Jonathan Robert Landscapes
Ottawa, ON

Job Description

Landscape Construction-Installer/machine operator

Do you love working outside and creating beautiful landscapes? Want to work for a company where hard work is rewarded and have lots of opportunity to grow? We are a landscape construction company focused on building high end residential landscapes.

Simply put we are looking for the best, are you that person? If so we'd love to hear from you!


The Landscape installer/machine operator is responsible for setting up grades, using laver levels, operating bobcat and excavators as well as maintenance on the machines. At times the candidate will be asked to support the installation teams.

Core Capabilities:

  • Customer and quality focus
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Team work
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
  • Responsibility and dependability
  • Ethics and integrity

Job Duties:

  • Operate various tools and equipment, including: heavy equipment, chainsaws, jackhammers, laser levels, measurement equipment, shovels, hammers, drills, etc.
  • Assist in the construction of walkways, fences, decks, posts, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on tools, trucks and equipment by conducting inspections, lubricating, and cleaning on a daily basis
  • Read and interpret blueprints, structural drawings, and specifications to delegate/complete work activities
  • Comply with all company policies and regulations
  • Maintain standards of cleanliness and organization in assigned trucks, trailers, equipment, jobsites, and shop/yard area.
  • Communicate with customers in a polite and courteous manner


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the landscape/construction industry
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of specific materials, methods, tools and equipment required to complete various landscape/construction practices
  • Speak, read, and write English

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work with hand tools, power tools, small engine equipment, heavy equipment, and materials
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent stamina is required
  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis
  • Work outdoors in various conditions including heat and humidity, rain, dust, noise, and cold
  • Flexible working hours including occasional weekend work


  • $17/hr-$24/hr based on experience plus incentive program. Must have min. 2 years experience in landscape construction.

Please send resume with some pictures of some past work if you have some.

Job Type: Full-time

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  • Do you have the following license or certification: Valid G license?

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $24.00 /hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $24.00 /hour


  • Landscaping: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Machine Operator: 2 years (Preferred)