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Foreperson / Site Manager / Site Agent

Civils Foreperson

Posted Sep 8, 2023
Kildare, Ireland
Permanent (Full-time)
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Our client, a well known civils building contractor, is looking for a experienced Foreperson with a keen eye for health & safety to join their construction team in Leixlip, Co. Kildare.

Job Summary:

The Foreperson will be responsible for overseeing and coordinating all civils work on the project, ensuring high-quality standards and timely completion. This role requires excellent leadership, communication, problem-solving skills and good knowledge of health & safety.


  • Coordinate and manage all civils activities on the project.
  • Supervise all teams ensuring they have clear instructions, necessary resources, and adhere to safety protocols.
  • Collaborate with project managers and other stakeholders to develop project schedules and ensure timely completion of finishing work.
  • Conduct regular inspections to ensure quality standards are met and workmanship is of the highest quality.
  • Provide guidance and technical expertise, resolving any technical issues or challenges that arise during the project.
  • Monitor material usage, order supplies, and ensure efficient utilization of resources.
  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, implementing and promoting safe work practices.
  • Keep accurate records of daily activities, progress reports, and any issues encountered on the job site.
  • Coordinate with subcontractors, suppliers, and other trades to ensure smooth workflow and resolve any conflicts or delays.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Foreperson or similar supervisory role in the construction industry, with a specific focus on finishing work.
  • Solid understanding of health, safety, and environmental regulations in the construction industry.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and manage a diverse team.
  • Proficient in interpreting construction plans, blueprints, and technical drawings.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with various stakeholders, including project managers, subcontractors, and clients.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to make quick decisions under pressure.
  • Valid driver’s license.

A strong remuneration package is on offer for the right candidate.

If you think you are a good fit for this position, please apply with your CV via the link provided or call for more information.

If this position isn’t for you but you would like to discuss our other vacancies then feel free to get in touch or to suggest a colleague for the position as we have an attractive referral policy.

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For more information on this position please call Private: Anthony Hurley on 087 186 4782 or apply online and a member of the Ward Personnel team will be in touch.