The Project Manager is an experienced professional overseeing the production of services and products sold to clients, directing the activities of the project under your management to meet client expectations in quality and service and following and implementing company policy and procedures with all subs and teams on your project. He or She also assures that project resources are efficiently used, qualified contractors and teams are used on the job and client needs and expectations are being met. The project manager is also responsible for interviewing, and screening potential sub-contractors, building our team of qualified sub-contractors and removing non-qualified subs from our sub-contractor list, as well as assisting the sales department in determining potential client enhancement opportunities and upsells on current projects and creating and signing change orders as needed to keep the project on track.
Plans, schedules and supervises daily construction activities of all multifaceted projects. Assists crews if necessary to meet production schedules.
Monitors quality of work by daily inspecting job sites.
Meets with clients or client representatives to assure expectations are being met.
By means of observation and client contact, recommends enhancement opportunities
to the sales team
Review daily time sheets, receipts and other paper work before submitting to office.
Review all daily time sheets and other management reports, takes action or makes
recommendations to management to correct variances outside expected results.
Monitors crew/subcontractors performance, conducts periodic performance evaluation and documents all personnel actions.
Assists management and sales in job cost estimating.
Assists Safety Director with implementation of the safety program. Enforces safe work
behavior and maintains safe work sites.
Helps to manage Snow Plowing Operations and assists plowing where needed
Orders and purchases hardscape and softscape/other materials for projects under their
Supports the company’s mission, goals, and strategies.
Implements policies and procedures and holds sub contractors and crews accountable
to those policies and procedures that are on their projects
Give daily update on their projects to operation manager
Plan the following days activities and call any client with crew changes or any deviations
from current plans.
Call all subcontractors and schedule their timeline for upcoming projects and continue
to call for updates more frequently as the job is close to starting
Communicate to client on start date and inform client at least 1 day before team will
arrive to start project
Communicate/notify office manager of when progress payments can be collected and
when job is complete for final payment
Give office check requests the night before for next days purchases
Assists Facility director with keeping facility maintained and organized.
Hires and fires subcontractors according to needs and policies (clears all with production
manager for a second opinion).
Responsible for building a strong highly qualified sub contractor team/list and make
sure all current subcontractors have insurance, signed sub contractor agreements and
meet our standards.
Assist with other duties for the good of team members and the company
Knowledge and experience
This position requires a 2 or 4 year degree (or 10 years of working experience) in the landscape construction or related field, plus 1 year working experience as a supervisor in the horticulture industry.
A working knowledge of standard horticultural practices and cultural requirements is required along with a advanced understanding of landscape construction concepts.
Candidate must be proficient in the use of computers and have a working knowledge of Microsoft office products including word and excel.
Strong oral and written communication skill, supervisory skills, and mechanical aptitude are a must.
Candidate must have excellent organizational skills and a keen attention to detail.
This position requires that the individual be certified and licensed as follows:
NYS Nursery and Landscape Association Certification CNLP
Class A NYS Drivers License
ICPI Certification Level I
StoneMakers Initial Certification