Landscape Construction Technicians - Milwaukee or Kenosha areas
Great People, Great Projects, Great Place to Work!
Kenosha, WI  / Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description

Do you have a minimum of 1 year installing patios and retaining walls?  Come join our team!  Compensation based on experience

As the largest landscaper in Wisconsin, our success is determined by a customer's individual and overall experience with us.  Due to continued growth, we are looking for Construction Technicians in our Milwaukee area locations.  You will be dispatched from your home to the client project site.  Valid driver's license or reliable transportation required.

All jobs at David J. Frank carry the prestige of working with one of the country's premier green industry companies, and the opportunity for personal and professional growth. Our reputation is based on over 61 years of service in all aspects of landscape design and maintenance, and the satisfaction of both our customers and employees.

Apply today!   We have year-round work, over winter we do snow removal, holiday decorating, capital improvements, training and other hardscape projects.

Duties include:

  • Planting – quality installation of all types of nursery stock; be able to identify plants; know our staking and guying procedures; know how to amend flower and groundcover beds; know how to handle and transport nursery stock; be able to prune all plants; and have knowledge of the care required for all plant material used.
  • Install both solid and French style drainage systems in-ground and behind walls with the use of a transit system.
  • Have the knowledge and ability to make irrigation repairs when needed.
  • Paving – know our standard for quality installation and be able to lay out whatever design is called for (dry and wet brick paving, concrete, exposed aggregate, epoxy aggregate, Kool deck, patio block, flagstone, blue stone, etc.)
  • Install and service landscape lighting systems.
  • Timber walls and steps – know our standards and be able to lay out and install both CCA timbers or used railroad ties in whatever design is called for in walls, steps, planters or edging. Know how to retain or put different types of dead men behind a wall and buttress in front.
  • Install steel, aluminum, and plastic edging.
  • Install different types of underlayment and erosion control fabrics and silt fencing and be able to install them.
  • Lawn renovation including overseeding, thatching, and topdressing.
  • Install and maintain sod. Have knowledge of sodding standards.
  • Know our standards and different techniques for seeding and fertilizing.
  • Operate the hydromulching machine and straw mulcher to achieve proper coverage and meet company standards.
  • Rough grade and finish grade as well as set up proper drainage. Be able to spread topsoil both with a tractor and by hand, then rake to a quality finish grade.
  • Lannon stone and fieldstone – install both wet and dry field stone walls and planters as well as wet and dry lannon stone walls, steps and planters and segmented wall products.
  • Basic knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical and other construction skills. Ability to figure cubics and volumes of materials needed on the job.


A degree in landscape, construction, or related area preferred.  In lieu of a degree, 1-3 years of experience will be considered.  All applicants need a great work ethic and willing to learn attitude.

We are a Great Place to Work:

Check out our website for pictures of our cool projects or check out our YouTube channel for more info.


David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Contact Information
David J. Frank Landscape Contracting, Inc. N120 W21350 Freistadt Rd. Germantown, WI 53022 (262) 255-4888
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Salary and Benefits
Salary based on experience. Benefits include: Health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), Paid Time Off and much more! Apply today!
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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