General Foreman - Water

Recruiter
Lanesra Technical Recruitment
Location
Basingstoke
Posted
06 Feb 2019
Closes
06 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: General Foreman – Thames Water Projects

Location: Basingstoke

Rate Guide: £300.00 - £350.00 per day

Our Client is a leading design and build contractor operating in the water sector. They have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks through a number of joint ventures and alliances.

They are looking to strengthen their engineering team with a General Foreman to be part of their Thames Water joint venture framework. You will support the Site Agent to coordinate the safe management of a section of work on major projects or control all site activities on a smaller project ensuring HSQE, programme and budget requirements are set.

You will report directly to the Site Manager and the responsibilities will include:

* Monitoring and implementing all matters relating to health and safety and the environment.

* Ensuring current and future work activities are planned and resources available (plant & labour).

* Build and develop the team to deliver all aspects of the project requirements; identifying training requirements, review the performance of the workforce and ensure delivery of briefings.

* Provide, monitor and control labour plant and materials to meet the programme.

* Manage sub-contractors and direct workforce.

* Assist engineering team with working method and outputs for production of method statements and programme.

* Ensure all records for example inspections, work permits, and briefings are up to date and in place.

* Carry out regular safety and environmental inspections and implement recommended courses of action as identified from progress monitoring and management inspections.

* Keep a full accurate daily site diary, including any changes/variations, subcontractor’s attendance, and records of work-related discussions with client/designer/RE/project team.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

* Understanding and experience of construction techniques and best practices

* Relevant CSCS Card and SSSTS

* Training in health & safety and environmental management

* Previous experience in a similar role within the water treatment industry

* Must be able to undertake start of work briefings, daily diaries, permits, supervise contractors and ensure compliance to Thames Water specifications

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