Landscape Construction Lead Hand

Job Number: 002

Contract   |  Edmonton, Alberta   |  Posted on Apr 27, 2018

Landscape Construction Lead Hand

Cutting Edge Landscaping is a well-respected landscaping construction and maintenance company looking for dedicated leaders to join our team. The ability to work hard, problem solve, and contribute to the team are essential qualities we are always looking for. Cutting Edge Landscaping is a growing company and is actively looking for exceptional team members to help us become the industry leaders for landscaping in Alberta.

Job Type: Full-time 44 hours/week (Plus overtime) Monday - Saturday

Wage: $23 - $27 / Hour (1.5X Overtime)

Required Experience: Landscape Construction Lead Hand; 1 year+ Similar Experience. Ability to lift 50lbs, bend, rotate and stand for long periods of time.

License or Certification: Class 5 Driver’s Licence Required, CSTS-9, First Aid Certification

Required Equipment: Steel Toed Boots, Hard Hat, Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Gloves


  • Take direction from on Site Foreman & Project Managers for daily tasks and goals on site.
  • Organize, motivate and manage a crew of landscaping construction personnel on a daily basis
  • Coordinate with project managers, trucking department, and subcontractors for site timelines, deliveries, obstacles, and inspection of completed work.
  • Source materials and equipment from alternative suppliers based on project location and availability.
  • Recognize safe operating procedures and proper training on equipment.
  • Must be able to operate company trucks with and without trailers and demonstrate responsible driving.
  • Operate a variety of equipment:
    • Skid steers; with a variety of controls and attachments
    • Excavator
    • Forklift
    • Backhoe/ (Rubber tired hoe)
    • Loader
    • Dozer
    • Sod stripper
    • Mechanical compaction equipment
    • Various power & and tools
  • Perform various tasks such as:
    • Maintenance on equipment and trailers.
    • Minor mechanical repairs such as oil changes, filter changes, tire repairs, and fluid top ups.
    • Read and install landscape plans to specifications and scheduled timelines
    • General understanding of grade stakes for drainage plans
    • General construction knowledge
    • Experience with hardscape construction including brick work and retaining walls
    • Basic pruning and knowledge of plant material
    • Effectively grade soils and clay
    • Loading and chaining down equipment for proper load securement
  • Have an attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Perform equipment maintenance and daily checks, ensure all equipment is in proper working order
  • Uphold our safety culture and safe work practices. Complete required paperwork for our safety program and participates in weekly meetings.
  • Work is labour intensive and will be outdoors in all weather conditions.

Job summary


Cutting Edge Landscaping

Job Type



Edmonton, Alberta

Start Date

Apr 30, 2018