Landscape Project Manager

LANDSCAPE PROJECT MANAGER

The Coldwater Landscapes Project Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of multiple design-build projects. This person uses job knowledge and skills to make informed decisions in order to achieve maximum results and ensure the highest level of quality and customer service.
The Landscape Project Manager will develop a clear understanding of the values by which the company operates, the short-and-long-term goals of the company, and the financial position of the company.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Clean and professional appearance.
  • Punctual, dependable, and accountable.
  • Highly motivated, self-driven, and detail-oriented.
  • Results-oriented and deadline management-driven.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willing to work in a group setting.
  • Working knowledge of vehicles and equipment used to provide our services and product delivery.
  • Ability to identify vehicle and equipment problems and report necessary issues to the Fleet & Facilities Manager.
  • 3+ years of project management experience.
  • Landscape design experience preferred, but not required .
  • Strong project management and landscape construction skills.
  • Great understanding of site work, hardscapes, and softscapes.
  • Ability to read and interpret site plans, specification documents, and other associated documents provided by General Contractors.
  • Proficient in basic computer programs.
  • Experience with BlueBeam & CAD preferred.
  • Mental ability to read and write English and make quick, thoughtful decisions.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, but not required.
  • Willing to work with a culturally diverse workforce.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Good record-keeping skills to manage time and materials.
  • Effective and professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates skill and ability working with service customers.
  • Outstanding strategic skills with solid creative thinking.
  • Excellent math and analytical skills to review subcontractor bids and vendor quotes.
  • Resourcefulness to produce budgetary estimates from schematic bid sets.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record over the last three years.
  • Willingness to learn and to abide by all state and local permit regulations.
  • Ability to pass the required Department of Transportation(USDOT) physical.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT | The Project Manager will direct activities on the jobsite of multiple small to large design-build projects including, but not limited to: coordination of work ow, hands-on work, and operating a variety of equipment. Plan, schedule, and monitor quality of work and be proactive in bringing issues to the Field Managers’ attention. Manage crew organization, sub-contractors, materials and equipment necessities for each job. Ensure that all permits and job signs are posted and silt control practices are being maintained, if required.
  • PROJECT BUDGETING | Develop a clear understanding of the hourly cost budgets for each job and ensure each job stays within the allotted budgeted time and material. Manage project budgets by reviewing job costs regularly; communicating budget hours to Field Managers and crew members, and taking action as needed.

Work closely with our site work teams to ensure accuracy of project layout and grading details are being accomplished, per plans.

  • EMPLOYEE MANAGEMENT | Oversee and direct 2-4 crews for a total of approximately 8-12 team members by managing * labor hours and quality of work; educating field managers on proper service and safety practices;

training personnel in proper maintenance and care of vehicles and equipment; implementing the preventative maintenance and cleanliness program of assigned equipment and grounds areas; and hold crew accountable for careless and unnecessary damages.

  • CLIENT COMMUNICATION | * Consistently deliver excellent customer service and conflict resolution. Serve as our client’s primary contact to ensure satisfaction and outstanding quality of work. Provide timely and exceptional verbal and electronic communication with clients through every step of the project. Work to address and resolve client issues by evaluating concerns and developing solutions.
  • ESTIMATION/BIDS | As needed, attend sales meetings, record measurements, take notes and pictures in order to assist with estimating. Thoroughly examine and understand all bid documents including landscape drawings, specifications, scope sheets, etc. Produce budgetary estimates from schematic bids. Request quotes for materials needed to complete the project per scope. Update sales logs with notes and status of all bids submitted.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Safely perform heavy lifting/pushing/pulling of various landscaping equipment and materials, including but not limited to large containers of mulch/plant material, etc.
  • Safely operate hand and power equipment, including but not limited to manual and powered sawing and cutting equipment.
  • Lift and carry up to 100 lbs.
  • Push, pull, grip and squeeze various tools, products and/or items.
  • Walk up to 10 miles a day, sometimes uphill and on uneven terrain, often while carrying, pushing, or pulling equipment, materials, or debris.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work hours: Approximately 40 hours per week (6:30AM-4PM).

This may require additional hours, including weekends, to complete the task at hand and answer all communications from Field Managers, etc.

  • Work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, precipitation).
  • Noise level may be loud at times and use of ear protection is required and provided (e.g., outdoor conditions, large equipment, construction environment.)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year