As a Journeyperson Landscaper, you will work with the Operations Team to ensure that project expectations from the client and the company are met. At OGW, client satisfaction is our number one priority. They dream it, we build it. The Journeyperson Landscaper has advanced classification as a Journeyperson or other professional certification recognizing their status as leaders in their industry. They have extensive experience demonstrating Master Level skills as well as exposure to alternative skills enhancing their contribution as Craftspeople. They are expected to monitor, consult and lead all aspects relevant to their expertise (sales, planning, construction, training, and safety).

Responsibilities Include:

  • Utilize expertise to lead and / or support project objectives and company goals
  • Support management Team with trade related business strategies for productivity and efficiency
  • Monitor and advise any other employees working in the trade
  • Ensure installation of all construction materials effectively and efficiently
  • Review, monitor and ensure ordering and delivery of job specific materials and supplies
  • Ensure, operate & provide basic daily maintenance for all equipment, trailers & tool
  • Maintain, evaluate and improve quality constructions standards per Quality Installation Practices
  • Support Project Manager with daily communication and onsite accountability to project objectives
  • Ensure timesheets, receipts, slips and other paperwork are completed in detail and submitted in a timely manner
  • Monitor and effect productive daily work procedures, resolve construction problems, and customer concerns with the assistance of field team
  • Encourage and provide mentorship for training and apprenticeship
  • Provide technical consult for Sales and Planning
  • Generate and/or review technical drawings/sketches
  • Generate and/or review estimates
  • Support Project Manager with scheduling and allocation of resources
  • Assist with staff and client general inquiries as required
  • Actively pursue sales and marketing opportunities
  • Review, pursue and supervise existing and potential suppliers and sub-trades
  • Actively seek learning opportunities to improve skill sets and Safety procedures
  • Ensure all administrative duties required for project specific documents are accurate and complete

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Industry related certification – Journeyperson or equivalent classification
  • 10+ years’ experience as a Journeyperson Landscaper
  • Mastery Level skills
  • Equipment operator experience (5000+ hours on excavator, mini-excavator, skid steer, and backhoe)
  • Vehicle operator experience (5000+ hours in dump truck [1 ton or higher], truck and trailer [16’], and picker truck)
  • Team player with the ability to work with diverse trades
  • Ability to read construction plans, including elevations, and section drawings
  • Training and production in alternative skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • First Aid and completion of Courses in Trade specific safe practices
  • Leadership traits with advanced communication skills
  • Ability to accept and provide direction, initiate feedback and perform with accountability
  • Anxious to learn and encourage trade specific learning of others
  • Committed to being on time and prepared
  • Must be flexible to working overtime
  • Adapts well to challenging environmental conditions
  • Capable and motivated to handle demanding, repetitive physical labour for extended periods of time
  • Adept at manipulation of all tools, apparatus and materials relevant to their trade (may require additional certification)
  • Participate in performance review process
  • Maintain a positive attitude and productive character
  • Valid Driver’s License


  • Proficiency in MS Office 365 Suite
  • Class 3 Driver’s License
  • Air break indorsement
  • Training in business management

OGW Benefits:

  • Competitive wages
  • Year round work (not seasonal)
  • Monday to Friday work week
  • Training and apprenticeship programs
  • Health benefits program
  • A fun and supportive team!

Reports To: Landscape Project Manager
Division: Landscape Operations
Hourly Pay Rate: $35+

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: (403) 932 3766

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