Landscape Labour Technician

by | Feb 26, 2021 | Employment Opportunities

Livingstone Landscaping Ltd. is the largest Landscaping Firm operating in Southwestern Manitoba & Southern Saskatchewan, with our office based in the City of Brandon. We pride ourselves in our exceptional customer service and outstanding team of employees. We offer a rewarding, friendly environment with great health benefits and competitive wages.

Position Type: Full Time; Seasonal
Position Start: approx. April 2021
Reports to: Landscape Foreman
Purpose: The Landscape Labour Technician is responsible for assisting the Foreman in the installation of landscaping projects such as patios, water features, driveways & walkways, retaining walls, outdoor kitchens and so much more. This employee is an energetic individual looking to become a Landscape Professional and build a career – not just a laborer.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Installing sod, dirt, plants (Softscape)
• Installing patios, walls, decks (Hardscape)
• Cutting and measuring of job materials
• Operating small landscaping equipment and tools such as packers, saws, other power tools
• Communicate with lead hand and foreman effectively for accurate completion of work
• Notify foreman of any tools, equipment and machinery in need of maintenance
• Maintain a clean and safe job site at all times
• Follow training and promote the workplace best practices of installation, safety and company standards
• Other duties as required

Qualification Requirements:
• Class 5 driver’s license and a clean driving record; Class 3F w/ Air an asset
• Experience hauling a trailer; an asset
• Visual Acuity to accurately cut and measure materials, operate equipment, perform tasks and review work for accuracy, neatness and thoroughness
• Ability to meet physical demands of the position; lift 80 pounds, perform manual labour
• Able to physically perform basic life operational functions including but not limited to: climbing, balancing, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and repetitive motion.
• Ability to follow company Safety Procedures and recognize Job Hazards
• Motivated individual who is detail orientated
• Must be available for seasonal long hours (Saturdays may be included)
• Ability to work outdoors in all elements
• Ability to prioritize and multi-task
• Punctual and dependable
• Ability to read, write and communicate in English

Education/experience:
• Basic knowledge of construction
• Experience operating power tools
• Experience working with a landscaping crew; an asset

To apply for any of our open positions, please visit the employment section of our website: www.livingstoneltd.com