General Foreman

Posted 4 March by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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PERMANENT General Foreman (civils) - Inverness

Your new company

You will be working for a leading main contractor in the civil engineering sector as a General Foreman on a range of infrastructure projects across the Inverness Area.

Your new role

In your new role as a General Foreman you will work under a Site Manager and take responsibility for the physical elements of work completed on site. You will directly supervise labour including plant operatives and work with the engineering team to direct the labour force appropriately. You will look after elements of Health & Safety including enforcing PPE standards, promoting safe working practices and dealing with non-compliance. You will direct Senior Management on the availability of materials, labour work with the buying department to source necessary plant and equipment required. This is very much a supportive role where you will be the like between the work undertaken on site and senior management. You will do this by recording information, assisting with quality checks and leading site briefings. This is a key on site role.

What you'll need to succeed

In order to be successful in this role, you must have ample experience of working in civil engineering contracts and be comfortable with elements such as Water Works, earth works and foundations. Previous experience in a similar role is preferred, however applications will be accepted from candidates looking to move into a more formal supervisory position. You must hold either SSSTS or SMSTS and CSCS. Other tickets are not essential as you will not be required to operate machinery. You must have excellent communication skills and be able to build strong working relationships.

What you'll get in return

This role is an excellent opportunity to secure a permanent contract in the Inverness area. You will be paid a competitive salary, work for a leading main contractor and receive other benefits including pension contributions, bonuses and travel allowances.

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