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General Foreman

  • Location: Somerset
  • Salary: £35k - 40k per year + package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Rail, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Jordan Davies
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0117 317 7827
  • Expiry Date: 18 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 407371JDA

Working with a provider of quality civil engineering services to Network Rail and the rail sector, I am currently recruiting for a General Foreman / General Foreperson to join their team in Somerset.

Key Responsibilities:
• Supervision & Motivation: Organise, motivate, and supervise all site operatives and subcontractors to ensure optimal performance and productivity.
• Resource Deployment: Ensure effective use of personnel, plant, subcontractors, and equipment to complete site activities within the scheduled programme period.
• Safety Promotion: Implement and promote safety measures and methods of working to comply with Health and Safety, Quality, and Environmental policies. Make suggestions to enhance site safety.
• Site Briefings & Inspections: Conduct site inductions, briefings on method statements and activities, perform daily inspections, and record any changes to methods of work or site conditions.
• Project Management: Understand work objectives, programmes, and project details to ensure contracts are executed within the agreed timescales. Update programmes and drawings with progress weekly.
• Record Keeping: Maintain daily site records, identify and document additional works, and report to the Project Manager/Site Manager. Ensure all records are returned to head office.
• Client Liaison: Interact professionally with clients and visitors on-site.
• Training & Development: Identify training needs and competencies of site operatives.
• Problem-Solving: Liaise with the Site Manager, Project Manager, and Site Engineer to address and resolve any issues impacting site activities.

Experience & Personal Qualities:
• Railway Environment Experience: Desirable
• Civils Background: Essential
• Man Management Skills: Essential
• Earthworks Experience: Desirable
• Professionalism: Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Experience-Based Qualification: Essential
• Railway Safety Training (PTS): Essential
• SSSTS/First Aid Certification: Required
• Continued Professional Development: Encouraged and supported

Please apply with your up to date CV for immediate consideration.