Project Manager

We are looking for a motivated landscape architect with 3-5 years of experience to take on the role of Project Manager. Must have strong planting design experience, high proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, and Sketch Up. Experience with LandFX is a plus. 

Requirements and qualifications:

  • college graduate in Landscape Architecture or related field
  • landscape Architects License or in "active" process to complete licensure
  • minimum of three (3) years of professional experience; five is preferred

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Excellent communication skills – is expected to directing staff to complete their task in a professional and timely manner, communicating all needs of the client with a team located in California 
  • Full understanding of construction documentations and specifications
  • Highly organized and able to manage internal project workflows, consultant teams, project budgets/schedules, and contract administration 
  • Able to manage more than six (6) active projects at any given time
  • Able to assist in the preparation of proposals in response to the Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Qualifications (RFQs) 
  • Represent SMP at client meetings and on client/team conference calls
  • Mentoring of staff and job captains as needed
  • Plan checks all work prepared by the Staff and Job Captain(s)
  • Prepares project schedules and staffing requirements for project commitments to coordinate with the Team Leader 
  • Attends project meetings (with Team Leader or as the SMP project representative) with the client/client representative, consultants, and public agencies as needed
  • Complete project from design phase (working with the lead designer) on through to the end of construction/maintenance to turn-over to the ultimate project owner 
  • Create addendums and new project scope of work for review by Team Leader
  • Field RFIs and other questions during the design process and during bidding and plan check
  • Perform site observations to include: site photos, notes of field walks, creation of punch-lists and completion letters for Team Leader review 
  • Complete project closeout to include: complete filing of all project documents, completion of a project information sheet for marketing, and notification of completion of the project to accounting 

Company benefits include medical and dental coverage, 401k, and profit-sharing. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please email your resume along with samples of your work or portfolio to: