Employment Opportunities with Aspen Corporation

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Join Our Team

Aspen is always looking to expand our work force to include motivated, responsible employees. We hope you’ll take a minute to review the job descriptions and desired experience below. Although we may not always be hiring for all positions, we encourage you to fill out an online application if you’d like to be considered for employment with Aspen. We offer (with most positions) a competitive and complete benefit package including 401K retirement plan, health insurance, vacation, holidays, uniforms and travel expenses . You may also email us  your resume or fax to (304) 763-4591.

Aspen requires a pre-hire drug screening and criminal background test to promote a safe and drug free work place.

 Project Superintendent, Environmental Division

Supervise the job activities to ensure the company objectives, schedules and budgets are met timely and accurately.  Work requires the direct daily supervision on the site of crew members to accomplish various abandoned mine and similar sites that have specific designs for reclamation. Projects are generally in remote and rough topography locations. Read more here.

Project Manager, Environmental Division

Manage construction projects by defining purpose and scope; calculating resources required; establishing standards and protocols; allocating resources; scheduling and coordinating staff and sub-contractors; evaluating milestone assumptions and conclusions; resolving design problems; and evaluating and implementing change orders.  Supervising and directing the daily activities of crews to accomplish project objectives timely and efficiently. Extensive experience in earth moving, drainage, and revegetation required. Ability to work from engineered site plans and specifications to meet design objectives. Read more here.

Aspen is always looking for the right applicants to fill these positions:

Road Mechanic 

Job will consist primarily doing PM service work and repairs on dozers, excavators, and other construction equipment. Successful candidate must have own tools, experience working on construction equipment.  Periodic travel to job sites is required. Previous experience is required. Qualified applicants must have a valid CDL, leadership skills, and a positive attitude. Mechanic truck provided. 

Lawn Technician 

Sales, service and production of fertilizer, herbicide, insecticide applications to client lawns. Diagnosis of all lawn conditions and pests, including current recommended treatments. Communication with clients for scheduling of estimates and treatments. Accurate daily completion of route sheets. Join our team of two other lawn technicians in this rapidly growing division of our business.

Technical Skills and Knowledge:
Agronomic turfgrass experience preferred but will train the right person with a positive attitude and strong work ethic
Valid drivers license with clean driving record for last three years

Landscape Installation Foreman

Prior experience required with larger landscape company. Knowledge of plant identification, landscape planting procedures, grading and lawn installations, all hardscape including; dry laid patios, retaining walls and decks required. Ability to run a large crew desired. Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record. Leadership skills a must, snow clearance experience preferred. Aspen offers year round employment, competitive pay, the opportunity to work with one of the best landscape companies in WV. An excellent compensation package is available including health insurance, vacation and holiday pay, uniforms, 401K and profit sharing.

Landscape Maintenance Foreman

Prior experience required with larger landscape company. Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record. Leadership skills a must, snow clearance experience preferred.

Proficiency in Horticultural skills to include:
Bed edging and mulching
Leaf clean up including proper leaf blower and vacuum operation and practices
Proper shearing and natural pruning skills
Lawn seeding/lawn installation and grading
Ability to identify and diagnose insect and disease problems on local trees, shrubs and lawns
Proper mower operation and practices a plus
Identification of annual and perennial flowers and ornamental trees and shrubs
Small equipment operation a plus
Experience with Skidsteer a plus
Snow Removal Experience a plus

Mowing Foreman

Responsible for the field direction of a mowing crew to maintain customer’s lawn and beds properly with the times and materials allotted. Responsible for properly mowing, trimming and cleaning up after lawn mowing. Also curb and sidewalk edging and maintaining beds weeds free. Also deadheading, fertilizing and watering annuals and perennial flowers. Responsible for accurate daily completion of all required paperwork and route sheets. Responsible for proper maintenance and cleaning of all tools, equipment and vehicles assigned.

Technical Skills and Knowledge:
Proper mower operation and practices
Proper trimmer operation and practices
Proper leaf blower and vacuum operation and practice
Identification of annual and perennial flowers
Proper bed mulching
Proper leaf clean up practices
Proper bed edging practices
Valid drivers license with clean driving record for last 3 years
Proficiency in snow clearance and salt applications
Proficient in safe truck and trailer operation
West Virginia Applicator’s Technician license required or ability to obtain upon employment
Tractor/skid steer operation preferable
Demonstrate ability to delegate to and manage others on crew
Demonstrate ability to interact with customers
Ability to set pace for crew
Ability to train crew members
Desire to learn new tasks and assume new responsibility preferable

Laborers

Career opportunity for a laborer. Salary will be commensurate with skill level. We are seeking candidates that are motivated and eager to learn. Must be capable of lifting 50+ lbs. and performing vigorous, physical labor.

Skilled Laborers

Career opportunity for a skilled laborer. Salary will be commensurate with skill level. We are seeking candidates that are motivated and eager to learn. Must have prior industry experience. Individuals must be capable of learning, developing skills and mastering functions of a physical and organized nature. Should be capable of lifting 50+ lbs. and performing vigorous physical labor.

Masons

Career opportunity for a mason. Salary will be commensurate with skill level. We are seeking several experienced and motivated Masons. Individuals must be skilled in installing pavers, bricks, and natural stone walls. They must be capable of learning and developing skills and mastering functions of a physical and organized nature, capable of lifting 50+ lbs. and performing vigorous physical labor.

Garden Maintenance Foreman

Career opportunity for a garden maintenance foreman. Salary will be commensurate with skill level. Looking for an individual who has extensive plant I.D. skills, and knowledge of Trees, Shrubs, Perennials and Annuals. This individual should also have Pruning knowledge and experience with Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Roses and grasses. The Foreman will perform and oversee others in planting, watering, deadheading, weeding, mulching, staking, pruning, and problem solving, etc. Disease and Insect I.D. not required, however, must be able to take the necessary steps to diagnose and treat the problem – either on own or by using outside experts.

Landscape Irrigation Foreman

Seeking experienced landscape irrigation foreman. Wage will be commensurate with skill level. We are looking for a skilled and motivated. Should be able to run a 3 man crew, have the ability to read and understand irrigation drawings, understand pipe sizing, and have some knowledge of well systems. Experience and references must be shown.

Landscape Irrigation Laborers

Seeking landscape irrigation laborers. Wage will be commensurate with skill level. We are looking for motivated candidates who are eager to learn. Must have the ability to learn the technical side of irrigation, follow directions and work well with others. All candidates should have good communication skills and be able to lift 50 lbs.

Machine Operators

Seeking machine operators. Wage will be commensurate with skill level. We are looking for motivated candidates who are eager to learn. Must have the ability to learn the technical side of irrigation, landscape construction, and hardscape construction. Candidate must work well with others, have good communication skills and be able to lift 50 lbs.

ASPEN CORPORATION is a premier full service landscape design and installation contractor in southern West Virginia. We offer a competitive wage and complete benefit package including 401-K retirement plan, health insurance, vacation, holidays and uniforms. Year-round work including snow clearance.

Drug free workplace, applicants subject to pre-hire drug screening. 

Apply in person, fill out an online application, or fax your resume to:
Aspen Corporation
2400 Ritter Dr.
Daniels, WV 25832
Fax: (304) 763-4591