General Foreman / Site Manager

November 17, 2021

Job Location: Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Employer: Buildability Group
Full time

This builder is synonymous with delivering quality projects via a professional well managed process. Their clients are predominantly ‘end users’, owners, institutions, and investors that require a quality project based on long term interest, or end user requirement. They work across a range of industries from residential, commercial and fitout / heavy refurbishment. Typically, projects range from $5m – $50m and they have an array of strong blue-chip clients that award them repeat / negotiated work without having to tender in the open market.
Opportunity to work with a first class up and coming Tier 3 builder who are delivering boutique multi-unit residential schemes, along with heavy refurbishment and fitout projects. This client is looking for a General Foreman / Site Manager to build a refurbishment of a row of century-old, terrace apartments with heritage listings on the NSW Heritage Register. This build involves five three-storey terraces with high end finishes. After this project you will move to a an exciting $20m hotel project close to the City.


  • Programming and co-ordination of sub-contractors, suppliers, and materials deliveries
  • Developing and building strong rapport with site teams, internal and external stakeholders
  • Liaison with client ensuring successful delivery of project to schedule
  • Management of the construction program along with the Project Manager and Construction Manager
  • Liaison with the commercial team to identify variations and claims
  • Managing OHS compliance on site including site inductions


  • Trade qualification as a Carpenter
  • Extensive local experience on low density residential projects or multi-unit residential projects 
  • Minimum 5yrs local experience as a General Foreman / Site Manager delivering high end residential projects or commercial projects
  • Good man-management skills with the ability to motivate and drive direct & sub-contract labour 
  • Highly skilled in OH&S
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to solve problems and manage conflict effectively
  • A commitment to quality and an eye for detail 

If you would like to find out more and are generally interested in furthering your career, than please contact [email protected] or call David Shapiro on 0416 214 189.

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