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Installation Foreperson UK

The Writech Group
3.4 out of 5



Pulled from the full job description

  • Additional leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay

Full job description

The Writech Group are an internationally recognised leader in Fire Protection Systems. We are internationally approved to Design, Manufacture, Install, Service & Commission to all standards & have Award Winning expertise in Fire Sprinkler Protection, Foam enhanced Fire Protection, Gas Protection, Firewater Mist Protection, Insert Gas Protection & Special Hazard Fire Protection.


Our head office is based in Salford, Manchester, however our installation crews attend sites across the UK, the UK and Europe. You will commence your position in the Manchester workshop for a training period (duration dependant on experience) and then will work on sites to carry out mechanical installation tasks – installing pipework, fittings etc. Travel allowance to site is provided by the company. There is a Pay Scale in place for this position which includes payment for travel to and from work in a company vehicle.


  • Champion Health and Safety: lead and drive safe work practices onsite
  • Coordinate onsite resources including labor, materials and sub-contractors
  • Manage a team of operatives to meet all project requirements and deadlines
  • Ensure quality workmanship: drive quality standards in line with SOPs and work practices
  • Ensure Installation documentation is completed correctly: Responsible for submitting progress drawings, testing records, site audits, RAMS, access and site permits


  • Excellent safety practices and must be comfortable working at heights.
  • Must be willing to learn and flexible to stay away depending on site location.
  • Flexible regarding working hours and available for overtime when needed.
  • A relevant trade qualification or equivalent experience
  • Hold a valid CSCS and Manual Handling Ticket
  • Good reporting skills
  • Full clean Driving License


  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven record of coordinating and managing site projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Career driven, ambitious and enthusiastic with the ability to work well under pressure and within a strict deadline environment
  • 5+ years experience in a Construction environment

Hours: Working hours vary per day depending on the nature of the project and travel distance however the minimum working week is 42.5 hours. Site time and travel allowance is paid.

Additional Benefits

  • EAP
  • Learning & Development
  • Career Progression
  • Company Event
  • Free onsite Parking
  • Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme
  • Additional Annual Leave

All CV’s will be reviewed and applicants will be invited for interview based on their suitability.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Sick pay


  • Monday to Friday


  • fitting fire sprinklers: 2 years (required)


  • Drivers license (required)
  • CSCS (required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 100% (preferred)

Work Location: On the road

Reference ID: JH08032024