General Foreman

£35,000 - £45,000 per annum

Finsbury Park


Job Description

General Foreman required on permanent basis. You will help ensure the delivery of projects safely, on time, within budget and snag free. As GF, you will be responsible for scheduling, coordinating and supervising the work of all site operatives.

Key duties:

• Operate and promote safe working on site
• Implement company requirements and legal regulations paying specific attention to HSE legislation and quality
• Carry out and record site inspections
• Ensure all works are carried out in line with approved method statements, conduct and amend risk assessments and deliver toolbox talks/briefings
• Ensure site personnel have job relevant training requirements and is entered on the site personnel training register
• Lead by example
• Manage Rail stakeholder interface on a day to day basis
• Supervise the works under NR/L3/OHS/019-IP Network Rail Standards
• Manage the possession works by supervising CoSS and possession management protection measures
• Ensure the completion of works on time and within budget
• Proactively drive progress of the works, challenging methods to maximise progress and minimise costs
• Schedule, co-ordinate and supervise the daily activities of gangs/site operatives
• Ensure gangs/site operatives complete all required documentation in line with customer/company requirements
• Track and document daily work productions
• Organise and monitor the work of subcontractors on site
• Equipment and materials management
• Be proactive in challeng9ing plant/equipment utilisation and driving down costs
• Order and manage hired/internal equipment on a daily basis
• Co-ordinate delivery and collection of materials as required
• Liaise with customers/suppliers/third parties as necessary

Your key measures/targets:

• Deliver required services on time, to cost/quality standards
• Contribute wherever possible to enable the Company to meet CDM/health and safety targets
• Contribute wherever possible to enable the Company to meet environmental targets

The successful candidate will have/be:

• Extensive experience of the construction industry, specifically within a general civils environment.
• Previous experience of infrastructure, drainage, public realm, highways and structures
• Proven track record with delivery of large sized schemes or supervisory experience of work on multiple schemes at any one time
• Proven people management skills including the management of subcontractors
• Practical hands on approach
• CSCS supervisor card
• SMSTS qualification
• Lift supervisor
• First aid qualification
• NRSWA supervisor
• Excellent people skills with proven leadership qualities and the ability to motivate
• PTS (Personal Track Safety) Valid with recent experience.
• SWL1 (Or SWL2) Safe work leader qualification with experience of managing possession works within station environment

Ideally, you will also have:

• CPCS Appointed Person for lifting operations
• CoSS
• SWL2 / ES

The salary banding is indicative and dependent on experience. Details on the full package are to be discussed during shortlisting.
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