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Recover Green Roofs: Builder, Greater Boston, MA

on May 24, 2019 at 10:20 am under

Position: Builder
Company: Recover Green Roofs
Location: Greater Boston

Hours: Flexible, depending upon individual availability and Recover project needs
Compensation: Hourly, based on relevant experience and education
Overtime: Time-and-a-half

Recover seeks qualified applicants for part-time and/or full-time seasonal Builder positions. These are dynamic roles responsible for, though not limited to performing, the following tasks:

  • Assist in the hands-on installation, maintenance, and/or remediation of green roof projects (incl. conveyance of and work on green roof systems, planters, irrigation, pavers, curbing, cast-in-place concrete, custom metal fabrications, custom woodworking/decking, masonry, and other scopes as required, applicable, and appropriate based on project needs and demonstrated skill level)
  • Carry out standard horticultural practices as required, including but not limited to planting, pruning, and fertilizing
  • Provide general assistance to Project Managers, Site Supervisors, and fellow crew members, both on and offsite
  • Help maintain a clean and safe work environment on job sites, in the office/shop, and in Recover vehicles

Builders are expected to complete tasks efficiently while following best safety practices and meeting our quality standards. As Recover is a growing company, these position have the potential to grow and develop considering our changing needs and subject to the successful completion of a standard 90-day evaluation period.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experienced and comfortable working with hand and power tools.
  • Experienced working with plants and irrigation systems.
  • Must be reliable with a strong ability to both take direction and work independently.
  • Must have excellent powers of communication and critical thinking skills.
  • Must have an innate attention-to-detail and the ability to self-pace.
  • Must have good references that can attest to your work ethic.
  • Valid driver’s license and comfort driving in Boston a plus.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • Must be comfortable working on roofs under adverse weather conditions.
  • Routine and/or frequent lifting of loads up to or greater than 75-90 lbs.
  • Non-routine overnight travel based on business need.
  • Occasional scheduled work required on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Handling of and/or exposure to potentially hazardous materials.

We are a small but growing Boston-based green roofing company working with clients to design, build, and maintain rooftop gardens, amenity spaces, roof decks, and farms throughout New England. Recover works with a wide array of clients – from universities to private residences to restaurants. If you’re passionate about plants, sustainable building, New England, and working with a rad group of people, this is a special opportunity to grow with a great company.

Please submit resume and a brief description of your interests and availability to [email protected].

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