Cork, Cork
Permanent / Full-time


Heavy Civils Foreman – water Experience Definition: The person responsible for the management, supervision and coordination of site resources including sub-contractors to ensure all works are carried out safely, to a high standard of quality, on programme and within budget. Responsibilities (The following is not an exhaustive list); Health and Safety ·         Understand the Safety Statement and ensure all works are undertaken in accordance with its requirements.  ·         Ensure that HSQE Management Systems and processes are adhered to, implemented, and maintained. ·         Management and control of health and safety issues on site (including sub-contractors). ·         Ensure works are being planned and carried out in a safe manner. ·         Participate in the preparation of RAMS with the Site Agent/Project Manager. ·         Complete and brief SPA’s & toolbox talks. ·         You must ensure that all employees are inducted, made aware of the site rules and signed on to all relevant documentation, e.g. Inductions, RAMS, SPA’s, Permits etc. Quality ·         Understand the projects quality requirements with regard to specifications, drawings etc. and ensure compliance on site.  ·         Ensure all works are completed to a high standard, identify and rectify any defects in a timely manner and produce ‘Client Sign-off’ once works are satisfactorily completed. Environmental ·         Ensure Waste Management Permits are in place for all associated activities on site.  ·         Ensure works are undertaken so they do not compromise the surrounding environment. Planning ·         Manage and control site labour and sub-contractors.  ·         Manage and control plant and equipment on site. ·         Participate in the development of lookahead programmes and ensure targets are achieved. ·         Understand tender/construction budget outputs including resource allocation and maximise productivity on site. ·         Liaise with relevant stakeholders. ·         Identify and mentor potential future candidates for various roles. Documentation and Meetings ·         Ensure all relevant documentation necessary for the execution of the works is in place prior to works commencing, e.g., RAMS, SPA’s, Permits etc.  ·         Keeping up to date relevant site paperwork, e.g. Site Diary/Labour and Plant returns/etc. ·         Participate in internal site meetings as required and provide regular updates on the progress of works to the Site Agent/Project Manager. ·         Close out allocated actions from HSQE inspections (internal and external) Commercial ·         Need to be aware of the cost on the contract at all times, e.g. productivity and outputs, minimise overtime, material wastage, etc.  ·         Need to be familiar with the programme and what implication any overrun will have in relation to costs and manpower, i.e. cost to completion. ·         Need to be familiar with implications that any variation or change orders will have on the program and costs. ·         Need to identify any variation/delay to the contract works. Requirements: ·         Reelevant construction experience and performance on similar projects.  ·         Demonstrate a strong commitment to HSQE, Programme and Cost. ·         Full Clean Driving License

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