LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION FOREMAN

Leads a team in site work development and installation of hardscape, landscape, landscape lighting, and irrigation systems.

Duties / Responsibilities
  • Site work preparation to include, excavation, grading, drainage, and utilities installation 
  • Hardscape construction to include, walls, walkways, steps, terraces, fireplaces, outdoor kitchens, water features, driveways, etc. 
  • Landscape installation to include, planting, lawn installation, low-voltage landscape lighting, and irrigation systems 

Required Skills / Abilities
  • Thorough understanding of plant species identification and knowledge of plant varieties 
  • Thorough understanding of machine operation, to include skid steer, mini-excavator, and larger machinery
  • Have strong leadership skills 
  • Thorough understanding of machine operation, to include skid steer, mini-excavator, and larger machinery 
  • Organizational skills are also required, as the foreman is responsible for filling out and keeping track of daily foreman logs, job sheets, and timecards
  • Ability to keep crews on task and manage production, while still maintaining a high level of quality work is essential

Education and Experience / Licenses
  • Thorough understanding of plant species identification and knowledge of plant varieties 
  • High school diploma or equivalent and 5 years of experience
  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Hoisting License 2A/1C 
  • DOT Certificate (acquired within one month after date of hire) 

Physical Requirements
  •  Must be able to physically operate landscape machines and equipment
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, and stand
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather, including extremely hot and extremely cold temperatures
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds