General Foreman

Orchard Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Newcastle upon Tyne
£40000 - £50000/annum car, bonus, package
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: General Foreman
Location: North East
Package: £40,000-50,000, car, bonus, package

About our client

Our client are a truly international business with a global turnover in excess of £3bn and total employees totalling more than 80,000. Dating back to the late 1800s, our client are consistently at the forefront of the support services and construction sectors, delivering projects and operations based on a core set of long-standing values.

Job purpose
Working on a long term water framework for a strategic client in the North East of England.Ensuring high standards of health, safety, quality and environmental standards are achieved on site. Responsible for the supervision of trades/operations reviewing quality of work and progress required, ensuring safe working conditions, ensuring materials are available to avoid delay to the project and monitored and stored correctly.

·Responsible for all aspects of site operations and the performance of site staff;
·Continuously monitor subcontractors and our client's operatives under their control to ensure all safety requirements are met and the site cleanliness is maintained;
·Ensure labour resources on site matches programmed/planned labour requirements;
·Monitor and record progress of the works and assist in/or prepare short programmes for activities under the direct control
·To direct any instruction from the Clients Representative to the Site Agent before taking action;
·Ensure that our client's Construction's Divisional Safety Policy and its requirements are complied with and to ensure that the site team are all aware of their responsibilities in respect of safe working practices;
·Ensure all H&S procedures are complied with by all individuals on site;
·Where controlling work in relation to excavations etc. monitor planking and strutting or other support systems for safe working before allowing anyone to enter any excavation and during the progress of work.

Knowledge skills & experience
·City & Guilds in civil engineering; (desirable)
·Safety training scheme (CITB 5 day/Level 3); (essential)
·CIOB Site Management Certificate; Diploma.(desirable)
·Working in the Water Industry for minimum 5 years (desirable)
·Excellent civil engineering knowledge (essential)
·Excellent knowledge of formwork, concrete finishing and underground pipework (essential).

·Able to work as part of a multi-disciplined team;
·Trades Experience;
·Attention to detail;
·Sets high standards in environmental, health, safety and quality on site;
·Excellent motivator
·Has drive to delivery projects on site and to a very high standard of health, safety, quality and environmental standards.
·A background of working on site in relevant trades or supervisory positions sufficient to give an in depth understanding of work stream processes which the individual is responsible for supervising;
·Dependant on the project or section of work being supervised specialist knowledge may at times be desirable or essential