Commercial Landscape Project Manager

Employment Type: FULL_TIMEFull Time

The Opportunity

This is a great opportunity for a Commercial Landscape Project Manager that has experience in working with large Municipalities building parks, playgrounds and common areas on commercial properties.  Responsible for developing execution plans to achieve construction project milestones and to minimize costs for a single project or area. Oversees project execution and monitors critical path schedules and deliverables. Provide input to design of construction project execution plans.

  • Company vehicle provided.
  • Company cell phone and laptop provided
  • Snow removal required.

Responsibilities

  • Review contract documents, specifications, blueprints and estimate to fully understand the scope of work to begin setting the construction schedule, pre-purchase log, financial projections which yield the cost and time limitations of the project.
  • Schedule and manage labor force required for various projects.
  • Coordinate with project foreman any equipment, manpower, specialized crews, material and other similar needs required for project efficiency.
  • Manage subcontractors per the scope of the project.
  • Provide site orientation to crew to include set up, pictures, existing conditions, checklists, etc.
  • Ensure the necessary tools and equipment are available for the crew(s).
  • Purchase and deliver materials in timely manner to avoid possible “down time” of crew.
  • Resolve building code issues and permitting with appropriate governing agencies.
  • Remain proactive to minimize potential communication issues and coordination of activities amongst crews, subcontractors, etc.
  • Simultaneously supervise various projects to keep them on schedule and within budget.
  • Create warranty work orders.
  • Monitor labor cost analysis weekly to make changes as required staying within the budget.
  • Foreman’s Schedule.

Project Close-out

  • Prepare and assign staff to complete punch list.
  • Conduct job cost analysis after achieving substantial completion.
  • Warranty follow-up within a timely manner.
Administrative
  • Daily processing of timesheets into Contractors by deadline date and time; weekly delivery of paychecks.
  • Process and negotiate Change Orders as needed.
  • Maintain document control.
  • Weekly AR/AP approvals.
​​​​​​​Weekly Owner Architect & Contractor (OAC) Meetings
  • Facilitate weekly meetings with Owner, Architect and Designscapes Colorado Inc. to review project progression. This includes updating the project schedule (MS Project), job status log, RFI log, and submittal log.
  • Determine possible scope increases, issue new RFI’s, work with estimator regarding proposals, complete applications for payment and provide to Project Administrator.
​​​​​​​Safety
  • Serve on the Safety Committee.
  • Ensure that Driver Inspection Reports (DIRs) are in compliance with DOT regulations Properly prepare and ensure each job site is safe following local, federal and Designscapes Colorado Inc. company policies.
  • Conduct weekly safety “tailgate” meetings and on the site training.
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Additional responsibilities
  • Phasing a project with a proactive approach to the scheduling requirements of specialty contractors.
  • Manage all subcontractor contract documents.
  • Reduce labor, safety and financial risks to minimize exposure.
  • Recruit, hire, train new field employees.
  • UNCC point of contact.
  • ​​​​​​​Responsible for equipment maintenance to be scheduled and implemented by the Shop Manager.
​​​​​​​Snow Removal
  • During winter months when landscaping projects are no longer scheduled, must be available 24/7 to assist in removing snow from various industrial and residential properties and complete.
  • Snow removal logs.

Qualifications

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) in a technical area of study or equivalent years of experience (two years’ experience to one year of education).
  • Minimum 5 - 7 years of related experience and/or training.
  • Must have clean MVR.
  • Bilingual a plus.
​​​​​​​Specialized Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • A complete understanding of landscape construction.
  • A strong working knowledge of irrigation construction.
  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings.
  • Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.
  • Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles.
  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions.
  • Conducts advanced financial analysis.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze and interpret complex documents.
  • Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
  • Ability to effectively present information.
  • PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.
  • Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations.
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite/Project.
  • Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred.

Competencies:

  • Must possess excellent people skills and demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Develop and maintain open, two-way communication with all team members.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates a high level of initiative to improve efficiencies.
  • Builds a strong sense of teamwork with co-workers.
  • Displays a positive attitude and is courteous to others.
  • Professional in appearance and presentation.
  • Assists in promoting the company to the public in a positive manner.
  • Takes pride in the work performed.
  • Accepts the initiative to take on additional work if necessary.
  • Listens well and follows directions provided.
  • Shows integrity and consistency in all aspects of performing the job.
  • Attends and actively participates all necessary meetings.

Physical Requirements

Physical Activity

Rarely

Occasionally

Frequently

Constantly

Balancing

 

 

X

 

Bending

 

 

X

 

Carrying

 

 

X

 

Climbing

 

X

 

 

Crawling

 

X

 

 

Crouching

 

 

X

 

Eye/Hand/Foot  Coordination

 

 

 

X

Hearing

 

 

 

X

Lifting (# of lbs.)                           

 

 

50  lbs.

 

Pulling

 

 

X

 

Pushing

 

 

X

 

Kneeling

 

 

X

 

Reaching

 

 

X

 

Repetitive motions

 

 

X

 

Stooping

 

 

X

 

Standing

 

 

X

 

Talking

 

 

X

 

Walking

 

 

X

 

Sitting

 

 

X

 

Working Outside

 

 

 

X

Travel Requirements

Type of Travel: Transporting material and equipment, or driving to job sites

Percent of Travel: 75%




 

Valid Driver’s License Requirements

Yes / No:  If a driver, yes

Reason for Driver’s License: Drive company vehicles or personal vehicle from job site to job




 

 

NA

Rarely

Occasionally


Frequently

Constantly

Extreme cold

 

 

seasonal

 

 

Extreme heat

 

 

 

X

 

Temperature changes

 

 

 

X

 

Humidity

 

 

X

 

 

Wet

 

 

X

 

 

Noise

 

 

 

X

 

Vibration

 

 

 

X

 

Hazards

 

 

 

X