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Lead Hand Construction

Closing Date: December 01, 2017
Posting Date: October 05, 2017
Employer: Joe Bidermann Landscaping Design Inc.
Contact: Joe Bidermann or Kyle MacDonald
Address: Waverley NS
Phone: 902-220-1080
Email: [email protected]
Location:Waverley, NS
Terms of Employment:Seasonal
Other: Seasonal leading to Full Time
Start Date:Immediately
Additional Information:
Responsibilities:Job Duties: - Responsible for helping to complete hardscape and softscape landscape constructions - Lay interlocking concrete pavers, concrete blocks, stone and other similar hardscape materials to construct retaining walls, interlocking concrete driveways, decks, fences, ornamental water features, and other structures - Plant trees, shrubs, flowers as needed - Place and spread topsoil and other required materials - Lay sod, grading (soil); and tree staking - Utilize gas powered equipment, power tools, hand tools and other necessary equipment to complete job tasks - Move and transport materials using shovels, wheelbarrow, dollies and manual lifting - Perform other manual duties as needed and maintain a clean worksite - Conduct daily safety inspections of tools and equipment - Follow directions from foreman or owner - Wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times - Comply with all company policies and regulations - Communicate with coworkers and customers in a polite, respectful and courteous manner
Essential Skills:Reading, Working with others, Document use, Oral communication, Numeracy, Continous learning, Writing, Thinking skills, Computer skills
Other: Requirements: - 3-5 years experience in the landscape installation field - Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines - Competent in the use of small engine, gas powered tools (quick cut off saws, chain saws, plate tampers, wheelbarrows, skills saws, jackhammers drills, etc) - Physically fit with strong stamina for 8-10 hr work days - Basic measurement and calculation skills - Ability to instruct and motivate crew members - Must have own steel toe work boots - hardhat, safety vest and all other PPE will be provided - Excellent observation skills and a strong attention to detail is required - Ability to follow safe working procedures - Good analytical and problem-solving skills - Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team - Speak, read, and write English - Experience with retaining walls, interlocking brick, carpentry, basic machine operation, and irrigation - Proven managerial or leadership skills - Reliable form of communication (phone/text/e-mail) - Basic computer skills - Completion of College, vocational, or technical training - Plant knowledge and identification and experience in planting - Must possess a valid driver’s license - Condition 15 is an asset
How to apply:send e-mail to [email protected] - please include resume

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