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Foreman – Highways

  • £40,000 - £50,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Essex

Foreman – PAYE

Highways & Road Maintenance  

£40,000 – £50,000 + Package 


About the company:

My client is a multi-disciplined tier 2 contractor who specialises in highways maintenance, highways infrastructure, traffic management, rail, and the environmental sector. The company is huge on the long-term stability and career progression of their team. This is helped by the repeat business they get throughout Essex which is a result of their high standard of work. They get a lot of repeat business with main contractors such as Kier & Balfour Beatty. They Main Contract on projects with Highways England and Local Authorities that is also helped by the close bond from the management team down to the engineers.

About the role

Due to the company expanding and winning work in Essex they are now looking for a Foreman to support the General Foreman. The projects that you will be involved in will be on a highway’s maintenance schemes in Essex (local authority and Highways England). The projects will be involved in will range from surfacing, traffic management, kerbing, and routine highways and footways maintenance.  

The successful candidate will need to construct and deliver the allocated section of work within a specified time frame with correctly allocated resources. You are going to need to optimise outputs and reduce the need for overtime working to allow all colleagues to keep a good working pattern throughout the week. It’s important to note that you’ll also need to ensure safety compliances and promote safe working practices. As the potential new Foreman, you will be in charge of monitoring construction activity on-site and make sure that they meet up to the quality standards put in place.

About the Benefits and rewards

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary ranging from £40,000 – £50,000 + a full package on top.  

About the requirements 

To be considered for this position, you should have experience working as a Foreman within highways for a Tier 1 or Tier 2 company. Your work history should be stable; ideally, you should have worked at your previous companies for several years.

SMSTS & SSSTS is preferred.

A UK driving license is mandatory for this role.