General Foreman

  • Location

    Newbury, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:



Morson International are presently working with a key client in the Nuclear sector who have a requirement for a General Foreman. This is a longer term contract role overseeing/supervising mechanical assembly operations at their site operations in Newbury. Competitive rate on offer for local/traveller applicants.


  • Report to the Site Manager or his deputy for all matters relating to quality and safety
  • Undertake all work as instructed by the Site Manager or his deputy to the requirements of the task documentation (i.e. Method Statement; Construction Plan; Risk Assessments etc.), with due care to minimise the potential for inadvertent disturbance to site plant or equipment.
  • Comply in addition to the above-mentioned documents, with all other relevant safety instructions as identified through the Site Manager or his deputy and set to work the supervisors within their charge.
  • Provide a daily report on work performed and any areas where opportunities may be realised or where work is not being delivered to plan with an option to recover any slippages.
  • Attendance at daily and weekly planning meetings.
  • Use plant and equipment correctly, and in accordance with training and instruction provided.
  • 'Build only to the Print' in compliance with the requirements of the design intent.
  • Adopt at all times the S*T*A*R*T principle. Stop, Think, Act, Review and Tell whilst engaged on all types of works on site.
  • Conduct weekly Toolbox Talks on matters of Safety and Company policy.
  • Participate in the production and review of Point of Work Risk Assessments.
  • Participate in the Pre & Post Job De-Briefs.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Recognised Training Scheme or Apprenticeship (CITB/Company Training Scheme)
  • Site Installation/Maintenance supervisory experience in Nuclear Industry/Power Generation
  • Aware of Nuclear Class 1 Installation Requirements and Standards
  • Hold relevant CSCS card for their trades/skills
  • Be prepared to have Compulsory and Random Drugs & Alcohol Testing
  • Hold valid licences, tickets, authorisations for the roles they have been appointed to
  • Have carried out Manual Handling training
  • Are fully conversant with the Health and Safety at work act 1974
  • Have experience working on a building/Construction environment in the role as a supervisor/foreman
  • Are fit and healthy to undertake Physical/Manual labour.
  • Have knowledge of CDM regulations

Desirable - any of the following additional requirements

  • IOSH Managing safely
  • Lifting Equipment Operator tbc
  • Slingers/Riggers
  • Banksmen
  • Forklift truck operator licence
  • PASMA qualification
  • Pipe fitting
  • Cable running
  • Electric Pallet truck operator
  • Pneumatic tug operator. (Master mover) (Training may be provided)
  • Knowledge, experience on Hydraulic systems installation
  • Able to read installation drawings and follow instructions
  • Hand tool and power tool competent
  • Ladder/Stepladder inspection
  • PAT Tester
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Fire Safety, Fire Watch, Hot works
  • Loler AP Lifting equipment inspector
  • Stores/Supplies control.