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Construction Project Manager

Our company is looking for a Costa Mesa Based Construction Project Manager to join our team. Oversee multiple construction projects from conception to completion. Develop comprehensive plans, monitor progress, and manage subcontractors. Collaborate with design team, ensure budget adherence, and maintain client satisfaction. Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years’ experience required. Embody company values of communication, creativity, knowledge, passion, and consistency. Join us in Creating Lasting Moments for clients.

Responsibilities & Objectives of this Role:

  • Oversee and manage multiple landscape construction projects from conception to completion
  • Develop comprehensive project plans and schedules, including detailed work breakdown structures and critical path analysis. Monitor progress against established milestones and adjust schedules as needed to meet project goals.
  • Upload project information, in real time, to project management site
  • Manage subcontractors on the construction site, ensuring their work aligns with project plans and specifications. Facilitate effective collaboration and coordinate change orders when required. Understand Garden Studio Design intent and verify site measurements, materials, and features are reflected accurately from approved plan set
  • Collaborate with internal Garden Studio Design team to order materials for project, if needed
  • Ensure project adheres to allotted budget.
  • Monitor project costs and expenses, identify cost variances, and implement corrective action plans as necessary to ensure adherence to established budgets.
  • Manage RFPs and perform bid cost comparison analysis for sub-contractors using project budget
  • Manage and maintain project checklists
  • Work with internal crews, sub-contractors, and estimating department to develop and submit change orders, when required
  • Assist with weekly construction billing/invoicing
  • Understand plant material, soil types, and landscape construction methods including grading and gas, electrical, drainage, and irrigation systems
  • Provide clients with daily updates of project’s status and manage client expectations
  • Obtain necessary building permits and approvals, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and building codes.
  • Coordinate final walk through with clients and complete project close-out checklist
  • Embody the company values of being communicative, creative, knowledgeable, passionate, and consistent in all actions and decisions. Ensure that project outcomes align with the company’s brand purpose of Creating Lasting Moments for clients.

Required Qualifications:

  • Highschool degree
  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a related field
  • Clean driving record
  • 2-4 years’ experience in construction project management
  • General understanding of electrical, masonry, plumbing
  • Experience calculating material volumes
  • Proven experience in construction project management, with a track record of successfully overseeing and delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong time-management skills and the ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects at once
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point) with aptitude to learn new software and systems
  • Creative problem solver
  • Flexible team player willing to do what it takes to get the job done; adaptable and enjoys a challenge

Next Steps:

If this sounds like an ideal fit, please email your resume, portfolio (if  applicable), availability, and a bit about you & why you think you’d be a perfect fit for this role at  and be sure to include your name and the role you are applying for in the subject line (applications without following this outline will not be reviewed). We look forward to getting in touch!

We are a full-service landscape design/build firm located in Southern California. Our projects consist of Custom Residential, Residential Redos, Design-Build, and Commercial and Public Works. Whatever the project, our goal is always the same: Fully utilizing and enjoying outdoor spaces. We believe that well-prepared space planning, aesthetic and durable materials along with our quality craftsmanship are the ingredients to a vibrant and livable outdoor space.