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Job Ref:  204727583
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  London
City:  London
Post Code:  WC1A
Salary:  £170/day
04/10/2016 07:08
Site Foreman
Industry: Construction
Salary: £170 per day and looking to take on a permanent contract
Location: Commutable distance to London

My client deals with public house, hotel and shop projects with values between £5k and £200,000k (although they do carry out larger projects as well). They juggle several jobs on site at one time, as well as preparing for others to NA are currently working with Enterprise Inns, Mitchells and Butler, Holiday Inn, Walkabout pubs and Pauls Bakeries.

The site foreman is a key member of the contractor team, responsible for organising construction on site. They perform a pivotal role in the success of a project.
Typically the foreman is an experienced construction worker, often specialising in a particular trade. If you are from a joinery background this could be an advantage. One of the most important facets of the job is to ensure the health and safety of all personnel on the site.

Key duties
The site foreman will often undertake the following duties:
-Organising tools, machinery, materials and contractors.
-Supervising construction activities.
-Identifying materials and equipment that may be required to complete the job.
-Ensuring construction is carried out accurately, following plans and specifications.
-Ensuring that contractor activities are co-ordinated.
-Ensuring that tasks are completed on time and to required quality standards.
-Responsibility for health and safety.
-Communicating project progress to key stakeholders, such as the client, architects, engineers, planners, surveyors and so on.
-Training other employees.
-Maintaining detailed and accurate site reports.

Skills and experience
A site foreman will require skills and experience including:
-Ability to work to tight deadlines and budgets.
-Good communication and team working skills.
-Ability to build relationships across a wide range of professional levels.
-Understanding of the Building Regulations.
-First Aid certificates.
-Construction Skills Certificate Scheme (CSCS) holder.
-Site Supervisor's Safety Training Scheme (SSTS) or Site Management - -Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
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