General Foreman - Portal Works (CNS-WST-40 - HS2 - London

STRABAG AG - UK BRANCH Tunnel Construction London Job-ID: req28868

About us

STRABAG demonstrates their leading role in tunnelling with the execution of large international projects. Our technical and organisational know-how as well as decades of comprehensive experience offer our clients a guarantee for safe and technically perfect project implementation. We offer various tunnel building methods and continuously adapt and perfect these to address the specific problems of each individual project. Our employees, with their dedication and their extraordinary technical knowledge, made us who we are today. Here in the UK we have already been working on two innovative large-scale infrastructure projects and are looking for people with expertise and passion to expand our services across the UK.

Tasks

The Role:

The General Foreman's roles will be to manage the Portal works activities at West Ruislip Main Compound.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Construction Manager and Works Manager to deliver the scheme.
  • Manage and coordinate site activities in line with the programme.
  • Review on a daily basis outputs achieved and report to the Works Manager and Construction Manager.
  • Ensure a quality product is delivered
  • Ensure only adequately trained and experienced operatives are engaged on site to deliver the works.
  • Undertake monthly SHE reviews with all suppliers and specialists.
  • Deliver site inductions and regular tool box talk briefings to the site team covering appropriate Health, Safety and
  • Environmental issues and ensure records of these briefings are maintained.
  • Plan and assist the Construction Manager in determining best avenue of works, advising on specialists strengths and concerns.
  • Be fully conversant with specialists’ contract conditions and attendances
  • Review programme on a daily basis and assist the Construction Manager in identifying opportunities.
  • Record resources and monitor outputs against programme.

Requirements

Essential:

  • SMSTS
  • CSCS Gold or Black Card
  • NVQ 4 Site Supervision
  • First Aider
  • Understanding of engineering principles
  • Technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices

 

Desirable:

  • Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) 5 day course
  • Mental Health First Aider

We offer

Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

Company

Exciting project diversity inland and abroad

Safety through a stable workplace

Earth Mentality, good working atmosphere and openness

Company healthcare management (extensive offer depending on location)

Development

Career planning in dialogue - annual employee appraisals for orientation and career development

Own corporate academy with extensive training program & customized training series

Diverse career opportunities in the group

Depending on location

i.e. Parking facilities and canteens/tea and coffee kitchens

i.e. Company parties, excursions and various sports activities

Monetary

Fair & marketoriented payment

Apprenticeship in construction are among the highest paid! - Further information on the career website

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Because success comes from working together.

As a European technology group for construction services, we construct thousands of buildings and structures around the world every year by bringing the right people, materials and equipment together at the right place and at the right time. This would not be possible without teamwork – across geographic boundaries and business units. Become a part of our team!

Your contact

Amerish Patel
136, High Holborn
WC1V6PX, London
Tel. +44 (0) 7870 981127
www.strabag.com

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