RPS – Crew Leader (Maintenance)

at Utilities Service, LLC
Location Saint Paul, Minnesota
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent


Job Title: Crew Leader (Maintenance) The Crew Leader is responsible for directly supervising a crew while on the job site and ensuring the crew works safely and efficiently while delivering quality jobs on time. This position is responsible for developing and training crew members, planning, assigning and directing work, managing and maintaining material and equipment, and addressing and resolving customer issues. This position reports directly to the Operations Manager. We're looking for honest individuals full of integrity! Sound like you? Keep reading! Just like we strive to maintain long-term relationships with our customers, Reliable is committed to maintaining long-term relationships with our team members. We provide a career path and numerous opportunities to help you grow, become stronger financially, and excel in your personal life. With our culture of safety, family, and training, we also recognize the importance of taking care of our team because the team is what makes the company. Every career path is different. At Reliable, we provide flexibility that inspires personal and professional growth, along with a structured framework to ensure a successful outcome. Job Type: Full-Time +, Non-Exempt Pay: Competitive, Hourly Benefits: + Medical, dental, vision, and term life insurance + 401K savings plan + Paid time off for holidays, vacation, and personal days + Company vehicles for qualified management positions + Bonus and incentive programs for qualified positions + Uniforms for field personnel + Employee appreciation events + Management and skills training + The opportunity to make a difference in every position Essential Functions & Responsibilities: + Work with management to create schedules and follow job specifications, including materials and timelines. + Organizes, supervises, leads and trains employees to complete projects within established guidelines and timeframe. + Ensures contractual obligations are fulfilled in a manner that is in line with proper horticultural practices. + Complies with equipment preventative maintenance program. + Inspects each job site weekly and maintains punch lists given by manager while on site. + Identifies ways to improve work processes, efficiency, and quality. + Communicates with onsite clients as outlined in communication plan. + Responds properly to the client's requests; follows up to make sure their needs have been met. + Keeps manager aware of all client concerns and communication on the job site. + Maintains safe working conditions on job site at all times; follows and implements all company safety guidelines. Minimum Qualifications: + Must be 18 years-of-age or older. + Must be able to effectively communicate in English; bilingual in Spanish highly preferred. + Ability to train others and exercise leadership skills. + Demonstrates dependability; consistently at work and on time, responds to management direction and commits to the required hours for job completion that will vary based on weather/season. + Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to solve conflict while keeping emotions under control. + Ability to plan, organize and direct a team in a manner that uses time efficiently. + Has the aptitude to identify and act on opportunities to help and support work efforts of the team. + Can safely operate and maintain all equipment used for landscape maintenance. Education & Experience + Minimum of two years of professional landscape maintenance experience. + High school diploma or GED required. + Current State Technician and/or Applicator license preferred but not required. + General knowledge of irrigation systems. + General knowledge of horticultural and maintenance practices. Pre-Screen + Upon offer, employees may be required to subject and pass a pre-employment drug screen, background and/or MVR check. License & Certifications: + Valid driver's license required. Physical Requirements: + RARE (less than 10%): Climbing poles, color vision. + OCCASSIONAL (up to 33%): Sitting, kneeling, crawling, climbing ladders, balancing, lifting up to 50lbs. + FREQUENT (up to 66%): Stooping, squatting, sense of touch, climbing on/off truck, gripping, reaching, range of motion, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, lifting over 10lbs to 50lbs. + CONTINUOUS (up to 100%): Standing, walking, body twisting, manual dexterity, speaking clearly, seeing distant, seeing, reading, hearing - speech range, lifting up to 10lbs. Safety Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must have sufficient eyesight to judge distance/coordination of equipment and tools, be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time, be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, be able to wear personal protective equipment as necessary, be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day, have the endurance necessary to traverse various terrain, be capable of performing job duties throughout a standard 8- or 10-hour day, be able to communicate with others, read, write, and comprehend written/verbal job instructions and information, and communicate and handle conflict professionally. + Works around hazardous equipment with moving mechanical parts. + Works outside in all weather conditions, including cold, heat, temperature swings. + Works around excessive noise from machines, requiring hearing protection. + Works in corridors with uneven terrain. + May be exposed to nature, i.e. irritating plants and biting or stinging insects. + May be exposed to fumes/odors, dust/mites, chemical and/or waste hazards. + May be exposed to dogs and other animals. + Work may be performed at varying heights above ground. About Us: Since 1983, Reliable Property Services has been delivering high-quality, consistent property maintenance to clients throughout the upper Midwest. During that time, we've established ourselves as a leader in snow and ice management and lawn and landscape management-from a single church to multi-location retail companies. We've maintained this reputation by partnering with each of our clients to determine how we can best serve them and assessing our performance throughout every contract. We have consistently grown, thanks to our commitment to creating and sustaining an On-spec customer experience that is unique in the property maintenance services industry. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-, ext. 1339. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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