Irrigation & Lighting Install Assistant

The Great Canadian Landscaping Company - North Vancouver, BC (11 months ago)

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The Irrigation & Lighting Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks (generally physical labor) in order to assist with the completion of irrigation and lighting construction projects. As a Irrigation & Lighting Assistant you will be required to operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

The following are the duties for the position:
Assist in the preparation of jobsites prior to the beginning of a project
Operate various tools and equipment, including: cut-off saws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.
Mix, pour, and spread concrete
Assist in the construction of walls, walkways, fences, etc.
Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis
Dig ditches or trenches
Perform land clearing activities
Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment required to complete landscape construction projects
Transport materials using shovels, wheelbarrows, carts, dollies, and hand lifting/carrying
Assist foreman and lead-hand with job-related tasks
Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times
Comply with all company policies and regulations
Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations
Education

Highschool, GED, or equivalent
Experience

Minimum one-year experience in the landscape/construction industry

Skills

Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
Time management skills
Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices
Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks
Preference will be given to candidates with a valid driver's license and safe driving record

Personal Characteristics

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

Salary: $17.00 to $23.00 /hour