General Foreman

Posted 2 weeks ago by Galldris Services Ltd

Balsall Common, Solihull

General Foreman

Galldris Group

Location: Balsall Common, Coventry

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a General Foreman with strong knowledge of RC works, RMD formwork, highways and groundworks experience to join our team in Balsall Common, Coventry. To be considered, you will come from a Civil Engineering background. The ideal candidate will have to hold a full UK driving licence, as travel between sites is necessary.

As General Foreman you will ensure works are executed safely, within programme and to the highest quality standards. You will manage a direct labour team and specialist subcontractors constructing reinforced concrete structures. Working in high profile, Tier 1 environment. Able to work under own initiative. Can-do attitude. Good communicator. Assertive Leader. Able to work under pressure. Ability to build collaborative relationships with client and internal teams.

Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Put operatives and sub-contractors to work in a safe controlled manner
  • Input and manage site logistics
  • Induct and assess competencies of all new inductees
  • Input into the production of Work Package Plans, Risk Assessments, Task Briefing Sheets and toolbox talks
  • Input and recommendations for Temporary Works solutions with TWC
  • Identify potential hazards and proactively implement actions and controls
  • Ensure all plant and small tools are adequately maintained before use
  • Ensures plant is adequate for the task prior to being used, and keeps accurate records of Plant & Equipment Registers, PUWER & LOLER files
  • Monitors the performance of plant operators and appointed persons
  • Seeks to improve levels of safety at every opportunity
  • Ensures that the workforce / Gangers have sufficient and correct information in terms of specification, workmanship and finish
  • Monitor quality of work with respective checksheets, and promotes a right first time culture
  • Input into weekly programme and monitor progress against key dates with PM/Site Agent
  • Ensure that the appropriate level of resource is allocated to each work activity and monitor to improve efficiency
  • Assessment of material wastage allowances and implementation of appropriate improvement actions
  • Awareness of project scope and highlights risks of potential commercial impacts

Experience / Skills / Qualifications required:

  • Experience of RC structures / heavy civils
  • Experience of managing own labour and plant
  • Proven track record of successful project delivery: on time, within budget and to a high quality
  • Holds a current driving licence
  • CSCS Card
  • TWS
  • Computer literate
  • First Aider, Fire Marshall desirable
  • Fit for work medical (or safety critical medical) desirable

Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.

Should you feel you have what it takes to be successful in this role then we would love to hear from you.

Employee referral scheme - refer a friend or family member to work for Galldris. We look forward to hearing from you.

Galldris is an Equal Opportunities employer and does not discriminate against any protected characteristic.

Please note: We are not using recruitment agencies for this role. In the event of speculative CV submissions, no fees will be applicable.

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