JOB POSTING

Landscape Construction Lead Hand

Hiring in Lower Mainland (Langley Location)

The Opportunity

We are looking to add a new leaders to our landscape construction crew. Our goal is to invest in employees with the mentality to grow within the company.

 

A lead hand's role is to provide support to Foreman and train new hires in project specific tasks. They are required to take ownership and expected to excel with a small team when given specific projects to oversee until completion. In relation to that each lead hand’s role is in place to control the site or area in the absence of any type of Foreman. 

 

Who We Are

For over 20 years, Horizon Landscape Contractors has been providing landscape construction and maintenance services within the commercial, government, and residential development sectors in the greater Vancouver area. As an established company we put emphasis on and have an internal motivation to create opportunities to better our entire team.

 

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Complete jobs using a variety of tools and equipment safely

  • Power Tools

  • Cut-off Saws

  • Tampers

  • Mobile Equipment

  • Determine and Setting Grades

  • Screeding sand for pavers

  • Laying base course for walls

  • Installing pavers

  • Participate in training events

  • Participate in safety training and meetings

  • Act as a leader on site

Compensation:

  • Wages Based on Skills Assessment ($26-28/hr)

  • Extended Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)

  • RRSP Matching

  • Profit Sharing

Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Experience in Landscape Construction or the Construction Industry an asset (minimum of 3 years in progressive roles is required)

  • Post-Secondary Trades Education/Red Seal (completion or working towards) an asset

  • Experience with Hardscape and Soft Scape Landscaping required

  • Experience to read technical reports, blue prints and other construction documents an asset

  • Experience in Heavy Machinery Operation (1000+ hours) an asset

  • Hardscape: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Landscape Construction: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Softscape: 1 year (Preferred)

All Applicants Must Have:

  • Steel-Toed Boots

  • Reliable Transportation (Employees are required to get themselves to site. Not all jobsites are on a bus route and carpooling is not organized by the company)

  • Physically able to frequently lift 30-60lbs

 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $26.00 to $28.00 /hour

Location:

  • Langley, BC (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Class 5 Drivers License (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Fluent) (Preferred)

Apply now with your resume! Applications without resumes will be deleted and will not be responded to.

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