Landscape Construction Lead Hand

Golden Mean Landscapes Inc. - Greater Toronto Area, ON (30+ days ago)

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As the second person in charge onsite, this position directs and co-ordinates all project related activities and works under the formens supervision. Projects include interlock paving, woodwork, masonry work, planting and landscape light installation. Working in tandem with sub trades such as electrician, metal workers and irrigation contractors. This position requires some basic record keeping, material management onsite, as well as scheduling deliveries. Open communication, mutual respect in all aspect while working towards building a high quality product under safe working conditions.

Landscape construction lead hand is to be responsible for the day to day oversight and implementation of landscape contracts. Reports to foreman. Duties include working in tandem with foreman and supervisor in review of site prior to construction, execution construction of contract including material management, ensuring required tools are at site to perform effective and efficient construction, managing/instructing/mentoring crew, coordinate with foreman, supervisor and administrator any necessary change orders on site as well as informing supervisor of any client concerns. We have employee benefits included and pay all statutory holidays.

Qualifications: Must have 3-5 years in the industry and possess a G license. Must be able to interpret and implement scaled drawings, must possess and bring to work; contractor pencil, utility knife, measuring tape, 4’ level and have knowledge and skills in uses of the majority of the following – cordless power tools, quick-cut, chop saw, table saw, compressor, transit and some small construction equipment i.e. mini excavator & skid steer. Ability to use small engine tools such as plate tamper and concrete saw prefered.

Must have knowledge of both masonry and woodworking, sound construction practices in given geometry, WHIMIS training, standard first aid and familiarity of applicable Ontario building codes within scope of landscape construction. Start date: April 2019.


We are looking for people who share our values. People who care about the details, know that trust goes both ways. They respect not just themselves and the skills that they bring to the team, but all aspects. Fellow employees. Home owners. Architects and of course the homes and yards we work in and the tools and equipment we use.


  • Paid Stat Holidays. (We work full time, our team do not work these days but are paid)
  • Health Benefits. (Not insurance, Health Saving Accounts cover up to 100% of medical expenses)
  • 1 Week company shut down in the summer. (We all need a break mid-season)
  • Company Uniforms, High Visibility Hoodies. (Be Part of a Team and look the part)
  • Direct Deposit. (No more waiting every other Friday for a cheque.)
  • No Weekend work. (Work life balance, it’s important)
  • Two Paid Sick days per year. (Even though this is no longer mandatory, we choose to put our employees first!)
  • One paid Volunteer day a year. (We promote giving back to our communities.)
  • Work Boot Allowance. (We know your on your feet all day.)
  • Cell phone data per diems. (Everyone has a phone nowadays, we help offset the data cost when your communication with our team)


Do you share the values above? Do you want more than just a “job”? Want to improve the lives and experiences of people you build for? Working outdoors is something special to you?


  • Buy into the values above. (Don’t just follow but promote)
  • Communicate and are accountable for your actions. (Ask if unsure, then once your clear implement)
  • Do what you say your going to do. (We rely on everyone to be on time and work together)
  • Take pride in the end product. (It’s not about a high-end product, It’s about a high end install)
  • Desire and capability to continuously improve. (Step back at the end of a task or project and ask yourself, what could I have done differently to make this better)


  • Education reimbursement
  • Company events & social hours
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Bonus scheme
  • Extended health care

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $23.00 to $27.00 /hour


  • Power Tools: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Landscaping : 3 years (Preferred)


  • Greater Toronto Area, ON (Preferred)


  • G (Required)