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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35k - 40k per year

  • Contact:

    Michael Loftus

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876063

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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Carrington West are looking for a Highway Foreman to join our client who is expanding as a result of new exciting projects that have been won.
Job Purpose: Supervision and coordination of site personnel and subcontractors, the reporting of all relevant site activities and managing the quality of work performed.
Health, Safety and Environmental Management
Work to the safe system of work
Identify unmanaged risks
Taking immediate action to resolve or report risks
Seek out and report near misses
Oversee the delivery of timely tool box talks and daily task briefings - ensure they are taking place effectively and thoroughly.
Carry out method statement briefings
Drive personal ownership for Health & Safety and Environmental aspects.
Job Management
Oversee the daily programming of all site works in accordance with Company practice and procedures.
Regularly plan and review overalls status of project(s) with contracts manager and site engineer.
Promptly correct or report problems and defects
Monitor/Control material usage/wastage
Meet specifications and ensure all statutory requirements are adhered to on site at all times.
Meet output targets
Do the job right
Has the appropriate technical knowledge - prior to commencement of site works gain an understanding of the relevant project specifications and drawings.
Look to finish the job rather than leave
Get it right first time - monitor all works against specifications to ensure continuing quality and accuracy of work performed.
Ensure and oversee that the site is tidy through and after work.
Plant and Equipment Management
Look after and account for allocated equipment
Ensure vehicles and equipment are being kept clean and tidy.
Ensure equipment is used and maintained correctly.
Promptly rectify or report defects.

Maintain accurate and appropriate records
Record/report changes in scope of work
Order materials in a timely way
Ensure plant is fuelled
Complete and promptly return end of shift reports
Accurately collect/complete and return promptly all receipts. GRNs, tickets etc.
Customer Liaison (internal and external and the public)
Be seen as a proud and effective company person and team
Be recognised as an effective communicator
Develop and maintain great relationships
Encourage and act on feedback
Resolve and/or report complaints
People Leadership & Management
Sets an example
Manages and drives team performance
Manages Individual Performance
Trains and develops individuals and the team
Supports Works Manager with HR or training duties
Personal Skills
Is an inspiring leader and manager
Takes personal responsibility
Is an H, S & E leader
Able to manage change
Flexible and responsive
Effective problem solver
Key qualifications and Accreditations
CSCS - Gold card
NVQ 3 or 4
First Aid - Emergency at a minimum
Manual Handling
If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Civil Engineering professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Mike Loftus at Carrington West on 02393 876063 for more information.
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