RESTORATION LANDSCAPING COMPANY IS HIRING!

PROJECT MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION

Restoration Landscaping Company is looking to hire a Project Manager.  The Project Manager must be committed to the growth of the company and inspired to grow along with the company. As this is a service industry, the Project Manager must care about our customers and must do so with the utmost professionalism.  The position calls for expertise at managing projects, including schedules and multiple teams. They must have proficiency in Spanish and English to effectively converse with clients, subcontractors, and the crew.

We are looking for an individual who is self-directed and motivated to run teams and projects on strict schedules and timelines. This person is a team player and has a strong work ethic as well as a positive attitude that translates to both the quality of work and the efficiency and attitude of the team.

About us: Restoration Landscaping Company is a small design-build landscaping business that is committed to restoring habitat and engaging people in nature through native landscape design and construction. We are mission-driven and excited to make a positive impact in our communities by restoring nature and providing great careers and opportunities for growth to our employees.  We are a young company at the vanguard of a big change within the industry, so there is a great deal of room for both professional and personal growth. We take pride in being a multi-disciplinary team with expertise in landscape architecture, construction and the ecological sciences, and are excited to play a leading role in reshaping the landscaping industry into something that values restoration and science.

As Project Manager, you do not need to be an expert in every element of landscape construction and design before you start, but you need to be excited to learn and embrace the company mission, committed to growth, and take initiative and ownership. People who make excuses, complain, lack follow-through or like to say ‘that’s not my job’ need not apply. You are meant for this role if you are excited to be part of a positive change in the landscaping industry, excellent at follow-through and organization, and eager to learn new things every day.

Ultimately we are looking for someone who has a talent and passion for building, organization, communication and management of a highly-productive crew and who is whole-heartedly enthusiastic about growing with our business. If this is you, we are excited to meet you!

Responsibilities

  • Managing landscape construction projects from planning to completion, including:

    • Ordering and purchasing of materials

    • Translating design drawings to on-site layout

    • Ensuring a productive and safe work environment

    • Communicating with clients and subcontractors

    • Inspiring teamwork and positive attitudes on-site

    • Ensuring high-quality build standards are consistently met

    • Working with crew on-site whenever possible

    • Ensuring that projects are completed efficiently

    • Managing one or multiple crews simultaneously

  • Ensuring that equipment and vehicles are safe,well-maintained and well-organized

  • Setting and managing milestones and deadlines for installations

  • Preparing and planning for upcoming projects while working on current one(s)

  • Assist with bids and eventually bid projects in collaboration with designer

Requirements

  • Driver’s license

  • Conversational proficiency in English and Spanish

  • Minimum three years experience in relevant field (including, but not limited to, construction, landscaping, ecological restoration, landscape architecture)

  • Ability to conduct oneself professionally with colleagues, vendors and clients

  • Proficiency in written communication (i.e., email)

Qualifications

  • Basic construction knowledge (e.g., irrigation, planting, hardscaping, woodworking)

  • Ability to read and interpret design plans or willingness to learn

  • Interest in company’s mission to restore habitat and engage people in it; knowledge of or willingness to learn about native plants and their ecological interactions

Strongly Preferred

  • Knowledge of materials and/or a willingness to learn them

  • Knowledge of native plants and ecological restoration

  • Good awareness of others’ needs and ability to preemptively avoid conflict

  • Proficient at email, using spreadsheets, calendars

Classification & Compensation

  • This is a full-time salary position

  • One week paid vacation in first year

Supervision

This position is supervised by the owner of the company.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Be on your feet for majority of the day

  • Carry 50 lbs

  • Wheelbarrow heavy loads on uneven surfaces, including ramps

  • Use shovel, picks and other hand-tools effectively and for long durations

  • Safely drive long distances while towing

  • Operate power tools like concrete saw, jackhammer, rototiller, sod cutter, small tractors

  • Work in crouched position or on hands and knees for certain tasks

  • Load and unload heavy materials into and out of truck, trailer, stores and job sites

How to apply

Email your resume and a cover letter to admin@restorationlandscaping.com. Put “Project Manager position” in the subject line of your email.

Please, no unsolicited calls or walk-ins; applications submitted without a resume or personalized cover letter will not be reviewed.

We thank you for your interest in a career with Restoration Landscaping Company. Due to high volume, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Restoration Landscaping Company is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion.