Civils ganger / foreman

We are looking for motivated and experienced foremen to join our growing team. You’ll enjoy a varied leadership role encompassing either surfacing or groundworking/civils projects. Typical projects include streetworks, shallow drainage, town centre improvements, carriageway reconstruction and preparation for resurfacing projects including roads and car parks.

You will lead a team of 2-8 people.

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safe operation of the site
  • Deliver site inductions and daily briefings
  • Lead, motivate and direct your team
  • Ensure work is completed to specification, safely and on time
  • Manage health, safety and environmental compliance requirements, ensuring processes and procedures are in place
  • Plan works, develop programmes and place orders for materials 
  • Undertake manual labour, digging, lifting, carrying and cleaning on site as required
  • Raise technical queries, early warnings and compensation events. Complete site records and other paperwork 


  • Experience of leading, managing and developing others
  • Asphalt surfacing or groundwork/civils experience
  • Understanding of drawings and specifications 
  • Experience in setting levels and measuring up
  • Valid driving licence
  • CSCS, CPCS or NPORS card
  • SSSTS (desirable)
  • NRSWA operative or supervisor status (desirable)
  • Familiar with NEC contract (desirable)
  • Clear of alcohol and drugs when reporting for work (a regular testing programme is in place)  

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