Hard Landscaper

Location : London
Salary : 38-45k DOE
Vacancy type : Permanent
Vacancy ID : 45973

Our client seeks a Hard Landscaping Foreman due to continued growth.

An exciting opportunity has opened to join our well established and dynamic business who are renowned for designing, building and maintaining beautiful and innovative and cutting-edge gardens, and was established over 20 years ago. 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 and avoiding disruptions to the schedule during the working day.
  • 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.

You will need:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience of working in the trade.
  • Experience in working off plans
  • To be skilled in stonework and stone construction inc paving, cladding
  • To be skilled in garden timber work inc 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 to 17.00 with 1 hour off during the day.

Your Reward:
? Excellent salary depending on experience
? Vehicle given for travelling to and from work
? Ongoing training and development
? 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
? Paid day off on your birthday
? Discretionary annual bonus
? Opportunity to work on a range of fantastic domestic and commercial gardens within an innovative company.

 

Please quote 45973 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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testimonials

Once again, I would like to extend my thanks to you for being so efficient and focused on my behalf. You have impressed me and have been extremely professional about matching me well with potential opportunities. Should I require staff in my new role... I will be sure to use you.

Simon (Contracts Manager)

I would like to give a big thank you to everyone in the team at Fresh Horticultural Careers for their help throughout my employment with them. Their support was great and helped me enjoy my time whilst working for them.

Ross (Horticulture)