Landscape Senior Leading Hand

ULS Group Pty Ltd
Melbourne
CBD & Inner Suburbs
Trades & Services
Gardening & Landscaping
Full time
Posted 22d ago

About ULS 

ULS Group, established in 2001 are a leading commercial landscaping company creating built environments for land developers, and the education sector. ULS specialise in 3 key areas – Landscape, Irrigation and Maintenance. Our passion and methodology ensure that our projects are delivered on time and exceed our clients’ expectations while providing a great team environment and career opportunities for our employees. 

About the role

We are currently seeking an experienced Landscape Senior Leading Hand to join our dynamic Landscape team. With warehouses based in both Hallam working on South East projects or Tullamarine working on North West projects.  The position is permanent fulltime role reporting to the Site Supervisor. The Senior Leading Hand position will primarily supervise and coordinate personnel and subcontractors on site and report all relevant site activities and manage the ongoing quality of the work performed. 

Responsibilities include; 

  • Ability to read, interpret & understand relevant project specifications and drawings
  • Drive company safety initiatives and safety on site 
  • Manage ongoing budget requirements (Program and Materials)
  • Set up plant and equipment and scheduling of associated works 
  • Ensure all site resource (labour, machinery, materials, subcontractors etc) are effectively utilized and monitored.
  • Ensure that all regulatory requirements (e.g., Local Council, EPA etc) are always adhered to on site
  • Assist the Project Manager and or Assistant Construction manager on site to achieve set goals
  • Lead and participate in group Toolbox meetings, encouraging group participation and fostering team engagement
  • Manage and direct site staff & contractors as required to ensure job is being completed safely and efficiently. 
  • The ability to lead and manage site staff daily

Qualification and Competencies  

The successful candidate ideally will have a background in Landscape or Construction, in addition to the following; 

 Proven previous experience in Leading Hand  role is essential 

  • The ability to read and interpret plans
  • High-level problem-solving skills required
  • The ability to engage and influence
  • Good communication skills both verbally and written
  • An excellent work ethic and positive mindset

What's in it for you? 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Ute provided 
  • Tools of trade provided (including phone and ipad)
  • Work with a dynamic team 

ULS are committed to providing a safe and inclusive workplace for all. We offer a competitive salary and personal development opportunities for the right candidate.  

 Applicants are required to undergo a Criminal History and reference checks. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

 

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