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General Foreman / Senior General Foreman

Wadhurst, TN5, UK
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Job Type: Contract, Full Time

Salary: £300 - £350/day exceptional company benefits

My client is a leading Regional Civil Engineering Contractor.
They are currently seeking to recruit an experienced General Foreman to join their operational team which broadly covers the counties of Kent and East Sussex.
They have live projects in Battle and Ashford and have projects coming up in Tonbridge, Herne Bay, Sellinge and Crawley.
Most of these projects are 6-24 months in duration so a long run of work is guaranteed.
At this time my client would consider both temporary contract workers and permanent employees.
The company deliver a variety of projects in the following sectors;
Bridges & other Structures
Development Infrastructure
Environment Agency Works
Ports & Marine
Utilities & Energy
Special Projects
Purpose of Job:
To control all operations on-site to ensure they are carried out efficiently, safely, and to the required standards.
* Understand the method statements and risk assessments produced and issued for the works.
* Be able to ensure that the workforce understand and adhere to the method statements and risk assessments issued.
* Assist the Agent/Project Manager to manage the efficient mobilisation of resources to site and set up site compound in accordance with company procedures and CDM2015.
* Read and understand drawings and specifications.
* Assist the Agent/Project Manager to carry out site inductions and toolbox talks for all operatives highlighting company and site rules and site specific safety hazards, including checking operative's safety certificates.
* Enforce Company policy on PPE with all operatives, sub-contractors and visitors
* Assist the Agent/Project Manager to liaise with statutory utility companies regarding diversion and location of existing mains and/or installation of new mains.
* Assist in managing the safety, quality and environmental issues on site in accordance with CDM2015, current legislation, regulations, Codes of Practise and company policies.
* Interpretation and implementation of Company Management systems - ISO 9001 Quality Management System; ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and ISO 45001 Health & Safety Management System,
* Help identify the need for up-dated risk assessments and method statements as works progress.
* Control plant, labour, and materials usage to avoid cost overruns and wastage.
* Manage key time/cost/quality/safety risks to successful delivery of project.
* Assist the Agent/Project Manager to maintain as-built records to enable programme to be up-dated.
* Liaise with clients representatives/consultants on site in a professional manner.
* Manage plant and materials deliveries to ensure the smooth running of the works.
* Responsible for the securing offices, containers and site boundary at the end of every shift.
* Monitor subcontractor's quality/programme/safety performance on a regular basis and advise the Agent/Project Manager of any non-compliance.
* Manage workmanship/quality of work by direct labour and subcontractors to ensure compliance with specification.
* Advise the Agent/Project Manager of changes requiring RFI's and CVI's.
* Actively engage in the snagging/handover process to ensure no defects at completion.
* Maintain photographic/contemporary records of progress/delays/unusual occurrences.
* Record any delay and/or disruption to the works and inform Agent/Project Manager/QS on a regular basis.
* Report any accidents/near misses/service strikes to H&S department.
* Assist the Agent/Project Manager in dealing with disciplinary/performance issues via verbal warnings only. Serious breaches to be notified to Contract Manager.
* Ensure that the site is working its stipulated hours in accordance with Company policy.
* Monitor operatives' performance and time keeping.
* Ensure that the plant on site is fully utilised and is in good working order
* Represent the business core values at all times
CSCS Gold Card Holder
NVQ Level 3
NRSWA Supervisor
Lift Supervisor - Excavator Only
Temporary Works Supervisor
IOSH Management if Buried Services
Confined Spaces Training
5 day First Aid
Able to produce daily records via diary/allocation sheets
Able to read/understand drawings and specifications
Able to understand tender plant/labour allocations and outputs.
Competitive basic salary
Company vehicle or allowance
Private Healthcare Scheme
Company Pension Scheme
Paid Holidays to include Bank Holidays
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