Careers

Come work with us!

Why?

We’ve been in business since 2006.

Design Works has young, energetic owners looking to grow company.

We want to work with you for the long haul.

We strive to find the strengths of each employee and help them to reach their full potential.

We want your career to be as lucrative as ours. We foster career paths and entrepreneurial opportunities.

We're high achievers and we're dedicated to producing excellent work.

Most positions are full-time, year-round.

We have a substantial snow plowing operation with large loaders and commercial lots.

Our equipment is new and we're always rotating out older pieces.

Easy Commute - close by a major local highway

We know how important benefits are. We provide them.

We know our company is only as good as our culture and that good employees are our strongest assets. With this in mind, we treat our dedicated Team with fairness, firmness, honesty and respect. This is more than a job. Positions with us are challenging and rewarding. We want you to succeed and we’ll give you the support to grow, personally and professionally.

Our current open positions:

Experienced Team Leader Position

The Position(s)

  • Leads an installation Team through the complete construction process.
  • Manages the Team, including handling personnel issues on site and training.
  • Coordinates with Management to plan and organize a job, ensuring that necessary resources and materials are available to complete daily tasks. Ensures that the job is completed in the most time-efficient manner and within project deadlines.
  • Reads landscape plans, job planner, project goals, & implements construction plan.
  • Routinely interacts with clients via introductions, answering questions, etc. Fosters excellence in customer service
  • Completes job tracking (time, change orders, etc.).
  • Operates various tools and equipment (skid steers, mini-excavator, etc.).
  • Trains team members in equipment operations
  • Enforces and works in accordance with industry safety standards at the shop and on job sites.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of prior experience in a landscape/hardscape design-build or relevant construction company.
  • We are willing to train a highly qualified managerial candidate without experience in the landscape field. Must be able to quickly learn technical skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret plans, understand grades and pitch, and prepare sites.
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools, and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices.
  • Good job planning, time-management, and record keeping skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Effective communication skills (i.e. customer relations, active relationship with management, composes well-written emails).
  • Great math skills. Mechanical skill is a must.
  • Valid driver’s license, a CDL and Hoisting Licenses a plus.
  • Snow removal and plowing experience.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs repeatedly throughout the entire work shift. Excellent stamina is required.
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold.

Pay:

$21-$25/hr for qualified applicants, Full-Time Year-Round, Great Benefits

Junior Foreman / Landscape Technician Positions

The Position

  • Follows direction from Team leader.
  • Assists the Team Leader in interacting with clients in a polite and courteous manner.
  • Reads landscape plans, reviews with Team leader implements the field plan.
  • Installs hardscapes (walls, patios, walkways, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, etc.), plantings, lighting, and some irrigation.
  • Moves and transports materials using shovels, wheelbarrows, and manual lifting.
  • Operates various tools and equipment (skid steers, mini-excavator, vehicles, and trailers, etc.).
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment, on-site, shop and with equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • 1-3 years’ experience in landscape/construction.
    • Ability to read blueprints, review plans with Team Leader, implement a field plan.
    • Assists the Team Leader in planning and organizing projects and completing them in a time-efficient manner.
    • Basic measurement and calculation skills.
    • Excellent observation skills and strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to work with hand tools, small engine equipment, and materials.
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs repeatedly throughout the entire work shift. Excellent stamina is required.
    • Ability to work both independently with little supervision and as a part of a Team.
    • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold.
    • A great attitude and the ability to work as a member of the Team is a must.
    • Snow removal and plowing experience.
    • Valid driver’s license, a CDL and Hoisting Licenses a plus.

Pay:

Start pay for qualified applicants: $16-$19/hour

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