General Foreman - Civils

Up to £50,000

A widely recognised Civil Engineering contractor are searching for a General Foreman to add to their team on a permanent basis.

Having been established for over 60 years, they have a long history of dealing with some of the most challenging projects across the UK within the Highways, Marine, Rail and Environmental sectors.

They require an experienced General Foreman with knowledge of Highways, S278/38 and Infrastructure to work on schemes throughout the Northamptonshire area.

This is a key position to the team and will be working in close liaison with the Project Manager, you’ll be managing a team of up to 60 people so need to have experience of overseeing teams of this size.

Your duties:

  • Understand the method statements and risk assessments produced and issued for the works
  • Enforce company policy on PPE with all operatives, subcontractors and visitors
  • Liaise with clients/representatives in a professional manner
  • Assisting the agent/project manager with carrying out site inductions and toolbox talks
  • Control plant, materials and labour usage and materials usage in order to avoid waste or cost overruns
  • Reporting any incidents to H&S department



  • CSCS gold
  • First Aid
  • NRSWA Supervisor
  • Stable career history 
  • Experience of working on highways and infrastructure projects