Job Description

Role – Groundworks/ Civils Foreman

Location – Kildare, Meath, Cork

Reporting to – Site Manager

Contract Type – Permanent Full time

About the role

Glenveagh Properties Plc, a leading Residential Building Company is currently recruiting an experienced Groundworks Foreman. Reporting to our Project Manager, you will manage the day to day operations the groundworks development of two of our sites.

Responsibilities include:

·         Day to day supervision of the groundworks element on a greenfield residential site

·         Assess work activities to be carried out, plan the resources required in conjunction with the site programme to ensure that deadlines are met and related works are carried out in the correct sequence.

·         Manage and coordinate both site staff and sub-contractors on site

·         Management of H&S on site to ensure highest standards are maintained

·         Liaise and communicate closely with the design team and other stakeholders

·         Plan the daily resourcing and control of site labour and ordering of materials, completing the online daily site diary and relevant weekly documentation in accordance with company policy

·         Carry out company compliance and administration procedures and recording performance and progress of site operations and subcontractors



Degree/Higher Diploma/HETAC qualification (or relevant trade experience)
·         10+ years’ Civils experience

·         Must have a strong background in roads, utilities, groundworks or general civils

·         Excavator, Dumper and LUGS tickets would be advantageous

·         Knowledge of HDPE preparation and welding would be advantageous

·         Good knowledge of Irish water SLA

·         A strong sense of ownership and responsibility for tasks/projects

·         Accuracy, attention to detail and a methodical nature are key

·         The ability to lead, use initiative and be self-motivated

·         Excellent written and verbal communication


About us

Glenveagh Properties provides employees with an exciting, challenging and rewarding career in a dynamic and rapidly expanding Company. We work to make a team environment that will attract the best people and give them credible reasons to stay and grow their careers with us.

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