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Wright Outdoor Solutions Landscape Construction Laborer in West Des Moines, Iowa

Title: Landscape Construction Laborer

Status: Seasonal, Full Time

Hourly Wage: $14 - $20 (DOE)

Reports To: Landscape Construction Foreman

Location: West Des Moines, IA

About Us:

Wright Outdoor Solutions offers indoor and outdoor services to residential customers and their communities across the country. These services include landscape design and installation, complete tree care, lawn care, seasonal maintenance, a garden center, interior and exterior holiday lights and décor, interior plantscaping, land clearing and mulch. Our operations are guided by a set of values: safety, integrity, quality, teamwork, innovation, and family. We abide by the highest ethical standards, knowing customer satisfaction is our number one priority, and we work as a team to deliver creative solutions to our clients. Finally, we are proud of our family-founded history and have worked to retain those family values in our culture since becoming employee-owned in 2002.

Job Summary:

The Landscape Construction Laborer is responsible for working as a team member under the direct supervision of the Landscape Construction Foreman. You will be responsible for installing landscape and hardscape projects throughout Des Moines and surrounding areas while working in an efficient manner, promoting job worksite safety, providing excellent customer service, and exhibiting pride and quality workmanship.

Essential Duties:

  • Work closely with the foreman and team members.

  • Represent the company’s best interest, maintain the highest level of integrity and professionalism.

  • Assist the foreman in maintaining a clean and safe job site.

  • Maintain and care for company equipment, tools and vehicles.

  • Perform physically demanding work including heavy lifting on a daily basis.

  • Understand and meet production and project schedule deadlines without sacrificing great customer service or excellent quality.

  • Attend training classes and educational seminars as requested by management.

Responsibilities:

  • Reports for duty at the designated location on time each day.

  • Participate in weekly Safety Tailgate meetings and comply with all safety rules and company safety policies.

  • Follows directions from landscape foreman and supervisor.

  • Uphold the values of Wright Outdoor Solutions which include: Safety, integrity, quality, respect, teamwork, innovation and family.

  • Perform other duties as related or assigned in all service areas of Wright Outdoor Solutions including arbor care, plant health care, exterior maintenance, mowing, holiday lights and snow removal.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in landscape and hardscape (segment retaining wall and concrete unit paving systems) installation preferred but not required.

  • Knowledge and understanding of landscape and hardscape installation methods is preferred but not required.

  • Experience installing irrigation systems a plus but not required.

  • Must be punctual and dependable.

  • Must have a positive attitude with a desire to learn.

  • Must be professional in appearance and actions.

  • Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and quality-driven.

  • Must be well organized with strong communication skills and the ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing priorities.

  • Ability to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and during adverse weather conditions as warranted by workload and schedule.

  • Ability to work effectively with individuals of differing backgrounds, knowledge and skill levels.

  • Landscape and Hardscape certifications are a huge plus.

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) a plus.

  • We are willing to train motivated individuals.

Wright Outdoor Solutions Offers:

  • Industry Leading Pay

  • Excellent benefits including 401K & Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) after 1 year of employment, medical insurance, dental insurance and vision insurance.

  • Paid time off and paid holidays.

  • Career advancement opportunities.

  • Support for continued education, training and professional certifications.

  • Unique and inviting work environment.

Pre-employment and post-hiring drug screening is a condition of employment.

To apply, please visit our website at https://www.wrightoutdoorsolutions.com/careers/ and submit an application.

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