspects of the diverse investment portfolio, undertakes development work in relation to our land bank of green/brownfield sites and assists in the management of the Groups operational properties.|
As a Site Foreman you will generally be working on development sites within the Ipswich area. Reporting to the Site Manager you will be assist in the on site management of an established team of ground workers and machine drivers; you will be expected to work on the machines alongside the team and provide oversight when the site manager is off site.
The scope of work involves the use of machinery and equipment needed to deliver a variety of civil engineering and construction projects. The machines used on site vary but will typically include:
• Fork Lifts;
• 360 degree excavator;
• Earth moving bulldozers and dump trucks;
• Loading shovels; and
You will be working on these and similar machines as required. Responsibilities will include daily safety checks, minor repairs and the installation of buckets and other attachments as the role dictates.
Appropriate qualifications are an advantage but not always necessary as in-house training will be provided to suitable candidates.
In addition you will assist the site manager with the general management of the existing team, overseeing work, assisting with inspections and with other on site Health and Safety responsibilities.
The nature of the company means that work is varied. Experience with key plant is important but attitude and work ethic is much more important. We are looking for a capable plant operative who will work well with the existing team and management to ensure that projects are delivered on time and on budget