Equipment Operator/ Softscape Foreman Wanted! – *$17-$24 per/hr!*

Job Description:

Come join a winning team!

Take a walk around our facility and you’ll see why we’re one of the fastest growing landscaping companies in New England. While we’re diverse in our backgrounds and skill sets, we share a common passion for the green industry and aspire to become the “go-to” service provider when it comes to property maintenance.

We are Make a Difference Landscaping located at 459 Calef Highway in Lee, NH. We’ve been in business for over 15 years, a full-service landscape company and we’re on the move! Read More About Us.

We need landscape professionals to join our team! If you want to work for a “learning organization” then we want you!

But we have a problem, we need an experienced equipment operator to run our softscape crew. If you want to work for a “learning organization” and have construction experience and can run a crew, we want you!

Rates are as follows:

Equipment operator/ Softscape Foreman –

  • $17 – $24 per/hr – based on experience

Job Responsibilities:

  • Load materials and equipment in an efficient and timely manner for jobs
  • Hold a grade, trench, lay pipe with excavators.
  • Run both pilot and hand + foot controls in all types of skid steers
  • Bucket grade
  • Harley rake with skid steer
  • 2+ years construction experience
  • Skid steer, compact track loader, mini excavator, demolition saw and other small power equipment operation
  • Ability to use a laser transit.
  • Maintaining a safe work environment for all employees in the construction department. I.E. safety glasses, ear protection, steel toe work boots. Also, watching for unsafe practices and recklessness.
  • Ensure that all staff adheres to the company policies and procedures, such as uniforms and keeping the trucks and equipment clean.
  • Routine quality control check-ups to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Make sure that all safety switches/ guards are working correctly on all equipment.
  • Training crew members for the tasks in which they are assigned.
  • Using the LMN software to accurately track employee and job hours.
  • Assisting in the shop as needed.
  • Ability to drive a truck with trailer and back it up safely.
  • Ability to correctly secure all equipment according to NHDOT standards.
  • Perform minor field fixes to equipment.
  • Supervise and keep the construction area organized and make sure all tools and equipment are put away at the end of every day.
  • Fuel and grease equipment every day.
  • Knowledge of trees, plants, and shrubs and ability to install accordingly
  • Ability to read and execute job plans and blueprints appropriately.
  • Ability to execute and prep for walkways, patios, retaining walls, etc according to all kinds of ground structures.
  • Adapt to changing project designs and ground structure changes.
  • Assist in Snow Operations. (Plowing, Sanding, Shoveling or Operating Equipment)
  • Must be able to efficiently run equipment:
  • Properly load material into the trucks


  • Overtime Pay (40+ hours in 7 day pay period)
  • Weekly Pay Period
  • Paid holidays after 1 year
  • Vision & Dental paid by the company
  • 401K with 3% company match
  • New and well-maintained trucks and equipment
  • Energetic and positive team culture and environment
  • Employee Referral and other bonus programs

We would like career-minded individuals who are looking for a long-term position; people seeking short-term positions or “resume stepping stones” need not apply.

We are a growing company and will need good people who want to grow with us. If this sounds like you give us a call today to schedule an interview! 603-866-6993

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