Landscape Construction Technician

Creative Roots Landscaping is an established company with 20-years of experience at the helm providing maintenance services to high-end neighborhoods, as well as Landscape Design and Installation of unparalleled quality. We have the equipment - what we need now is the right person to join our Landscape Construction division.

Do you want to play on a winning team with a "take no prisoners" attitude and help grow our landscape construction team to great success? Do you have the drive and winning attitude that we need in this role?  If so, then we want to talk to you!

Responsibilities:

Working with our Landscape Construction Leader, you will help organize and oversee daily tasks for the construction team, provide support and encouragement to team members, promote team development through the Creative Roots training program, and learn to think and act like an owner using our unique Open Book Management style.

Must have the following experience, knowledge or skills:

  • At least 2 years of formal training or equivalent industry experience
  • Able to read a plan and do take offs for materials
  • Understanding of the order in which all tasks need to be carried out to finish the job quickly and efficiently
  • Understanding of what tools and equipment are needed for the day
  • Able to help guide and expand team members skill set throughout daily tasks
  • Helps maintain team morale and keep team members motivated daily
  • Able to complete specific task with one or two other team members with little to no supervision
  • Fit enough to perform labor intensive work for a full shift
  • Must hold and valid BC Driver's License
  • Skid steer and excavator operation
  • Irrigation system installation
  • Natural stone rock wall installation (machine built and hand stacked)
  • Installation of all types of water features
  • Paving stone installation
  • Flagstone Installation
  • Installation of residential drainage systems
  • Low voltage landscape lighting layout and installation
  • Operation of a transit level
  • Knowledge of all aspects of softscapes

This is what you'd be doing on a Daily Basis:

  • Build: rock walls, brick patios, driveways, sidewalks and edging, laying out garden beds, installing drainage systems installing low voltage outdoor lighting, irrigation and plantings, digging, barreling material, lifting and carrying heavy loads, etc
  • Effectively performing and training team members using Creative Roots methods
  • Helping the Landscape Leader with prioritizing, organizing and performing daily tasks
  • Using and teaching proper use of equipment and safety procedure
  • Assisting the Landscape leader in delegating tasks to ensure the team is efficient in completing their daily tasks
  • Occasionally filling out work orders for small jobs you are undertaking
  • Digging, pick axing, lifting, carrying, pushing wheel barrows, etc.

All of this responsibility comes with a great compensation package that includes an additional stake in our Profit Sharing Plan along with a benefits package.

Creative Roots Landscaping is not your typical landscaping company.  Our culture, and your interest and ability to fit within that culture, is as important as the skills and experience you bring to the table.

Are you ready to apply for this position?

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