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Site Foreman - civil / utilities

  • Job reference: 916172
  • Location: Cranbrook, Kent
  • Salary: GBP250 - GBP270 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Construction & Infrastructure, Utilities
  • Date posted: 05/09/2017

Site Foreman - utilities

We are recruiting for one of the nation's largest commercial companies who provide an extensive range of construction services including construction management, general contracting, design & build and preconstruction.


The role:

  • To work as directed by the Project Manager while ensuring that all operations are carried out in a safe and effective manner and to the highest standard of quality and safety assisting the project manager at all times.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Detailed planning and management of any works within a given area, delivering high productivity in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring that all work is conducted safely and in compliance with company policies.
  • Ensure high productivity and efficiency through effective control and utilisation of the contract work force and its resources, operating within the appropriate Safety Management system
  • Ensure that the programme of works considers resource requirement and deliveries are achieved.
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the relevant legislation.
  • Ensure that all operational staff have the appropriate competencies to undertake works allocate to them.
  • Assess and understand the technical contents and scope of works issued by the Alliance.
  • Ensure that all accidents, dangerous occurrences and near miss incidents are reported as per the company procedures.

Skills Required:

  • Proven technical knowledge and experience within civil engineering, or associated transferrable skills
  • A basic working knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel
  • Proven man management experience
  • Proven Knowledge of construction Health and Safety
  • Proven ability/knowledge of Programme Management

knowledge / qualifications / experience:

  • Previous experience in the utility industry - Desirable
  • Previous experience in civil engineering projects - Essential
  • Holder of a valid N.R.S.W.A. qualification (Supervisor) - Desirable
  • CSCS Managers (Gold Card)
  • Valid U.K Clean Driving Licence
  • Main laying, waste water drainage experience - Desirable
  • Confined space trained- Desirable
  • SMSTS
  • specifics; civil engineering type projects, reinforced concrete tanks above/below ground any experience of the construction/refurbishment of water treatment works deep drainage etc.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.