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7 months ago
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Category: Operations Jobs
General Foreman The Role: The purpose of the role of the General Foreman is to ensure the delivery of projects safely,
on time, within budget and snag free. The post-holder will be responsible for scheduling, co-
ordinating and supervising the work of all site operatives. Key Responsibilities:
Operate and promote safe working on site Implement company requirements and legal regulations paying specific attention to HSE
legislation and quality
Carry out and record site inspections
Ensure all works are carried out in line with approved method statements, conduct and
amend risk assessments and deliver toolbox talks/briefings
Ensure site personnel have job relevant training requirements and is entered on site
personnel training register
Lead by example
Ensure the completion of works on time and within budget Proactively drive progress of the works, challenging methods to maximise progress and
minimise costs
Schedule, co-ordinate and supervise the daily activities of gangs/site operatives
Ensure gangs/site operatives complete all required documentation in line with
customer/company requirements
Track and document daily work productions
Organise and monitor the work of subcontractors on site
Equipment and materials management Be proactive in challenging plant/equipment utilisation and driving down costs
Order and manage hired/internal equipment on a daily basis
Co-ordinate delivery and collection of materials as required

General Liaise with customers/suppliers/third parties as necessary
Assist with promoting best practice
Assist with promoting the company to customers Key measures & targets: Deliver required services on time, to cost/quality standards
Contribute wherever possible to enable the Company to meet CDM/health and safety targets
Contribute wherever possible to enable the Company to meet environmental targets Key relationships: Design & Engineering team and other technical staff
Project based staff including Contracts Managers, Project Managers, Site Agents, Site
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Person Specification: The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:
Essential Extensive experience of the construction industry, specifically within a general civils
Previous experience of infrastructure, drainage, public realm, highways and structures
Proven track record with delivery of large sized schemes or supervisory experience of work
on multiple schemes at any one time
Proven people management skills including the management of subcontractors
Practical hands on approach
CSCS supervisor card
SMSTS qualification
Lift supervisor
First aid qualification
NRSWA supervisor
Excellent people skills with proven leadership qualities and the ability to motivate others
Excellent communication, organisational, planning and time management skills
Desirable CPCS appointed person for lifting operations
Benefits: As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits,
which provides a range of guaranteed benefits including but not limited to:
 Company car/car allowance  5% Company pension contribution  Life Assurance at 2 x notional salary  Single persons private medical cover  Permanent Health Cover

About Barhale: Barhale is one of the largest privately owned infrastructure specialists in the UK and was
originally formed in 1980 as a specialist tunnelling contractor diversifying over the years into
various civil engineering areas. Barhale works UK-wide across the water, transport, energy
and developer services sectors providing design, construction and maintenance services
under long-term contracts, with blue-chip public, regulated and private clients. The company
employs over 600 people in the UK, has an annual turnover of £120m and a distinctive set of
values that are fundamental to our approach to business sustainability.

Our business activity is carried out for the following principal sectors: Water: Civil Engineering, Tunnelling, Pipelines and Utilities Transport: Rail, Aviation, Waterways, Highways and Bridges Energy: Power Generation, Power Transmission and Distribution, Waste Developer Services: Civil Engineering across private sector developers UK wide Specialist Businesses: Tunnelling, Mechanical and Electrical and Barhale Construction
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How to apply: Please send your current CV and covering email outlining your suitability for the role and
quoting the reference number to careers.southern@barhale.co.uk.

We are an equal opportunities employer. We are determined that no job applicant or employee receives less
favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, pregnancy or maternity, gender re-assignment, sexual orientation,
religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, age, race or disability. All information will remain confidential to
Barhale and will be handled in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

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