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Landscape Construction Foreman

Gradex Co
Kansas City, MO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Are you not appreciated in your current position? Do you have heavy equipment experience? Do you like being creative with rock and dirt? Do you like leading the work?

Immediate full-time opening. Gradex Company, LLC (Kansas City Metro Area), an established and growing high-end outdoor living and Certified Aquascape Contractor is now accepting applications for an accurate, driven, and knowledgeable individual to join our team. You will be working with a dedicated, hard-working and consistent team of people by your side.

ABOUT OUR COMPANY:
Since 2008 we have installed retaining walls and water features all over the Kansas City Metro area. Our clients appreciate our knowledge and skill, but also like that we do not interfere with their lifestyles and day-to-day routines. We appreciate hard work and your investment of time. Our team follows the traditions of the building industry and enjoys balance in their lives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Operate heavy equipment - dozer, excavator, backhoe, loader
•Direct the work and provide some onsite training of laborers and other coworkers
•Responsible for creating a safe work environment on the worksite
•Ability to shoot grades, accurately layout structures for the project
•Read plans/blueprints to identify grades, slopes, structures, pipes, elevations
•Know city standards and how to use them in the field to prevent rework and/or mistakes
•Equipment safety and light maintenance (or notification of needed maintenance)
•Troubleshoot unexpected conditions and create corrective plans to remedy the situation
•Be able to sell and process upsells on your project for additional upsell bonuses.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS NEEDED TO BE SUCCESSFUL:
•Organized – likes to work within a system and plans the success of the jobs.
•Urgency – decisiveness, quick response and fast action.
•Goal-oriented – good at focusing efforts on meeting a goal / mission.
•Follow Up and Follow Through – doesn’t like to leave “loose ends”, ensures all things started get finished.
•Self-Management – good at managing time and priorities without management oversight.
•Analytical – can “see what needs to happen” and can work to get there.
•Must be familiar with these areas of safety: shoring, slope cut, equipment, temporary steel sheet placements on road, etc.

REQUIREMENTS:
•3+ years’ experience operating bobcat and/or mini-excavator
•2 years of stone or large block retaining wall, water feature experience preferred
•Have passed, or willing to take:
10-hour OSHA training
Class A CDL
•Physically able to dig, help with excavation
•Able to pass drug and background checks
•Reliable transportation
•Valid license & experience towing large equipment
•Verifiable references
•Must have working cellphone
•Some travel is required

•Mandatory job training


SCHEDULE:
•Approximately 45 hours per week. Occasional extra overtime, weekends likely depending on weather during the normal work days of the week.
•Start time is generally 7:00 am
•Consistent and reliable year-round work

COMPENSATION:
•$25-$35 per hour to start, depending on experience and motivation
•Performance review as needed or after 90 days
•Company matching IRA
•Paid Time off based on time of service.
•Annual Bonus
•Upsell Bonus

Company Description
We construct and design beautiful natural stone retaining walls, backyard water features within 3 hours of the KC metro area, wholesale stone bulk material sales to contractors as well. We have year round full time employment and good pay with overtime, retirement and vacation. Those who enjoy a challenging work environment and working outdoors should look at applying with us!

Gradex Co

Why Work Here?
Small family owned company that is continuing to grow!

We construct and design beautiful natural stone retaining walls, backyard water features within 3 hours of the KC metro area, wholesale stone bulk material sales to contractors as well. We have year round full time employment and good pay with overtime, retirement and vacation. Those who enjoy a challenging work environment and working outdoors should look at applying with us!

Address

22111 S knight Rd

Kansas City, MO
USA

Industry

Construction

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