Foreman (Earthworks)
Balfour Beatty
Coventry, West Midlands, UK
6d ago

About the role

Balfour Beatty Vinci has an exciting opportunity for an Earthworks Foreman to join our team to work on the HS2 project.

You will lead and direct the team to coordinate the safe management of all operational activities on major projects ensuring HSQE, programme and budget requirements are met.

As the Earthworks Foreman interfacing with the workforce ensure all operatives are fully inducted / briefed on the Companys Management systems and are fully competent to deliver in a safe manner.

What you'll be doing

A Ensure the coordination of and communication between all parts of the operation team including suppliers, subcontractors, engineering, safety and environmental team and clients team.

A Build and develop the team to deliver all aspects of the project requirements; identify training requirements, review the performance of the workforce and ensure delivery of briefings.

A A Provide, monitor and control labour plant and materials to meet the programme.

A Manage sub-contractors and direct workforce.

A Ensure high standard of quality on the works to meet the specification requirements first time and minimise rework.

Assist engineering team with working method and outputs for production of method statements and programme.

A Ensure accurate, legible and up-to-date allocation sheets are recorded and provided at shift close with delivery tickets and plant returns to the engineering and commercial teams.

A Ensure all records for example inspections, works permits and briefings are up to date and in place.

Carry out regular safety and environmental inspections and implement recommended courses of action as identified from progress monitoring and management inspections.

A Keep a full and accurate daily site diary, including any changes / variations, subcontractors attendance, and records of work related discussions with client / designer / RE / project team

A Ad hoc duties as job requires

Who we're looking for

Essential : Vocational Training

Vocational Training

Understanding of Engineering principles

Comprehensive understanding and experience of a wide range of construction techniques and best practices.

Relevant CSCS Card

Training in Health & Safety and Environmental management

Desirable :

A City & Guilds Construction Certificate

Basic Computer competence (E-mail, MS word, excel & intranet)

Why work for us

Balfour Beatty VINCI (BBV) is responsible for designing and building part of the most exciting and challenging infrastructure project in Europe : HS2.

We are building the West Midlands section of HS2's Phase One route, spanning approximately 90km from Long Itchington in Warwickshire to the centre of Birmingham and on to Handsacre in Staffordshire.

We will be employing thousands of people from the region to design and build the civil infrastructure for HS2 and we are looking for a wide range of skills to join the team and support this unique and ground breaking project.

Diversity and Inclusion : We aim to be a leader in equality, diversity and inclusion by creating a safe inclusive working environment for all - living our values of Safety, Respect, Integrity and Leadership.

We are positive and inclusive about making adjustments, providing flexible working, encouraging all staff to engage in a diverse range of year round learning opportunities and provide personal development opportunities.

Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture.

Flexible working : Flexible or agile working is encouraged at BBV and we recognise the value and diversity of candidates which this can bring to our business operations.

Not every role can provide a variety of working patterns to suit people's personal needs however we are happy to discuss agile working opportunities at BBV with you.

Disability confident : We care about being inclusive and that means we encourage applications from people with diverse set of backgrounds and experiences.

BBV is Disability Confident committed and we welcome applications from candidates with a disability.

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