Landscape Construction Labourer – Job Description


Landscape Construction Labourer

Reports To

Operations Manager


The Landscape Construction Labourer is required to perform tasks involving physical labor at commercial construction projects and is required to operate a variety of hand and power tools. Responsibilities include the cleaning and preparation of work-sites, hardscape experience with plan reading, layout, concrete form work, shooting elevations, etc. Must be capable of operating a variety of heavy equipment including but not limited to: skid steer, back hoe, mini excavator, etc.

Core Competencies

  • Safety
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Communication
  • Customer Focus
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Operating Equipment
  • Problem Solving
  • Quality Orientation
  • Team Work

Job Duties

  • Adhere to CSL Group Ltd. policies and procedures.
  • Complete all necessary reports and records related to time logging and SiteDocs – JSA’s, Toolbox Talks, etc.
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, or damage to vehicles/equipment.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Clean and perform preparation of work-site by cleaning obstacles and controlling hazards.
  • Operate hand and power tools, as well as heavy equipment related to Construction work.
  • Load or unload construction materials.
  • Signal equipment operators to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery, equipment, and materials.
  • Smooth and finish freshly poured cement or concrete
  • Spray materials such as water, sand, steam, vinyl, paint, or stucco through hoses to clean, coat, or seal surfaces.
  • Tend machines that pump concrete, grout, cement, sand, plaster or stucco through spray-guns for application to ceilings and walls.
  • Utilize pumps, compressors, and generators to provide power for tools, machinery, and equipment, or to heat and move materials such as asphalt.
  • Build and position forms for pouring concrete and dismantle forms after use.
  • Control traffic passing near, in, and around work zones.
  • Dig ditches or trenches, backfill excavations, compact and level earth to grade specifications, using appropriate tools.
  • Erect and disassemble scaffolding, shoring, braces, traffic barricades, ramps, and other temporary structures.
  • Grind, scrape, sand, or polish surfaces using abrasive tools or machines.
  • Install sewer, water, and storm drain pipes
  • Load, unload, and identify building materials, machinery, and tools, and distribute them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans and specifications.
  • Measure, mark, and record openings and distances to lay out areas where construction work will be performed.
  • Perform demolition work and salvage useful materials.
  • Read and interpret plans, instructions, blueprints, structural drawings, rough sketches, and specifications to determine work activities.
  • Identify, pack, and transport hazardous materials.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Post-Secondary diploma in a related field is an asset
  • 1-2 years experience in the industry required
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to read building specifications and blueprints
  • Mathematical skills and analytical skills necessary for construction
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities.
  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.

Work Conditions

  • Physical ability to lift up to 70lb.
  • Travel to the site, and off-site locations will be required.
  • Safety equipment is required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Working outdoors year round.
  • This is a full time position throughout all seasons. Job duties for this position transition into winter duties – snow and ice management.   




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