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General Foreman (Civils Permanent) job in Cambridgeshire

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Job Ref:  204767947
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Cambridgeshire
City:  Cambridgeshire
Post Code:  CB1
Salary:  £50000/annum £50K + Excellent package (Negotiable dependen
11/10/2016 04:09

Cambridgeshire / surrounding

About this Role:

A leading Regional Civil Engineering Contractor is looking to engage a General Foreman to work initially on a recently awarded MOD Infrastructure project near Huntingdon. This project will involve the following;

Following on from the demolition work currently underway to create safe, reusable stockpiles of crush for re-use elsewhere on the site.

Remove redundant services below the ground, such as old fuel pipes, below ground tanks

Carry out any works to remediate the ground or deal with contaminated materials

Groundworks to the areas where hard standing or buildings have been removed to put in place sub soil and topsoil

Coordination and installation of new street lighting, telecom, hydrant and water services below the Boulevard Spur and Estate Road in order to provide the node points for further distribution.

Oversee the provision of electricity and gas installation as part of these Works.

Complete all surface and foul water drainage including connections to the existing infrastructure, temporary works and the formation of attenuation ponds

Construct the new Boulevard Spur and Estate Road - including highways, cycle ways and footpath works including street lighting, landscaping, planting, white lining and signage


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

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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