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Landscape Construction Foreman

Blue Grass Nursery, Sod, and Garden Centre – Rocky View, AB

Job Description

Job Summary

Blue Grass Ltd is currently seeking a qualified, self-motivated landscape construction foreman to oversee our commercial landscaping projects. We require a person with an attitude of quality and excellence and who takes pride in their work and the company they work for. We require a person who enjoys leading and teaching people, can effectively communicate with customers, crews, peers, and management, solve problems in real time, and thrive under the pressure of meeting timelines and budgets.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Organize and plan work daily for the landscape crews to meet customer requirements, timelines, and budgets (minimum 3 crews at different job sites).
  • Supervise crew members and tasks while being an active member of the crew including disciplinary action when required. Attention to detail and quality control is essential.
  • Set expectations for quality and excellence with the landscape crews.
  • Train employees in equipment operation and landscape construction best practices; including site grading, and installation of sod, mulch, trees, site furnishings, and hardscape products.
  • Effectively communicate with customers to ensure requirements, expectations, and timelines are met. Document any special agreements or changes.
  • Ensure the daily documentation of crew work plans, OH&S paperwork, equipment inspections, progress reports, and crew hours.
  • Manage subcontractor deliverables and quality.
  • Read drawings and specifications and translate them into tasks for the landscape crews.
  • Estimate material, equipment, and labour costs for change requests and potential opportunities.
  • Perform snow removal and coordinate snow removal crews in the winter season.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5 years experience in commercial landscape construction; soft and hard landscaping.
  • 3 years experience as a foreman or crew lead.
  • Class 5 Drivers License.
  • Experience operating skid steer and mini-excavator equipment.
  • Experience and knowledge of OH&S policies and procedures.
  • Horticulture diploma, LGAP, or proven industry experience.
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions; 6 days per week in the peak summer season.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in time management and task prioritization.

Benefits

  • Compensation range $30-$35 negotiable hourly or salary; year-round position.
  • Health benefits are available.
  • A bonus plan is available.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00-$35.00 per hour

 

 

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