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Project Manager at Mariposa Gardening & Design Cooperative - 9561

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Project Manager
Mariposa Gardening & Design Cooperative
1625 16th Street Mariposa Gardening & Design Cooperative
94610 Oakland , CA ,
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Job Description: 

The primary responsibility of this position is to manage and supervise multiple Residential Landscaping Projects from pre-construction through close-out. The Project Manager will manage staff, subcontractors, schedules and budgets, to ultimately deliver a well-built project on time, within budget and with the highest standard of quality. This role requires excellent organization and time management skills. It also requires a fundamental understanding of the landscape construction industry. Our ideal candidate is knowledgeable in basic ecological principles of residential landscape construction.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Onsite Management

Oversee the construction project from start to finish.
Perform a key role in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed.
Prepare and execute owner change orders.
Develop installation teams, create the objectives/goals of each and assign individual responsibilities.
Oversee Crew Leader and provide on-the-job-training to ensure proper completion of all assigned tasks.
Manage the scheduling and overall construction of installation of projects, including the coordination of all staff, subcontractors, materials and equipment.
Ensure that construction activities move according to predetermined schedule.
Advise and supervise the adherence to local codes and building standards.
Devise the project work plans / schedules and make revisions as and when need arises.
Communicate effectively with the sub-contractors.
Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.


Provide input in the writing of bids and contracts with Designers and Crew Leaders.
Identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims.
Serve as a key link with clients and review deliverables prepared by the team before passing onto client.
Develop team atmosphere between owners, designers, consultants and contractors.
Monitor the progress of the construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings. Report weekly both positive and potential issues to senior management.

Internal Management

Create project timelines.
Manage all document control of client contracts, change orders, correspondence, and permits.
Understand and have some knowledge of contract documents, including reading and writing subcontracts and change orders.
Prepare and execute contracts with Contract Administration.
Negotiate, analyze, and prepare and execute sub-contractor change orders with support staff.
Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking team expenses and minimizing exposure and risk in the project.
Participate in the development and creation of the baseline schedule at Manager Meetings, and provide weekly updates to the schedule.
Be responsible for delegating any tasks to Assistant Project Manager and work with team to ensure all projects are being completed on time.
Work with Bookkeeper to ensure all invoicing information and schedule is clearly communicated and on time.
Any additional duties may be performed as necessary.

Education & Experience: 

2-3 years Project Management
Experience in working with and helping grow a company
5+ Ecological landscape fieldwork experience
Ability to communicate effectively with clients,
Experience with working in a multicultural and diverse environment
Ability to get along well with others
Ability to manage time and keep teams on task

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