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Site Foreman / Manager


Contract:      Permanent, full time

Location:      Huddersfield

Salary:           Negotiable


About Illingworth & Gregory:

Illingworth & Gregory (I&G) prides itself in being a family owned, managed and principled company, delivering specialist construction services to our valued clients striving for total client satisfaction in all that we do.

We were established in 1972 and have grown and developed over four decades into a leading Regional Principle Building Contractor offering client focused solutions in Construction, Refurbishment, Bespoke Joinery, Design & Build, Minor Works, Measured Term Contracts and Management Contracting sectors.

Delivering these services via our professional management and directly employed trades teams in-house with the company’s core family values inherent in all that we do, present I&G as one of few UK Principal Building Contractors offering our clients a complete construction solutions package.

The I&G team has recently joined Sewell Group, a regional Hull-based family organisation founded in 1876. Sewell is a multi-disciplined Group working across Construction, Facilities Management, Investment and Retail sectors, and pride themselves in being a great company to work for, and a Sunday Times Top 10 organisation.

I&G is a sister company to Sewell Construction, and is provided with central support services. As a result Sewell will manage the recruitment and selection process in conjunction with I&G, and the final candidate will be employed with I&G, not directly with Sewell.


Role Overview:

Working on both Refurbishment and New Build projects in all sectors, in particularly in Educational and Healthcare environments, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the management and delivery of schemes.

The Site Foreman / Manager will be a good communicator, both internally and to external clients and client teams. Attention to detail together with good forward planning is essential.

The successful candidate will be solely responsible for, and manage all activities, on site.


Key Responsibilities

·         To implement all company and statutory Health and Safety requirements

on site

·         Actively liaise with Sub-contractors to programme their site attendance

and implement works packages

·         Monitor works progress and report accordingly to the Project Manager

·         Effectively communicate with the client and any onsite building users

·         Monitor and close out defects/quality issues on site

·         On occasion, you will be required to work on the tools


Skills and Attributes

As well as fitting into the I&G family culture, the successful candidate will have the following:



·         A positive and professional attitude

·         A full driving licence, valid in the UK

·         Keen interest in the Construction sector

·         Hold excellent communication, organisation and time management skills

·         Experience of working on projects with multiple trades and strict timescales

·         A trade background



·         SMSTS qualified

·         Current First Aid Certificate

·         Current Asbestos Awareness Certification

·         Have working knowledge of current Health and Safety practice

·         Site Management experience in an Educational and / or Healthcare environment / scheme


I&G is an equal opportunities employer, recruiting within the guidelines of the Equality Act 2010. We are committed to the promotion of diversity and equal opportunity, as an employer and in the delivery of our products and services.

As a committed safe employer, an enhanced DBS (criminal record) check will be carried out for the successful candidate of this role.


To apply for this role, please visit: https://www.onlineresourcing.co.uk/jobs/sewell/1/jobdetails/?jobid=16654