Landscape Construction Team Leader

£28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
21 Dec 2018
20 Jan 2019
Dianne Saunders
Management Jobs
Full Time
Contract Type

This Garden and Landscaping business are currently looking for an experienced Senior Team Leader to run one of their landscape construction teams, and to assist the Landscape MD with the running of other teams.

They are a well established, award winning domestic landscape company producing top-end design-build projects in Northamptonshire and surrounding counties.

Job Requirements:

Minimum of three years construction experience, groundworking, carpentry and bricklaying are all skills required as a Landscaper.
Valid UK Driving Licence is essential.
Ability to use and operate small on site machinery (such as a mini digger/dumper) safely and efficiently.
Proven ability to run a team of 2-3 people, to complete projects efficiently and on time.
A positive attitude towards colleagues and customers with good communication skills.
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 - is carried out to create the final visual aspect of the garden, although this is usually completed by our client's maintenance teams.
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.

Responsibilities and Duties:

To run and manage a team of 2-3 people to complete mainly landscaping construction projects to the required standard, following the correct procedures within the allocated time.
Accurately interpret drawings, complete all necessary paperwork and manage site safety.
Liaise with clients and subcontractors on site and communicate feedback to management.

Salary and Hours:

Working week will be averaged at 42.5 hours per week, with day length adjusted to the seasons. This is a salaried position, so some overtime will be necessary during busy periods. Salary will be commensurate with experience but is anticipated to be between £28,000 and £32,000 for the right candidate.