General Foreman - Roofing Contractor - Dublin

Location: Ireland

EUR 65,000 - 75,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Construction-Infrastructure-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2305-33031

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a General Foreman with 5 + years experience working in the roofing and cladding sectors?

This is a permanent role based on site in Dublin.

If you are interested in discussing this role further, contact Sheila on +353-17978720 or send your CV to

General Foreman - Roofing Contractor - Dublin

Job Description

Our client are a leading Roofing & Cladding Contractor. 

They are rapidly expanding and require additional site foremen to head up our site crews. 

Our foremen are site based with most of our sites in Dublin and the greater Dublin area. 

The role of the Foreman is to ensure that all onsite activities are carried out to the appropriate H&S standards as set out by the Company and that all projects are completed to the highest quality, on time and within budget. 

The Foreman is also responsible for all Company employees, their conduct and activities while at client sites.

Ensure projects are completed on time and in accordance with agreed programme

Safeguard the Company’s position by ensuring relevant site events are recorded and reported in writing to the Project Manager / Contracts Manager.

Notify Project Manager / Contracts Manager of material requirements as quickly as possible to ensure no delays.

Manage direct labour costs and ensure works are completed on or better than budget.

Maintain close contact with the main contractor at site level at all stages of the contract;

Ensure all works on site are undertaken in accordance with safe working practices and current Health and Safety legislation, be constantly vigilant to any actual or potential hazards, and encourage such vigilance among all site personnel.

Ensure installations are carried out in accordance with the agreed specification and working drawings.

Induct new site based employees into the Company, ensure relevant paperwork is completed and returned to the office promptly.

Submit proof of delivery documents to the office and carry out quality control checks on all materials received to site to ensure no substandard or defective materials are installed.

Responsible for setting the tone for H&S on site and ensuring all onsite staff are H&S compliant and that works are carried out to the appropriate H&S standard

Keep a detailed daily site diary of labour levels, weather, relevant events etc


5+ year’s experience in the roofing and cladding sectors with full control of site management.

Must be able to read and interpret drawing specifications for roofing projects

Knowledge in roofing construction methods and practices, including safety codes and requirements

Effective communication, supervision, and managerial skills

Must have a good level of computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Microsoft Project is a plus

Good IT skills

Good organisational skills

Strong team player

Current drivers licence

Trade background and up to date knowledge of H&S legislation


€60k - €75k negotiable based on experience

Company vehicle

Benefits package


Sheila McNeice is the consultant managing this position.

If you are a Roofing Foreman interested in roles based in Wicklow, you can contact Sheila by e-mail or phone +353-1-7978720 for a confidential chat.

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With over 50 years of technical recruitment experience, JobContax is the leading recruiter of Roofing Foremen in Wicklow and Ireland.

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