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The Great Canadian Landscaping Company Ltd.: Landscape Construction – Foreman/Woman

The Great Canadian Landscaping Company Ltd.

This is a Full-time position in Port Coquitlam, BC posted January 31, 2021.

Job DescriptionLandscape Construction – Foreman/womanAre you passionate about Landscape Construction and Horticulture?

Do you love working outside?We are looking for enthusiastic, hard working, team-oriented individuals who love leading, training and developing their team in a fast-paced environment.Who You AreYou are a born leader and care about client satisfaction and ensuring the clients vision for their properties landscape transformation becomes a reality.

You are accountable to your team and enjoy constant teaching and learning.

You believe in working hard and honing your skills is on the top of your career aspirations.Who We AreWe have been serving the North Shore, Vancouver and Sea to Sky communities for over 21 years.Our companies’ mission from day one was ” Building Community, One Landscape at a Time!” This stands true today,we have grown from a truck and trailer to a diverse team of over 55 amazing team members, many our formally trained in their specialties such as Hardscape, Softscape, Construction, Horticulture, Maintenance and Landscape Design.Our goal at The Great Canadian Landscaping Company is to create and maintain exceptional outdoor living spaces and landscapes that our clients can enjoy daily throughout the year.We believe in supporting our community and sponsor many local sports organizations and non-profits each year through donations and sponsorships.When you join The Great Canadian Landscaping Company, you join a family, that works together for the success of our company as well as strengthening our client relationships.

We believe in strategic partnerships with local vendors, is also very important and adds to our success each year.

Teamwork makes the dreamwork.Come join #teamGR8CDN and Grow with US!What Will Help You Succeed Red Seal Horticulture Certificate Trades Certification Carpentry, Electrical, Machine Operation Knowledge of landscape construction and horticultureWhat We Will Give You Competitive wages and extended Health Benefits Cell Phone allowance or Company provided phone The opportunity to further your personal development with Education / Schooling re-imbursement A great team environment to help you grow and succeed!What Will You DoThe Landscape Construction Foreman produces predictable order by organizing the Install Lead-Hand, Install Assistants and other resources to achieve the timely, efficient completion of landscape installation and construction projects.

S/he is responsible for the ensuring the efficient execution of the day-to-day tasks on site with the assistance of the Field PM.

These include tasks such as assisting with supervision of a crew of 2 – 3 employees, planning daily production and working on site with the crew to keep projects on schedule in conjunction with the Field Project Manager.

S/he is constantly providing mentorship and support to Lead-Hands and Assistants with the intent on improving employee productivity and creating additional value for the company in landscape install operational areas.The following are the duties for the position:Leadership Plans, delegates and oversees the onsite tasks necessary to complete landscape construction / carpentry installation projects with the Field PM’s Envisions project completion and sets out relevant, time bound goals for crews to achieve with the Field PM Mentors and guides direct reports Monitors production of the crews Engages in conflict resolution and works with Field Project managers to resolve issuesProject Production Develops and implements daily production plans for install crews Controls production and production standards on the job site Monitors and reports progress on a daily basis Reviews project success and provides feedback for improvement in conjunction with management Identifies and recommends processes and procedures for the company to improve operations and installation projects Protects the company against wasteful, inefficient, unsafe, and fraudulent practicesHR Communicates to Field Project Manager regarding direct/indirect reports as needed Reprimands direct reports according to company policy and discipline escalation procedure with assistance of the Field PM Assists with performance evaluations for direct Lead-Hands and AssistantsEducation High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.

Post-Secondary Education an asset Horticulture Technology Diploma or Trades Certification an assetExperience 3+ years’ experience in a Landscape Installation Foreman position or 5+ years in a Landscape Installation Lead-Hand positionSkills Expert mentorship and leadership skills Experience operating skid steers, excavators, dump trucks Ability to coordinate and delegate a series of tasks and assignments to achieve a goal You are detail oriented and like multi-tasking Ability to complete projects within budget and maintain a high rate of customer satisfaction You are able to resolve conflicts without external assistance Ability to manage around tight deadlines and still get the details right Competent in the use of power tools (cut-off saws, plate tampers, jackhammers, skill saws, etc.) Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and specifications Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices Advanced measurement and calculation skills Ability to follow safe working procedures Ability to work both independently with little supervision and as part of a teamWage and Benefits: $26-35 per hour Company car Company events Benefits Dental care, Extended health care, Vision care Education reimbursement Ongoing training & developmentIf you want to grow and be apart of an award-winning company that believes in innovation and constant learning in the Landscape Horticulture industry, send your resume in today.You can also check out our video on working at The Great Canadian Landscaping Company on our website at www.Gclc.Ca.If your values, experience, and goals align with ours, please email us your cover letter and resume and ” Come Grow with Us!”