Overview

Foreman

Our client a civil engineering contractor requires a Foreman to join their project in Lowestoft.

They are building a crossing over Lake Lothing.

As a site Foreman you will be completing the daily inspection of the quality of the work completed onsite. Working alongside the Senior Management & Site Agent to initiate continuous improvements to ensure the project is delivered on time and within budget. This will ensure the customers’ expectations are met, whilst aligning activities within industry standards.

Main responsibilities

Inspect the site and ensure it is in satisfactory condition for the safe execution of works.

Comply and maintain systems for managing site health and safety

Supervise direct employees and subcontractors

Form a strong working relationship with the Site Agent and work collaboratively on initial site set up, ensuring company systems and procedures are adhered to

Attend and chair daily ‘Toolbox Talks’

Provide weekly progress reports to Senior Management team

Motivate the team on site with regular progress updates and notification of changes

Manage and coordinate the ordering, storage and use of plant and materials

Be responsible for the economic use of labour, plant and subcontract resources and achievement of required quality within any environmental constraints

Provide data and records for plant materials and labour with the Quantity Surveyor and Site Management team to maximise profitability and maintain budgets

Skills & Experience required

Experience of completing a Foreperson role on civils projects

Two positions available seeking someone with Roadworks/highways experience and the other role requires structures experience

Hold a valid CSCS Card and Full driving license

In-depth knowledge of civil engineering and latest building regulations

Working knowledge in Microsoft Office packages

Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise