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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):

Production Supervisor

Primary Operational Objectives:
The Production Supervisor must be thoroughly familiar with and able to perform all aspects of account maintenance to include: estimating, production, scheduling, customer service and training.

Responsibilities:
• Conduct site inspections for quality and/or assist crews with assigned tasks.
o Report landscape/irrigation issues to Maintenance Manager.
• Assist with mobilizing snow removal on portfolio properties.
o Responsible for visiting portfolio properties to ensure quality expectations and specifications have been met or exceeded.
• Ensures that all safety procedures are followed and reports any unsafe conditions to Safety Coordinator.
• Timely reporting of all accidents/property damage and provides supporting documentation.
• Monitor truck maintenance and daily vehicle inspections are being performed in a timely manner for assigned crews.
• Able to effectively train field crew members.
• Edit and approve data collection for job numbers, cost codes, hourly work and materials daily.
• Must be able to obtain Landscape Industry Certified Technician (LICT) certification in first year.
• Contribute to the weekly manager meetings by proactively addressing client/crew issues.
Level II: All of Level I plus:
• Ability to research equipment purchases and/or pricing
• Ability to obtain Qualified Supervisor (QS) certification within a year.
• Maintain positive relationships with industry partners and vendors.
• Must have a professional appearance and image always when representing Timberline.
Qualifications:
• Associate degree in Landscape Maintenance or related field and/or a minimum of four years’ landscape maintenance experience in lieu of degree.
• Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations.
• Daily use of computer technology familiarity with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
• Self-motivated individual who sets their own personal and professional goals.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license with a clean driving record.
• CPR/First Aid Certified a plus.
• Must pass background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record and drug screening.
• Bilingual in English and Spanish, highly desirable.
• Certifications in landscape maintenance and irrigation, 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:
• Ability to lift or move 50+ lbs. (2 persons lift over 50 lbs.)
• Frequent bending, twisting, reaching, crawling, stretching and standing, may at times be highly physical work.
• This job is an indoor/outdoor job which will require exposure to all weather conditions, dust, dirt, chemicals/solvents and odors.
• PPE is provided and must wear company approved uniform.

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Business Development Specialist

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Primary Operational Objectives:
This position is responsible for business development and sales across multiple business units, dependent upon identified growth areas. This role partners with business unit leaders and estimating team to meet the needs of a variety of commercial and residential customers. This will include meeting with potential customers, building strategic relationships, and preparing sales presentations.

Responsibilities:
• Determine pricing schedules for quotes, promotions, and negotiations.
• Generate and follow up on sales leads, make sales, and achieve sales goals set by management.
• Foster new relationships with potential customers, including making cold calls and pursuing initial meetings.
• Present, promote, and sell products/services using convincing communication to both current and potential clients.
• Perform site analyses that include the assessment of current plants, soil conditions, slope/grade, lighting, the view, and architecture style of the property.

• Coordinate sales efforts with marketing strategy.
• Perform cost-benefit and needs analysis of both present and potential clients to meet their expectations.
• Visiting clients and potential clients to evaluate needs or promote products and services.
• Communicate exceptionally well with prospects, clients, vendors, and coworkers.
• Speak confidently when presenting projects, complete with plans and associated documents.
• Prepare monthly reports.
• Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
• Degree in Business, horticulture, or related sales experience.
• A knowledge of or experience in landscaping and horticulture fields.
• Understanding of the sales process and dynamics.
• Sales experience a must, as well as proven success in sales.
• Exceptional ability to negotiate and close sales.
• Experience selling to competitive advantage.
• A ‘customer experience’ driven mind set
• Self-starting initiative to pursue sales without the prompting of management.
• Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills.
• An understanding of materials and labor costing.
• Keep current with relevant software, professional training, and cutting-edge tools of the profession.
• Must be highly adaptable to the kinds of change that comes along with working in an entrepreneurial environment.
• High level of integrity and dependability with a keen sense of urgency and results-orientation.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license with a clean driving record.
• Must speak fluent English.
• Must pass background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record, and drug screening.
• Must be willing to do things outside of job description. All team members help and support other departments when necessary.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
• Fast-paced, fun and casual office environment.
• Must be flexible with schedule to accommodate client needs.
• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and lift/move up to 30 lbs.
• Walking, bending, twisting, reaching, crawling, stretching and standing on occasion is required.
• Job is partly an indoor office setting. The other part of the job is spent out-of-office in sales meetings/pitches, client site meetings, visiting vendors, and evaluations. This will require that you be outdoors.

Position Title: Business Development & Sales
Position Reports to: Chief Strategic Officer
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Supervises: N/A
Experience: Degree in Business, Marketing, or related sales experience (landscape sales a plus)
Career Level: Non-manager/full-time/exempt
Salary: Base salary plus commission (no caps!)
Benefits (Per company policy):
• Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
• Life/AD&D Insurance
• Paid time off
• 401K Investment plan

Sales Administrator

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Primary Operational Objectives:
The Sales Administrator is responsible for supporting the sales team with contract processing, administration, and bid preparation. This will include entering and processing potential and sold jobs within Aspire CRM.

Responsibilities:
• Aid in preparation of bid presentation packets
• Enter and process contracts within Aspire CRM system
• Maintain accuracy of customer data within Aspire
• Ensure marketing and sales presentation materials are ready for presentations
• Prepare sold jobs for turnover to proper business unit
• Ensure completed jobs are correctly invoiced and closed out
• Serve as a liaison between sales and accounting departments
• Coordinate sales efforts with marketing strategy.
• Communicate exceptionally well with prospects, clients, vendors, and coworkers.
• Prepare weekly and monthly reports.
• Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
• 2+ years of Administrative Experience
• Understanding of the sales process and dynamics.
• A ‘customer experience’ driven mind set
• Self-starting initiative to pursue duties without the prompting of management.
• Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills.
• Keep current with relevant software, professional training, and cutting-edge tools of the profession.
• Must be highly adaptable to the kinds of change that comes along with working in an entrepreneurial environment.
• High level of integrity and dependability with a keen sense of urgency and results-orientation.
• Must speak fluent English.
• Must pass background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record, and drug screening.
• Must be willing to do things outside of job description. All team members help and support other departments when necessary.

Physical Demands & Work Environment:
• Fast-paced, fun and casual office environment.
• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and lift/move up to 30 lbs.
• Walking, bending, twisting, reaching, crawling, stretching and standing on occasion is required.
• Job is partly an indoor office setting. The other part of the job is spent out-of-office in sales meetings/pitches, client site meetings, visiting vendors, and evaluations. This will require that you be outdoors.

Position Title: Sales Administrator
Position Reports to: Chief Strategic Officer & Senior Business Development
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Supervises: N/A
Experience: Degree in Business, Marketing, or related sales experience (landscape sales a plus)
Career Level: Non-manager/full-time/exempt
Salary: Hourly non-exempt, $16.80 – $18.20 starting pay DOE, overtime as needed
Benefits (Per company policy):
• Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
• Life/AD&D Insurance
• Paid time off
• 401K Investment plan

Landscape Project Manager

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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 35 years. We offer a full range of services- landscape design, construction, and maintenance.

The Landscape Project Manager is responsible for managing projects to meet or exceed our client’s expectations and serves as the face of the company for varying projects throughout the year. The Project Manager is also responsible for oversight of his/her projects, tracking of change orders and timely submission of financial data, leading and managing employees, and employee development and safety.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Review and comprehend proposals, estimates and project design documents (plans,   specifications, submittals, testing requirements) for assigned projects.
• Participate in all necessary pre-job planning, post job follow up to help ensure that projects can proceed smoothly and efficiently that are closed out effectively.
• Actively communicate expectations and goals to all team members to ensure quality expectations are being met and exceeded.
• Actively prepare and utilize proper scheduling to anticipate and accommodate manpower, equipment, and material needs.
• Regularly track project performance to analyze the successful completion of goals, including ensuring employees’ time records are accurate and approved in a timely manner.
• Evaluate all job costs on a weekly basis to meet budgetary objectives and adjust costs according to project constraints.
• Ensure timely submission of all paperwork including change requests and job progress reports so that receivables are current.
• Ensure customers are completely satisfied through effective communication, relationship building, and regular site visits and/or construction meetings.
• Participate in helping build a productive, cohesive team of employees through excellent hiring practices, training, coaching, and mentoring.
• Strong analytical skills and the ability to meet critical deadlines.
• Provide oversight to all contracts to ensure that times are within budget and employee time records are an accurate reflection of crew assignments.
• Ensure a safe environment for employees, customers, and the general public while ensuring the work is done efficiently.
• Positive attitude with a professional demeanor and appearance, team-oriented, and a strong role model for ethical conduct and integrity.
• Mobilize the snow removal crews as well as visiting all sites to ensure quality expectations and specifications have been met or exceeded.
• Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Horticulture, Project Management, or related field (or a minimum of four years landscape construction experience).
• Customer service experience.
• Proven leadership abilities with experience in crew management on commercial sites.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong time management, project management, and organizational skills.
• Proficient computer skills in Excel, Word, and Outlook; and the aptitude to grasp new computer programs.
• Valid Colorado driver’s license with a safe driving record, which must be maintained.
• Strong work ethic.

DESIRED QUALITIES TO INCLUDE:
• Bi-lingual Spanish.
• Certifications in Landscape Construction.

PHYSICAL DEMAND & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds (must ask for help when lifting over 50 pounds).
• This job, at times, requires stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, control of hand tools, and other work associated with landscaping.

JOB SUMMARY
• Location: Colorado Springs
• Reports To: Construction Manager
• Supervises: Commercial Foremen & Laborers
• Experience: 1-5 years of progressive experience
• Career Level: Manager (exempt)
• Education: NA
• Salary: DOE $45,000 to $60,000.00
• Benefits:
o Health insurance as per ACA guidelines
o Life/Accidental death insurance
o Dental/Vision insurance
o Paid time off
o Profit sharing
o 401K Investment plan

Irrigation Technician

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Primary Operational Objectives:

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

Specific Job Details:

During the winter schedule (Oct – Feb) Irrigation Techs will support snow removal/plowing crews, in addition to installation of Holiday lighting through Christmas Décor for commercial and residential customers.

Experience Level Begins – 2 years of irrigation installation and/or irrigation maintenance

  • Assists field personnel with diagnosing and troubleshooting irrigation related problems
  • Attends project site inspection/walkthroughs with Account Managers. Formulates detailed punch lists.
  • Installs and troubleshoots diverse types and models of irrigation controllers, including electrical troubleshooting of all the system components.
  • Maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots numerous sizes/ types of control valves.
  • Maintain detailed records of maintenance activities, completed work orders and customer billing.
  • Must be proficient in the following specific skills:

o   Knowledge of repairing Poly & PVC pipe

o   Basic head valve, repair, replace, adjust (spray, gear, impact)

o   Basic controller programming

o   Copper soldering

o   Backflow Repair (poppet, bonnet)

o   Residential blowouts

o   Repairs irrigation mainlines

o   Rain sensor setup & operation

Qualifications: 

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Must pass background check consisting of employment history, personal/professional references, criminal record and drug screening.
  • Maintain positive client relations and answer on-site client questions.
  • Secure all materials and equipment needed, keep in good condition.
  • Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Demonstrate dependability and efficient work practices.
  • Must have a professional appearance.
  • Keep current with emerging industry trends through continued education (CE) requirements.
  • 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:

  • Irrigation technicians spend most of their working hours outside in all temperatures and weather conditions.
  • The position requires bending, stooping, reaching, walking and lifting especially when maintaining in-ground irrigation systems.
  • Technicians should be comfortable with, and have physical and manual dexterity to operate heavy equipment and use of digging tools (backhoes, dump trucks, front end loaders, small and large trenchers, shovels, augers). Irrigation systems can sometimes be buried underground and must be excavated to be maintained, technicians should be comfortable working with digging equipment/tools.
  • Exposure to dust, grease, noise and chemical vapors – PPE is provided.
  • Ability to move and/or lift over 50 lbs.

 

Benefits: (Per company eligibility)

Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

Life/AD&D Insurance

Paid time off

401K Investment plan

Working at Timberline Landscaping

Why Work for Timberline?

  “At Timberline Landscaping, we measure our success by the growth and success of our team – not in dollars.” –Tim Emick, Owner

Timberline Landscaping has been designing and installing award-winning landscapes in Colorado Springs since 1982, earning recognition internally and externally as a great place to work. We strive to find the strengths of each employee to help them reach their full potential, resulting in successful and lucrative careers.

Boasting the most landscape industry certified professionals on a single staff in the U.S., Timberline is a destination for visionary high-achievers dedicated to producing excellent work – whether you are just starting your career or have years of experience.  A commitment to continuing education, growing families, and carving out our own bit of heaven is what drives Team Timberline.

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