General Foreperson

What Are We Looking For?

Our Asset Management and Technical Services team in Basingstoke is looking for a General Foreperson to join us on a permanent basis. You will be involved in supervising various construction projects, undertaking all aspects of site works including, overseeing of own squads and operatives where required. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced squad leader to join and we would welcome the idea of you bringing on board your own team too.

Some of Your Key Duties Include:

  • Ensure that all certification you or your team are required to hold to operate any piece of machinery/equipment is valid, in date and renewed when necessary.
  • Ensure that any defects are highlighted, addressed and actioned immediately to eliminate any risk of accident/injury/mechanical breakdown.
  • Maintain accurate daily records for activities on site and man hours worked.
  • Complete task specific site paperwork such as: Site service charter, work permits, excavation and work inspections, QA documentation and photographic records of work
  • Ensure all works are carried out in line with approved Method Statements
  • Conduct and amend risk assessments and deliver toolbox talks/briefings.
  • Take responsibility for the workmanship and productivity of your designated site team.
  • Assume responsibility to manage site elements of short duration small value projects. Reporting back to designated site manager or project engineer for support on material procurement, arranging plant and liaising with the client.
  • Provide daily updates on progress on sites to Site Manager/Project Engineer
  • Identify any potential additional and future work while on site and pass on to the Project Engineer/Manager.
  • Support Site Managers on larger projects by managing individual civils work elements and assisting with site documentation as required.

What Do You Need?

  • Previous experience in a similar role and certified in the use of required site plant/machinery.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • The ability and confidence to manage teams.
  • The ability to follow concise and clear instructions accurately.
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
  • Willingness to work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements.
  • Knowledge of site safety practices, including an understanding of Confined Spaces.
  • MSRA
  • First Aid at Work – 3 day
  • CSCS
  • DOMS
  • Slinger / Signaller / Banksman
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • SMSTS/SSSTS Qualification
  • CPCS – Roller / Dumper/ Excavator
  • New Roads and Street Works (operator /supervisor)
  • Full UK Driving Licence.

Who Are We?

RSE is a trusted clean water technology company, developing market leading products and solutions for purifying drinking water, recycling wastewater and cleaning water in industrial processes. We are disrupting the water sector, delivering water treatment products, technologies, and services to clients across the UK. RSE provides offsite modular build solutions using a low-carbon approach compared to traditional construction methods and our unique offering to the market focuses on innovation, efficiency, and excellence.

Established in 1982, RSE has grown into one of the most prominent MEICA engineering businesses in the UK water industry. We have created a complete in-house and full-service capability from project inception through to design, fabrication, and delivery by means of installation and commissioning. We additionally have one of the largest servicing and maintenance teams in the market, to ensure we’re on hand for all our clients’ needs.

Our service offering presents industry-leading innovative solutions and our dedicated staff play a key role in delivering our sustainability and wider business goals. With over 1700 staff across our group of companies, our strategic ambition will see the business continue to grow as we expand our operations and diversify our products. One of RSE’s key focuses is driving servant leadership and giving our people the opportunity and responsibility to take an entrepreneurial approach in their career development.

What RSE Offer

To build successful teams and drive the level of quality that RSE is renowned for, we know we need the best people in industry. Not only do we require the relevant skillsets, but we also need people with the right attitude and mentality to thrive and grow in such an innovative industry. At RSE, you’ll be given every opportunity to set the path of your own career through our Business Streams and work in an environment that will require you to rise to the challenge of working for a market leader.    

  • Industry leading salary
  • Company Van Available
  • Accommodation provided when staying away from home
  • Holiday Allowance of 31 days per year, rising to 33 days per year after 2 years’ service
  • Holiday Buy / Sell Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work
  • Discounted National Gym Membership
  • Professional Fees Paid
  • Employee Discount Platform
  • EV/Hybrid Car Lease Scheme
  • Access to our network of health professionals including mental health champions and occupational health nurse

In a flourishing sector where there are vast career opportunities available, we believe our niche offering to the market means our people have the space to thrive and innovate our industry. If you’re interested in a career with a company that will harness your skills and provides you with the support to create your own future, then please apply. We’re excited to take you on the journey and continuing to grow as the UK water industry’s contractor of choice.

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