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Are you an enthusiastic team player? Can you deliver exceptional results on a range of projects? Do you want to make a difference in a growing region?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Foreman to join our Rail Division, based from our Normanton Office - and there has never been a better time to join!

The Role

As a foreman, you will be responsible for the supervision of multiple sites, management of staff and completion of site documentation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Effectively mobilise resources to deliver the agreed works
  • Effectively and safely manage site equipment and premises
  • Ensure accurate recording and management of site information
  • Effectively mobilise resources to deliver the agreed works
  • Effectively and safely manage site equipment and premises
  • Ensure accurate recording and management of site information
  • Develop and manage the performance of site colleagues effectively and safely
  • Manage Multiple work sites
  • Mentor Gangers to increase knowledge and capability



At Story Contracting, we invest in our people. We provide award-winning training and development opportunities for all employees to help you get to where you want to be in your career.

In addition to a competitive salary, pension (and company car/allowance) We show we care about our people by offering a health cash plan and wellbeing support to keep you fit and well - inside and outside of work. 

We care about our communities too and offer our employees two paid for volunteering days each year to spend as a team or individually.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience of Railway infrastructure working P-Way and Civils
  • PTS certified
  • CSCS and CPCS certified
  • SSSTS or SMSTS competence
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings
  • Full First Aid certified
  • Good communication skills
  • Demonstrable experience of rail industry
  • Ability to lead and supervise a team 
  • Ability to work under pressure, with flexibility and versatility
  • COSS competent or strong awareness
  • Basic setting out
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks; showing strong delegation skills to manage productivity


Why Story Contracting?

  • Story Contracting is a privately-owned, award-winning infrastructure company who is financially secure and agile with a wide range of public, private and third sector clients who enjoy working with our talented and committed team. Our track record for delivery on time and to budget, safely and reliably, has meant repeat business from our clients, which is reflected in our motto of ‘Do It Right!’
  • Our values are at the heart of everything we do - the way we work and the behaviours we display. We believe that this is what makes Story Contracting and our people exceptional.
  • GROUNDED - Everyone is equal at Story. We are down to earth and treat each other with respect.
  • HARDWORKING - We all pull our weight and work hard for each other.
  • PROUD - We are proud of our safety, our projects, our people, our clients and the success we create together.
  • FAMILY - We nurture, train, develop and keep our people safe, just like a family. We are inclusive and do the right thing for the business and its people.
  • TRUSTED - What we say is what we do. Our clients, our people and our communities trust us to do it right.
  • WINNERS - We are hungry for success and want to be the best performing contractor for our clients, our people and our communities.

Find out more about what it’s like to be part of Team Story here.

Every Story Matters

  • We are proud to be a place where everyone can be part of the Story!
  • As part of our pledge to eliminate discrimination and encourage diversity among our Story Team, our ‘Every Story’ policy  ensures all employees are a part of a diverse environment and always feel included.
  • All applicants will receive careful consideration for employment regardless of who you are, where you come from or what you believe in.

Think you’d be a good fit?

  • Successful applicants will be contacted shortly after the closing date.
  • Apply today and start your story


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