LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION FOREMAN/MINIMUM 5 YEAR EXPERIENCE

Jonathan Robert Landscapes - Ottawa, ON (9 months ago)

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Job Description

Foreman/Supervisor – Landscape Construction

Do you love working outside and creating beautiful landscapes? Want to work for a company where hard work is rewarded and have lots of opportunity to grow? We are a landscape construction company focused on building high end residential landscapes.

Simply put we are looking for the best, are you that person? If so we'd love to hear from you!

Summary:

The Landscape Construction Foreman/Supervisor is responsible for overseeing and carrying out all on-site aspects of landscape construction projects.

Core Capabilities:

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Team work
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity

Job Duties:

  • Manage the execution of construction projects, planning labor requirements, equipment requirements and material deliveries and timing to ensure completion of job(s) within project deadlines
  • Manage safety, quality and productivity of work at sites and/or shop/yard
  • Assist in the preparation of jobsites prior to the beginning of a project
  • Supervise, coordinate, and schedule the day to day work activities of a landscape construction crew of 2 to 5 employees
  • Delegate job tasks to appropriate crew members to assist in the completion of landscape constructions
  • Participate in recruitment activities by conducting secondary interviews with potential job candidates
  • Conduct on-site orientations with new employees and employees in new positions, which cover all company health and safety policies, practices, and procedures
  • Operate various tools and equipment, including: heavy equipment, chainsaws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.
  • Assist in the construction of walkways, fences, decks, posts, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis
  • Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to delegate/complete work activities
  • Meet with subcontractors and supervise quality, efficiency, and deadlines
  • Complete and submit all required paperwork on a daily basis, including: daily site meeting logs, crew daily forms, equipment daily inspection forms, attendance tracking, time and materials billing summaries, requests for time off, etc.
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Maintain and enforce standards of cleanliness and organization in assigned trucks, trailers, equipment, jobsites, and shop/yard areas
  • Ensure that all work activities are carried out in a safe and efficient manner, and that all crew members are in compliance with government and company PPE standards
  • Enforce and work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations at shop/yard and on jobsites
  • Employee training
  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the landscape/construction industry
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices
  • Speak, read, and write English
  • Carry and use a smart phone or data-enabled device for communication and reporting

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, heavy equipment, and materials
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent stamina is required
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
  • Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work

www.RobertLandscapes.com

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.00 to $38.00 /hour

Application QuestionsYou have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:

  • How many years of Landscape Foreman experience do you have?
  • How many years of Landscaping experience do you have?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: Driver's Licence?

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.00 to $38.00 /hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.00 to $35.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Landscaping: 5 years (Preferred)
  • landscape foreman: 5 years (Preferred)