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General Foreman – Civil Engineering

  • £40,000 - £52,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Cambridgeshire

General Foreman

Civil Engineering

£40,000 – £52,000 + package


About the company:

The company have been going for over 60 years and over the last 30 years they have grown into a main contractor undertaking multi-disciplinary, construction projects. With turnover of over 250M they are in a brilliant and steady financial situation. The company specialise in many parts of construction such as highways and bridge infrastructure, rail, utilities and river & marine.

About the role

Due the company expanding and winning lots of infrastructure projects in the Cambridgeshire they are now looking for a general foreman to support the project manager. The projects that you’ll be involved in will Highways infrastructure, Bridges, Retaining Walls, Culverts and Ancillary Structures. You’ll also be involved in working on multi story car park infrastructures and deep drainage and major earthworks projects.

The successful candidate will need to construct and deliver the allocated section of work within a specified time frame with correctly allocated resources.  You’re 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. If you’re selected you would also be involved in reading, understanding and explaining drawing specifications. It’s important to note that you’ll also need to ensure safety compliance’s and promote safe working practices. As the potential new general foreman you’ll 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 they 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–£52,000 + 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 General 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.