Vacancy details

Job title: Site Foreman
Job ref: PBF-SF-01

The Vedas Group are delighted to announce that we are recruiting.

Position: Site Foreman

Type: Full-time (permanent after 3 month probationary period)

Location: Padiham and throughout sites in the north-west

Salary: £10 to £12 per hour dependent on experience

Reference: PBF-SF-01

:: Apply for immediate consideration

Working Hours: 40 per week

Monday – Friday 07:00 – 16:00 (Inclusive of unpaid breaks)

Holidays: 29 days including bank holiday

Opportunities for overtime

Bonus based on hours worked

Workplace pension

Job Description:

The Landscape Foreman is responsible for installation and management of a variety of landscape projects. The foreman is responsible for completing each project with great precision and business minded efficiency.

Essential Functions:

• Direct activities on the job site, they include but are not limited to: coordinating workflow, hands on work, and operating a variety of machinery.

• Manage personnel effectively and efficiently.

• Communicating production goals with crew members and clients.

• Monitor all tools, equipment, and machinery for required maintenance.

• Track and record all job expenses, including but not exclusively materials and hours worked.

• Maintain a clean and safe job site at all times.

• Other duties as assigned.


• Supervises and manages landscape crew.

• Ensures that all crew members utilize all required personal protective equipment

• Ensures that all installation work is performed in accordance with industry and company standards.

• Ensures that all equipment safely and maintenance procedures are followed.

• Interacts with clients in order to help ensure job satisfaction.

• Supervises all crew members during the performance of all assigned work.

• Leads by example.

• Reports for duty at the designated location on time each day.

• Follows directions from supervisors.

• Ensures that all safety rules and company safety policies are adhered to.

• Communicates well with all crew members, supervisors, and clientele.

• Strives to improve job skills and develop the potential for upward mobility.

• Maintain a clean and safe job site.

• Trains crew members the development in the best practices of installation in company standards.


• 1+ year experience

• Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions

• Commercial Driver’s License (preferred) and reputable driving record

• Proficient heavy equipment operating skills including front end loaders, mini-excavators, and skid steer machinery with various attachments; other construction equipment as needed

• Knowledge and experience in installing a variety of hardscape applications

• Knowledge of perennials, shrubs, evergreens, and trees; identification and cultural requirements

• Highly motivated, self-driven individual who is detail orientated

• Excellent attention to detail while working in fun & fast paced environment

• Verbal & written communications skills

• Good time management skills; be available for long hours all year round

• Ability to prioritize and multi-task

• Able to work effectively with individuals of differing knowledge and background (i.e. clients, contractors, subcontractors, vendors, and other designers)

• Clean and professional appearance

• Punctual and dependable

Shortlisting: If you are shortlisted for this position we will contact you within 5 working days of your application.

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Town/city: Padiham and North-west
Region: Lancashire
Country: United Kingdom
Job type: Permanent
Hours: Full-Time
Salary: £10 to £12 p.h. dependent on experience
Application deadline: 5 October 2018
Start date: ASAP

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