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General Foreman – Highways

  • £45,000 - £55,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • Southampton

General Foreman


£45,000 – £55,000 + package


About the company:

The company that I’m recruiting for are a leading name within the highways, utilities, bridges and civil engineering sector within England. Since starting up the company in the late 60’s they have become a very trusted partner with my many clients within Kent, Essex, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, East Midlands and Yorkshire. The firm specialise in S278 and S38 works, as well as construction and maintenance work for all types of highway, from minor roads to motorways and major route construction. They also specialise in the bridge infrastructure, utilities and rail. The projects that they get involved in range up to the value of £20M.

About the role

Due to the company expanding and winning lots of roads and 2S78 works in West London they are now looking for a Foreman to support the Project Manager on a huge development which will be going on for a number of years. The projects that you will be involved in will be road infrastructure and S278 works. All the projects will consist of drainage, pavements and kerbing. The projects you will be getting involved in will all be self-delivered.

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 compliance’s 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 £45,000–£55,000 + package.

About the requirements

To be considered for this position, you should have experience working as a Foreman within Civil Engineering for a Tier 2 contractor. Whilst working on highways or road projects it’s important you have self-delivered the projects.

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.