Estate Building Foreman

£27,500 pa and will be reviewed
20 Oct 2020
03 Nov 2020
Maria Connelly
Contract Type
Full Time

Estate Building Foreman

Are you looking for a long-term post, within an established organisation?

Garrowby Estate is a traditional agricultural estate extending to 13,250 acres, located 13 miles east of York. The estate comprises the following:

Two principal houses

40 let farms

750 acre in-hand farm

Stud farm

1380 acres of forestry

130 let houses and cottages

Following an internal promotion, an experienced, versatile and skilled Building Foreman is required to manage a team of five, reporting to the Clerk of Works.

The Building Department, which works alongside the Joinery Department and contractors, comprises a building foreman, three general builders and a labourer. You will have a varied workload within an attractive working environment.

Reporting to the Clerk of Works and operating from Garrowby Sawmill, you required to fulfil the following criteria:

  • Experienced and competent in a broad range of building skills including brickwork/blockwork, plastering, damp proofing, roofing, paving, groundworks and drainage.
  • Self-motivated and capable of producing high quality work on a consistent basis.
  • Ability to manage and co-ordinate the day-to-day workload of the building team.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and solve problems.
  • Ability to motivate the team members to produce high quality work in an efficient manner.
  • Previous experience of Estate work and operation of a JCB 3CX would be an advantage.
  • A friendly character is essential with the ability to interact with a wide range of people.

You need to have a minimum of 5 years experience within the building trade.

If this sounds of interest, then please apply now!

Our reference: SE2007
Vacancy: Estate Building Foreman
Location: York
Salary: £27,500 pa and will be reviewed
Working hours: 8am to 4.30pm Monday

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