Lead Hand

Lead Hand

Job Summary:

Landscape construction Lead Hands are responsible for contributing to the construction of landscape projects and take direction from Site Foreman.


  • Keep vehicles, trailers and tools clean, in working order and organized at the end of every day. 
  • Ensure that any damaged, lost or stolen tools or equipment are reported to the Manager and that any broken equipment is tagged
  • In all aspects of work participate within a culture that emphasizes company values and team work.

In Field

  • Follow direction from the Site Foreman
  • Supervise, direct, lead and train general construction labourers under your direction
  • Be familiar with contract requirements of each project you are working on
  • Manage time spent on sites and meet or exceed project time budgets
  • Complete all paperwork required by Management
  • Operate Levels, stone saws, wood production equipment, bobcats, excavators etc.
  • Follow designs of construction projects
  • Ensure that projects are up the Renaissance Landscape Group standard of excellence
  • Project a positive company image by acting professionally at all times, on or off client properties
  • Follow and enforce with other employees and subcontractors all company policies and procedures including Health & Safety Policy

Job Requirements:

  • Must have at least 2 years experience as a lead hand
  • Valid and clean driver's license abstract
  • Work well both individually and within a team environment
  • Have good oral and written communication skills, job task planning and organization
  • Complete all paperwork required by Management
  • Adhere to company uniform policy to reflect a neat and professional image.
  • Willingness and available for continuous learning.
  • Some heavy lifting/labour may be required (>100 lbs.).
  • Willingness to work extended hours during busy periods.