Careers

Our strongest asset is our team!

If you are a motivated individual looking for a career in landscape construction or maintenance, we are looking for you!

 

Ardron Landscapes is currently seeking the following team members:

Landscape Construction Team Leader

Ardron Landscapes is an innovative, quality focused company specializing in landscape design, construction and maintenance.  We are a full-service firm installing interlock, natural stone, planting, water features, landscape lighting and custom woodwork and maintaining all we install.  Every job is unique and varied. Our clients range from commercial properties, small residences to large country estates.

Estimated Start Date: May 1st, 2019

Job Summary:

The landscape construction crew leader will perform tasks including reading plans and job packages, site staging, directing and training staff on job site tasks, communicating and working with the project manager and the client. The team leader will complete heavy landscape construction, site demolitions and excavations, hard and soft installations. 

Job Tasks:

  • Complete job site safety inspections.
  • Read plans, instructions or work specifications to determine work activities
  • Responsible for ensuring all required PPE and safety equipment is used. 
  • Comply with Occupational Health & Safety Act regulations (see OHSA S. 27: Duties of Supervisor).
  • Train crew members to improve job skill set (machine operation, quality and efficiency improvements).
  • Load/unload and secure machines and material in trucks and on trailers.
  • Control traffic passing near, in or around work zones.
  • Dig trenches using an excavator, backfill excavations, compact or level earth to grade.
  • Cut and install precast and natural stone for patios and retaining walls.
  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement or adjustment of machinery, equipment or materials
  • Handle, install and water plant material.
  • Ability to drive a 5-ton or larger truck with trailer.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Landscaping education is an asset.
  • 3 years or more landscape construction experience.
  • Excavator, skid steer, backhoe loader operation experience.

Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail – job requires being careful about detail and being thorough in completing work tasks
  • Dependability – job requires being reliable, responsible and dependable and fulfilling obligations
  • Communication – job requires clear communication skills for articulating information to the general manager and clients
  • Organization – job requires excellent organization skills and ability to complete projects within given timelines.
  • Training – job requires being experienced at working with and training staff on job skills.

Job Type: Full-time (Seasonal)

Ardron Landscapes is a smoke-free work place. We welcome recent graduates of Landscape Design or Construction programs and will provide training to a career-minded individual.

Please send resume and cover letter tocareers@ardron.ca

Landscape Construction Team Member

Ardron Landscapes is an innovative, quality focused company specializing in landscape design, construction and maintenance.  We are a full-service firm installing interlock, natural stone, planting, water features, landscape lighting and custom woodwork and maintaining all we install.  Every job is unique and varied. Our clients are range from commercial, small residences to large country estates.

Estimated Start Date: May 1st, 2019

Job Duties:

  • Assist the installation of landscape lighting
  • Lay interlock and retaining walls
  • Move and spread topsoil and gravel
  • Shovelling, Raking, Wheelbarrowing
  • Mix and pour concrete post bases
  • Level and grade topsoil and gravel
  • Hand Excavation in areas machinery will not reach.

Requirements:

Education: Highschool Degree or higher is an asset

Experience: Any construction or landscape experience is an asset

Skills:

  • Attention to detail
  • Physically demanding: Bending, crouching, kneeling; Lifting and Handling heavy loads; Walking on uneven terrain
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Work under tight time deadlines
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Able to work in cold and hot environments

Applicants should be polite and professional. Career minded individuals will be given priority as advancement is encouraged. Please note: Ardron Landscapes is a smoke/drug free workplace. We appreciate all who apply, but only those under consideration will be contacted.  Please email resume and cover letter tocareers@ardron.ca 

Job type: Full Time – Seasonal (May – November)

Landscape Maintenance Team Member

Ardron Landscapes is a quality focused company specializing in landscape design, construction and maintenance.  Every job is unique and varied as our clients are range from commercial properties, small residences to large country estates.

Estimated Start Date: May 1st, 2019.

Description:

Responsible for performing a variety of work tasks in order to complete maintenance service contracts.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Aid in the loading/unloading of trucks and trailers in the AM and PM.
  • Cut grass, trim edges, clean up garbage & debris, blow trimmings, fertilize and water turf areas, weed garden beds, pruning, raking of leaves and perform other lawn care duties as directed. 
  • Move and install soil, mulch and plant material to assist the landscape construction crew.
  • Operate power equipment including, but not limited to, lawn tractors, lawn mowers, line trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, pruning saws, sod cutters.
  • Assist Manager in other work-related duties including landscape construction projects, shop and yard maintenance, vehicle and equipment maintenance.
  • Safety: Wear appropriate personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all company policies and regulations and all local health and safety laws and regulations.
  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Work experience in landscaping industry an asset.

Skills:

  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Effective communication skills – must be able to carry out verbal instructions, read labels and signs, and report progress to team leader.
  • Time management skills – ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to walk, stand, crouch for long periods of time and carry out strenuous physical tasks.
  • Ability to work both independently with little supervision, and as part of a team.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a valid driver’s license and safe driving record.
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold.

Compensation:

  • Full-time Seasonal (Late April to end of November).
  • Hourly wage – to be determined.

About Us

My employment experience allowed me to work on some extremely complex projects ranging from rooftop gardens to some million dollar residential and commercial landscapes.

Our Design Process

Free consultation. Full sized drawing and 3D video tour. Put your dream landscape into focus.

Services

Whether your project is a new patio in a small garden space or a meandering country estate, Ardron Landscapes Inc. has the expertise and experience to help you make it truly exceptional.

Hours

Mon - Fri
7:30am - 5:00pm

Sat - Sun
Closed

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Location

Proudly landscaping Kemptville, Merrickville, Winchester and surrounding areas

10300 Hyndman Rd.
Mountain, ON  K0E 1S0

613-316-7710