Works Manager (Ref: 32351)

23 May 2022
South Molton, Devon
£280 - £320 per day (paid on a PAYE/CIS basis via an umbrella company)
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Are you a freelance Works Manager / Section Foreman looking for security of work? Then read on. Abatec is working with a driven and dynamic Civil Engineering contractor involved with a major Highways scheme in North Devon.  Our client requires freelance Works Managers for an immediate start on a project with a completion date in late 2023. We are interested in applicants who have experience of projects including earthworks, drainage, RC structures and surfacing.
As Works Manager / Section Foreman you will:
  • Report into a Senior Works Manager and be responsible for checking Method Statements, Risk Assessments and Construction Phase Plans
  • Liaise with employees and subcontractors to ensure programme dates are met
  • Manage all permits and approvals for the schemes
  • Assist in resolving site/construction issues
  • Ensure schemes are constructed in accordance to the approved design
  • Ensure workforce adhere to H&S and Environmental rules
Our client requires a Works Manager / Section Foreman with:
  • Proven experience of working on highways schemes, ideally including earthworks, drainage, surfacing, RC structures
  • A solid understanding of health and safety regulations and legislation
  • Excellent communication skills and experience of managing operatives on site
  • SMSTS/SSSTS, First Aid at Work and CSCS card
Salary and benefits include:
  • £280 - £320 per day (paid on a PAYE/CIS basis via an umbrella company)
  • 24 month duration
If you would like more information, or to apply for this vacancy, please contact Dave or Kelly on 01934 635025. The reference for this vacancy is 32351. Alternatively, you can email your current CV (in MS Word format) to
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