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Foreman

Job Title: Foreman
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hull
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Start Date: ASAP
Reference: IC02080
Job Published: October 11, 2018 14:46

Job Description

FOREMAN
Reference numberIC02080RegionUKLocationNorth EastSub locationHullFunctionSite Labour / ForemanEmployment typeFull TimeHourly Rate BandsN/ASalaried/Hourly-PaidSalaried
JOB PURPOSE
This is a site based position with overall responsibility for maintaining quality standards of the project works. Manage in the health and safety, quality, environmental and commercial viability of methods of construction, along with the associated administrative requirements. You will be responsible for the organisation of labour, plant, transport and equipment on site ensuring that operations are carried out in a safe manner. You will preferably come from a trade’s background and have experience based knowledge with some formal training.
 
This position will be based on our £11.7m project in Hull delivering a variety of highways schemes which include the construction of an iconic footbridge which spans the A63 and a new roundabout on A63.  Following on from this project, Interserve has secured a pipeline of highways projects across the North and North East.  
 
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RESPONSIBILITIES
The principle tasks of the Site Manager may include:
 
Assist with the management and coordination of the onsite construction works;
Ensure that construction personnel on site co-operate with managers and others;
Overview, direct and arrange any necessary ordering, receipt, storage and issuing of materials and equipment as directed by the Site Manager;
Maintain records of daily site activities;
Carry out effective Toolbox Talks, Daily Task Briefings and Point of Work Risk Assessments to ensure teams are aware of the work requirements and associated risks;
Monitor the allocation of labour to ensure that the tasks they carry out are within their level of skill and experience;
Ensure that labour handle materials and items so as to prevent damage, deterioration or loss and that they utilise the correct tools and equipment at all times;
Undertake any key Health, Safety, & Environmental duties as appointed by the Project/ Site Manager;
Maintaining strict quality control procedures;
Conducting regular site Health, Safety, & Environmental checks;
Ensuring the project runs to program and to budget;
Being proactive in the identification and resolution of problems;
Comply with Interserve’s Business Management System;
Weekly review of progress against Target Programme;
Ensure that short term programmes prepared and agreed with supply chain;
Review drawings and specifications; measure and schedule material requirements;
Other duties relevant to the role and successful delivery of the project;
To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
CITB level 3 Safety Course;
CSCS Card – Appropriate level;
IT skills;
Comprehensive experience as a General Foreman;
Ability to plan and organise resources in order to meet tight deadlines;
Good leadership and management skills;
Technical knowledge and experience;
Good interpersonal skills.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
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 index. We have gross revenue of £3.62 billion and a workforce of 80,000 people worldwide.

We are committed to equal opportunities for all and are accredited by Investors in Diversity & the National Equality Standard.

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

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

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