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Project Manager - Landscape Construction

Company: Sperber Companies
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Project Manager - Landscape Construction Apply Job Summary Are you tired of looking for "just another job" and ready to build a lasting career? Since 1955, Cagwin & Dorward has been a leader in creating and maintaining beautiful landscapes and providing customers with exceptional service. We believe exceptional service begins with hiring and retaining the very best employees, promoting from within, and cultivating a family-like atmosphere throughout all branches of the company. We are looking for hardworking, dedicated, and customer-centric people to join our team! We value learning, respect, integrity, commitment, accountability, leadership, honor, courage, and results. If you have a high sense of urgency, are proactive, customer-focus, and professional and do what you say you're going to do, we'd like to talk with you! Responsibilities The Project Manager is responsible for managing the Landscape Improvement operations of a designated district. Establishes programs and daily operational systems to implement long-term goals established by the Landscape Construction Associate Branch Manager and the Regional Vice-President. Utilizes computerized estimating program and achieves budgeted sales and estimating goals. Accepts and achieves the prime objective of making a profit on each job and according to specifications. Plans and controls activities toward that objective. Must be able to estimate, sell, coordinate and manage enough work for a minimum of 2 crews. Essential Functions To successfully fulfill this job position, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions required for this job.

  • In charge of field operations and responsible for supervising the activities of Foreman and Laborers within an assigned region.
  • Coordinates with Landscape Maintenance Managers and Regional Sales Managers the promotion and solicitation of new work. Sales effort will include soliciting new and potential customers, assisting in sales presentation, preparing estimates, collecting production data, negotiating and renewing contracts.
  • Training is critical to the success and continued growth of the company. It is the role of Landscape Project Manager to train and assist in developing the skills of the field personnel. Areas of emphasis include the efficiency of time management in every aspect of personnel processes, area planning and organization, horticultural practices, estimating, safety programs, inventory control, Company policy, equipment maintenance, material usage, and customer relations.
  • Accepts and achieves the prime objective of making profit on each job. Plans and controls all activities toward that objective.
  • Consistently meets or exceeds direct cost budgets through conscientious planning, scheduling and supervision.
  • Requires all persons to follow instructions regarding work sequence, priority, quality and budget, observes and prevents deficient work, waste of materials and abuse of company property.
  • Knows production capabilities of labor and equipment and uses this knowledge, to the extent possible to plan for staffing, materials and equipment ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE - DAY BY DAY.
  • Knows general price range of common materials, seeks local sources which provide better price or service than budgeted in the bid.
  • Knows fundamentals of irrigation design and layout, understands the diagrammatic nature of drawings. Uses this knowledge to spot errors in specifications or details prior to ordering material or beginning installation.
  • Will be provided through the course of work, confidential and proprietary information. In order to ensure the protection of this information, will be required to agree and sign a nondisclosure, noncompetition agreement. Job Requirements
    • Ability to lift & carry, push & pull up to 50 pounds of landscape material and equipment daily.
    • Ability to lift and carry on back a 30 pound blower occasionally.
    • Ability to start and use all power equipment without aid from others.
    • Ability to walk, stand, squat and kneel repetitively on a daily basis.
    • Makes frequent repetitive movements with the left and right hand, wrist, ankle and knee.
    • Ability to twist, turn and bend the truck of the body frequently. Other Responsibilities
      • Plans with LM Regional Manager, Associate Branch Manager, Account Manager and Regional Sales Manager the goals and objectives for the upcoming year. Determine personnel and equipment needs for projected growth and expansion.
      • Performs similar job related duties as required. Education, Experience and Skills Required
        • Possess and utilize good interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with customers, employees and manager.
        • Must be able to communicate in English verbally and in writing with above average clarity.
        • Must possess a valid California driver's license with a driving record acceptable to the Company's insurance carrier.
        • Ability to stand or sit using office equipment, such as a computer terminal, copier, fax machine, and multi-extension telephone occasionally.
        • Vision capabilities required by this job include the ability to adjust focus for close vision work both inside (artificial light) and outside (natural light). Working Conditions While Performing This Positions Essential Functions
          • Outdoor physical labor in temperatures ranging from cold 20 -+ to heat of 100 -+; possible light rain.
          • Limited weekly work within an office environment.
          • Exposure to dust, pollen, chemicals, noise and pollutants related to the landscape industry (fertilizer, pesticide, etc.).
          • Machinery/equipment noise, traffic and hazards related to the landscape industry in a busy commercial environment. General Location Petaluma, CA 94954 USA Contact Name Daniel Amador Email Manage Others 1 Compensation Base Pay Frequency YEAR Base Pay From 70000 Base Pay To 100000 Apply Project Manager - Landscape Construction - Sperber
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