Landscape Build/Construction Foreman

Landscape Build/Construction Foreman 

Sequoia Landscape Services, located in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is looking for an experienced Construction Foreman for a Full-Time position (Mon – Fri, 40 hours per week with occasional extra weekend work). Health and Dental Benefits may be available after an extended trial period.

This position directs the activities of a team of two or more in the construction of paving stone & natural stone installations, retaining walls, drainage and hardscapes, as well as some low-voltage lighting, irrigation and minor carpentry for high end residential homes primarily in North and West Vancouver.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  1. Installation of synthetic lawn systems, drainage, paver patios; stone, wood, or block retaining walls, steps, and all other related hardscaping products.
  2. Install soft landscaping components such as backfill, topsoil placement and grading, installation of turf and plant/tree materials.
  3. Installation of low-voltage landscape lighting and simple irrigation systems.
  4. Be able to read landscape design plans and implement the landscape construction plan.
  5. Understand elevations, grades & laser level equipment and use this knowledge to execute the construction plan.
  6. Operate a variety of mechanical equipment including mini excavators and/or skid steer bobcats proficiently.
  7. Complete the necessary paperwork including time sheets, work orders, change orders, and material requisitions.
  8. Plan and organize the job, ensuring that sufficient resources and materials are available. Also ensure that job is completed in the most time-efficient manner.
  9. Manage a team of two or more employees, including all scheduling details & on-job training where required
  10. Manage and run job sites to meet or exceed WCB requirements/safety standards
  11. Maintain and drive worksite progress.
  12. Prepare and file safety reports as necessary.
  13. Other duties within the scope, spirit, and purpose of the job as requested by management.

Technical Competencies:

-A valid BC Driver’s License

-Ability to drive standard, with an attached trailer

-Machine Operations – Cat 305.5 minimum

Education (preferred but not mandatory): College graduation, certificate/diploma/degree in related fields or trades, apprenticeship completion in a related trade or equivalent work experience.

Experience: A minimum of 2-4 years of relevant on-site construction work experience.

Pay: $25 – $30 per hour dependent on experience and a trial working period.

We are proud to support an environment which encourages learning, creativity, safety, and an enthusiastic work ethic that can be used to motivate our crews. We work together to complete each task as efficiently as possible and strive to acquire and maintain the highest level of client satisfaction.

To apply, please reply with your Cover Letter and Resume to

Sequoia Landscape Services
3710 Edgemont Boulevard
North Vancouver, B.C
Canada, V7R 2P7

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"Sequoia Landscape Services have performed, without exception, exceptionally, professionally and always with our wishes in mind delivering a quality end product." Lise Thompson-Cyr, West Vancouver