Foreman Jobs – Heavy Machinery Moving

Merritts specialise in heavy machinery moving services and has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Foreman to join our dynamic team.


This permanent position is well suited to an individual that held previous foreman jobs and is looking to advance their career and gain hands-on experience in a thriving and growing company.

Experience in the following is required:

  • Directing a machinery moving crew on customer sites.
  • Rigging and moving machinery with forklifts, Versa-Lift lift trucks, overhead cranes and gantry systems.
  • Jacking and skating of machinery.
  • Position, align and level machinery.
  • Reporting of accidents/incidents and near misses + reporting of equipment or property damage.
  • Understanding of risk assessments, method statements and lift plans.


Role requirements:

  • Interpersonal and supervisory skills required.
  • Valid UK driving licence.
  • Health and safety conscious: Ability to identify risks.
  • Self-directed and motivated.
  • Overtime, weekends, night outs and working away required.


Added benefits:

  • Excellent rate of pay.
  • Fully equipped high specification tackle van.
  • Training courses provided.
  • Career development opportunities.
  • Individual accommodation when working away.
  • Stakeholder pension scheme.
  • Full individual work uniform and PPE.


If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to

Foremen jobs

February 11, 2019 by Elliot Cook

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