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Building and Construction

Estate Building Foreman / Multi Skilled Operative

Up to £27500 per annum

Job Title: Foreman (Estate Building)

Location: York (YO41 1QG)

Salary: £27,500 per annum

Job Type: 8am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, Permanent, Full Time

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

The Estate:

  • Two principal houses
  • 40 let farms
  • 750 acre in-hand farm
  • Stud farm
  • 1140 acres of forestry
  • 140 let houses and cottages
  • Various commercial properties including a village pub

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • 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.

The Candidate:

Reporting to the Clerk of Works and operating from Garrowby Sawmill, the successful applicant will have NVQ, HNC or HND qualifications.

Extra Info/ Benefits:

  • Pay will be reviewed annually; the first review being due in June 2022.
  • The successful applicant will be entitled to join the pension scheme and the employer will contribute 6% of salary.
  • Overtime may be available during the summer months.
  • Holiday entitlement is 29 working days including Public Holidays.
  • The Building Department, which works alongside the Joinery Department and contractors, comprises a building foreman, three general builders and a labourer. A suitably experienced and qualified craftsman is required to join the department following the promotion of the existing foreman. The position offers a varied workload within an attractive working environment.

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Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Builder, General Builder, Building Manager, Building Foreman, Building Maintenance, Building Operative, Property Maintenance, Building Team Leader may also be considered for this role.