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Old 01-01-2013, 07:09 PM
Pittsburgh Stone83 Pittsburgh Stone83 is offline
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Job opportunities in Pittsburgh Area

We will be placing adds aggressively starting Jan. 1 searching for 1 foreman and possibly 3-4 service technicians to hire in house (see info below) I am also looking for 1 -2 experienced hardscape crews that are fluent with pavers and retaining walls. Projects located in the South Hills and North Hills of Pittsburgh:

Pittsburgh Stone and Waterscapes is landscape design / install company of over 30 years. We are currently looking for candidates in various positions for our 2013 spring season. We are a premier company specializing in innovative projects such as outdoor: rooms, kitchens, fireplaces, paver patios and driveways, ponds and waterfalls, landscaping, drainage and hillside solutions and much more. We separate ourselves from other construction companies by our professionalism, experience, organization, educational systems for employees such as:

- A company policy manual- That describes in detail what we expect out of each and every employee on a daily basis.
- A company Operations manual- That describes in great detail of how we execute the services of company offers to the public
- Daily log sheets that are customized for each position.
- We offer several resources for additional education for all employees

Our employee’s compensation is based on experience and performance. We have a salary sheet that we provide to all of our employees that allows them to know what they are expected to master to make a particular pay grade. Other benefits we offer are:

- Paid vacation days
- Paid 15 min. break daily
- End of the year bonus
- Time and half pay (over time) after 40hrs (which is typically every other week)
- Unemployment benefits during off season
- Winter employment options
- Company uniforms provided
- Projects are provided for typically high end residential homes in good areas
- On site education of projects and equipment
- Opportunities and tools for job growth
- Mandatory 40 hour work week
- Employees are provided with up to date and reliable equipment and vehicles

We are looking for individuals who have experience in the construction field. This allows us to know they are capable of physical work in the weather. Experience is a plus but most importantly are individuals whom are passionate about the industry and looking to learn or continue a trade by one of the top companies in the industry. Those who are certified plumbers, electricians, carpenters, or CDL drivers may also want to submit additional skills. The following candidates must pass the minimum requirements:

- Valid Pa. drivers license and own transportation to and from work
- Willing to report to shop area in Cecil Twp. Mon. – Fri. and Saturdays (when necessary) At 6AM
- Drug free (subject to random drug test)
- Physically fit (able to lift 85lbs continuously)
- Positive attitude
- Punctual, reliable, and shows initiative
- Follows and abides by Company Policy and Operations manual daily during working hours
- At least 2 years experience in the construction field

If you meet the following criteria and are interested in learning more about our company and the positions offered you may submit a full resume with contact information from previous employers. If a full resume and references are not included or you don’t pass the minimum requirements you will not be considered for he positions. You can also visit our web site online. We look forward to hearing from you
Jeff Blunkosky

Pittsburgh Stone and Waterscapes

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Old 01-02-2013, 07:38 PM
Sean Adams Sean Adams is offline
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Location: Pennsylvania
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Hi Jeff - I'm curious.... have you run an employment ad like the one above before? What kind of response have you received?
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