Landscape Grader Operator(Production) - Greenville, SC

Southern Shade Tree Co.

compensation: Based on experience
employment type: full-time
job title: Landscape Grader Operator- Greenville, SC

Join Southern Shade Tree Co., a leading full-service landscaping and tree service provider with over 50 years of experience in exceeding client expectations in the Carolinas. We are currently seeking a Landscape Grader Operator for our Greenville, SC location. The successful candidate will be responsible for grading lots for new home sites, preparing them for landscape installations. A company-provided truck and machine will be at your disposal for this role.


  • Perform successive passes over the working area, observing reference stakes or hand signals of other workers, to level the surface to the specified grade.
  • Feel levers and listen to equipment sounds to determine the depth of the cut.
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation of the grader.
  • Ensure grader is in proper gear and is not moving too fast for working conditions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of grades and interpret roadway plans and drawings.
  • Work outdoors in a hands-on construction environment.
  • Read and understand grade stakes for grade checking and alignment using GPS, lasers, levels, and string line.
  • Operate heavy equipment in residential construction.
  • Adhere to general construction site safety requirements.
  • Complete manual labor as required.
  • Follow all procedures and guidelines related to safety and safe operation of equipment.
  • Perform safety checks and maintenance on all equipment, train new employees, and complete other construction tasks as assigned.
  • Inspect properties and provide quality control and customer service.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Legally eligible to work in the US without visa sponsorship.
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience.
  • Valid State Driver’s license.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull or carry objects weighing up to 50-90 pounds.


  • 401k with company match
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

At Southern Shade Tree, we are committed to our company's Core Values: Safety First, Integrity, Motivation, Professionalism, Accountability, Communication, and Teamwork. We look forward to welcoming you to our team.

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