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Irrigation Technician Apprentice

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If you enjoy working with your hands, spending your working day outdoors, and enjoy hard physical work, consider a career in irrigation! This position performs skilled work in the design, installation, and maintenance/repair of irrigation systems.

Irrigation Technician Apprentice (entry level position at $14.75 – $15 an hour):

· Assists Irrigation Technicians in repair and installation

· If wanted, engages in training program to become an Irrigation Technician I

Training Program to be an Irrigation Technician I: Must be able to drive and perform following functions on own:

· Basic backflow operation.

· Basic multimeter use (VOHS, OHMS).

· Lateral line repair of poly and PVC pipes.

· Valve operation and repair.

· Basic controller operator programming.

· Blowouts.

Irrigation Installer

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Timberline Landscaping, Inc. is an award-winning company serving Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas, “Creating a little bit of Heaven” for over 35 years. We offer a full range of services from commercial and residential landscape design/build to complete grounds maintenance.

Irrigation Installers are responsible for leading crews on irrigation installation projects. They distribute instructions throughout the team, communicate with the Project Manager, and ensure completion of the job from start to finish according to the standards of work. During the winter season, employee will be available to work snow removal, Christmas Décor, and installation of holiday lighting for both commercial and residential properties. This position pays between $20 – $30 an hour.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Review and understand scope of work with Project Manager.
• Implement project design, and documents, i.e. plans and specs.
• Integrate any unique materials and/or methods may be used on projects.
• Participate in pre-job planning with Project Manager to help ensure that projects can proceed smoothly and efficiently.
• Fulfill expectations and goals communicated from Project Manager.
• Execute the project scheduling plan.
• Participate in assessing equipment needs and preferences to optimize efficiency according to conditions and situation.
• Report project production to Project Manager.
• Document the team’s work hours.
• Conduct daily team huddles to organize specific assignments to team members, discuss safety, assign specific tasks, and communicate production goals.
• Communicate changing conditions and arising challenges thoroughly with Project Manager.
• Ensure quality expectations for the team are defined, understood, and are being met and exceeded.
• Ensure that customers are completely satisfied through effective communication, relationship building, and regular site visits.
• Build a productive, cohesive team through training, coaching, and mentoring.
• Actively participate in cooperative planning and coordination with Project Managers from other teams.
• See the need for and exhibit the ability to adapt when necessary to meet critical deadlines.
• Ensure a safe environment for employees, customers, and the public while ensuring the work is done efficiently.
• Exhibit a professional and capable presence with clients.
• Delegate tasks to team member based on individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels with the goal of promoting growth and advancement amongst the team and companywide.
• Use and continually develop leadership skills.
• Other duties when assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

• Ability to read and interpret irrigation/landscape blueprints and install accordingly.
• Advanced installation and controller programming.
• Knowledge of smart controllers and web-based systems a plus.
• Backflow and meter installation, to include solder and flare fittings.
• Capable of installing and troubleshooting wiring, both standard and two-wire.
• Experienced with advanced irrigation systems, including gasket and pipe, ductile fitting, etc.
• Familiar with various types of sensors.
• Working knowledge of hydraulics and irrigation system specifications. Certifications a plus.
• Ability to make necessary field adjustments to irrigation designs.
• Working knowledge of pump installations.
• This job requires a uniform and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) as well as adherence to all safety rules and policies.
• Experience in commercial landscaping or landscaping maintenance.
• Must be able to speak, read and write English.
• Responsible for the maintaining and upkeep of company equipment.
• Valid Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.
• Experience operating landscape equipment.
• Must have, or be able to obtain in the first year, a Landscape Industry Certified Technician (LICT) certification.
• Must attend training and/or seminars.
• Must have technical experience operating a smart phone and/or computer.

PHYSICAL DEMAND & WORK ENVIRONMENT

• Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds (ask for help with object weighing more than 50 pounds).
• This position spends most working hours outside in all temperatures and weather conditions.
• Exposure to dust, grease, noise and chemical vapors – PPE is provided.
• This job, at a minimum, requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, control of hand tools and small to medium sized machinery.

Trail Equipment Operator

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The Trails Equipment Operator (TEO) is a full-time, hourly position responsible for all trail machinery operations on the trail unit’s construction projects. The TEO’s primary responsible is making sure that enough machine work happens on a daily basis to supply a day’s work for the hand finishing crew. This role assists the Trails Project Manager and Trails Crew Leader in keeping trail crews running as efficiently and safely as possible while ensuring the overall quality of each project. We have one position to fill on March 30th for Boulder, Colorado job and one to fill for a May 11th start date at various Colorado towns and back country.

Travel is frequent, typically requiring employee to be on the road five days per week. We are seeking an individual that demonstrates passion for trail building and the outdoors, and that is motivated to continue trail building education through conferences, reading, and certifications.

responsibilities:
· Operation and routine maintenance of equipment associated with trail jobs, including trail dozers and mini excavators
· Maintains proper correspondence with project partners throughout all stages of the job
· Ability to assess trail corridors both existing and future in the field on varied terrain and in varied climatic conditions
· The TEO may also assist the TPM with design & layout of trails on larger projects while implementing smaller project designs and reroutes with crews
· Occasional trail work may be required and encouraged to help motivate trail crews
· Performs other functions as assigned

requirements:
· Be willing to travel (a lot) in Colorado, nationwide, and sometimes worldwide
· Minimum of four years’ mechanized trail building experience
· This job requires a uniform and the use of personal protective equipment as well as adherence to all safety rules and policies. This will include back country first aid and bear safety training
· Minimum of 2 years of experience in mini excavators and or trail dozers
· Ability to interpret electronic, hard, and verbal plans through use of GPS, GIS, and other electronic tools
· Ability to read and interpret clinometer for designing & flagging sustainable grades
· Proven track record of managing a crew and facilitating a team-based environment
· Must have a hands-on, working knowledge of the type of work assigned – choosing and operating proper equipment (excavators, dozers, and chainsaw), and the ability to perform basic evaluation and repair equipment in the backcountry
· Creative, pro-active problem-solving skills
· Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to inspire others to their full potential
· Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English
· Attendance at training sessions and/or seminars including annual PTBA Conference
· Proficient with computers and the Microsoft Office Suite
· Valid Colorado Driver’s License and approval by Timberline’s insurance company
· Must be able to obtain chainsaw safety certification
· Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations
· Must be highly adaptable to the kinds of change that comes along with working in an entrepreneurial environment
· Must pass post-offer background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record, and MVR
· Bilingual Spanish, highly desirable
· Must be willing to do things outside of your job description. All team members help and support other departments when necessary

Physical Demands and work environment:
· This job is an indoor/outdoor job which will require time spent at a desk environment using a computer as well as exposure to variable weather conditions
· The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
· Depending on the job, this position could require back-country camping, hiking for miles with a day pack, and dealing with all weather conditions
· This job, at a minimum, requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and traversing steep, loose uneven terrain

Job Summary
Location: Base Office: Colorado Springs. Requires Travel (Colorado, nationwide, and sometimes worldwide)
Position Title: Trails Equipment Operator
Reports to: Trails Project Manager
Supervises: None, assist Trails Crew Leaders as needed
Department: Trails
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field and/or a minimum of four years’ trail building experience in lieu of degree
Experience: 4 + years
Career Level: Non-manager (non-exempt)
Salary: $18 – $22 per hour
Hours: 40+
Benefits:
· Health insurance
· Profit sharing

Trail Project Manager

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The Trails Project Manager (TPM) is a full-time, salaried position responsible for managing and participating in the operations of trail construction projects.
The TPM is primary responsible is making sure that all trail crews running as efficiently and safely as possible while ensuring the overall quality of each project.

The TPM is responsible for the on-going development, training, management and growth of all trail crew leaders and trail crews. Additional responsibilities and job duties include assisting with hiring of trail crews, marketing, implementing utility locates, and conducting client walk-throughs and other construction related duties.

Travel is frequent, typically requiring employee to be on the road 3-4 days per week. The TPM will be able to return home on the weekends during Colorado projects. Out-of-state and out-of-country travel typically requires longer periods away from home office. We are seeking an individual that demonstrates passion for trail building and the outdoors, and that is motivated to continue trail building education through conferences, reading, and certifications.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Maintains proper correspondence with project partners throughout all stages of the job
• Ability to assess trail corridors both existing and future in the field on varied terrain and in varied climatic conditions
• Complete tasks associated with pre and post-project requirements; such as pre-project site walks and inspection, efficient scheduling of trail crews, tools and materials organization (as well as sourcing), safety facilitation, and post-project inspections and follow-up
• The supervision and support of all trail crew leaders and equipment operators
• Must ensure that employees assigned are trained in the duties delegated to them and strictly enforce safety in all aspects of operations, including writing and performing/arranging training on standards of work
• Provide assistance and expertise in the training and development of new personnel, ensuring consistency within the business unit to maximize productivity, safety, and efficiency that will create a culture of exceptional client experience
• Assist staff with job costing of labor, materials, and equipment. Evaluate by benchmark completion comparison to costs
• Schedule daily, weekly and monthly projects while ensuring staffing levels for both labor and equipment are adequate and proper.
• The TPM may also assist the Trails Manager (TM) with design & layout of trails on larger projects while implementing smaller project designs and reroutes with crews
• Ensure compliance with applicable laws concerning trail building, including grading and stormwater management permitting processes
• Work with the marketing team to expand Timberlines trail operations
• Occasional trail work may be required and encouraged to help motivate trail crews
• Performs other functions as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field and/or a minimum of four years’ landscape trail building experience in lieu of degree.
• Be willing to travel (a lot) in Colorado, nationwide, and sometimes worldwide
• This job requires a uniform and the use of personal protective equipment as well as adherence to all safety rules and policies. This will include back country first aid and bear safety training
• Minimum of four years’ experience in trail planning, design, construction, and maintenance
• Ability to interpret electronic, hard, and verbal plans through use of GPS, GIS, and other electronic tools
• Ability to read and interpret clinometer for designing & flagging sustainable grades
• Proven track record of managing a crew and facilitating a team-based environment
• Creative, pro-active problem-solving skills
• Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to inspire others to their full potential
• Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English
• Attendance at training sessions and/or seminars including annual PTBA Conference among others, off season internship, and participation in at least 1 volunteer trail building project per year
• Proficient with computers and the Microsoft Office Suite
• Valid Colorado Driver’s License and approval by Timberline’s insurance company
• Possess or obtain a valid U.S. Passport within first 60 days of employment
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations
• Must have a professional appearance.
• Must be highly adaptable to the kinds of change that comes along with working in an entrepreneurial environment
• Self-starting initiative to pursue improvements and projects without substantial supervision
• Must pass post-offer background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record, and MVR
• Bilingual Spanish, highly desirable
• Knowledge of Aspire, Office 365 and Sage Software, highly desirable
• Must be willing to do things outside of your job description. All team members help and support other departments when necessary

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• This job is an indoor/outdoor job which will require time spent at a desk environment using a computer as well as exposure to variable weather conditions
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
• Depending on the job, this position could require back-country camping, hiking for miles with a day pack, and dealing with all weather conditions
• This job, at a minimum, requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and traversing steep, loose uneven terrain

JOB SUMMARY
Location: Base Office: Colorado Springs. Requires Travel (Colorado, nationwide, and sometimes worldwide)
Position Title: Trails Project Manager
Reports to: Trails Manager
Supervises: Trails Crew Leaders and Equipment Operators
Department: Trails
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field and/or a minimum of four years’ trail building experience
Experience: 4 + years
Career Level: Manager (exempt)
Salary: 45k – 65k per year DOE
Hours: 40+
Benefits:
• Health insurance
• 401k matching
• Paid time off

Plant Health Care Laborer

Timberline Landscaping, Inc. is an award winning company serving Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas, “Creating a little bit of Heaven” for 35 years. We offer a full range of services- landscape design, construction, and maintenance.
This position will include providing services to both residential and commercial customers through plant healthcare.
This job is an outdoor job with exposure to adverse weather conditions, chemicals, and is physically demanding work.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Apply fertilizer and pesticides to lawns, trees, and shrubs according to schedule, safety procedures, and label instructions
• Properly calibrate equipment to evenly apply product
• Determine the appropriate amount of pesticides/fertilizer needed based on the label
• Assist in maintenance and upkeep of company equipment
• Other functions as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:
• Excellent customer service skills
• Must wear company approved uniform
• Must be able to speak, read, and write basic English
• Ability to perform basic math calculations when mixing chemicals

DESIRED QUALITIES TO INCLUDE:
• Bilingual in English and Spanish
• Working knowledge of lawn care products and common lawn problems
• Experience applying a variety of lawn and tree care products: fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides
• National Association of Landscape Professionals – Certified Technician or Lawn care Technician

PHYSICAL DEMAND & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• Occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds (must ask for help above 50 lbs.)
• This job, at minimum, requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, control of hand tools, and pulling of weeds
• This position is primarily an outdoor job which will require working hours outside in all temperatures and weather conditions.
• Long pants, long sleeved shirts required due to the nature of spraying chemicals.
• Employee should be comfortable with, and have physical and manual dexterity to operate hand tools and small – medium sized machinery and should be comfortable working with digging equipment/tools.

JOB SUMMARY:
• Location: Colorado Springs
• Reports To: PHC Technician
• Supervises: None
• Experience: None required
• Career Level: Non-manager (non-exempt)
• Education: NA
• Salary: $14.75 – $15.00/hour
• Benefits:
o Health insurance as per ACA guidelines
o Life/Accidental death insurance

Maintenance Technician

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Primary Operational Objective:
If you enjoy working with your hands, spending your working day outdoors and enjoy hard work, this is the position for you! Maintenance Technicians form the core of Timberline Landscaping and works primarily outdoors. This position requires, but is not limited to; hard physical work, customer service, and time management. While Timberline strives to maintain a 40 hour work week, this job will occasionally require overtime and weekends. Seasonal snow removal may be an option/requirement depending on company needs.

Duties and responsibilities:
• Operates up to a 60” mower
• Operates a trimmer, edger, and back pack blower
• Identify/remove weeds and proper pruning of plants
• Pick up trash/debris
• Follows safety guidelines and use of PPE equipment
• Snow removal

Requirements:
• This job requires a uniform and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) as well as adherence to all safety rules and policies
• Must be punctual, responsible and have a positive attitude
• Must be self-driven and reliable
• Must be able to interact with customers in a professional manner
• Must be able to read and understand safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
• Occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds (require help for over 50 lbs.)
• This is an outdoor job with exposure to adverse weather conditions
• This job, at a minimum, requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, control of hand tools and small to medium sized machinery
• Exposure to bloodborne pathogens is predominately found with Mow Crews assigned to city parks

Position Title: Maintenance Technician
Position Reports to: Maintenance Crew Leader
Supervises: N/A
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Experience: No experience required
Career Level: FT / Non-manager (non-exempt)
Education: High school diploma/GED preferred or equivalent and relevant job experience
Salary: Hourly rate starts at $13.00-$15.00 / DOE
Benefits: (Per company eligibility)
 Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
 Life/AD&D Insurance

Landscaping Technician

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If you enjoy working with your hands, spending your working day outdoors and enjoy hard work, this is the position for you! Construction Technicians make up the core of Timberline. Construction Technicians work with a team on landscape projects to ensure client satisfaction, utilizing their training and skills to present excellent landscapes that are the best of Colorado Springs. During the winter season, employee will be available to work snow removal and/or Christmas Décor, installation of holiday lighting for both commercial and residential properties.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Landscaping Crew
o Assist with grading of site
o Installation of plant material and/or sod
o Installation of aggregate material and/or edging
o Installation of retaining walls, patios and/or walkways
o Installation of rock, mulch, pavers, water features
o Reading and execution of landscape design plan

Irrigation Crew
o Installation of irrigation pipe, wire, valves
o Assembly and installation of irrigation heads and drip systems

Qualifications
• Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license with a clean driving record OR have reliable transportation to/from office and/or job site.
• Must pass background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record and drug screening.
• Must be able to interact with customers in a professional manner.
• Secure all materials and equipment needed, keep in good condition.
• Must be punctual, responsible and have a positive, can-do attitude.
• Demonstrate dependability and efficient work practices.
• Must be able to read and understand safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
• Ability to speak, read and write English. Bilingual in Spanish, highly desirable.
• Must be willing to do things outside of your job description. All team members help and support other departments when necessary.

Physical Demands & Work Environment
• Laborers spend most of their working hours outside in all temperatures and weather conditions.
• The position requires bending, stooping, reaching, crawling, walking and lifting.
• Laborers should be comfortable with, and have physical and manual dexterity to operate hand tools and small – medium sized machinery and should be comfortable working with digging equipment/tools.
• Occasional exposure to dust, grease, noise and chemical vapors – PPE is provided.
• Ability to move and/or lift over 50 lbs.

Position Title: Landscape Technician
Position Reports to: Construction Crew Leader
Supervises: N/A
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Experience: No experience required
Career Level: FT / Non-manager (non-exempt)
Education: High school diploma/GED preferred or equivalent and relevant job experience
Salary: Hourly rate starts at $13.00 – $15.00 / DOE, Assistant Crew Leaders $15.00 – $16.00
Benefits: (Per company eligibility)
 Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
 Life/AD&D Insurance

Landscape Maintenance Crew Leader

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This position is a full-time position directly responsible for managing field operations as well as interacting with office personnel. The crew leader position is responsible for overall property maintenance, accurate record keeping, submittal of daily paperwork and accurate cost accounting of daily labor. The Crew Leader is also responsible for meeting hours requirements. This position requires the ability to handle complex jobs, specialty equipment and at times, demanding clients. This position must be able to work effectively in a team environment and is responsible for producing quality landscape services that meet or exceed the expectations of both the client and Timberline Landscaping, Inc.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for crew performance
Responsible for training of laborers on crew
Must be able to supervise up to 6 employees and carry out instructions given by the supervisor
Must have a hands-on working knowledge of the type of work assigned to do
Mow Crew:
Ability to run mowers, string trimmers, hedge trimmers
Understand how to apply chemical applications to small areas
Native Mow Crew
Ability to run mowers and string trimmers
Other functions as assigned

Requirements:
This job requires a uniform and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) as well as adherence to all safety rules and policies
Must be punctual, responsible and have a positive attitude
Must be self-driven and reliable
Must be able to interact with customers in a professional manner
Must be able to read and understand safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction and procedure manuals
Experience in commercial landscaping or landscaping maintenance
Must be able to speak, read and write English
Creative, pro-active problem-solving skills
Demonstrate leadership skills and the ability to inspire others to their full potential
Responsible for maintaining and the upkeep of company equipment
Valid Colorado Driver’s License with acceptable driving record
Experience driving trucks and trailers and operating landscape equipment
Must have, or be able to obtain in the first year, a Landscape Industry Certified (LICT) certification
Must attend training and/or seminars
Must have technical experience operating a smart phone and/or computer

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. (ask for help for over 50 lbs.)
This is an outdoor job with exposure to adverse weather conditions
This job, at a minimum, requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, control of hand tools and small to medium sized machinery
Exposure to bloodborne pathogens is predominately found with Mow Crews assigned to city parks

Position Title: Maintenance Crew Leader
Position Reports to: Maintenance Manager
Supervises: Crew
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Experience: Negotiable
Career Level: Non-manager (non-exempt)
Education: High school diploma/GED preferred or equivalent and relevant job experience
Salary: $16 – $19 per hour
Job Type: FT
Benefits: (Per company eligibility)
Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
Life/AD&D Insurance
Paid time off
401K Investment plan

Landscape Construction Crew Leader

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Landscape construction crew leaders are responsible for leading crews on all sorts of landscaping projects. They distribute instructions throughout the team, communicate with the Project Manager, and ensure completion of the job from start to finish according to the SOW.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

2+ years of experience in landscaping
Review and understand scope of work with Project Manager.
Understand project design, and documents, i.e. plans and specs.
Understand any unique materials and/or methods may be used on projects.
Participate in pre-job planning with Project Manager to help ensure that projects can proceed smoothly and efficiently.
Understand expectations and goals communicated from Project Manager.
Understand project scheduling.
Participate in assessing equipment needs and preferences to optimize efficiency according to conditions and situation.
Accurately report project production to Project Manager.
Accurately document your team’s time.
Conduct daily team huddles to organize specific assignments to team members, discuss safety, assign specific tasks, communicate production goals.
Communicate changing conditions and arising challenges thoroughly with Project Manager.
Ensure quality expectations are defined, understood, and are being met and exceeded.
Ensure that customers are completely satisfied through effective communication, relationship building and regular site visits as well as the ability to develop customer rapport.
Build a productive, cohesive team through training, coaching, and mentoring.
Actively participate in cooperative planning and coordination with Project Managers and other teams.
Understand the need for and exhibit the ability to adapt to meet critical deadlines.
Ensure a safe environment for employees, customers, and the public while ensuring the work is done efficiently.
Positive attitude with a professional demeanor and appearance, team oriented, and a strong
role model for ethics and integrity.
Exhibit a professional and capable presence with clients.
Delegate tasks to team member based on individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels with the goal of promoting growth and advancement amongst your team and companywide.
Use and continually develop leadership skills.
Other duties when assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge of plants and horticulture
Standard and proper planting techniques
Ability to install proper drainage and storm water paths
Knowledge of hardscapes; to include retaining walls, walkways, and paver installations
Ability to install site amenities; such as garbage cans, water fountains, landscape lighting, and other furnishings
Ability to install various water features; such as fountains and ponds
Required to have or obtain LICT within one year of hire
Landscape Industry Certified in Softscape (commercial) or Hardscape (residential) a plus
This job requires a uniform and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) as well as adherence to all safety rules and policies
Must be punctual, responsible and have a positive attitude
Must be self-driven and reliable
Must be able to interact with customers in a professional manner
Must be able to read and understand safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction and procedure manuals
Experience in commercial landscaping or landscaping maintenance
Must be able to speak, read and write English
Proven track record of managing a crew
Creative, pro-active problem-solving skills
Demonstrate leadership skills and the ability to inspire others to their full potential
Responsible for maintaining and the upkeep of company equipment
Valid Colorado Driver’s License
Must have a safe driving record as driving is a requirement of the position
Experience driving trucks and trailers and operating landscape equipment
Must have, or be able to obtain in the first year, a Landscape Industry Certified (LIC) certification
Must attend training and/or seminars
Must have technical experience operating a smart phone and/or computer

PHYSICAL DEMAND & WORK ENVIRONMENT

Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds (ask for help for over 50 lbs.)
This is an outdoor job with exposure to adverse weather conditions
This job, at a minimum, requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, control of hand tools and small to medium sized machinery

BENEFITS (Per company policy):
Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
Life/AD&D Insurance
Paid time off
401K Investment plan

Automotive Technician (Night Shop)

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The Automotive Technician will be responsible for all mechanical repair operations to include: fleet vehicles that consist of Ford F-550s, Dodge Rams, Isuzu NPRs. In addition, repair operations include associated tow behind equipment consisting of air compressors, trailers, etc.
The successful candidate must be able to work nights to take advantage of equipment downtime.

Duties & responsibilities:
· Ability to perform advanced diagnosis & repair to include: drivability, electrical, suspension, steering, engine, drivetrain and transmission repair and replacement in accordance with manufacturer’s required and recommended practices.
· Perform routine automotive maintenance tasks, including oil changes, tire rotations, transmission fluid changes, HVAC service, battery installations, etc.
Ability to process daily routine paperwork.
· Must be able to perform annual DOT inspections according to the FMCSR.
· Maintain a working knowledge of current industry best practices in automotive repair. Must be able to use electronic manuals and web-based troubleshooting guides in order to conduct repairs properly.
· Conduct extensive diagnostic procedures to determine the root cause of problems and provide accurate repair recommendations.
· Conduct necessary repairs and take vehicles for post-repair test drives to verify soundness of repairs.
· Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure.
· Maintain legible and accurate paperwork
· Clean and maintain the work environment to ensure equipment longevity and workplace safety
· Perform mechanic repair work ranging from minor repairs to major engine overhauls on all automotive equipment.
· Perform trailer wiring, brake repairs & maintenance, hydraulics repairs & maintenance, and tire repair.
· Ability to take direction from Shop Foreman.
· Other functions as assigned.

Requirements:
MUST WORK NIGHTS AS A REQUIREMENT OF THE POSITION.
· ASE Certifications in A4 (Suspension & Steering) and A5 (Brakes).
· Previous working technician experience of at least 3 years.
· Self-starting initiative to find answers to problems through manuals, safety rules, and other information searches.
· Experience working on various makes/models.
· Must provide your own tools.
· Valid Colorado driver’s license with a current safe driving record which must be maintained for this position
· Professional conduct and communication.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
· Keep up-to-date with current/emerging mechanical trends

Desired qualities to include:
· ASE certification(s) preferred:
A6 – Electrical/Electronic Sys.
A7 – Heating & Air Conditioning
A8 – Engine Performance
A9 – Light Vehicle Diesel Engines
· Knowledge of small engines, fabrication and welding
· Valid Colorado CDL Class A driver’s license

Physical Demand & Work Environment:
· Occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 lbs. (ask for assistance when lifting more than 50 lbs.)
· Moderate noise level in the work environment
· This job is an indoor/outdoor job which will require exposure to adverse weather conditions, chemicals and odors.

Benefits:
Dental/Vision insurance
Paid time off
Profit sharing
401K investment plan

Job Summary:
Location: Colorado Springs
Position Title: Automotive Technician (Night Shop)
Reports To: Shop Foreman
Supervises: None
Department: Shop
Education: ASE Certifications and/or vocational school diploma
Experience: 3 + years of working experience as a technician
Career Level: Non-manager, non-exempt
Salary: $18 – $25
Hours: FT 40+ hours per week
Benefits (per company policy):