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Landscaping Operatives

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Landscaping General Operatives required for work with busy landscaper based near Malahide Co. Dublin.

The ideal candidate will have among other things:

Experience in hard landscaping / soft landscaping.

Experience in using landscaping machinery such as Tractors mowers etc

Having worked at paving is a distinct advantage.

If you are interested in this please send your cv to us .

Garden Centre Assistant – Virginia, Co. Cavan

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Horticulturist required for busy garden centre in Virginia Co. Cavan

Experience in a similar role is a must for this job.

A horticulture qualification from a full time horticulture course is essential.

A good knowledge of plants and a customer driven individual is ideal for this role.

You will be required to carry out all daily tasks associated with plant care and also deal with customers.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with and learn from a leading horticulturist who is passionate about plant care.

Being fluent in English is essential.

This position will commence in early to mid January for the right candidate

If you feel you suit such a position, please forward your cv together with references or reference contact details to us.

Landscaping Foreman

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Landscaping forepersons required for company based in north Dublin area.

The ideal candidates will have among other things:

  • A strong work ethic and the ability to delegate work.
  • A keen interest in all aspects of landscaping.
  • A high level of attention to detail.
  • An ability to read site landscaping plans.
  • A valid safe pass.
  • A valid manual handling cert.
  • A full clean B or preferably C driving licence.

Having an agricultural or an amenity horticulture background with experience driving tractors and using other landscaping or mowing equipment is a distinct advantage.

If you feel you have the necessary experience and credentials required, please forward your cv to us together with references or referee contact details.

Landscaper Foreman

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Our highly successful client currently has vacancies for landscaping forepersons to work as part of their ever-growing company in the Leinster area.

The ideal candidates will have among other things:

  • A strong work ethic and the ability to delegate work.
  • A keen interest in all aspects of landscaping.
  • A high level of attention to detail.
  • An ability to read site landscaping plans.
  • A valid safe pass.
  • A valid manual handling cert.
  • A full clean B or C driving licence.

Opportunity for career progression for candidates with ambition and talent.

Having an agricultural or an amenity horticulture background with experience driving tractors and using other landscaping or mowing equipment is a distinct advantage.

There will be opportunities for training and upskilling for successful candidates.

If you feel you have the necessary experience and credentials required, please forward your cv to us together with references or referee contact details.

Architectural Technician / Technologist – Navan

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The Architectural Technician / Technologist will work closely with and report to the Architect.

Job Overview

The role will require working closely with an Architect in a busy, family practice based in Navan, Co. Meath, dealing mainly with residential development but also office, retail, light commercial and agricultural projects.  Ideal candidate will have 2 – 5 years experience as an Architectural Technician / Technologist, have an excellent knowledge of current Irish Building Regulations with the ability to assess, understand and communicate changes to Building Regulations as they arise.  The role will include assisting the Architect in preparing statutory applications, tenders, construction drawings and site work.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare planning stage drawings from Architects preliminary drawings
  • Prepare planning applications including research of development plan and planning/design guidance documents
  • Prepare fire safety certificate and disability access certificate drawings, technical reports and applications
  • Prepare tender and construction stage drawings
  • Demonstrate compliance with Building Regulations
  • Assist Architect with site inspections

Requirements

  • Relevant third level qualification
  • 2 – 5 years experience in the role
  • Strong working knowledge of Irish Building Regulations
  • Experience preparing planning applications, fire safety certification applications, disability access certificate applications
  • Experience preparing tender and construction stage drawings
  • Experience inspecting works on site preferable but not essential
  • Strong Autocad skills required. Revit and DEAP experience an advantage.

Salary: €25,000 – €35,000 D.O.E.

Landscape Yard & Fleet Manager

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Landscape company based outside Ashbourne on the Meath Fingal border are currently looking to employ a Yard & Fleet Manager.

The company specialise in landscape and ground maintenance & has been operating throughout Leinster and the greater Dublin region for the last 12 years.

They are a multiple ALCI Award Winning company, operating 3 crews across this region.

This position is ideal for a responsible / energetic / motivated person who is looking to further / build their career in the landscape industry.

This role will be directly responsible for:

  • Managing & Supervising all crew in the yard to ensure they are efficiently time managed.
  • Vehicle Responsibility.
  • To ensure all crew have the correct equipment for the day – Supervise / mentor crews under your supervision.
  • This role has the potential to develop into an overall managerial role as company grows.

Duties:

  • Fleet Management – Monitoring of maintenance vehicles. Report & investigate any vehicles issues.
  • Discuss any technical issue in relation to Fieldmotion. (app on phones for job sheets)
  • 1st point of contact if there is an issue with vehicles & machinery – Resolve crew issues on daily basis (under your supervision)
  • Ensure crews leave yard at designated time.
  • Report faults with machinery, running low on consumables – Petrol / Diesel / 2 Stroke / Chemical / Bin Liners.
  • To ensure all vehicles are ready for use each day.
  • Ensure work vehicles are clean & tidy according to company policy.
  • Evolve to Manager – Visiting sites.

Responsibilities

  • Obtain strong problem solving skills & be flexible in your approach to work.
  • Excellent planning & time management skill in order to structure your day to work to your maximum ability.
  • Lead by example.
  • Ability to work on own initiative & create new & improved ways of working.
  • Report any issue to your manager.
  • Weekly meeting with manager.
  • Compile site progress reports of sites that you are in-charge of.
  • Supervise / mentor crews under your supervision.
  • Ensure work is of a high standard.

Requirements / Skills:

  • 3 – 5 years Landscaping Experience.
  • Plant knowledge – Must have.
  • Planting experience – Must have.
  • Light machinery knowledge – Must have.
  • Drawing skills – Beneficial.
  • Carpentry skills – Beneficial.
  • Experience in Team Leading.
  • Full clean Driving / Trailer License.
  • Problem solver.
  • Excellent record keeping skills.
  • Positive can do attitude.

Package:

  • Salary – DOE.
  • Pension Facility.
  • Work Place Incentives.
  • Lunch allowance.
  • Health Care Option.
  • Ongoing Training.

Please apply with CV & references to info@jamesgibbons.ie

Closing Date 13/4/18

Building Services Engineer

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Dublin based HVAC & electrical contracting company looking to recruit a recently qualified building services / mechanical engineer.

Ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of general building services; electrical, air con, BMS, trend controls, boilers etc. Excellent communication skills are needed as you will be required to attend site meetings, liaise with clients and other staff. Some HVAC design experience and CAD ability would be an advantage as well as good computer literacy.

Other aspects of the job includes; managing existing maintenance service contracts, co-ordinating maintenance schedules, preparing quotations, monitoring work and ensuring completion to schedule.

Site Managers / Foremen – Dublin

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Site Managers / foremen required for a main contractor for jobs in the west side and north side of Dublin.

The ideal candidate (s) will :

  • Have a minimum of 10 years experience as the site foreman for a main contractor in commercial work, residential work or both.
  • Have excellent computer and communication skills.
  • Supervise, coordinate and monitor sub-contractor’s performance.
  • Maintain accurate records of all work carried out on the site.
  • Check and understand all drawings and specifications.
  • Ensure the companies ethics and standards are followed at all times.
  • Have excellent knowledge of current building regulations.
  • Have excellent knowledge of current construction health and safety regulations.
  • Be able to communicate effectively and efficiently with head office.
  • Good people management skills who can communicate clearly and concisely with sub contractors.

The prospect of a long term role with this busy construction company with an excellent package on offer awaits for the right candidate (s).

If you feel you fit the above criteria and are interested in this job please forward us your cv, contact details and references as this work is commencing in the coming weeks.

Accounting Technician

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Due to continued growth and development, a Navan based Accountancy practice has an opportunity for an experienced accounting technician/bookkeeper. The role will suit an ambitious individual who is eager to learn and add value.

Duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Client Bookkeeping requirements
  • Entering purchase invoices
  • Entering supplier payments
  • Entering customer invoices & receipts
  • Preparation of monthly supplier reconciliations
  • Bank and control account reconciliations
  • Nominal ledger analysis
  • Assisting in the preparation of small company financial statements
  • Preparation of Income Tax Returns
  • Processing of VAT returns and ensuring compliance to filing deadlines
  • Preparation & submission of VIES & Intra-stat returns
  • Ability to travel to clients premises when required

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Completed the Accounting Technicians Ireland (or similar) course
  • At least one years previous experience in a practice environment an advantage
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Payroll & other software packages
  • Strong attention to detail & excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Self motivated with good initiative and ability to lead by example
  • Excellent communication skills

Salary negotiable and will depend on candidates previous experience.