Foreman – Landscape Construction

Website Urban Life Solutions

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Job description

Urban Life Solutions has openings available for a couple of Crew Foreman positions in our Calgary office within the Landscape Construction division. The Foreman will be responsible for leading and supervising a team of up to 4 crew members and performing a variety of tasks in the construction of residential and commercial landscapes.

Team Members pay will be based on experience – ranging from low-mid $20 to over $30/hour.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrating safety leadership and safe work practices at all times
  • Working in accordance with ULS policies and procedure
  • Providing exceptional customer service and maintaining ULS client relationships
  • Demonstrating strong leadership skills and overseeing a team of up to 4 crew members
  • Ability to read construction plans and layouts; Construction/installation of various structures including earthwork, patios, decks, waterfalls, retaining walls, carpentry, interlocking pavers and water features
  • Material ordering
  • Rough and fine grading as well as laying sod and rock work, planting, soil placement
  • Planting trees, shrubs, perennials and willow staking, among other landscape remediation type tasks
  • Operating and troubleshooting a variety of equipment with valid operating certifications (skid steer, loaders, tandems, sanders); Maintaining certifications and training through ULS
  • Proper loading and driving of trucks and trailers
  • Overseeing hazard assessments and completing equipment pre and post trip inspections
  • Overall quality assurance on delivery and completion of tasks
  • Operating equipment for Snow removal
  • Additional tasks as required

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of previous experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Valid Driver’s License and proof of driver’s abstract
  • Operating certifications for various types of equipment and tools
  • Skilled use of common hand and power tools
  • Ability to complete measurements and mathematical calculations
  • Exceptional Customer Service skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to maintain simple records and make verbal reports
  • Strong adherence to ULS safety policies and protocol
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous landscaping, snow removal and/or construction experience is an asset
  • Ability to take direction, give direction, learn and work independently as well as part of a team
  • Punctual
  • Ability to maintain composure and be a role model especially under stressful situations
  • Motivated and energetic team player with an attention to detail and great work ethic

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

  • Ability to perform moderate to heavy intensive tasks for extended periods of time
  • Working in a variety of outdoor environments with the ability to withstand cold and hot temperatures, noise, dust and wet work environments
  • Physically demanding position: significant standing, walking, squatting/crouching, and driving
  • Operating a variety of heavy equipment and tools
  • Repetitive Motions
  • Ability to regularly lift, carry, push and pull weights of up to 100 lbs
  • Mon– Fri, 10-12 hours per day. Occasional weekend work

Vient se joindre à notre équipe. On va se développer ensemble.

Nous remercions tous les appliquant pour l'intérêt; seulement les candidats choisis pour les interviews vont être appelés.

Why ULS: ULS offers both seasonal and year round employment. All our team members are provided with a well-rounded compensation package that includes competitive wages, field wear, training allowances, bonuses, benefits and the opportunity for advancement within the industry. ULS also provides the necessary training to do the job in a professional manner while maintaining safety guidelines. Come join our team and get involved with one of the largest and most progressive full service landscape companies in Canada!

Pay: $26.00 – $33.00/hr

To apply for this job email your details to resumeab@ulslandscaping.com

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