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General Foreman at Balfour Beatty

General Foreman

Balfour Beatty Lowestoft, Suffolk Full-Time
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About the role

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a General Foreman to join our Regional team to work in Lowestoft.

Role purpose

To provide supervision of the works and control of a team comprising Foremen, Gangers and direct labour force. Supervision and control of the works of Subcontractors.



What you'll be doing

As a General Foreman, your main responsibilities will be as follows:-

  • Inputting into the production of Work Package Plans and Risk Assessments;
  • Identifying future requirements for setting out and communicate to Engineering team;
  • Input into weekly programme and monitor progress against KPIs;
  • Carry out Independent Inspections of their own section and of others;
  • Assessment of material wastage allowances and implementation of appropriate improvement actions.


Who we're looking for

The following experience/qualifications are essential:-

  • Able to clearly communicate the requirements of a safe system of work to ensure that these are followed accurately;
  • Able to clearly communicate the requirements of a safe system of work to ensure that these are followed accurately;
  • Experienced in resource allocation;
  • Awareness of Specification and other Contract documents;
  • Experience of managing the works of direct labour and subcontractors;
  • Understands the specific terms, conditions and outputs of relevant subcontractors and suppliers


Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.



About us

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering). Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

 
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Job ID: BALF-UK15599