general foreman in aberdeen

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£ 48,000 per year
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aberdeen, scotland
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construction & property
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£ 48,000 per year
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job description

Are you an experienced General Foreman?

Feeling uninspired at work?

Are you up for the challenge of working with a global civil engineering contractor on a high profile heavy civils project?

Randstad CPE currently have an exciting permanent opportunity for a General Foreman with heavy civils experience (value circa £350m) to get involved with a well known main contractor on a permanent basis. This role will be based in the Aberdeen.

This is a massive opportunity for any ambitious candidate. As well as being on board with a forward thinking main contractor, which will look great on any CV, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, vehicle and an attractive benefits package.

Job description:

* Carries out Independent Inspections of their own section and of others
* Ensures that the workforce / Gangers have sufficient and correct information in terms of specification, workmanship and finish
* Reviews Method Statements and makes improvements as appropriate and plays an active role in Accident / Incident Investigation as required
* Through observation and liaison with the workforce and subcontractors suggests / recommends improvement areas
* Ensures plant is adequate for the task prior to being used
* Monitors the performance of plant operators and appointed persons. Identifies training needs as required
* Assists in the production of a budget / resourced programme and monitors / reviews actual resources expended
* Involved in the procurement of subcontractors
* Plays an active role in weekly cost meetings and recommends improvement areas

Experience and Qualifications:


* Understands the relevant Business Management System and implements systems and processes (e.g. ordering plant, recruiting labour, disciplinary procedures)
* Understanding of construction tolerances
* Understands ACP

Health Safety & Environmental

* Understands the basic Company Protocols with regard to Accidents and Incidents investigations


* Able to take off and schedule material quantities accurately
* Experience of monitoring TM switches, concrete pour dates etc.


* Understands the specific terms, conditions and outputs of relevant subcontractors and suppliers
* Understands material wastage allowances
* Experience of monitoring project scope and preventing creep

As an Equal Opportunities organisation Randstad CPE can guarantee that all applicants will receive equal treatment within our application and selection process.

If this opportunity is of interest then please get in touch with Paul Logan of Randstad CPE on 0131 240 0884 or 07879115075 or alternatively send an up to date CV or your number and I can call you.

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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