General Foreman





About this Role:

My client is a World Leading Civil Engineering Contractor.

My client is looking for an experienced General Foreman to work on a Rail Projects in Berkshire.

Project Value £25M, Duration 1-year , Design and Build.

The works are all in Station or Rail environments and are relatively low key in terms of complexity of construction.

The works are spread over two separate rail routes heading Northwest and West of Reading, but the central office will be in the Reading area.

The scope is to generally modify existing stations with platform extensions, facilities alterations and some building works.

Due to the nature of the projects, you will be required to work on a shift pattern which will invariably involve some night and weekend work.

 The ideal candidate will have experience of supervising a team in a Rail environment, with a strong background in Civil Engineering to include ideally; Rail structures, drainage, reinforced concrete works, culverts, Overhead Lines, Platform Extension works etc.

You will hold a current CSCS Site Managers Card and an SSSTS or SMSTS manager’s card for this position. Ideally you will also hold a current NRSWA supervisors card.

You will be looking after and managing the subcontractors on site, taking receipt or orders and materials and ensuring that that trades and labour personnel are given clear instruction of their daily duties. You will be involved in toolbox talks, inductions of new personnel and have a strong knowledge of the health and safety aspect of working safely and best practice.

The Benefits:

 As part of their excellent benefits package, they offer:

Competitive basic salary

Flexible benefit scheme

Company car or generous car allowance


Salary uplift for weekend or night shifts


About the Company/Client/Project:

A World Leading Civil Engineering Contractor.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

Previous experience in a similar role with a Civil Engineering Contractor

Previous Rail experience essential


CSCS Supervisory

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

Alltek specialise in civil engineering vacancies and is a leading recruitment consultancy in Southampton

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