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Landscape Construction Foreman

Job Number: 2

Permanent   |  London, Ontario   |  Posted on Jun 27, 2018 ← Back

Foreman/Supervisor – Landscape Construction

Reports to: Owner

Summary:

The Landscape Construction Foreman/Supervisor is responsible for overseeing 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 __ to __ 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:

* High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
* 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

 


Job summary

Company

Turf Pro Landscaping

Job Type

Permanent

Location

London, Ontario

Start Date

Jun 29, 2018


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