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Job Ref:  204700030
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Hampshire
City:  Southampton
Post Code:  SO14
24/10/2016 08:50
About this Role:
My client is an established Regional Groundworks and Civil Engineering Contractor which has been operating for more than 25 years.

They are based in Hampshire and focus on projects within a 40 mile radius of Southampton.

Their specialist areas are as follows;

Bulk Earthworks
Contaminated Land
Sewers & Waste
Reinforced Concrete
Site Clearance

Due to a significant upturn in their workload they require, on a permanent basis, a Foreman to oversee one or more sites in their geographical region.


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 Groundworks 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.

The Benefits

As part of their excellent benefits package, they offer:

Competitive basic salary
Company vehicle
Paid holiday

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

First Aid, SMSTS and CSCS Supervisory Card

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