Landscape Lead Hand/Foreman

Howes Your Yard Inc - Port Hope, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Company description

Howes Your Yard Inc is a industry leading, Premium Landscape Design - Build - Maintain Company that is changing the Green Industry one job at a time. Located in The Municipality of Port Hope.

Job description

The Landscape Construction Lead Hand/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 labor 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 1 to 5 employees

Delegate job tasks to appropriate crew members to assist in the completion of landscape constructions

Participate in recruitment activities by conducting secondary interviews with potential job candidates

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, chainsaws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.

Assist in the construction of walkways, retaining wall, fences, decks, posts, etc.

Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis

Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to delegate/complete work activities

Meet with subcontractors and supervise quality, efficiency, and deadlines

Complete and submit all required paperwork on a daily basis, including: daily site meeting logs, crew daily forms, equipment daily inspection forms, attendance tracking, time and materials billing summaries, requests for time off, 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

Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner


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 or data-enabled device 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


  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Life insurance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Company events & social hours
  • Disability insurance
  • Education reimbursement
  • Dental care

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 to $25.00 /hour


  • landscape foreman: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Landscaping: 5 years (Preferred)