Landscape Construction Foreman

Job Number: 2

Permanent   |  Waterloo, Ontario   |  Posted on Jan 20, 2017 ← Back

WANTED SKILLED FORMAN IN LANDSCAPE CONTRUCTION INDUSTRY TO JOIN GROWING TEAM

– Full Time Seasonal April – November 30th or longer (50+ hours per week)

We are looking for a foreman to run a small crew on various landscape projects. This individual will need to manage a small crew effectively, deal with clients, and be able to read landscape design blueprints.  Edenborough Landscaping is a strong and growing company, offering a good starting wage and long term employment for the right individual.

Attributes needed:

  • Minimum 2-3 years landscape construction specific experience (lawn maintenance not sufficient)
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Complete assigned tasks with enthusiasm and a strong customer service orientation.
  • Self motivated, with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Managerial skills a must (will be managing small crew)
  • Good work ethic, punctual and dependable
  • Good organizational skills
  • Valid “G” Licence with a clean record. Must also have own transportation (no exceptions)

SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS

 Supervises the construction of a landscape project and crew to ensure safety, security and high standards of quality and efficiency.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage construction sequence of a project. Plan equipment needs, labour requirements, subcontractor timing, and material pick-up or delivery.
  • Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures set by the employer and the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Oversee and provide job site training.
  • Constructs and installs all aspects of a landscape project while, maintaining high standards of quality and monitoring production rates and material costs.
  • Read and interpret landscape plans and details to perform or oversee site layout and site surveying. Use applied mathematics to estimate quantities of materials for a project.
  • Assign duties and tasks with timelines to co-workers.
  • Responsible for communications with the client and the general public.
  • Able to operate equipment in a safe and professional manner, maintain the equipment, and transport equipment to and from the job site.
  • Complete daily paperwork

Please apply with resume. We thank all interested individuals but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Regards,

Joe Edenborough


Job summary

Company

Edenborough Landscaping

Job Type

Permanent

Location

Waterloo, Ontario

Start Date

Apr 01, 2017


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