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8/16/2018 11:25:17 AM
Construction Foreman
 Employer     : Islington Nurseries Ltd
 From         :
 City         : Etobicoke Job type:  Career
 Region       : ON Hours   :  Full-Time
 Country      : CA Duration:  Permanent
 Deadline     : 8/16/2019
 Education    : Not required Experience:  2 to 4 years  
 Salary       : TBD
 Description  : Who we are:

Islington Nurseries Ltd., is a family owned business and has been operating in Etobicoke since 1958. High standards and dependability are the foundation on which our company continues to grow. We offer a full range of construction, landscaping and maintenance services in the GTA. Our services including hardscaping (concrete, interlock, natural stone), soft scaping, grading, retaining walls, planting, sodding. Year-round work opportunities are available with winter maintenance operations.

We are currently hiring Hardscape Construction Foreman to join our team.

What do we offer:

Secure, year-round opportunities
Opportunity to develop and refine your skills through on- and off-site training and education
Supportive, team-based approach to reaching work goals
Competitive wages with an abundance of hours
Company benefits
Company Vehicle
Hardscape Foreman Role:

Oversee a crew of skilled labourers.
Maintain simple daily work logs, including production notes and site information.
Responsible for site/crew safety.
Strength in one of the following areas; interlock, natural stone, retaining walls, concrete work.
Interpret landscape drawings, then be able to prepare site layout and grading.
Mechanically inclined and able to perform preventative minor maintenance on tools and equipment.
Work extended hours and Saturdays as required.
Job requirement:

Proven employment history with the same employer for more two or more years.
Ability to motivate staff, through strong leadership skills.
Strong work ethic is necessary to lead by example.
Solid understanding of landscape materials gained from experience.
Ability to read and understand drawings.
Valid ā€œGā€ class drivers license.
Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs
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