Careers

Landscape Foreman

The Landscape Foreman is responsible for working as a team member under the direct supervision of the Project Manager. The Foreman is responsible for executing completing construction landscape installation jobs in an efficient manner, promote job worksite safety, provide excellent customer service, and exhibit pride and quality workmanship.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to lift, push, pull, carry 50 pounds of material or equipment.

  • Ability to stand, kneel and/or bend for a long period of time.

  • Ability to withstand exposure to outside weather conditions: humidity, rain, hot and cold temperatures.

  • Ability to see with or without corrective aids.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to work a 5-day schedule, may include weekends and holidays.

  • Must be able to provide documentation of authorization to work in the United States.

  • Highly motivated, self-driven, and detailed oriented.

  • Must be professional in appearance and actions.

  • Maintain good attendance record as well as good punctuality.

  • Understands and adheres to company/safety policies, proper lifting techniques, and heat stress.

  • Must be able to properly, efficiently, and safely work with landscape/irrigation hand tools, and gas powered equipment.

  • Must be able to read scaled landscape/irrigation construction plans, detail notes and specifications.

  • Must be able to identify commonly used plants, trees and turf types in the area and their watering needs.

  • Must be able to perform measurements and material calculations on site.

  • Must pass a criminal background check

  • If driving for the company, must have and maintain a valid state issued driver’s license as well as clear driving record.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend training and safety meetings and apply the subject matter to day to day task.

  • Follow directions given by Irrigation Project Manager/Sales Consultant.

  • Work as part of a team.

  • Always represent the company’s best interest, maintain the highest level of integrity and professionalism.

  • Identify, correct or report work hazards on job sites to Project Manager.

  • Safely inspect and operate mini excavator, skid steer, Georgia buggies, backhoe loader, and mini skid steers, small engine powered landscaping equipment.

  • Executes lock out / tag out procedures on small equipment and earth moving equipment.

  • Hand rake, hand grade and till soil with tillers and cultivators.

  • Install or remove sod.

  • Spread mulch, fertilizers and soil amendments.

  • Install edging material: steel, stone or composite.

  • Plant flowers, shrubs, trees, and ground covers.

  • Properly hand water sod, shrubs, trees, and ground covers.

  • Trim plant material and trees.

  • Identify plant and tree types and specifications.

  • Perform construction activities such as: laying pavers, stone, brick, or cinder blocks.

  • Train laborers and Leadman in advanced landscape methods and tasks.

  • Lead and direct crew member activities and work sequencing.

  • Provide backup to Laborers and Leadman.

  • Manage budgeted man hours per job.

  • Communicate equipment, labor and material requests to Project Managers.

  • Communicate and coordinate work with other trades on site.

  • Complete daily progress reports, time sheets and plant inventory sheets.

  • Complete accident / incident reports.

  • Sequence and execute landscape construction plans.

  • Identify utility location at job sites before digging.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

 

Scapes Incorporated does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.