Landscape Construction Foreman
Frontiers Landscape Architecture Inc. - Georgetown, ON

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with an excellent work ethic to fill the position of Landscape Construction Foreman. Reporting to management, the Landscape Construction Foreman is to direct, organize, control and coordinate all activities related to maintaining overall operational excellence at job sites with little or no supervision. Successful candidates will be detail oriented and have an exceptional understanding and knowledge of landscape construction with a minimum of 3 - 5years of experience. Post-secondary education in a related field would be considered an asset.
Responsibilities

  • Prepare job site (layout, determine elevations, etc.)
  • Manage the installation of projects that may take one week to one month
  • Install both softscape and hardscape
  • Lead a 2 or 3 person installation crew
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to crew members
  • Maintain a clean jobsite
  • Complete daily reports and job package paperwork designed to improve job site productivity and quality
  • Safely operate various hand, power tools and equipment
  • Promote and manage a safety culture, and ensure compliance to safety standards and safe work practice for all staff
  • Maintainpositive client and consultant relationships
  • Position requires approximately 50-55hrs a week

Qualifications:

  • Reliable, team oriented individual that is able to perform independently without supervision
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • The ability and confidence to lead and direct a team of 2 or 3 people; ability to provide mentoring and guidance to crew members is required
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings & sketches for preparation of site layouts
  • A diverse construction experience including hardscape and softscapes -craft skills (carpentry and / or masonry) would be considered an asset
  • Experience operating a variety of hand and power equipment
  • Experience operating excavator or skidsteer, driving trucks and trailers, loading/offloading machines
  • Aptitude for physically demanding, outdoor work
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to change in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to maintain high standard of operational excellence
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrating diplomacy
  • Open to continuous learning
  • Applicants are required to hold at valid G license and must have access to a reliable vehicle

Rate of Pay: Dependent on experience ($16.00 to $25.00/hr)
Qualified applicants, please send your resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Doug Taylor
Email with Subject “Foreman Application”
or Fax 905.877.8607

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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