Civils Foreman / Forewoman

  • Job Reference: 1934
  • Date Posted: 22 March 2024
  • Location: Exeter - Hawthorn House, Hawthorn House, Emperor Way, Exeter Business Park, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3QS
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

We're looking for a Civils Foreman / Forewoman to join our Southwest Environment Agency team based in Reservoirs, Somerset.

Location: Reservoirs, Somerset

Contract: Fixed Term Contract (24 Months) - Full Time

What will you be responsible for?

As a Civils Foreman / Forewoman you'll be working within the Southwest Environment Agency team, supporting them in delivering numerous civils projects on the Southwest Environment Agency Collaborative Delivery Framework where Kier is acting as the Principal Contractor. Working in conjunction with the Site Team to ensure Earthworks, Concrete works and Drainage works are carried out accurately and that quality is maintained; records are kept; abortive or defective work is avoided, and that satisfactory progress is achieved. This will be a site-based role with reporting office of Exeter.

Your day to day will include:

  • Ensuring construction operations and materials comply with Kier and Client SHE & W requirements.
  • Controlling the short and medium-term programmes to ensure timely and economical completion. Ensuring effective correction actions are taken on identified problems.
  • Liaising with the Construction Manager and delivery teams regarding construction activities and ensuring sub-contractors carry out their responsibilities to deliver Kier and Client SHE & W requirements.
  • Ensure accurate records are maintained of site activities, resources and material compliance.
  • Carrying out earthworks, concrete works and drainage works.

What are we looking for?

This role of Civils Foreman / Forewoman is great for you if:

  • You hold a HNC (construction related) or NVQ level 2
  • Demonstrable knowledge and practical application of site construction activities, management of staff, operatives, and sub-contractors within regulated sectors
  • CSCS card - experienced Supervisor or Manager and SMSTS
  • Previous Civils and Environmental Experience including Earthworks, Concrete works and drainage works.

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier