Landscape Supervisor 46209

Location : South West London, Surrey & Home counties
Salary : £28-33k
Vacancy type : Permanent
Vacancy ID : 46209

Overview

Applicants should ideally have 2-4 years experience in a similar position. Must be able to build hard landscaping features (paving, brickwork, decking etc) of high quality and be able to demonstrate some skills in interpreting plans, drawings and setting out sites. The successful applicant will be able to help supervise a small team of landscapers on site (support, assistance and training if required will be provided). Also be able to form good day to day working relationships with clients. Our client is recognised as a leader in landscape design and construction. This is a rare opportunity to join a landscape company and grow with that Company. Evidence of experience and references are essential. The company works predominantly in SW and West London, Surrey and the Home counties - Applicants will only be considered if they live locally and/ or are able to travel directly to sites across this area. A company vehicle will be provided.

Specific functions include:

  • General groundwork (excavation, material movements)
  • Paving (sub base preparation, laying and pointing)
  • Brick and block work(small walls)
  • Decking (sub frames structures and laying of deck boards (hard and softwood))
  • Fencing (panel and feather board construction)
  • Timber features (pergolas etc)
  • Paths and edging
  • Turf laying
  • Water features construction and maintenance
  • And desirable;
  • Planting / horticulture techniques (planting out, care and maintenance)

Key tasks.

  • Interpret scale drawings and written production schedules to construct garden features (with guidance and supervision according to your ability)
  • Assist with daily time schedules to agree and meet standard times for each task and the overall project
  • Liaise with Directors, Operations Manager and suppliers when ordering materials, to ensure they arrive on site on time and are economically purchased to meet agreed budgets.
  • Organisation of the site, materials and work order to help ensure efficient and effective work at all times
  • Communicate with the client as required in a professional and friendly manner
  • Use and take care of the company‚??s assets (uniforms, tools and equipment)
  • Adhere to procedures and represent the Company‚??s best interests at all times

The Landscape Supervisor will contribute to the profitable and successful growth of the company by;

  • Completing all projects to an agreed time schedule and level of quality
  • Offering advice and feedback on suppliers, resources, methodology and planning when appropriate
  • Regularly reporting to directors with up-to-date progress on workloads, tasks and projects
  • Undertaking other ancillary tasks / projects as and when required to do so
  • Undergoing formal and on the job training when required

At all times the Landscape Supervisor will present a professional image of the Company

 

Please quote 46209 when speaking with one of our consultants.

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