Welcome To Niagara Outdoor Landscaping - Applying For The Landscape Construction Foreperson Position

 

Niagara Outdoor is a growing landscape design & construction company serving clients in and around the Niagara Region. We offer competitive wages, a friendly and professional company culture with all the tools and equipment to make your job easier.

Summary:

The Landscape Construction Foreman/Supervisor is responsible for overseeing all on-site aspects of landscape construction projects.

Core Capabilities:

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

Job Duties:

  • Manage the execution of construction projects, planning labour 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 of 2 to 6 employees
  • Delegate job tasks to appropriate crew members to assist in the completion of landscape construction
  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner
  • Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to delegate/complete work activities
  • Meet with subcontractors and supervise quality, efficiency, and deadlines
  • 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 (skid steer, mini-excavator, walk-behind digger), laser levels, compactors, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.
  • Assist in the construction of patios, walkways, retaining walls, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis
  • Complete and submit all required paperwork on a daily basis, including: vehicle inspection sheets, equipment daily inspection forms, inventory slips, time and materials billing summaries, 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
  • Employee training

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years’ 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)
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices
  • Speak, read, and write English
  • Carry and use a smart phone for communication and reporting

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, heavy 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
  • 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

 

Wage: Based on experience. To be discussed at time of first interview

 

If you are interested in this position, please e-mail your resume along with a short cover letter explaining why you feel suitable for the position.

 

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