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Working Site Foreman

Full Time
Job Sector:
Construction / Trades
South Wales
Newport & Torfaen
Salary description:
£12.00 - £14.00 / Hr (depending on experience)
Start Date:
Orange Recruitment
Job Ref:

Working Site Foreman
South East Wales
£12.00 - £14.00 / Hr (depending on experience)

Travel Required
Full time / Permanent / 37.5 Hrs per week

Focusing in the domestic and commercial insurance market, our client, a construction company, works with some of the biggest insurance and claims management companies in the UK. With specialist services and their own in-house trade teams, they deal with everything from complete rebuilds and refurbishments of both commercial and residential properties.

Established in 1985, they aim to drive growth over the next few years by investing in their most important asset, their people. They want team members who are keen on developing higher levels of service through their own personal development, something they invest heavily in and which is demonstrated by their Investors in People and Chartered Building status. They are also in the process of becoming NHBC registered.

The motivation of our client is simple - to establish and grow a high-end Welsh building services provider with year-on year-growth, delivering building repairs through a team of highly skilled and qualified professionals, within specific market sectors demanding high levels of service.

This role provides leadership and is responsible for, although not limited to:

* Supervising & leadership
* Ensuring the safety of staff and subcontractors
* Following Health & Safety regulations and guidelines
* Planning & scheduling
* Employee relations
* Productivity and quality control of team members and subcontractors
* Administration

As a key participant in the relationship with the company, other contractors, and the client, the Working Site Foreman (WSF) is the second management level and has a further role as a coordinating manager and client interface.


The WSF must provide leadership that results in a safe work culture, is responsible and accountable for the safety of the workers and subcontractors under his/her direction, and must understand and accept the importance of this part of the role.
This includes:

* Knowing and understanding the requirements of key pieces of health & safety regulations as they apply to the construction sector
* Knowing, understanding, communicating and ensuring compliance with company accreditations, including company safety policies and procedures
* Facilitate mandatory safety Toolbox Training meetings
* Ensuring completion of initial safety and hazard assessments
* Participating in safety/incident investigations
* Ensuring that vehicle and equipment checks are carried out
* Site Establishment
* Site Inductions

The WSF coordinates both employees and subcontractors, and must understand and consistently apply the company's policies. The WSF is required to be involved and supportive of any day-to-day disciplinary decisions.
This includes:

* Communicating the job to and with employees and subcontractors
* Assigning staff and subcontractor tasks
* Recognising, addressing and resolving issues/problems among/between staff and subcontractors
* Maintaining work standards and outlining behavioural expectations to ensure employee morale and productivity
* Applying the principles of workplace respect on site
* Ensuring staff and subcontractor compliance with project policies and procedures
* Ensuring staff and subcontractor compliance with company policies and procedures

Company Description

Orange Recruitment is team of recruitment specialists, with over 10 years of experience. Orange Recruitment was established to provide our clients with an abundance of highly qualified candidates, with minimal costs & minimal hassle.

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