Landscape Construction Supervisor
Our client is a well established, award winning domestic landscape company producing top-end design-build projects in the Northamptonshire area and surrounding counties. They are currently seeking a Landscape Construction Supervisor.
Basic construction experience is essential, groundworking, carpentry and bricklaying are all skills required as a Landscaper.
Valid UK Driving License is essential.
Ability to use and operate small on site machinery safely and efficiently.
Ability to work within, and temporarily lead, a team of 2-3 people, to complete projects efficiently and on time.
A 'can do' attitude, and a willingness to learn and produce quality work are essential.
A positive attitude towards colleagues and customers with good communication skills.
To be able to work tidily and efficiently at all times.
The ability to work with a wide range of products to create inspiring gardens.
Timber is used to create decking, fencing, pergolas, retaining walls and raised planting beds. Different types of stone, bricks and walling are used to create retaining walls, garden features, ponds and boundaries.
Paving is laid using modern materials such as porcelain and smooth cut stone, as well as traditional natural stone and a wide range of concrete based paving.
Water features require a basic knowledge of plumbing as well as other skills.
Soft landscaping - Planting and Turfing - to create the final visual aspect of the garden.
Driveways are installed using basic block paviors, as well as using rumbled setts, granite setts and natural stone, and are used in a creative way.
A Supervisor will be expected to run a site for short periods in the absence of a Team Leader.
If you are interested in construction, are able to turn your hand to several trades, and have an eye for detail, then landscape construction will be an extremely rewarding career.
If you are fed up working in construction doing the same thing every day, then landscape construction will offer a hugely varied approach to learning a wide range of skills.
Salary and Hours:
Working week will be 7.30am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. Salary will be commensurate with experience but is estimated to be between £24,000 and £27,000 for the right candidate. This is a salaried position, so some overtime will be expected to be worked within your salary.