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Commercial Construction Foreman / Crew Leader

K&D Landscaping Inc. is a family-owned and operated business that has been servicing the tri-county area for over 35 years. K&D employs over 100 people in the local area and continues to grow. A K&D project is easily recognized throughout the community for its high quality and attention to detail. Building on previous generations, K&D continues the tradition of giving back to their community by performing multiple beautification projects every year. Due in part to this generosity, the company was awarded “Business of the Year” for 2020 by the Pajaro Valley Chamber of Commerce. K&D’s goal is to continue to raise the bar in the landscape industry!

Position Summary

In this position, you will be managing a construction team of 3-5 people. You will be reporting directly to the Supervisor or Project Manager responsible for your projects. You will be the person responsible for the landscape and irrigation installation of each project you are assigned.

Responsibilities

  • Work under general supervision of the Project
  • Manager & Supervisor
  • Ensure proper, safe, efficient, and timely completion of landscape installation projects
  • Read & follow plans and specs to install landscape in accordance to project scope
  • Communicate issues on projects to Supervisor
  • Manage crew of 3-5 people at any time
  • Attend site meetings as required
  • Manage sub-tier subcontractors as required
  • Handle day to day operations of construction crew
  • Clock in crew on mobile app and manage labor use
  • Loading, unloading, lifting and moving materials
  • Excavation and hand trenching
  • Pipe installation, preparation and gluing
  • Cement and concrete work and mixing
  • Use of small machinery
  • Use of small power tools
  • Site clean up
  • Maintain equipment and vehicle at a basic level (weekly inspections to ensure safe operation)
  • Frequently works with mechanical objects outside in all weather conditions
  • Occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals (PPE provided)
  • Comply with additional duties as assigned

Requirements

·         Possess valid Calif. Driver’s license and be insurable under K&D insurance guidelines

·         Ability to show up to work on time

·         Comply and ensure safe work practices

·         Ability to program irrigation controllers on a basic level

·         Ability to follow instruction

·         Ability to communicate with clients in a professional manner on job sites

·         Ability to plan ahead, schedule deliveries of materials and track labor hours

·         A broad understanding of planting, drainage, irrigation, sitework

·         Lead staff through all phases and timely project completion

·         Able to perform physical activities such as squatting, digging, kneeling, walking, lifting, twisting, stooping, climbing, bending, crouching, and balance

·         Frequently required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally life and/or move up to 50 pounds

·         Ability to work in a dusty, noisy environment

·         Eligible to be employed in the United States

Preferred

·         3-5 years experience in Landscape Construction with extensive knowledge of irrigation systems, plants, landscape construction materials, and installation procedures

·         Able to manage landscape project through all phases of construction

·         Ability to manage construction costs and preset budgets

·         Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in the field

·         Working knowledge of power tools, their care, proper use, and related safety requirements

·         Bilingual

Benefits

·         Sign-on Bonus after 90 days $1000

·         Referral bonus

·         Bonus Incentive Pay (2x year)

·         Company truck, phone, iPad/tablet

·         Paid Vacation

·         Paid Holidays (5)

·         Health

·         Dental

·         Vision

·         Training and Continuing Education

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

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