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Senior Project Manager / Construction Manager

Position Description:

site design group, ltd. is seeking a senior project manager / construction manager to join our award-winning team. The senior project manager position includes coordination and leadership for a wide-range of landscape architecture and urban design projects from programming, planning, and conceptual design through construction documentation and administration. We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with a high level of design and management experience.

 

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the Principal-in-Charge, Design Principal, and fellow Project Management team, the project/construction manager will inform the internal design, construction, and production team and processes. 
  • Communicate and coordinate with outside architects, landscape architects, developers, owners, engineering disciplines, vendors, consultants, governmental agencies, etc. throughout all phases of the project.
  • Develop, review, and coordinate project documentation for all project phases, including technical aspects of the design of a project or multiple projects, being responsible for finished plans, specifications, and QA/QC procedures.
  • Perform construction administration including on-site observation, review of submittals / drawings, response to RFI’s, oversight of construction document preparation, and resolution of issues. The candidate will spend a significant portion of the construction season in the field. 
  • Assure projects meet site design group, ltd. document and design standards.
  • Foster a collaborative culture with internal and external project teams.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Urban Design, Engineering, or a related field
  • Five to fifteen years construction experience, including project management
  • High level of experience with construction management and field work is required; Site development and amenity deck experience is a plus
  • A valid driver’s license 
  • Competency with relevant software, including: Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and Autodesk AutoCAD. 
  • Competency with construction management software is a plus, including: E-Builder, Prolog, CW, Newforma, or other
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • High level of experience with planting design is encouraged
  • Landscape Architecture, Architecture, or other professional license a plus
  • Experience with AIA contracts and Masterspec is a plus
  • Effective problem identification, problem-dissemination, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks accurately and efficiently
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, clients, and consultants
  • Ability to represent site design group, ltd. to clients and company friends in a gracious and professional manner
  • A commitment to design excellence and innovation

Salary:
Commensurate with experience.

 

Application:
E-mail a cover letter, resume, and portfolio by February 5, 2016 to:

Jenna Jones
Director of Marketing
site design group, ltd.
888 South Michigan Avenue, #1000
Chicago, Illinois 60605
jenna.jones@site-design.com

 

Field Assistant / Landscape Technician for Municipal Services on Chicago's Southside

Position Description:

site design group, ltd. is seeking a Field Assistant / Landscape Technician staff loan for a monthly contract working for a municipality in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. The selected candidate will work from the municipality under the direction of a Certified Arborist, Landscape Architect, and Project Manager, while having access to the staff and resources at site design group, ltd. Working with the municipality, the position includes professional arboriculture activities as well as landscape design and review for a tree planting program. The position also includes updating a tree inventory database. The position is estimated to last through the 2016 planting seasons (November 2016), beginning in mid to late February 2016. This is a field position.

 

Qualifications:

  • Entry Level Arborist, Landscape Technician, or Landscape Architect/Designer 
  • Experience in the Chicagoland region
  • Experience with completing or reviewing tree inventories, Emerald Ash Borer treatment programs, tree removals, tree plantings, infant tree care, and landscape inspections
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Forestry, Ecology, Horticulture, or a related field or relevant certification
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a car
  • Competency with relevant software, including; Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and Autodesk AutoCAD; ArcGIS or other GIS/GPS systems is a plus 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks accurately and efficiently
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, clients, and consultants
  • Ability to represent site design group, ltd. to clients and company friends in a gracious and professional manner
  • A commitment to design excellence and innovation

Salary:
Commensurate with experience.

 

Application:
E-mail a cover letter and resume by February 12, 2016 to:

Jenna Jones
Director of Marketing
site design group, ltd.
888 South Michigan Avenue, #1000
Chicago, Illinois 60605
jenna.jones@site-design.com


site design group, ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer in full compliance with local, state, and federal Civil Rights and Affirmative Action laws.