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LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

Landscape Designer

Helmutz Landscape & Interlock is currently hiring for full-time Landscape Designer specializing in Residential Hardscaping (retaining walls and interlocking pavers) to add to our talented staff currently servicing the Waterloo Region.

About Helmutz Landscape & Interlock

Helmutz Landscape & Interlock is a leader in residential and commercial landscape construction and retaining walls. We are proud to deliver a valuable product and professional service while exceeding client expectations. Our growth in the landscape construction industry continually creates excellent opportunities for staff who are motivated, willing to learn and apply themselves, and have a strong work ethic.

What We Offer

  • Join an established company over 30 years
  • Full health benefits plan offered for fulltime and permanent employees
  • $23.00-$28.00 hr based on experience   
  • Potential for seasonal bonus
  • Paid statutory holidays
  • 40 hours/week on average (Mon-Fri)
  • Work largely locally (Waterloo Region, Guelph)
  • Vehicle Allowance Provided
  • Helmutz supplies Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Have travel or long weekend plans? Helmutz is happy to provide time off with adequate notice

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create landscape designs (combination of hardscape and softscape) using the CAD program DynaSCAPE with guidance from Senior Estimators. Designs include projects with elements of interlocking paver driveways, walkways, patios, retaining walls, planting and various landscape features.
  • Visit sites to measure and take grades to base landscape design off of.
  • Complete detailed and accurate design quantity take-offs and estimates. Prepare job costing packages to review internally.
  • Understand construction methodologies to create practical and constructable landscape designs 
  • Utilize surveys and interactive online mapping tools as resources to collect additional property information
  • Analyze and interpret drawings
  • Communication with clients addressing landscape desires and translating that to a design and proposal
  • Coordinate with landscape crew members to ensure efficient and proper execution of landscape projects
  • Provide assistance to Senior Estimators as required 
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Working towards Diploma/Degree in Landscape Design/C.E.T. and/or a combination of education and industry experience
  • Familiarity with residential landscape construction projects
  • Experience within the landscape industry; 2-3 seasons is preferred
  • Provide portfolio/photos of previous landscape design work
  • Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple projects and deadlines at one time. Self-motivated and hardworking to set personal milestones to meet deadlines
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and solve problems independently
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office (excel) and DynaSCAPE
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability and enthusiasm to interact with customers, suppliers, and team members
  • Valid driver’s license with access to own vehicle

If you feel you would fit into our company structure – apply now!

Please submit cover letter, resume, and references:

170 St. Leger Street, Kitchener or email to info@helmutz.com

Check us out on Facebook and Instagram! @helmutzlandscape

Helmutz is an equal opportunity employer. We appreciate and encourage all persons who match the listed criteria to apply. Only those considered for a position will be contacted.



We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.




LABOURERS

Landscape Construction – Labourers - Kitchener

Helmutz Landscape & Interlock is currently hiring for full-time Landscape Construction Labourers specializing in Hardscaping (retaining walls and interlocking pavers) to add to our talented staff currently servicing the Waterloo Region.

About Helmutz Landscape & Interlock

Helmutz Landscape & Interlock is a leader in residential and commercial landscape construction and retaining walls. We are proud to deliver a valuable product and professional service while exceeding client expectations. Our growth in the landscape construction industry continually creates excellent opportunities for staff who are motivated, willing to learn and apply themselves, and have a strong work ethic.

What We Offer

  • Join an established company with lots of opportunity to work, established over 30 years
  • Full health benefits plan offered for fulltime & permanent employees 
  • Potential for seasonal bonus
  • $22.00-$28.00 hr based on experience
  • Overtime Paid
  • Statutory Holidays Paid
  • 50 hours/week on average (Mon-Fri)
  • Work located locally (Waterloo Region, Guelph)
  • Comprehensive Training Program including skid steer and other heavy equipment, quick cut saw, WHMIS, First Aid, Working at Heights, Defensive Driving
  • Helmutz supplies company uniforms and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Have travel or long weekend plans? Helmutz is happy to provide time off with adequate notice

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support landscape construction crews with the operation of various construction equipment such as skid steers, excavators, and various construction tools   
  • Construct and provide support for landscaping construction projects including interlocking paver driveways, patios and walkways, armour stone and precast concrete retaining walls, and general landscaping to a high standard of quality
  • Support landscape crew and foreperson with general labour activities
  • Work outside during 4 seasons during most weather conditions

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years in the landscape construction industry considered an asset. Helmutz is willing to train candidates with equivalent experience in a similar industry.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence, a clean driver abstract is considered an asset. AZ/DZ licence also considered an asset.
  • An eager attitude and a willingness to learn, lots of opportunities exist to advance within the company if desired.
  • A strong individual work ethic and ability to work with a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills to work effectively with the crew, foreperson, and office staff.
  • Ability to work effectively while working in a safe manner.
  • Comfortable working outdoors in most weather; 4 seasons working conditions. 
  • General construction/handywork experience such as concrete, grout, masonry, carpentry considered an asset.

If you feel you would fit our company, culture and structure- apply now!

Please submit resume to:

170 St. Leger Street, Kitchener or email info@helmutz.com

Check us out on Instagram and Facebook @helmutzlandscape

Helmutz is an equal opportunity employer. We appreciate and encourage all persons who match the listed criteria to apply. Only those considered for a position will be contacted.



We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.