Beitzel Corporation

Landscape Foreman/Hydroseeder Unit Leader

Job Locations US-MD-Grantsville
Job ID
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time

About Us

Beitzel Corporation is an Industrial Construction and Service Company with over 50 years of experience in the Energy, Mining, Industrial Construction, Aggregate, and Renewables Industries. The Corporate Headquarters are located in Grantsville, MD with several offices throughout the country.

Position Overview

The general role of the Hydroseeder Unit Leader/Erosion Control Specialist-Civil is to provide leadership and guidance to all civil personnel working on various industrial and commercial excavation projects. The Hydroseeder Unit Leader/Erosion Control Specialist is a hands-on position and as such, provides physical labor and support to Civil personnel when necessary. This is considered a skilled position that requires construction knowledge and aptitude, along with basic knowledge of construction trades. This position will possess an aptitude and knowledge for all materials and processes utilized in erosion control and hydroseeding.


This individual will have a thorough understanding of all aspects of industrial construction and must be proficient with the products and services offered by Beitzel Corporation and must be flexible and willing to work extended hours as needed.


The Hydroseeder Unit Leader/Erosion Control Specialist-Civil will report to the Group Manager-Civil and will work primarily out of the Beitzel Corporate location.

What You'll Do

  • Perform hydroseeding and erosion control
  • Manage a small, dedicated hydroseeding crew and maintain safety standards set by the Company
  • Responsible for purchasing proper seed, mulch, soil amendments (fertilizer and lime), and erosion control materials for each job
  • Accurately calculate and measure the amount of materials needed for the job
  • Proactively check and maintain the stabilization of soil immediately after disturbance
  • Communicate and coordinate with site superintendents and project managers to maintain site compliance regularly
  • Maintain clear and organized records of hydroseeding activities
  • Record daily hydroseeding/erosion control activities and accurately report results to management
  • Maintain all necessary equipment including a Company vehicle, and all tools/materials provided by the Company
  • Provide feedback for performance reviews as needed

Other Duties

This job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required for this position.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Working Conditions

  • Sit, talk, hear, read, write and type
  • Walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Perform duties on-site
  • Work at heights
  • Work a flexible schedule, overtime, and be willing to travel
  • Without exception, be safety and customer-focused
  • Work in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment with flexibility and motivation

What You'll Bring

  • Hydroseeding and Erosion Control Experience
  • Operate and preform basic maintenance of hydroseeding equipment
  • Knowledge of seed mixes, soil amendments, stabilization types and materials
  • Driving Truck and Trailer (CDL preferred)
  • Knowledge of excavation standards and equipment required
  • Strong knowledge of soil conditions and scenarios
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to apply technical expertise, evaluate problems and implement best practices
  • Ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing
  • Compute basic math calculations and take measurements in order to accurately estimate supplies needed for a job
  • Aptitude for leadership
  • Efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals
  • Able to work independently and in team environments
  • Proactive, resourceful, and highly motivated to succeed in a high output environment

How We'll Support You


  • Comprehensive Benefits
    • Health/Life insurance
    • 401(k) retirement plan
    • Short/Long term disability
    • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid lodging, per diem, and transportation provided for out-of-town work
  • Employee focused work environment
    • On-the-job mentoring and training
    • Internal job postings
    • Performance and salary reviews
    • Employee feedback program
  • Safety-first and drug free work environments
    • Bonuses and incentives for working safely
    • Company provided tools and basic safety equipment
    • PPE allowances with no restrictions on vendors
  • Weekly pay with premium pay for Sundays and holidays
  • Advancement through defined employee career paths
  • Financial tools/programs to help employees reach financial goals, manage money, get out of debt, and save for the future
  • Scholarship opportunities for dependent children


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

This position requires the completion of a thorough background and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. In accordance with The Company’s Drug and Alcohol policy, employees are required to participate in random, post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing as requested.


AAP/EEO Statement 
This Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that provides opportunities without regard to any protected classes under applicable law.


ADA Statement

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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