Friday, January 24, 2014

Seeking Landscape / Hardscape Foreman and Installers

Join Our Growing Team!

Pittsburgh Stone and Waterscapes is a growing company and seeking candidates for the positions of PROJECT INSTALLERS, EQUIPMENT OPERATORS and FOREMEN!

We specialize in innovative projects such as outdoor rooms including kitchens, fireplaces, patios, driveways, ponds, waterfalls, pools, landscaping, excavation and much more. We separate ourselves from other construction companies by our professionalism, experience, organization, and educational systems for our employees. Our employees' compensation is based on experience and performance. We also offer medical benefits, retirement plans, paid vacation, end of year bonuses, and more.

We are looking for individuals who have experience in the landscape and/or hardscape construction field. Candidates for ALL of the positions must:

• Have a valid PA driver's license and own transportation to and from work
• Be physically fit, no existing medical problems, and able to lift 85 lbs. continuously
• Possess a positive attitude
• Be punctual, reliable, and shows initiative
• Be drug free - *Candidates must also agree to be subject to random drug tests.
• Have the ability to work 6am - 5pm M-F, and Saturdays when needed
• Must follow and enforce the Company Policies and Operations standards on a daily basis
• Aggressively display initiative to learn new skills and abilities

The individual positions further require:

PROJECT INSTALLER
• Familiar with tool identification and use
• Ability to read and layout 3D plans (a plus)
• Ability to install hardscape tasks such as; paver and wall installations done to ICPI and NCMA guidelines on a daily basis.
• Ability to operate heavy equipment used on the job: dump truck, skid steer, excavator, trencher, tampers, carpentry tools and hand tools
• Daily communication with Project Foreman
• Responsible for paper work such as time cards and receipts

FOREMAN
• Oversee installation of projects, ability to train others, and exercise positive leadership skills
• Full participation in field installations along field installers
• Delegate daily tasks to field crew
• Common plant identification
• Ability to read and layout 3D plans
• Responsible for landscape tasks such as; planting, seeding, topsoil applications, mulching and pruning
• Responsible for hardscape tasks such as; paver and wall installations done to ICPI and NCMA guidelines
• Must understand how to run a project from beginning to completion with limited warranty issues
• Ability to operate heavy equipment used on the job: dump truck, skid steer, excavator, trencher, tampers, carpentry tools and hand tools
• Daily communication with Project Manager, subcontractors and customers
• Responsible for paperwork such as job completion sheets, periodic crew evaluations, receipts, etc.
• Be able to direct vendors with equipment/material deliveries and/or be responsible for picking up equipment/materials for jobs

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
• Truck driving CDL class A or B along with machine operating experience / dump truck, skid steers, mini excavators
• Hauling equipment to and from job sites with 5 ton or 10 ton trucks
• Willingness to abide by all DOT regulations
• Regular equipment maintenance
• Hauling of aggregates and raw materials as needed
• Daily operation of skid steers and mini excavators on job sites
• Operation of surveying equipment
• Delegation of workers participating on site if needed
• Full participation on daily project installations when required
• Willingness to follow daily tasks delegated by foreman
• Ability to operate heavy equipment used on the job: dump truck, skid steer, excavator, tampers, carpentry tools and hand tools
• Daily Communication with Project Foreman or Project Manager
• Responsible for paper work such as: time cards and receipts

HOW TO APPLY

Compile a resume which includes work history including dates, employer addresses, skills, responsibilities, your contact information. Either on your resume or separately within the email, include 3 EMPLOYER references (no personal references or family members).

Send all information to info@pghsw.com. If you don't have a resume, include all the information you can in an email, or call us at 412.319.7524!

We are one of the best because we only work with the best. If you are not serious about this position or not qualified, you will not sustain your position on our team. You may want to visit our website to see our work and learn more history on our company at www.pghsw.com.