Field Operations Manager

  • Full Time
  • Waltham, MA
  • Applications have closed

Website A Yard and a Half

The Field Operations Manager will oversee installation and maintenance by 9 landscaping crews throughout the greater Boston area. S/he will manage and develop crew leaders, ensuring that they have the technical skills, organization, and motivation needed to do excellent work. As a member of our People Management Team, the Field Operations Manager should be highly knowledgeable, professional, and bring enthusiasm and new ideas to the workplace.

Primary Responsibilities:

●  Manage daily field operations in accordance with company policies to ensure that crews meet stated goals through efficient use of time, man-power, equipment, and materials.
●  Prepare field employees by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
●  Provide hands-on training in proper installation, specifications, operation of equipment, safety, and quality standards.
●  Develop crew leaders’ ability to independently plan their crew’s work: daily, weekly, and over the course of a whole project.
●  Provide regular, productive feedback on performance, and initiate disciplinary process for field employees as needed.
●  Perform quality control checks at work sites to ensure customer satisfaction.
●  Ensure accurate and timely completion of field staff paperwork and online

timesheets daily; follow up on discrepancies.
●  Work with HR/Admin Manager to ensure consistent implementation and

enforcement of company HR, health & safety policies.
●  As necessary, adjust crew composition or perform hands-on work with crews to

meet scheduling demands.
●  Oversee and manage field staff every morning at garage, ensuring that crews

leave in a timely fashion, ready to complete their day’s goals.

●  Minimum of six years as a landscape construction crew leader or equivalent experience/training
●  Driver’s license, good driving record, and ability to apply for hoisting license
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●  Demonstrated ability to carry out and instruct others in correct landscape installation and maintenance practices, including, but not limited to:
●  Ability to assess and adjust for site conditions, soils, drainage, and grade changes
●  Proven skill in project planning, set-up, and mobilization
●  Ability to lay out sites and construct landscape features based on landscape

plans and specifications.
●  Time management, self-direction, flexibility, and ability to problem-solve in a

fast-paced environment
●  Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
●  Ability to exercise discretion, manage sensitive situations, and maintain

●  Clear, timely, and professional oral communication with co-workers and the

●  Strong attention to detail
●  Proficiency in oral and written Spanish and English