Interior Designer

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

Design, Quoting, Project Management | Full-Time (Summer).

Kindret Landscaping Group is a Winnipeg based Landscape Design/Build & Maintenance company. We are an award-winning, team-oriented, full-spectrum landscaping operation. Our services include commercial & residential landscape design and construction, year-round maintenance, and snow removal in the winter months.

 

As a result of continued growth and demand, we are currently seeking the services of an experienced full-time Landscape Designer to join our team. The position available is a full time, year-round.

 

Position Overview 

The Designer will be responsible for all aspects of coordinating and managing Kindret Landscaping’s ongoing landscape projects for residential and commercial customers. This is a multi-faceted position that requires the ability to work in and out of the office including site visits, compile weekly work schedules, Job Costing, effectively organize and manage crews to complete work on time,  manage sub-trades, and ensure quality and safety are maintained at all times. 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Design, estimate, plan, coordinate and manage all landscape installations. Includes use of sub-contractors

  • Ensure projects are completed on-time, on budget, and in-line with customer expectations for quality and service.

  • Coordinate all aspects of supplies & equipment for designated jobs

  • Manage invoicing, job costing, and receipts. Notify office manager on payments due

  • Prepare bids on future projects

  • Assist crews with problems

  • Manage/oversee Quality control and progress

  • Effectively deal with customer complaints and change orders

Directing projects in a tactful and ethical manner, ensuring efficiency in completion of projects, quality workmanship, safe work practices and work sites, coaching and support for crew members, and respect for customer property.

Solve problems encountered with the day to day operations of the company, including but not limited to physical challenges on the worksite, subcontractor scheduling conflicts, late-arriving materials and supplies, and rescheduling of project plans and activities due to inclement weather.

  • Assist with snow removal in winter months

 

 Required Skills / Qualifications / Personal Characteristics

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in construction, preferably landscaping  

  • Strong understanding of the equipment used in landscaping projects (ex. bobcat, skid steers, excavators)

  • horticultural experience, plant identification & turf knowledge will be considered an asset

  • Education and certifications an asset.

  • Management skills – ability to effectively schedule, coach, direct, and support work crews

  • Exceptional Time management skills – task prioritizing, scheduling of crews and sub-trades, planning for unexpected events (weather, unforeseen physical obstacles, etc.)

  • Ability to lead and manage independently, demonstrate integrity on properties, obtain and maintain respect from work crews (employees and sub-trades) as well as customers

  • Knowledge of local/regional climate, land composition, and geography

  • Computer skills (Auto-Cad, Vectorworks, Dynascape, Windows, MS Office, ability to learn industry-specific programs)

  • Strong team orientation ("That’s not my job" is not an acceptable statement or mindset in our team environment) Positive attitude

  • Entrepreneurial attitude and general appreciation for small business operations

Work Details

  • Schedule: Monday to Friday, 40+ hours per week. Incidental evening and/or weekend hours will be required depending on company needs and weather. In the event of workdays being canceled by the weather, it is understood that the Designer uses this as a day to get ahead with planning, current issues, paperwork, etc. More hours expected in the summer months as opposed to winter. 3 weeks vacation (15 business days)

 

 

Compensation

Kindret Landscaping offers competitive compensation, as well as, a benefits package for the right individual. Salary will be commensurate with the skills, knowledge, abilities, and experience of the successful candidate.

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INTERESTED?

You may forward your application to the above address by mail or in person or send by email to info@kindretlandscaping.ca. We thank all interested applicants; however, only those shortlisted for further consideration will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in being a part of our team.

59 Terracon Place

Winnipeg, MB. R2J 4B3

info@kindretlandscaping.com

Part of The Kindret Landscape Group

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