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Landscape Construction Technician

Company Overview

Teufel Landscape has proudly been providing quality environmental solutions since 1890, when Gustav Teufel began a small gardening business out of his home in the West Hills of Portland, Oregon, shortly after arriving in the Pacific Northwest from his native Germany. Since that humble beginning in a greenhouse next to his home, five generations of the Teufel family has nurtured and added to the legacy of love for the land and growing beautiful plants. Today, Teufel Landscape remains a local, family-owned business passionately committed to continuing the family tradition of excellence and superior quality set by their forefathers over more than one hundred years ago. Teufel prides itself on high-quality work, delivering each project with technical environmental solutions at the forefront of landscape design.

Job Summary

Landscape Construction Foreman for our Oregon (State) Division.

Supervision of overall construction jobs both onsite and offsite. Manage crews ranging in size from 2-20, Communicate effectively with both employees and onsite contacts, operate various types of landscape equipment, read blue prints & specifications and understand labor & material budgeting processes. Work is preformed on grade and up on high-rise roof top buildings. Responsible for enforcing appropriate safety practices at all times. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  •  Perform onsite duties of overall landscape construction jobs under the direction of Foreman and Project Manager. Ability to work as a team with crews ranging in size from 2-20, communicate effectively with the crew and Foreman.
  • Grade level work using general landscape hand tools and equipment, such as shovel, pick, power auger, and other commonly used tools as needed.
  • May assist in; Irrigation preparation and installation, Site and bed preparation, Planting, Paver prep/install,
  • Perform work off grade or high rise levels. Assist in the installation of roof-top landscape projects, such as green roofs, pedestal pavers, irrigation system installs.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Basic knowledge and skills in Landscape Construction, preferably in commercial landscapes.
  • Ability to assist in the installing Pedestal Pavers on high-rise buildings a plus!.
  • Valid Driver's License is a plus
  • Spanish Language skills are a plus!

Benefits and Perks

  • Health & Dental Plans
  • PTO - Personal Time Off
  • Employee Referral Bonus
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