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Hardscapes Team Crew Leader

Division: Hardscapes

Location: Tilton, NH

Posted: Apr 4 2024

Positions Available: 1

Pay Range: $65-70k annual salary, based on experience

Job Overview:

Total Grounds is a thriving professional landscape company and is seeking the right candidate to lead a team within our Hardscapes division. The Hardscapes Crew Leader is a hands-on leadership role responsible for supervising and coordinating the day-to-day activities of a Hardscapes crew. The role involves leading a team in the execution and installation of various outdoor elements, such as patios, walkways, retaining walls, and other hardscape elements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Team Leadership:

    • Lead and motivate a crew of hardscape installation technicians.

    • Assign tasks and responsibilities to crew members.

    • Provide guidance and training to ensure quality workmanship.

    • Display professionalism at all times representing the brand and the business to clients, subcontractors and team members at all times. 

  • Project Execution:

    • Oversee the on-site installation of hardscape elements according to design plans.

    • Coordinate with the project manager to ensure timely and efficient project completion.

    • Monitor progress and adjust work assignments as necessary to stay on target. 

  • Quality Control:

    • Inspect work regularly to ensure that it meets Total Grounds quality standards.

    • Address and resolve any issues or deficiencies promptly.

    • Uphold safety standards and enforce proper work practices.

  • Material and Equipment Management:

    • Coordinate the delivery and use of materials on-site.

    • Ensure that equipment and tools are in good working condition with regular inspections. 

    • Report any equipment malfunctions or maintenance needs.

  • Communication:

    • Maintain clear communication with the PM, crew members, clients and other stakeholders.

    • Report progress, challenges, scheduling, and any deviations from the project plan to relevant stakeholders.

  • Problem Solving:

    • Identify and address challenges that arise during construction. Examples may include equipment breakdown, subcontractor issues, weather, or accidents.

    • Use analytical skills to propose and implement solutions using best practices and proper allocation of resources to ensure project success.

    • Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies.

    • Resolve issues that may arise during the course of the project.

    • Conduct regular inspections to identify and address any issues promptly both during and prior to beginning site projects. 

  • Safety:

    • Enforce safety protocols and ensure that all crew members adhere to safety regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in hardscapes or construction, with a focus on leadership roles.

  • Experience in estimating material cost, labor, and time.

  • Knowledge of hardscape installation techniques, materials, and tools.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of how to operate equipment pertaining to industry.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and construction plans.

  • Familiarity with safety regulations and practices.

  • Physical fitness and ability to perform manual labor as needed.

  • Schedule flexibility to meet demand and hours required to complete assigned projects in time.

  • Familiarity with relevant software and tools for hardscapes. Willingness to learn software programs built by Total Grounds and relevant industry programs.

About Us:

  • We are a workplace that fosters creativity and empowers our employees to control their performance, choices, core functions and progress on goals.

  • Employees are encouraged to sharpen and learn new skills, work together with management on career paths, personal development plans, and take advantage of training opportunities.

  • Work life balance for our employees is important to us and with proper planning a flexible schedule can be created when needed.

  • Cross-training and continued education are important to our company. You will not only have opportunities to further your skills and education, but also help train others to take on additional leadership roles in the future.


Total Grounds favors the well being, safety, and happiness of our employees and customers.


We offer:

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • $1,000 per year into a Health Savings account

  • 401k with company match

  • Paid vacation time

  • Paid holiday time

  • Performance based pay increases

Join our awesome and growing team at Total Grounds!

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