• Foreman

    Job Locations UK-Strensham
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(29/03/2018 11:45)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    Costain MWH has secured one of the non-infrastructure frameworks at Severn Trent and has been allocated core, projects covering Waste Water in the South and East and Clean Water in the South of Severn Trent’s service area.

    The Framework office is located in the Warwick area close to the M40.It is expected that we will be delivering Design & Build Project solutions with STW turning over c£40-60 M per annum. The Framework agreement covers both the AMP5 and 6 periods (i.e. 2010 - 2020 = total value c£400M+). Our JV Design Partner is MWH.

    Costain require 2 General/Foreman within or commutable distance to Gloucestshire, Worcestshire and borders of West Midlands.   



    What will I be doing?

    • Work with the Project Manager to deliver the scheme
    • Manage and coordinate site activities in line with the programme
    • Review on a daily basis outputs achieved and report to the Project Manager
    • Ensure a quality product is delivered
    • Ensure only adequately trained and experienced operatives are engaged on site to deliver the works
    • Undertake monthly SHE reviews with all suppliers and specialists
    • Deliver start of shift regular tool box talk briefings to the site team covering appropriate Health, Safety and Environmental issues and ensure records of the briefings are maintained
    • Plan and assist PM in determining best avenue of works, advising on specialists strengths and concerns
    • Be fully conversant with specialists’ contract conditions and attendances
    • Review programme on a daily basis and assist the PM in identifying opportunities
    • Record resources and monitor outputs against programme

    About you

    • SMSTS / SSSTS accreditation
    • Large scale civil engineering experience
    • Man management experience of multi-disciplined contractors
    • Ability of lead , direct and motivate others

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.   


    At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.


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