Hard Landscape Foreman - 38038

Location
Kent & South East UK
Salary
£35,000 DOE
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Ref
38038
Sector
Landscaping
Function
Technical Jobs
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