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Structures Foreman

Location:
Plymouth
Company:
Balfour Beatty

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Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Structures Foreman to join our Regional team to work on site in Leigham, Plymouth.

This project is a GBP37.5m highways scheme involving the construction of a 135m viaduct using precast concrete including new road works, the realignment and resurfacing of existing roads and junctions. The structures element of this project is valued at GBP12m and starts late April 2020.

We are looking for a Foreman with extensive structures experience, ideally having used precast concrete on previous projects. You will supervise and control the works of Subcontractors and direct labour force.

What you'll be doing

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

  • Support the delivery of CSUKs Sustainability activities;
  • Input into the production of Work Package Plans and Risk Assessments;
  • Identify future requirements for setting out and communicate to Engineering team;
  • Ensures that the workforce / Gangers have sufficient and correct information in terms of specification, workmanship and finish;
  • Input into weekly programme and monitor progress against KPIs;
  • Validation of labour and plant records to the project cost control procedure
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;
  • Understands the basic Company Protocols with regard to Accidents and Incidents investigations;
  • 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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