Utilities Service, LLC Landscape Foreperson in Washington, Michigan
Job Title: Landscape Foreperson Company : United Lawnscape, LLC
Department: Human Resources FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Washington, Livonia, MI O.T. Eligible? Yes
REPORTS TO: Project Manager
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Plants trees, shrubs, flowers and spreads mulch.
Places rocks, brick and stone.
Manage crew and equipment, as well as making sure paperwork is complete and accurate.
Operate and train others in use of all power equipment.
Base gardening and pruning of small trees.
Plant and tree identification
Ability to diagnose problems and solve them, as well as minor irrigation system repairs.
Must perform at budget level as well as execute proper time management.
Manage several crews at one time.
Ability to train and mentor new Foreperson.
Ability to read, understand, and install off of prints/plans. Including installing holiday décor.
Excel in maintaining customer communication, as well as communication from management to crew.
Ability to identify insects and disease in plants.
Participate in other projects.
Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and the requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.
Must be able to wear PPE as necessary.
Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day.
Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold.
Must be able to traverse various terrains.
Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.
Must be able to communicate with others.
Must be able to maintain attention during dangerous tasks.
Must be able to lift, move and maneuver up to 50 pounds on an infrequent basis, and up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis.
Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight or ten hour day. Must be able to work long hours and overtime during emergencies (including holidays, weekends, etc. Subject to call out work).
Must have knowledge of heavy equipment.
Must have sufficient eyesight to judge distances and coordination to get and use the appropriate equipment and tools.
Must be able to operate and service all required tools and equipment.
Must have transportation to and from the show up location.
Must be willing to travel out of state for emergency storm work.
Must be able to pass a background check and Motor Vehicle Records Check (MVR).
Must have a valid driver’s license.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Pesticide certified in categories 3A (turf), 3B & 6 (Right-of-Way) with Core
Ability to mix herbicides/pesticides and calibrate equipment.
Knowledge and ability to install brick pavers, walls, and work with stone
License to drive CDL class A size trucks preferred
Ability to coordinate and install large projects, manage sub-contractors, and carry out Foreperson meetings.
2-3 Years of landscape maintenance experience.
Clean driving record.
Ability to pass pre-employment and random drug screening/tests throughout employment.
EDUCATION: This position requires a minimum education level of: High School Diploma. Preferred: Bachelor Degree in related field
EXPERIENCE: This position requires a minimum experience level of: 2-4 years’ experience.
COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of computers, including e-mail and word processing abilities.
Only minor travel to the United workplace locations using company vehicle.
R arely = less than 10%
O ccasionally = up to 33%
F requently = up to 66%
C ontinuously = 67% to 100%
Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.
Range of Motion
Hearing – Speech Range
Sense of Touch
Climbing On/Off Truck
Lifting Up to 10 lbs.
Lifting Over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs.
Lifting Up to 50 lbs.
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