General Foreman - Highways

An established civils contractor are looking to add a General Foreman to join their team on a permanent basis.

Having been established for close to 50 years', they undertake a variety of work including Highways Maintenance, Rail and Environmental works.

The requirement for the General Foreman is to be based on the M23 Motorway which is a Smart Motorways scheme on behalf of a joint venture between two Tier 1 contractors.

The section of works that this contractor are covering includes Earthworks, Drainage, Kerbing, 278 works and installation of traffic lights and is expected to last well into 2021. 

The overall aim of your position is to work closely with Foremen to ensure that all site activity is progressing according to plan.

Some of your responsibilities:

  • Notify the projects/contracts managers of any defects, mistakes or errors
  • Monitor all work against specification
  • Ensure H&S is prioritised
  • Deliver tool box talks
  • Ensure all applicable quality check lists are completed
  • Make yourself available as a coach and mentor to direct reports in order to allow them to develop professionally

Qualifications and skills required

  • NVQ or NVQ Level 4 Site Supervision
  • CSCS
  • First Aid