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General Foreman

Job Title: General Foreman
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Barnsley
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: IC01804
Job Published: August 14, 2018 08:39

Job Description

Reference numberIC01804RegionUKLocationYorkshireSub locationBarnsleyFunctionSupervisorEmployment typeFull Time - PermanentHourly Rate BandsN/ASalaried/Hourly-PaidSalaried
Responsible for the supervision of trades/operations and sub-contractors reviewing quality of work and driving production , 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 team ;
Continuously monitor trades and sub-contractors 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 of the Trades Foreman;
To direct any instruction from the Clients Representative to the Site Manager before taking action;
Ensure that Interserve 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;
Take responsibility for ensuring safe use and correct utilisation of any items used by site operatives and sub-contractors. under the responsibility of the Foreman;
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;
To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager.
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 particularly FRC;
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.
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 General Foreman to work in Yorkshire. This role is offered on a full time 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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