Landscape Construction Foreman

Dawland Farms & Landscaping Inc. - Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON (4 months ago)

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Dawland Farm’s & Landscaping Inc. is a landscape design & build firm that takes pride in quality work and most importantly customer satisfaction. With a high level of knowledge and expertise in hardscapes and softscapes. We are a business that works in both residential and commercial landscape construction.

We are currently looking to add on another landscape construction foreman with a high level of expertise. The candidate will be committed to running an organized and efficient job site. They will be able to meet deadlines and have excellent leadership and customer relations skills. Communication with your team as well as with other management is crucial. Focusing on detail and cleanliness on the job site, as well as ensuring safety is of utmost priority on all sites. Our candidate will co-ordinate maintenance of tools and equipment. Responsible to supervise the day to day operations of the landscape construction crew. Experience in reading blueprints, understanding grades, and how landscape construction projects go together is a must. Experience in the safe use of saws, laser levels and other landscape equipment is also required.

Work Requirements

  • 3 to 5 Years Past Experience in Landscape Construction
  • Minimum 1 Year Landscape Foreman Experience
  • Self-Motivated
  • Problem Solving Skills (Always trying to figure out an easier and faster way to complete tasks)
  • Hard Working
  • Leadership Skills
  • Works Well With Others
  • Able to Direct Efficiently
  • Pays Attention to Detail
  • Takes Responsibility
  • Understands Blueprints/Construction Drawings
  • Installation of Interlocking, Natural Stone Steps, Retaining walls, Armour Stone, Pool Coping, Flagstone, Concrete, Curve Cuts
  • Experienced in Operating Skid Steers, Mini-Excavators and Track Carriers.

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work with your hands, heavy equipment, quick cuts, chainsaw, hand tools, and power tools.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work long hours and Saturdays on request, (40 to 60 Hour weeks)
  • Ability to work in various outdoor conditions ie. Hot weather, rain, dust noise and cold)
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • landscaping: 5 years (Preferred)