Garage Foreman

Salary: Negotiable
Duration: Full Time
Location: South Dublin
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Job Overview

Our client, a plant hire company based in south Dublin, are currently looking for a Garage foreman to join their expanding team on a permanent basis. As the liaison between workers and supervisors, the foreman will be the key person in charge of overseeing the completion of the project with a keen awareness of material expenses, permits, and employee safety.


  • Oversee and ensure that all safety rules are always being followed at all sites
  • Produce work schedules in accordance with the availability of employees, contractors and labor laws and monitor the attendance of crew
  • Coordinate daily tasks according to priorities and plans, adjusting as necessary due to weather, supply delivery, and personnel
  • Ability to delegate responsibilities and individual projects to the crew and contractors.
  • Recruit, hire, mentor, manage and train employees and contractors
  • Provide for adequate resources and staffing to meet safety needs, regulations, best practices, laws, and project schedule
  • Emphasis on the safe use of tools, machinery, and equipment including training on safety gear, helmets, and procedures
  • Develop and oversee quality standards on all sites
  • Monitor and manage project budgets on all sites
  • Resolve conflicts or miscommunication that may happen on-site quickly and amicably
  • Report project status to supervisors, site engineers and officials regularly

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Diploma or certification in a skilled trade (electrician, carpenter)
  • Previous experience as a workshop foreman/plant manager role within the plant industry
  • Extensive knowledge of construction best practices, equipment maintenance, and use, and OSH guidelines
  • Understanding of use and maintenance of electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate and report effectively
  • Aptitude in math and strong problem-solving abilities

If you are interested in the position, please apply below or contact Daniel on 087-4392889 to find out more.

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