Works Manager / General Foreman

South East England
Permanent
£58,000 - £60,000 + package
 
Our client a major civil engineering contractor requires a General Foreman or Works Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.
As they continue to successfully win work within the Highways Infrastructure sector.
They are looking to speak to experienced Works Managers with a proven track record delivering highways projects for client Highways England. This will be working as part a large Framework on projects up to £30m, with works consisting of demolitions of bridges and replacements, expanding A roads from single to dual carriageway and associated civils works within a highways environment.
 
Key responsibilities:
Management of on site activities and delivery, in conjunction with Project and Senior Project Managers
Making sure all Health, Safety and Environmental standards are adhered to by briefing all staff on a regular basis throughout project delivery.
Management of General Foreman, Foreman and Supervisors on site throughout the delivery phase
Ensure that the works are carried out in accordance with the approved Works Package Plans and Task Briefings and safe systems of work are implemented.
To inspect and record details of the installation in accordance with inspection / test plans.
Management of sub contractors on site
Commercial awareness, liaising with Project Managers and Commercial Managers throughout the project
Keeping on top of Plant, Labour and Material Costs
 
Skills & experience of a General Foreman / Works Manager- Infrastructure
Relevant tickets including SMSTS, CSCS and relevant Health & Safety Qualifications
NVQ or HNC Desirable
Highways England Passport Desirable
Previous experience working for a main contractor on highways projects, preference is for project experience on A roads as opposed to Motorway
Excellent communication and leadership skills