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Residential Foreman

Residential Foreman

Job Title: Residential Foreman
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Location: North Sydney
Industry: Construction
Reference: RMB16
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Job Published: March 15, 2021

Job Description

One of Sydney's top high-end residential home builders is looking for an experienced Site Manager to work on residential projects between $500k + $4M. 

You will be reporting into a Construction Manager who is always on hand to support you. You will have access to reliable trades and a solid Leading Hand on site. 

to succeed in this position you will take pride in what you deliver, have excellent communication skills and strong values of customer service with evidence of delivering on time, quality finishes.

THE ROLE:
  • Site safety management.
  • Meeting program dates to align with construction program
  • Liaise with subcontractors, the architect and other key external consultants.
  • Work with the project manager to ensure materials and orders are correct and available.
  • Depending on the size of your project and your capabilities, you may manage multiple builds at any one time.
  • Monitoring all trade works, subcontractors, and site staff.
  • Internal and external set out with subcontractors.
  • Other various duties as directed.
  • Conducting site inductions for staff and sub-contractors
  • Managing the sub-contractors to ensure they are fulfilling their roles and responsibilities
  • Monitoring subcontractors daily in regards to safety, quality and program
  • Managing inspection test plans for critical trades
  • Management of projects from start to finish, and overall knowledge of all trades.

 SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Experience managing high-end residential projects from start to finish.
  • Keen eye for detail and have an ability to produce high quality work.
  • Ability to push a team and adhere to program
  • You will have experience taking full WH&S responsibility on site.
  • Direction and management of subcontractors and labourers.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans and prioritise tasks.
  • Interpersonal skills to maintain good relationships with trades, architects & clients.
  • Proficient computer skills.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED:
  • 3 + years experience as a Leading Hand / Foreman 
  • Experience in detail-orientated bespoke projects.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills - ability to build relationships with internal & external stakeholders.
  • Carpenter by trade preferred but not essential
  • Understanding of NSW residential building codes and guidelines.
  • Ability to drive projects to meet deadlines on time and on budget
  • Proven experience of effectively manage a team including sub-contractors, in a professional manner and ensuring longevity of relationships.
  • Good understanding of health and safety legislation and requirements, has proven experience of effectively controlling site safety
  • Good communicator with the ability to deal with clients 

For any questions relating to this role or other opportunities with D&B and our clients please contact Ross Breen on + 61 29376 8200 or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential.