• Danielle Grant

Groundworks Foreman (Robertsbridge)

My client a forward-thinking company, who are looking for a Groundworks Foreman to join their growing company and work closely with the directors. This is a wide and varied role.

The ideal candidate will have a good range of residential project experience – foundations, utilities, foul and. These tasks will need to be carried out at the highest standard.

The candidate will need to be good with plans (able to interpret them), take levels and translate that in to works on the ground. Given the plans, team, equipment and materials, able to fulfil a job independently to an agreed timetable. Good communication skills are needed, email and WhatsApp etc.

Main Duties

  • Supervise a team of groundworkers

  • Working with site plans, site teams, site equipment and materials

  • Working to strict deadlines on projects

  • Take levels and translate that into works on the ground

  • Organise daily workloads

  • Management of material and plant

  • Regularly reporting project status to management, site engineers and other officials

  • Weekly progress reports, site meetings

  • Troubleshoot routine issues that occur on the job site

  • Resolving conflicts or miscommunications quickly and amicably

  • Delegating individual responsibilities and projects to crew members and contractors

  • Emphasizing safe use of tools, machinery and equipment while providing training on safety gear, helmets and procedures

  • Coordinating daily task according to priorities and plans, making changes when necessary due to weather, supply, delivery and personnel

  • Carry out tasks to the highest standard and within Health and Safety regulations.

Qualification’s Skills and Experience

  • Experience in a good range of residential projects – foundations, utilities, foul and surface water systems, roads, drives, edging and paving

  • Deep knowledge of the construction industry and processes.

  • Able to read site plans (able to interpret them)

  • Excellent communication skills are need

  • Computer literate, (especially WhatsApp and e-mails)

  • Must have a driving licence, with no more than 6 points

  • Full understanding of current H&S legislation

  • Problem solving skills along with commercial awareness


  • £40,000 - £60,000


  • Potential for a vehicle to be provided

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