finishing foreman in chatham

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£ 18 per hour
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chatham, south east
job category
construction & property
job type
working hours
£ 18 per hour
reference number
0162 235 7230
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job description

Finishing Foreman needed in North Kent.

We're recruiting a Finishing Foreman on a new residential scheme in Rochester. Do you have an eye for detail and take pride in the job? If you are a Finishing Foreman looking for a new challenge then we have a great Finishing Foreman opportunity with a long contract duration.

* Job title: Finishing Foreman
* Location: Rochester, Kent
* Contract type: Freelance
* Start date: August 2018
* Duration: 12 months+
* Pay rate: up to £22 per hour (dependent upon experience).
* Randstad CPE contact: Andy Irvine (Maidstone branch)

The company:

With 10+ live projects running currently in the Kent region this volume developer has a reputation for delivering high quality homes to the market. Their stringent quality control process throughout the whole build programme and is reflected upon final delivery and their customer satisfaction surveys.

The project:

A new build RC frame development of circa 100 apartments a across 3 mid-size towers which are a combination of private and affordable housing with a completion date of October 2019.

The role of the Finishing Manager:

As one of two finishing foreman on site working under a project manager and senior site manager you will be responsible for:

* Carrying out plot inspections at various stages of the build process.
* Write lists of defects and issue non-conformance notices to subcontractors (paper format and via email).
* Coordinate with contractors for when works should be completed by.
* Use the subcontract manual and trade specifications as a basis for managing the subcontractor's obligations.
* Order any non-supply and fit materials for works to be completed and ensure they are checked for damage and compliance.
* Liaise with the Customer Care team to schedule inspections of plots that you have signed off as ready for quality control inspection.
* Liaise with the NHBC and Housing Association to action remedial items raised.
* Progress report back to the senior site team.
* Maintain accurate detailed reports.

* Ensure all plots have a customer care pass before obtaining CML prior to legal completion.
* Carry out pre-occupation checks on all properties prior to handover.

About you:

You will be an individual that enjoys a challenge, takes pride in delivering an exceptional property and has the ability to gel with a larger project team.


* CSCS Card (Blue Skill card as a minimum)
* First Aid
* Trade related City & Guilds or NVQ is desirable.


* Proven track record of successfully delivering new build residential schemes.
* Working knowledge of building regulations and NHBC sign off criteria.
* 1-2 years experience of managing trades packages either for a developer, main contractor or subcontractor.

Skill set:

* An eye for detail.
* Strong man-management and motivating.
* Be able to write detailed reports.
* Excellent organisation.
* Customer facing and approachable.

What to do next:

If you feel this role meets your expectations please click apply and upload your latest cv. If you are seeking a new role in the future please feel free to contact Randstad CPE's Maidstone branch for a confidential discussion where we can provide advice, assistance with training and update you on our latest vacancies.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.


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