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Lead Hand

Position Overview
We are currently looking for experienced Lead Hands to assist our landscape foremen on our ever-expanding portfolio of commercial landscape projects. These projects may include such jobs as community and city parks, housing developments, car dealerships, condominium projects, and commercial retail centers.

Job Type: Full-time or seasonal


  • Assist Foreman in installation of interlock, retaining walls, sod, soil, trees, shrubs, plants, etc.

  • Operate equipment including tampers, diesel plates, quick cuts, skid steer, mini-ex etc.

  • Read plans and set grades.

  • Assist Foreman in completing and submitting paperwork related to any jobs, maintain written time records and work orders.

  • Ensure company and customer satisfaction through professional appearance, expert workmanship, and polite communication.



  • At least 3 years of industry experience preferred.

  • A comprehensive knowledge of health & safety regulations for our profession.

  • A valid G driver’s license to operate company vehicles.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

Why You Should Apply:

  • Competitive total compensation package.

  • Performance incentives

  • Health and dental benefits.

  • Deferred profit-sharing plan.

  • Holiday closures.

  • Advanced training and opportunities for career advancement.

  • Regular team building activities including BBQ’s and sporting events.

  • A positive and fun family-oriented environment.


The Company
Thunderbolt Contracting is a family-owned landscape contractor located in the Nation’s Capital since 1992. We have a dedicated team of over 120 employees and a modern fleet of equipment to take care of each project from start to finish. Working at Thunderbolt means being part of a large team with the resources to help you perform your best.

If you are looking for a change with a great opportunity for personal growth and success in a team environment, apply today by emailing your resume to We appreciate all applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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