General Foreman

Russell McCaig
Russell McCaig,
Managing Director
Job type: Perm
Town/City: Galashiels
Location: Lothian & Borders
Salary/Rate: Up to £55 000 plus bonus, car / car allowance, pension and healthcare
Sector: Civil Engineering
Job ref: VR/0010

Deanston Cooper's client, a highly successful civil engineering contractor with an exceptionally low turnover of staff, has a current requirement for a General Foreman to work on Scottish Water projects as part of a long-term framework.

Working on projects in the Borders region, your duties as General Foreman will include:

  • Management of operational activities
  • Ensuring that all plant and equipment is suitable for purpose
  • Management of the operational activities of the supply chain
  • Maintaining operational records
  • Putting into action the plans for works
  • Organising sub-contractors for the work
  • Ensuring that all projects are completed on time and budget
  • Ensuring that the necessary resources are available to deliver the required performance
  • Monitoring performance standards
  • Ensuring that all health, safety, environmental and quality procedures are maintained
  • Effectively liaising and managing operational interfaces
  • Organising the logistics of the site

Applications are welcome from experienced General Foreman who:

  • Have gained experience working for another Civil Engineering contractor
  • Have worked on a wide variety of civils projects.
  • Ideally have some Scottish Water / deep drainage experience
  • Have a non-confrontational manner and good knowledge of safety and environmental legislation.
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