Project Foreman

Church Hill Landscapes, Inc.
Landscape Construction Project Foreman

  • Job Title: Project Foreman
  • Reports To: Operations/Project Manager
  • Wage Range: $20+/hr

The Project Foreman is responsible for overseeing all on-site aspects of landscape construction projects and the supervision of his/her assigned crew. The Project Foreman is a working foreman who organizes workers, materials, and equipment for a productive work flow. The Project Foreman directs team members to complete work in a  safe and efficient manner possible. It is vital that the Project Foreman is physically capable of completing physically demanding work continuously over long periods of time. As a Project Foreman, you drive the project, and the team, from commencement and completion.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Build, assemble, and plant all types of projects produced by Church Hill Landscapes, Inc.
  • Execute projects according to the job plan and schedules.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to delegate/complete work activities
  • Effectively communicate with clients through the duration of the project.  Ensure proper company presence on site at all times
  • Supervise, coordinate, and schedule the day-to-day work activities of your assigned landscape construction crew.  Includes monitoring vacation/sick days and planning accordingly.
  • Ensure that all work activities are carried out in a safe and efficient manner, and that all crew members are in compliance with government and company PPE standards 
  • Operate various tools and equipment, including: heavy equipment, chainsaws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.
  • Meeting and exceeding defined crew production goals for the year (as assigned by the owner).

Key Responsibilities

  • Review estimates and job plans with estimator and project manager before jobs are sold.
  • Review job plan and schedule with project manager prior to the start of each project.
  • Order and procure materials as needed
  • Conduct on-site orientations with new employees and employees in new positions, which cover company health and safety policies, practices, procedures, and equipment training
  • Attend all company foreman meetings
  • Conduct weekly jobsite safety toolbox meetings with assigned crew.
  • Conduct workplace/jobsite inspections
  • Carry out accident/incident investigations
  • Correct substandard acts or conditions and commend employee health and safety performance
  • Complete and submit all required paperwork on a weekly basis.  Includes daily site meeting logs, crew daily forms, equipment inspection forms, attendance tracking, change order requests, requests for time off, receipts, etc. 
  • Supervise preventative maintenance on tools and equipment.  Ensure completion at regular intervals.
  • Submit daily report to operations/project manager by 3 PM each day
  • Manage yearly crew equipment budget                                                                               (Continued)

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the landscape/construction industry
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to operate mobile/web applications for time tracking and project management
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices

Work Conditions

  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, heavy equipment, and materials
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent stamina is required
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis 
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, snow, dust, noise, and cold
  • Ability to work 40-50 hours per week (with occasional Saturdays) with a 7 AM start time during the spring, summer and fall months.

Expectations for Success

  • Ability to work with a team
  • Open-minded to receiving help and helping others
  • Work in an efficient manner to keep up with assigned tasks 
  • Work in a safe manner with no accidents or injuries
  • Incredible customer service; clients want us to be there as a result of your work exceeding expectations, kindness, and communication
  • Ability to delegate work to others to increase job productivity
  • Willingness to complete training(s) and acquire knowledge relevant to the trade
  • Ability to train project leads and project technicians to become more proficient 
  • Leadership/mentor role that supports the growth of others and instills the company values

Benefits

  • Company truck
  • Paid holidays during active employment 
  • 5 days ordinary paid time off during the year of employment
  • 10 days ordinary paid time off after 12 months of employment
  • Dental Insurance
  • Cell phone stipend
  • Simple IRA after 12 months of employment
  • Company provided PPE 
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Church Hill Landscapes January 30, 2020