General Foreman – Kildare

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We are hiring a General Foreman based in Kildare. 

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.


•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.

•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.

•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.

•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.

•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)

• 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.

•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.


•Relevant construction experience and performance on similar projects.

•Demonstrate a strong commitment to HSQE, Programme and Cost.

•Full Clean Driving License


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