Landscape Foreman (3 Month Contract)

Recruiter
ANDERSPLUS LTD
Location
North West London
Salary
From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pro Rata
Posted
08 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client’s gardens range from small rooftop havens, to vast projects like Estate reconstructions. Our clients deal a variety of landscaping, from lawns to flower beds and patios to driveways. They have a range of heavy machinery for moving earth and carving out landscapes for both private and commercial landscaping. They are now looking for a Landscape Foreman to join their team on a static site in North West London for 3 months.


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

  • Driving licence is essential
  • Experience in working off plans
  • 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
  • To be diplomatic and calm with clients
  • 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