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Finishing Foreman

Job Title: Finishing Foreman
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: IC01977
Job Published: August 08, 2018 11:13

Job Description

Reference numberIC01977RegionUKLocationWest MidlandsSub locationBirminghamFunctionSite Labour / ForemanEmployment typeFull Time - PermanentHourly Rate BandsN/ASalaried/Hourly-PaidSalaried
To assist the site team in the management of projects to completion; reporting to the Block / Section Manager.

To assist in the successful and timely completion of projects for Interserve by applying the quality, health, safety, environmental, sustainability procedures of the business, whilst maintaining and improving client relationships and working with the team to achieve financial success of the project. Take the lead in avoiding, managing and rectifying defects and snags.
Ensuring safe working conditions;
Supervising, monitoring and recording to ensure project compliance with the Specification and the Quality, Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability Company Policies by all persons on site;
Ensure installation meets the desired quality, specification and finish;
Work closely with clients representative and section/block managers to ensure sign off of areas runs smoothly and efficiently;
Take the lead in avoiding, manging and rectifying defects and snags;
Ensuring timely delivery of materials to avoid delay to the project and ensure they are stored safely and tidily;
Continuously monitor trades and labour under their control to ensure all health and safety requirements are met and that site cleanliness is maintained;
Where labour resources on site do not match programmed/planned labour requirements bring this to the attention of Block / Section Manager;
Monitor and record progress of the works (complete diary, allocation sheets and QA sheets) and assist in preparation of short term programmes;
To direct any instruction from the Clients Representative to the Block / Section Manager before taking action;
Take responsibility for ensuring safe use and correct utilisation of any items used by site operatives;
To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager;
To carry out safety inspections and deliver Site Inductions;
To carry out Toolbox Talks and Daily Safety / Method Briefings where appropriate;
To undertake routine supervision of all of our subcontractors and direct labour;
Undertake the responsibilities appropriately assigned within the contract PMP.
Trade / joinery / dry-lining background
CITB Level 2 Safety Course SSSTS;
Appropriate CSCS card;
First Aid at Work (4 day) (Desirable);
Behavioural safety training (Desirable);
PASMA (Desirable);
Fire Safety and COSHH Co-ordinator (Desirable);
Scaffold safety awareness (Desirable);
Held a similar position with a Main Contractor for a sustained period;
Experience of working within the high rise residential sector (Desirable);
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 (e.g. fit out, second fix joinery, residential) (essential);
Experienced in Word, Excel, Outlook (Desirable).
Collaborative working, planning and implementing Lean techniques (Desirable);
Experience and ability to manage and direct other staff (subcontractor foreman, Graduate engineers) and labour;
Able to work as part of a multi-disciplined team;
Good motivator;
Good decision maker;
Good time management;
Attention to detail;
Sets high standards in safety and quality;
Innovative, creative thinker;
Legally entitled to work in the UK;
Holds a full UK driving license;
Proactive approach to the environment and customer care of all the stakeholders involved in a project – promotion of positive image of the Interserve name to protect and promote the brand name
Interserve's vision is to redefine the future for people and places. We are one of the world's foremost support services and construction companies, operating in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and front-line public services. Interserve is based in the UK and is listed in the FTSE 250 index. We have gross revenue of £3.62 billion and a workforce of 80,000 people worldwide.

We are an Investors in Diversity accredited Company & committed to equal opportunities for all.

We are looking for an experienced Finishing Foreman to work from our site in West Midlands. This role is offered on a full time and permanent basis. In return we are offering a competitive salary, plus company car/allowance, flexible benefits, 26 days annual leave entitlement, share plans, company pension and private medical insurance.

As part of our recruitment process all job offers are subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.

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