Foreman / Forewomen

Foreman / Forewomen Cambridge, East of England, England

Kier Group
Full Time Cambridge, East of England, England 50000 - 53587 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

We’re looking for a Site Foreman / Forewomen to join our Utilities team, supporting our UK Power Network Alliance in delivering deep underground power cables, overhead lines and substation infrastructure projects across the Power Networks regions. Project values typically range from £500k to £10m.

Location: based on site within the Eastern Power Network area of Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire

Contract: Permanent, Full Time


As a Foreman / Forewoman, you’ll be supporting the UKPN team in things such as temporary works, installation of trench sheets, ducting, concrete works, large excavations as well as quality control documents and planning permits. You’ll mobile and flexible to cover a wide range of schemes across the operating areas. Primarily on site, the role may also involve off-site early project involvement during the scoping and budgeting phase (PSC).

Your day to day will include:

  • Working to support the Site Agent, Project Manager, Kier Utilities and the Alliance

  • Enforcing high standards on site(s) to maintain safe and effective delivery

  • Leading and supervising the work of mixed collaborative teams of various ADM direct labour and subcontractors

  • Setting people to work in accordance with UKPN HSS 01 015 and any SSoW or permit/LOA requirements

  • Completing and submitting Inspection and Test Plans (ITPs)

  • Supporting the Site Manager in his Principal Contractor responsibility where Kier Utilities is appointed under the CDM Regulations.

What are we looking for?

This role of Foreman / Forewoman is great for you if you have:

  • Proven experience in a similar role within the power or another utility sector

  • Demonstratable leadership of site teams and able to supervise and report against programme requirements (P6)

  • Excellent communication/leadership skills

  • Management experience of subcontractors and direct labour within a multi trade environment

We’re all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferable skills are always welcome! So even if you don’t tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat. We want to hear from candidates from all backgrounds and experiences, and we especially encourage those from underrepresented communities to get in touch with us.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch at [email protected] to discuss and arrange these.

We’re proud to be able to offer our fantastic employees a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. Some of our favourites include:

  • new and enhanced family friendly policies, including eight weeks paternity leave, 26 new and enhanced family friendly policies, including eight weeks paternity leave, 26 weeks maternity leave, pregnancy loss leave, surrogacy leave, menopause guidance, and more

  • Kier’s Green Car Scheme

  • 24/7 virtual GP service for you and your family, as well as 4x Life Assurance as standard, with the option for Partner Life Assurance cover

  • A huge range of deals and discounts at many your favourite brands

And so much more! You can read the full details of all of our benefits on our website.

Who is Kier?

As a leading UK infrastructure services, construction and property group, our purpose is to sustainably deliver construction and infrastructure services which are vital to the UK.

Our projects are those that support the local communities we work in, helping them thrive and progress. We take pride in bringing specialist knowledge, sector leading experience and fresh thinking to all that we do.

We are collaborative, trusted and focused, and we will empower you to achieve your career goals, and listen to your thoughts, ideas and challenges.

Diversity and inclusion

Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We’re proud of the steps we’ve taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier’s diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives, and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies and initiatives. You can see more about our D&I action plan here.

Closing Date: 16 March 2023

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.


Foreman / Forewomen
Kier Group
London, United Kingdom
Andrew Davies
$2 to $5 billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
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