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Landscape Foremen/ Lead Hand

As part of our construction division, our Landscape Foremen/ Lead Hand will directly lead a highly skilled landscape construction crew.

 

We currently employ numerous landscape crews and foremen, but are looking to further bolster our existing staff by adding experienced staff members.

Job Role:
To effectively lead and/or work within a landscape construction crew on site.



Requirements:

  • Ability to speak, read and write English

  • Ability to understand building plans / prints

  • Access to reliable transportation to our shop located in St.Andrews, MB, or direct to your job site

  • Ability to stand and work with your hands for long periods of time

  • 2+ years of landscape construction experience in a foremen position (Foremen position only)

  • Ability to listen and follow instruction from a direct supervisor

  • Comfortable with working in dusty, hot, wet and/or cold temperatures

  • Comfortable working weekends if schedule permits

  • Valid Class 5 License


Daily Tasks Include:

  • Measure elevations and setbacks for landscape construction

  • Layout project work site based on supplied prints

  • Direct and operate skid steers and excavators on site

  • Handle logistics as it relates to material deliveries and sub-contractors

  • Operate skid steers, mini-excavators, mud buggy’s on site

  • Direct and teach inexperienced staff members

  • Assist and supervise the construction of all landscape elements such as paving stone, retaining walls, outdoor kitchens, shrub and tree plantings, rock and mulch install, outdoor lighting, etc.

  • Communicate as needed with clients and address any concerns (Foremen position only)

  • Track and monitor KPIs within a job to ensure job site profitability (Foremen position only)


Required Skills:

  • Communications skills required to work with project managers, clients, and fellow staff members

  • Ability to work as part of a team for extended periods of time

  • Communicate by receiving and providing direction to fellow team members

  • Help lead younger or inexperienced employees in completion of routine tasks on site, or take direction from experienced staff on site

  • Ability to use hand tools, battery tools, and air tools as they relate to the trade

  • Read and understand construction drawings and plumbing diagrams

  • Equipment operation skills as required to complete your daily tasks

  • Use cloud based software to track hours on site appropriately, and document any deficiencies


Length of Employment:

  • Full time

  • Option for flexible hours during the winter off season completing interior renovations, carpentry scopes of work, snow removal or extended vacation 



Expected Hours :

  • Monday to Friday

    • Weather and schedule may require some Saturday work

  • 10 hours per day​


Compensation:

  • Starting wage of $28-$40/hr based on experience and skill set

  • Paid Overtime

  • Year End Bonus

  • Full benefit package including RRSP matching and health benefits

  • PPE / Clothing Allowance

  • Company Cell Phone / Laptop / Electronics plan

  • Company Vehicle

  • Fuel Card

  • Tool Allowance

Compensation will be awarded based on the specific job role and experience level.


Flexible Language Requirement:
French not required

Work Location:
In person

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