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General Laborer (Landscape Construction)

Reports to:  Crew Foreman

Company:

We are a growing company that specializes in Design Build Landscape work in a busy landscaping and excavation industry. Ability to grow with company, options for advancement.  No weekend work, working Monday to Friday approximately 40-50 hrs. With Fridays being a shortened day. Paid weekly, bonus on a yearly basis. Great rate of pay, training available. Options to work yearly. Snowplowing and excavation work in the winter months. Working hours are 7-5pm, except Fridays. 

Character:

We are looking for motivated employees, that have valid transportation, clean drivers abstract, ability to work as a team member in an environment that promotes professional workmanship, quality work, and passion for working in one of the most rewarding and wonderful industries.  Abilities should include, fast thinker, problem solving, attention to details, abilities to work in a fast-paced environment, working in all weather conditions. Working with and around heavy equipment.  Good mathematical skills, some knowledge of small engine repair and maintenance.  Priorities will be given to those with previous experience, and or AR, DZ or AZ licenses. 

Summary:

The Landscape Laborer is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks (generally physical labor) in order to assist with the completion of landscape construction projects. The landscape laborer will be required to operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks.

 Core Capabilities:

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Teamwork
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity

 Job Duties:

  • Assist in the preparation of jobsites prior to the beginning of a project
  • Operate various tools and equipment, including chainsaws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.
  • Mix, pour, and spread concrete
  • 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
  • Dig ditches or trenches
  • Perform land clearing activities
  • Plant and maintain garden beds and lawns
  • Load and unload materials, tools, and equipment required to complete landscape construction projects
  • Transport materials using shovels, wheelbarrows, carts, dollies, and hand lifting/carrying
  • Assist foreman with job-related tasks
  • Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to perform work activities
  • Always wear appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations

 Requirements:

  •  High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Minimum one year 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)
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools, and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team
  • Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a valid driver’s license and safe driving record

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine 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
  • Requires good manual dexterity
  • 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

Wages:

Wage Rate starts at $19.00 and can range to $24.00.

Winter work avaliable for those wishing to work with our snowplowing division.

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