The Project Manager is a mid-level to upper level management position and will oversee the profit/loss, scheduling, staging, process flows, closeout and overall quality assurance of tract homes, business parks, streets, slopes, and public area landscaping. Typical projects range from $100,000 to $1,000,000, requiring significant experience and organizational ability. This opportunity is perfect for a project management professional seeking to propel their career upward with an industry-leading company in a collaborative, team-spirited, fast paced environment and locale. This position will be local at the Bakersfield Division with occasional travel to the Central Valley division in Fresno.
The ideal candidate preferably holds a Bachelor’s degree or has equivalent experience in the fields of horticulture, Landscape construction management or a similar course of study and 5 + years’ experience actively managing all contractual, purchasing, staging, and customer relations for large landscape. Additionally, the Project Manager will be expected to have knowledge in the areas of irrigation systems, hardscape, erosion control, and plant identification for the Southern & Central California region. The Project Manager should be well versed in On Screen Takeoff, Excel, Word, PowerPoint/Keynote and Firefox/Safari search engines. Advanced proficiency in Mac OS and MAC adapted software preferred.
Essential Job Functions:
The following are the primary roles and responsibilities performed by a Project Manager in this position:
- The Project Manager receives projects from the sales team, constructs job process manuals, co-stages the job with field supervision, directs purchasing, manages subcontracts, writes and sells change orders, performs physical job inspections, submits monthly job billings, manages to job financial goals, and ultimately turns the project over to the client, establishing a baseline for ongoing maintenance sales.
- Strong basic math and geometry skills, strong computer, Excel, Word, Mac, imaging experience is essential. Writing skills must be "fluent business" level. Emotional intelligence - the ability to collaborate, get along, build strong friendships with both clients and coworkers is essential for success.
- Adheres to and promotes LDI’s company doctrine, values and mission statement.
- LDI is a learning organization; therefore must be willing to increase their professional development by staying abreast of industry trends, technological changes and by obtaining advanced certifications.
- This is a fast-paced position demanding active collaboration with field supervision, purchasing, estimating, sales, divisional company leadership, and accounting staff.
Compensation is a base salary plus a gross profit based incentive. Company vehicle and generous industry-beating benefits are included.