Job Vacancy

General Foreman

Location: Hull

Key objectives

- Oversee total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule

- Plan, coordinate and/or supervise activities of all company personnel on assigned project(s)

- Ensure all company, customer and project policies, procedures, and standards are adhered to

- Provide direction to planning, scheduling, and engineering functions as required

- Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction

Principal responsibilities and accountabilities

- Ensure the coordination of and communication between all parts of the operation team including suppliers, subcontractors, engineering, SHEQ and customer teams

- Build and develop the team to deliver all aspects of the project requirements; identify training requirements, review the performance of the workforce and ensure delivery of briefings

- Provide, monitor and control labour plant and materials to meet the programme

- Manage subcontractors and direct workforce

- Ensure high standard of quality on the works to meet the specification requirements ‘first time’ and minimise rework

- Assist engineering team with working method and outputs for production of method statements and programme

- Assure accurate, legible and up-to-date allocation sheets are recorded and provided at shift close with delivery tickets and plant returns to the engineering and commercial teams

- Confirm all records for example inspections, works permits and briefings are up to date and in place

- Carry out regular safety and environmental inspections and implement recommended courses of action as identified from progress monitoring and management inspections

- Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes / variations, subcontractors’ attendance, and records of work related discussions with client / designer / RE / project team



Qualifications and training

- Relevant CSCS Card

- 5 day CSCS Safety qualification


Technical skills and experience

- Sound knowledge of construction methods, health and safety, and legal regulations

- Comprehensive understanding and experience of a wide range of construction techniques and best practices

- Basic computer competence (E-mail, MS Word, Excel)

- Confident and well organised

- Excellent analytical and organisational skills

- Civil engineering and construction experience

- Brilliant communication and people and team management skills

- Exceptional organisational, planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality

- Ability to develop friendly and professional customer focused relations with others

- Good management skills, with the ability to motivate employees to achieve high standards of compliance

- Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook


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