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General Foreman

Job Introduction

Are you a General Foreman looking for your next permanent role?  If this is you then please read on as we may just have the role for you……

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Civil Engineering Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a General Foreman to join our team at our offices in Porthmadog, Gwynedd. We are looking for a colleague who is already within this position; or looking to take the next step in your career.  We are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Portmeirion, Criccieth, Barmouth, Machynlleth, Llanbrynmair, Llanuwchllyn, Bala, Llanrwst, Ruthin, Denbigh, Bodelwyddan, Abergele, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, Llandudno, Abergwyngregyn, Bangor, Bethesda, Caernarfon, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Crewe, Nantwich, Oswestry and the surrounding areas.

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Operations Director, the General Foreman will be accountable for providing suggestions and recommendations for Temporary Works Solutions, identifying potential hazards and inputting into the production of RAMS.

On a day to day basis, the responsibilities of the General Foreman will include the following (not exhaustive):

  • Ensuring all plant and small tools are adequately maintained before use
  • Suggesting improvement areas when necessary with the workforce and subcontractors
  • Monitoring the performance of plant operators and appointed persons
  • Demonstrating commitment to the requirements of the Health & Safety and Environmental Policies
  • Ensuring that the Environmental Policy and appropriate parts of Environmental Procedures are effectively communicated to the workforce
  • Ensuring task outputs are achieved on site in accordance with the programme
  • Identifying any potential improvement in outputs
  • Keeping up to date with any legislative changes
  • Ensuring the workforce & gangers have sufficient and correct information in terms of specification, workmanship and finish

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a General Foreman who is in receipt of the following:

  • An ability to show understanding of company protocols with regard to Accidents and Incidents investigations
  • A good working knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation
  • An understanding of contract documents, construction tolerances and test plans
  • Previous experience of working as a General Foreman on Civil Engineering projects that involve earthworks, drainage and structures with a large percentage of self-delivery
  • CSCS Gold Card

About the Company

For the successful General Foreman, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Training & Development
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 

Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens, we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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