General Foreman / Works Manager

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 13 October 2016

Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car, pension & package
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 27 October 2016
Job ref. no.: GFE2

Are you a civils General Foreman?

Looking for a move?

How does a job with a forward thinking reputable Civil Engineering contractor sound?

Randstad CPE currently have an exciting opportunity for Civils General Foremen to join this successful contractor on a permanent basis. This role will be based in Edinburgh.

This is a massive opportunity for any ambitious General Foreman, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, vehicle and additional benefits such as accommodation and pension.

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 0141 248 7212 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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Contact Name Paul Logan
Telephone 07879115075

About Randstad CPE

Randstad CPE's (formerly Hill McGlynn & BBT) sole focus is Construction Property and Engineering Recruitment, operating across all sectors and at all levels in the UK and internationally. We have built a successful business over the last 30 years because we develop long term, high value relationships with people and we deliver customer satisfaction time after time in an intensely competitive market.

With an impressive track record in construction recruitment, an award winning website, accreditation to Investors In People, Link UP and ISO 9001 coupled with Sunday Times Top 100 Company status, Randstad CPE is perfectly placed to be your recruitment partner both now and into the future.

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