Hard and Soft Landscape Foreman

7 days left

Recruiter
Gail Manning
Location
Kent
Salary
£25-27 DOE + Van
Posted
02 Sep 2017
Closes
02 Oct 2017
Ref
35238
Sector
Landscaping
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Hard and Soft Landscape Foreman

Our client is a landscape design company dedicated to the transformation of outside spaces, large and small. As well as designing private gardens, they work in the commercial sector transforming under-used or unattractive outside areas. They also help hoteliers and restaurateurs improve business through the creation of outside dining and leisure areas with impact and a sense of place. They are now looking for a Hard and Soft Landscape Foreman.

 

Responsibilities

  • Carry out and manage day to day construction works
  • Manage day to day running of the site and assistant
  • Work with project manager to ensure the smooth organisation of materials and timely completion of site
  • Liaise with Principle Contractor in weekly meetings
  • Ensure H&S is implemented and adhered to

 

Person Specification

  • Experience in working off plans
  • Full clean driving licence
  • To be skilled in stone work and stone construction – paving, cladding
  • To be skilled in garden timber work – decking, trellising and fencing
  • Knowledge of irrigation systems
  • Some experience in soft landscaping – turfing, planting and general plant knowledge
  • To be highly organised and efficient time management
  • Experience in managing an assistant and maintaining top end gardens
  • Team player with a willingness and ability to work alone
  • Excellent communication and people skills