Welcome To Lamer Landscaping & Snowplowing Ltd - Applying For The Crew Leader/Foreperson - Landscape Construction Position

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR

Reports to:  Owner

Summary: 

The Landscape Construction Supervisor is responsible for performing a variety of work tasks in order to manage the timely completion of landscape construction projects. The  foreman will be required to supervise a crew of laborers and operate a variety of tools and equipment to carry out specified job tasks, as well provide daily progress reporting on job time and cost data. 

Core Capabilities:   

  • Customer and quality focus 
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written) 
  • Teamwork 
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities  
  • Responsibility and dependability 
  • Ethics and integrity 
  • Ability to use LMN via a smartphone

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.

  • 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, patios, driveways, site grading, 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

 Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent  
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in the landscape construction industry 
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner 
  • Effective communication skills – must be able to carry out verbal instructions, read labels and signs, complete daily reports to office and/or customers 
  • Time management skills 
  • 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 
  • 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 

Rate of Pay & Benefits: 

  • Rate of pay is $22-26/hr. Paid according to experience 
  • Benefits and RSP matching are available for the right candidates.
  • Winter work avaliable for those who what to work with our snowplowing division.

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