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Roaming General Foreman

Guildford, Surrey
£47,000 to £55,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Our client is looking to employ a Roaming General Foreman on a permanent basis to covering South East Region. You will ensure the coordination of and communication between all parts of the operations team including suppliers, subcontractors, engineering, SHEQ and customer teams. Reporting to either a Site Agent or Project Manager depending on the complexity of the project. You will be responsible for managing, maintaining and enforcing health, safety, quality, sustainability and wellbeing standards across the site/project for civils & drainage schemes on the National Highways scheme delivery framework ranging from 250k to 2M Living within the South East region- ideally East Sussex, West Sussex, or Surrey, the successful candidate will be flexible to work days or nights with a good knowledge of CDM and vast experience working on civils and drainage works. Frequent travel and occasional stay over dependent on the distance to site. The right candidate will be responsible for the following: • Appraise the risk to the scheme in conjunction with the Project Manager and install and monitor adequate site security. • In conjunction with the site management team, manage the project procurement process for suppliers and contractors in line with the Company processes and commercial best practice. • Ensure the site fulfils all obligations for external compliance audit. • Ensure Permit to Work systems, Inductions and Briefings are correctly carried out. • Plan and co-ordinate the operational delivery of the project as required. • Oversee the day-to-day construction processes and ensure co-ordination within the site team, client, and contractors. • Attend meetings with and maintain necessary regular contact with clients and stakeholders. • Assist with the control and monitoring of the progress of the works. • Administer reporting systems (e.g. delivery notes, Plant hire and collections, waste management,) to maximise cash flow and profitability. • Implement strict controls on subcontractors, suppliers, and operatives. • Post contract: organise and co-ordinate the undertaking of maintenance work. • Ensure full participation in operative staff development review, training, and mentoring. Experience Required: • Experience of working for a major sized Civil Engineering Contractor working on water or major highways schemes. • Sound knowledge of construction methods, health and safety, and legal regulations as well as a comprehensive understanding and experience of a wide range of construction techniques and best practices. • Experience of managing and developing staff. • Adopt a proactive approach to the environment and customer care of all the stakeholders involved in a project promotion of positive image of the Company name to protect and promote the brand name. Minimum Experience Needed: • From a civil engineer background with knowledge of highways works • Good Working knowledge of CDM/H&S requirements at Supervisor level. • Experienced in IT Packages e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint. • Qualifications Needed: • CITB Level 3 Safety Course SMSTS (5 day). • Appropriate CSCS card. • First Aid at Work (4 day). • Appointed person and Temporary Works Co-ordinator. (Desirable) If rate of pay is a sliding scale what is needed to get to the top amount: • Further Extensive experience as a General Foreman in the highways construction sector. • Further relevant qualifications or a professional membership with a relevant body. • Further significant demonstratable experience with all points outlined in the job description and minimum experience section. •Further significant experience within Practical training e.g., attendance on courses for Forms of Contract, Scaffolding Appreciation, Formwork/Falsework Appreciation, Concrete Technology, H&S Management, planning etc The salary banding is indicative and dependent on experience. Details on the full package are to be discussed during shortlisting
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  • Job Reference: 705692661-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Linear Recruitment Ltd
    Linear Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Guildford, Surrey
  • Salary: £47,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent