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Foreperson (Civil Engineering) job in Eastbourne

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Job Ref:  204656886
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  East Sussex
City:  Eastbourne
Post Code:  BN22
Salary:  £30000 - £40000/annum + benefits
10/10/2016 18:37
Job title: Foreperson (Civil Engineering)
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 dep on exp
Locations: Eastbourne / Brighton / Bexhill / Hastings
Job type: Permanent

An established construction company has a requirement for a Foreperson with a Civil Engineering background who will ideally be based in or around Eastbourne, Brighton, Bexhill and Hastings and manage projects throughout the South East.

This role requires an HNC, HND or degree in Civil Engineering. Applicants not possessing such qualification(s) cannot be considered.


Supervisors will lead the biggest and busiest gang based on an asphalt paving machine. Previous experience of using an asphalt paving machine is not essential.

This will involve asphalt laying, ground working and small civils. Typical projects include surfacing new housing development roads, building car parks and private drives. You will lead a team of 5-8 people.


Supervisors will:

Enjoy leading a high-performing team of operatives

Be excellent at planning calmly and problem solving in the heat of the moment

Get satisfaction from seeing a great looking finish at the end of each job

Deliver an excellent service to customers

Take pride in developing the skills of your team

Work hard and enjoy working with a professional and fun team

Enjoys working outdoors

Appreciate variety on a day-to-day basis

Value their employer to be a longstanding, secure, professional and friendly firm.


Applicants MUST:

Be an HNC, HND or degree-qualified Civil Engineer.

You don't need to have operated a paving machine previously will be expected to:

Possess leadership and management skills

Have demonstrable knowledge of the construction industry

Be skilled in site setting-out and levels

Be customer, quality and commercially-focused

Be results driven, proactive and independent

Be physically fit

Possess a full, clean driving license.


NRSWA operative or supervisor status

Leadership or management training

Health and safety qualifications (will also be provided)

H&S touch screen pass and at least CPCS Operative card


Applicants will need to be based in or near to Eastbourne, Brighton, Bexhill or Hastings in order to be near to the company's depot and but will manage projects throughout the South East for which a company van will be provided.


40 hours per week plus overtime equating to a maximum salary of £40,000 (dependent on skills and experience). Normal working days are Monday to Friday with Saturdays available if desired. Normal working hours are 07.30 - 16.30.


Permanent employment


Pension contributions

Holiday and Bank Holiday pay

Travelling time paid to and from job site

Due to high response received for some vacancies and time required to assess each application, we regret we are sometimes unable to reply to all applicants. If you have not been contacted within 7 days of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. However, by keeping your details on our system, we will be able to notify you immediately of other opportunities
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