Finishing Foreman

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Operative
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202183 Requisition #
Position: Finishing Foreman
Business Unit: Kier Living
Sub location: Whitby
Contract: 4 Month FTC

You can shape the world around you with Kier Group. We’re one of the UK’s leading names in construction - inspiring innovations in a multitude of market sectors - and wherever you join us, you’ll be able to achieve and collaborate with one of the country’s most established and inspired forward thinkers in construction, property, residential and services.

Kier Living is at the forefront of tackling the unprecedented demand for new housing in the UK. Government, local councils and housing associations trust our expert team and 100-year pedigree to deliver affordable mixed tenure and high-quality private developments - a commitment that’s seeing us build thousands of new homes every year, offering you a valued role in meeting the housing needs of a nation.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing Safety on site including giving inductions and effective Tool Box Talks, Daily Task Briefings and Point of Work assessments to Site Operatives;
  • Allocating duties to Site Operatives;
  • Supervising Site Operatives and site activities to ensure tasks carried out are within their levels of skill and expertise;
  • Organising and requisitioning Site Equipment/ Plant and Materials to ensure completion of works;
  • Co-ordinating with Line Managers on managing work methods which are technically sound, safe, economically viable, feasible and consistent and advise them of any items which may impact / change the contract programme;
  • Maintain daily records of site activities and liaise with the Line Managers to produce information for progress reports;
  • Monitor the attendance of Site Operatives and check the daily allocation sheets for accuracy and correct reporting of additional instructed work;
  • Implement the requirements of work safety plans, method statements, risk assessments and other works procedures ensuring they comply with the relevant documentation;
  • Ensure all site operatives are wearing appropriate PPE at all times during site activities;
  • Ensure all site operatives are trained to use any plant and equipment and they are using it safely and for its correct purpose at all times.

Knowledge and skills:

  • Demonstration of knowledge and practical application of the set up and day to day running of a construction site;
  • NVQ 1/2;
  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card – Supervisor - Gold, Experienced Supervisor or Manager.

In return we are offering a competitive salary and package as well as the support and scope to build a long and fruitful partnership with Kier.

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