Hardscape / Landscape Foreman

Burke Brothers Landscape



Job Description

Build Foreman Position

The qualified foreperson should possess knowledge of all planting, hardscaping, masonry and storm water management procedures, plant identification, maintenance procedures, and the ability to read and implement plans and details. A Burke Brothers Foreperson will be required to have a working knowledge of all equipment utilized in landscape design/build, as well as the ability to train crew members on the use and safety precautions of all equipment and materials.

This candidate must also be organized and have the ability to run a crew of at least 3 people. This foreperson must have the ability to nurture a working environment of high quality installations, efficiency, safety and excellence through example with insistence on the same from others.


  • 5+ years experience
  • Salary based on experience
  • Valid PA drivers license and medical card
  • CDL a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of transit use
  • Low Voltage Lighting and Irrigation knowledge
  • Bi-Lingual / Spanish a plus
  • Ability to lift 80lbs or more
  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather


  • Read and implement landscape, hardscape and storm water management plans
  • Set grades and elevations for patio, walkway, retaining wall and storm water installations
  • Train crew members on correct equipment use and safety
  • Train crew members on installation procedures to promote growth from within
  • Communicate daily with crew members, sales and design staff and Project Manger
  • Communicate with client on project progress and change orders
  • Complete daily paperwork for projects
  • Snow Removal during winter months
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops
  • Keep trucks, tools and equipment neat and organized and report issues to Equipment Manager

Position Details:

  • Full Time / year-round
  • Start Time 7:00AM
  • End time varies / typically 4-4:30
  • Weekends
  • Spring Fall typically every other Saturday
  • Saturdays when days lost due to rain
  • Snow Removal


  • 40-60k per year based on experience

Company Description

Burke Brothers is a full service landscape design/build firm serving all your outdoor living needs in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs since 1990. From design to installation and maintenance, Burke Brothers is here to manage every aspect of your landscape. Our services include natural and formal landscape design, creative stone work, patios, pools, walkways and gardens, as well as landscape maintenance. Our talented team of landscape designers and installation specialists is committed to keeping your world a beautiful place to live.

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