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Living Wall Installer

Posted: 21 November 2023

Positions available: 2

Competitive salary, Vehicle, Overtime and Benefits
Site Based. Mainly Greater London

You will be part of a successful team in this industry leading specialist Landscaper with responsibility for the installation of the company’s Living Walls and Urban Green Installations at some of the most prestigious sites in London and across the UK and Europe. This role will benefit from ongoing training and is a fantastic opportunity to develop a career in this massively expanding sector.

The Job:

Living Walls are comprised of a grid or frame of timber or profiled aluminium “studs”. This frame is secured to the outside of a building and a sheet of fabric with planting pockets is attached. A micro / drip irrigation line is installed across the top of each horizontal stud to feed and water the plants at each level. These irrigation lines are routed back to a control box containing the supply tanks, pumps, solenoid values and the main controller. The whole is effectively a stud wall covered with fabric plant pots. As an Installer you will take the design drawings construct the frame on site, affix it to the building façade, instal the irrigation system and plant it up in accordance with the design diagram.

The Person:

Very much more useful is the ability to read construction drawings, coupled with practical carpentry, joinery and fabrication skills in a construction environment. A knowledge of basic plumbing or irrigation is also useful. The work is often carried out at height and experience in using access equipment and holding IPAF and PASMA tickets is very useful.


Company Vehicle, Generous Overtime, Working Away Allowance and Benefits. 

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

  • Company van
  • Free or subsidised travel


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance bonus


  • reading construction plans and drawings: 1 year (preferred)
  • practical carpentry, joinery and site fabrication: 1 year (preferred)
  • plumbing or irrigation (not essential): 1 year (preferred)


  • IPAF and PASMA tickets (not essential) (preferred)
  • Driving Licence (preferred)

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