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Hard Landscape Foreman 43607

Employer
Kerry Barker
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
30-35k DOE
Closing date
12 Apr 2021
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Job Details

Hard Landscaping Foreman:

The purpose of the Hard Landscaping Foreman role is to manage all on site project work in an organised and productive manner ensuring the end results are to the highest of standards. This includes supporting the Project Manager in quoting for the job, ordering materials at a schedule that suits the site and enabling a smooth operation in all site works being undertaken with the support of an assistant. Liaising with the Project Manager on queries and talking through pressure points to achieve the very best finished product to time and within budget.

Role:

  • Carry out and manage day to day construction works and garden installations to the highest standard
  • Manage day to day running of sites and assistant including timeliness, efficiency and presentation.
  • Communicate effectively with project managers to ensure timely completion of site, highlighting issues that arise.
  • Liaising with clients and contractors as required, keeping calm, polite and confident.
  • Smooth organisation of ordering materials to site in a methodical schedule.
  • Work to plans, setting out and ensure 100% accuracy on all drawings.
  • Keep within budget on materials and labour on site.
  • People management through the development of your assistant in learning new skills particularly in stonework and timber work.
  • Ensure every garden is finished to the highest specification to gain both client and company satisfaction.
  • Daily completion of job sheets highlighting future requirements using Salesforce.
  • Ensure that the van is kept clean and tidy with a full set of tools. Reporting any problems immediately.
  • To support the Project Manager in the organisation of Unit 2 and all HL tools are kept in an ordered and organised fashion.
  • Undertake overall yard duties to ensure all outside areas are kept clean and orderly.
  • Ensure all health and safety procedures are followed.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Undertake any mandatory training required by the company to deliver the role effectively.
  • To be able to take ownership and manage jobs efficiently from start to finish within the allocated timeframes
  • Excellent site management to avoid disruptions to the schedule during the working day.

Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of working in the trade.
  • Experience in working off plans
  • To be skilled in stonework and stone construction – paving, cladding
  • To be skilled in garden timber work – decking, trellising and fencing
  • Knowledge of irrigation systems.
  • To be able to take ownership and manage jobs efficiently from start to finish within the allocated timeframes
  • To have an excellent eye for detail, carrying out work to the highest of standard.
  • To be highly professional and organised
  • To have some computer skills for completion of job sheets and ordering materials.
  • Efficient time management.
  • To be diplomatic and calm with clients.

Hours of work:  07.30 - 17.00 with 1 hour off during the day.

Start date: April

Reward:

Salary: Competitive salary dependant on experience, minimum £30k

Holiday: 25 days paid holiday per annum plus bank holidays.

Discretionary annual bonus

Company

We possess over 20 years recruitment experience and have specialised in the Gardening, Landscaping and Horticulture industries since 1999. Typically we have 150+ permanent vacancies covering all areas of the horticultural industry, from operatives to senior management.To apply for any of our vacancies please complete our simple online application form by visiting www.freshhortcareers.com.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
020 7793 7825
Location
8 Silk Mews
Kennington
London
SE11 4BA
United Kingdom
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