General Foreman – Groundworks / Earthworks

General Foreman – Groundworks / Earthworks

North of England – Throughout M1 /M62 corridor
£40,000 – £50,000 + package (depending on previous experience and suitability)

About the company:

Our privately owned client who is based in Yorkshire, is an industry leader who has acquired over 25 years of contracting experience in earthworks, land remediation and infrastructure within the UK, covering various market sectors including commercial, defence, housing and nuclear. Specific services include demolition, bulk earthworks, highways, remediation and river protection schemes and project values vary from £1M through to £10M.

Our client has an excellent staff retention level which has been gained by constantly focusing on improving standards. They are renowned for looking after their staff, providing them with strong career progression opportunities through their extensive commitment to training and development and with their close management team; they are able to offer a strong family feel to the business.

About the role:

Due to company expansion and a healthy pipeline of work, our client is recruiting permanently for an experienced General Foreman with vast earthworks / groundworks experience to work on projects throughout the North of England (M1/M62 corridor).

The roles will involve the usual management duties for individual sites, including making sure trades and site teams are put to work and working in the correct manner, monitoring health & safety and making sure standards are maintained, while driving the projects forward to make sure programme targets are achieved.

About the benefits and rewards:

For this permanent position, the salary has been left negotiable as the specifics will depend on previous experience and suitability however successful individuals could expect to target a basic salary anywhere from £40,000 and £50,000. Furthermore, there will be a generous package on offer in addition to the usual benefits associated with a large successful company.

About the requirements:

As this is a permanent position, we are looking for individuals who can demonstrate stability of employment throughout their career, holding each appointment for a minimum of 3 years. Furthermore, it is imperative that individuals hold an SMSTS, First Aid certificate and a full, clean UK driving license.

How to apply:

If interested in this position, please send a copy of your CV to or call 01923 750 095 / 07876 864 945 to discuss the role further on a confidential basis.

About Me

My name is Laura Pyle and I am one of the Senior Consultants and Team Leaders at Cityscape Recruitment Ltd. I have been with the business for over 5 years’ during which time I have specialised in recruiting for niche sectors such as the demolition, remediation, groundwork and concrete frame markets. I also have previous recruitment experience in general construction and oil & gas. I pride myself on my long term relationships with both my candidates and clients plus my ability to find people true career developing moves.

Q: What does this mean for you?

A: I have connections with pretty much every company in these fields with my main focus being within demolition and remediation while also working closely with my colleague in groundworks and concrete frames. I can offer you options with a variety of the best employers in this market. In addition to this, I have an in-depth knowledge on each of these employers. I can tell you all about their set ups, projects, future plans and what they can offer you as an individual moving forward.

I am always open to having confidential conversations with individuals interested in expanding their careers. If the right options don’t exist for you right now, we can stay in touch. If however, we have companies that could be ideal for you; I can tell you all about them.

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