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Foreman – Highways (PAYE)

  • £35,000 - £45,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Surrey

About the company:

My client is a multi-disciplined tier 2 contractor who specialise s 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 in Surrey and Hampshire which is a result of their high standard of work. The client hey get a lot of their repeat business from is Kier Plc. It is also helped by the close bond from the management team all the way down to the engineers. Choosing only to work in Surrey and Hampshire means they have real pride in helping out the local communities and charities whenever they have the opportunity to.

About the opportunity

Due to the company expanding and winning lots of highways projects in Surrey they are now looking for a Foreman to support the Project Manager. The projects that you will be involved in will be highways infrastructure and highways maintenance. All the projects will consist of deep drainage, earthworks, pavements, kerbing, structural concrete, concrete repairs and bridge expansions.

The successful candidate will need to construct and deliver the allocated section of work within a specified time frame with correctly allocated resources.  You will need to optimise outputs and reduce the need for overtime working to allow all colleagues to keep a good working pattern throughout the week. If you are selected you would also be involved in reading, understanding and explaining drawing specifications. It is important to note that you will 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

The Company make personal development, career progression and long-term stability a priority. The successful candidate will be working for a company who encourage internal promotion and want to see employees progress through the company. You will also be part of a fun and energetic working environment.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary ranging from £40,000–£44,000 + package.

About the requirements

You are required to have a good standard of education preferably to Foundation Degree level (HND, HNC or equivalent qualification) in either Construction management or civil engineering.

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

A UK driving license is mandatory for this role.