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Landscape Construction Foreman/woman in Calgary, Canada – LMIA Available

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This position has been approved to hire a foreign worker to fill labour or skills shortages on a temporary basis via a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA). Canadians and Permanent Residents are also able and encouraged to apply .

Please Note: Applications must be submitted via the Labour Solutions Canada website.

Job Title: Landscape Construction Foreman/woman

Location: Calgary, Alberta
Wage: $28.85 / hour
Hours of Work: 30 – 40 hrs/week, some overtime may be required
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
JOB SUMMARY
With your extensive knowledge of landscape construction you will supervise and coordinate the activities of landscape workers, ensuring construction landscaping tasks are carried out as per customer requests, blueprints and/or drawings. This position is a hands-on role where you will be working alongside your coworkers and operating landscape machinery and equipment.
JOB DUTIES
  • Oversee and coordinate the activities of workers who maintain lawns, gardens, and other landscaped areas
  • Plan and estimate the materials and labour requirements for individual contracts
  • Organize the planting and maintenance of trees, gardens, lawns, shrubs and hedges and the construction and installation of fences, decks, patios, walkways and retaining walls
  • Read blueprints and drawings
  • Establish work schedules and procedures and coordinate activities with other work units
  • Operate backhoe, front end loader, small engine equipment, sod cutter and other related equipment
  • Resolve work-related problems and prepare and submit progress and other reports
  • Requisition supplies and materials
  • Maintain work, financial and personnel records and logs
  • Hire staff and train workers in job duties and company policies
  • Work alongside labourers as required

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in patio and walkway construction, retaining wall construction, wood structure installation, and softscape installation (sodding, tree and shrub planting, general mulch and rock)
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Fluent level of English
  • Able to work overtime as required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Able to work outside in wet/damp, noisy, dusty and hot and cold environments
  • Must be physically fit and able to move (walk, bend, crouch, kneel) throughout the full shift as well as lift heavy loads (20 kg/50 lbs+)
  • Dependability, reliability, flexibility, organization skills, and client focused are assets

WHO CAN APPLY?

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

Apply Now!

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