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Site Foreman Position for bespoke playground design and build company

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Touchwoodplay.co.uk is seeking an experienced site foreman to deliver high quality manufacture of bespoke and innovative timber playground equipment all over the UK. Being a small but vibrant and expanding company, the right candidate must be a committed individual looking to commit to our team and grow within the company. Full time role - 5 days a week, (additional hours, weekend work and working on site away from Bristol may be required). Salary varies depending on skills and experience.


Touchwood Play manufactures bespoke playground equipment for public and private spaces. We are a member of the Forest of Avon Products Co-operative and pride ourselves on working with locally sourced materials.


Your duties will include but are not limited to:

• Managing and conducting site carpentry and landscaping works

• Erecting timber frames and addressing detailing such as cladding, decks and roof structures

• Use and maintenance of a wide variety of handheld woodworking tools

• Working as part of a small team often undertaking tasks on your own.

• Managing site staff to ensure project is run effectively and efficiently

• Liaising with operations manager to communicate progress etc. Experience of delivering to strict deadlines whilst ensuring product quality at all times

• Working in accordance with our method statements and risk assessments, including potentially work at height, and safe lifting and moving of heavy components.

• Closely following our designers’ plans to ensure that structures are built and finished to the required standard.

• Ensuring a safe and efficient working environment

• Travel and overnight stays will be required to fulfil aspects of this role


The following experience would be helpful:

• Experience of working on medium to large projects.

• Understanding layout plans, marking out and surveying of sites.

• CSCS card including SMSTS

• Previous woodworking experience in green wood crafts and conventional joinery.

• Chainsaw licence

• Full driving licence

• Site plant qualifications (Telehandler, Digger, Dumper)

• Experience of and appropriate licence for towing a trailer

• Work at height qualification, PASMA, LOLER


Please send a cover letter and CV by email to Ed Anderson at ed@touchwoodplay.co.uk . See our website Touchwoodplay.co.uk



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