Job Foreman/Construction Installer

Rentokil Terminix



Des Plaines, IL


Position summary

Job Foreman/Technical Installer

Are you passionate about customer service with an interest in horticulture? Love to enhance business environments? Enjoy working independently? Looking to build your career in an exciting industry and a growing world-class organization?

Who are we?  

Ambius is about improving the quality of life for people working in offices, hotels and shopping centers by enriching their environment. Our vision is to be the creator of ambience for businesses. We do this by being passionate for our colleagues and customers which are the center of everything we do. We design, install and service interior and exterior plant displays, flowers, replica foliage, holiday decor, ambient scenting and stunning wall art for commercial businesses.


What do our Job Foreman/Technical Installers do? 

Job Foreman / Technical Installer travels to assigned job sites throughout North America where they execute on-site installations of specialized landscape products. Installations include interior / exterior living green wall systems and interior planting of commercial, retail and hospitality spaces. The person in this role will deliver completed jobs on schedule and within budget.  The Job Foreman / Technical Installer will effectively communicate and provide customer service to clients and build relationships to generate repeat business through proven performance.

  • Perform on-site installation of products and services at each assigned project 
  • Determine proper tools and equipment to complete the installation.
  • Determine and coordinate safe equipment rental with the Ops Manager.
  • Perform site specific risk assessments and written work instructions specifying the appropriate safe system of work to be followed and any control measures identified from assessment. 
  • Self-Operate power tools and hand tools including table saws, circulating saws, grinders, sanders, cordless drills, hammer drills, and concrete drills.
  • Operate equipment including extending forklifts, scissor lifts, and articulating boom lifts.
  • Schedule and receive deliveries of products and materials at job sites.
  • Attend all job site construction and safety meetings and disseminate information as appropriate.
  • Report any job delays, field changes or request for change orders to the Ops Mgr / Proj Mgr.
  • Direct and manage any additional installers or subcontractors assigned to you at job sites.
  • Perform regular checks on the work of any person reporting to you to ensure work is carried out safely and in accordance with company policy and procedures.
  • Remedy any deficiencies identified in walk through inspections.
  • Provide adequate supervision to all employees so that they work safely and without risk to health.
  • Report any hazardous site conditions or accidents to appropriate personnel.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety responsibilities as specified in the Technical Field Guide.
  • Maintain OSHA compliant 30 hour Health and Safety Certification.
  • Maintain OSHA compliant Training and Certification for Lifts.
  • Maintain OSHA compliant Training and Certification for Ladder Safety and Fall Arrest
  • Maintain OSHA compliant Certified First Aid and CPR Training and Certification.

What do you need?

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bacherlor's Degree or Trade School preferred 
  • Installation, construction field experience
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in written and spoken English and be able to communicate effectively and professionally at all times and in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to accurately read and interpret construction documents/plans.
  • Experienced carpentry, structural framing, plumbing, electrical, millwork, and irrigation skills.
  • Able to field modify millwork, wood, stainless and aluminium trim surrounds.
  • Able to work independently
  • Must pass pre-employment background screen and drug test
  • Must possess a valid driver’s licence and pass motor vehicle record search


Why Choose Rentokil?

A career with Rentokil is a professional trajectory filled with opportunity. We pride ourselves on being a world-class team that rewards high performance and we love to promote from within. We offer competitive pay on a bi-weekly pay schedule (weekly in NY & CT) and many of our roles offer performance incentives.

Below you'll find information about some of what Rentokil North America has to offer. All Full-Time Colleagues qualify for the following and Part-Time Colleagues qualify for most benefits when they meet certain criteria.

Click here to read more about our Total Rewards Program which includes: 

  • Professional and Personal Growth

  • Multiple avenues to grow your career

  • Training and development programs available

  • Tuition Reimbursement benefits (for FT Colleagues)

  • Health and Wellness

  • Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance with no waiting period   

  • Full-time colleagues are eligible to begin enrollment immediately upon hire with benefits starting on day 1

  • Savings and Retirement

  • 401(k) retirement plan with highly-competitive company-matching contributions, holiday savings club, and more

  • Work-Life Balance

  • Vacation days & sick days

  • Company-paid holidays & floating holidays

  • A company mindset that prioritizes health, safety, and flexibility

We are looking for individuals who want to make a difference where our customers live and work.  Is that you?

Want to hear Colleague feedback on what it's like to be on our team? Check out our parent company, Rentokil North America, on Glassdoor! Glassdoor - Rentokil North America

Rentokil North America is a Drug-Free Workplace

Rentokil North America is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to equality in every aspect of employment.  As we expand, we are focused on building a foundation of diverse talent and equality in all areas of our workforce.  All qualified applicants receive equal consideration, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

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Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

Why you should apply for a job to Rentokil Terminix :

  • 4.8/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.8/5 in supportive management

  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 100% would recommend this company to other women

  • 88% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Terminix offers Maternity Leave and Parental Leave (non-birthing parents regardless of gender).

  • Terminix medical plans cover certain prescription drugs used to aid in fertility.

  • Every year Terminix donates to community partners based on the steps taken by our teammates across the country.