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Landscape Architect Project Manager

Company: WithersRavenel
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionWithersRavenel is looking for people who are passionate about collaboration, community, and client success. Your reward for sharing your talent with us? OWNERSHIP. As a 100% employee-owned company, every employee is an owner-which adds a powerful and unique dimension to our vibrant company culture and purposeful work.
We know that great talent can live anywhere. While we consider North Carolina home, we have team members spread across the U.S. supporting, improving, and growing our WRLife culture. Whether you choose to work from one of our nine office locations, your home office, or a bit of both, we know you'll fit right in with our hybrid work environment.
Simply put, we're all-in for the success of employees, because when they succeed, we all thrive.
Job PurposeThe Landscape Architect Project Manager is responsible for leading and completing landscape architecture projects and tasks and will work with an in-house multidisciplinary team to provide exceptional service and design expertise for our clients. The Landscape Architect Project Manager will work with the project team and support personnel to lead and participate in public meetings, develop permit sets, construction documents, and reports. The Landscape Architect Project Manager will also possess the ability to lead project teams and manage client relationships while maintaining the profitability of projects.
Duties And ResponsibilitiesProject and Client Management

  • Manage, develop, and oversee projects consisting of a combination of site design, construction documents, site master planning.
  • Schedule and lead project meetings and attend site visits as needed and required.
  • Responsible for oversight and approval of design, construction plans, bid documents, technical specifications, and construction cost estimates.
  • Create and develop contracts, labor estimates, proposals, cost estimates and take-offs.Technical
    • Responsible and accountable for coordination, input and enforcement of all technical aspects and policies of the Company.
    • Provide quality control/quality assurance consistent with Company and standards and the requirements of our clients and regulatory agencies.
    • Produce preliminary and completed layouts, design concepts, and detailed design drawings from technical notes, sketches, and/or other drawings, ensuring they meet Company and industry standards and codes.
    • Manage tasks and project schedules for project team members and subconsultants to meet Client expectations.
    • Use various applications to generate hand drawings, sketches, CAD design, report writing, document layout or other deliverables based on specific project requirements.
    • Follow technical aspects and policies of the Company including utilization goals, profit/loss, and backlog tracking.Project Leadership/Development
      • Lead, supervise and monitor project team members to achieve the goals and strategies for the Department.
      • Mentor and train staff re: workplace, professionalism, design theory, design processes and other discipline specific knowledge.
      • Participate in building Department/Company team processes as needed.Client Relationships
        • Responsible for cultivation of existing relations including periodic client meetings, proposal and budget development and obtaining feedback in conjunctions with Marketing and other team members as required.
        • Seek opportunities for cross-selling to enhance and expand our existing client relationships during and after projects.
        • Participate in civic and community events.
        • Attend and facilitate public presentations.
        • Seek opportunities for cross-selling to enhance and expand our existing client relationships during and after projects.
          RequirementsRequired:
          • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture or Architecture.
          • Licensed/Registered Landscape Architect in the state of North Carolina or ability to seek reciprocity.
          • Minimum 6 years of experience in design and drafting LA projects including residential, commercial, and municipal site development.
          • 2+ years of project management related experience
          • Demonstrated knowledge of LA practices including, preparation of construction documents and technical specifications.
          • Proficient skill and experience with AutoCAD and Adobe Suite.
          • A team player that is committed to a collaborative design process.
          • Ability to manage tasks and time to maintain project schedules.
          • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
          • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
          • Proven track record of fostering existing client relationships.
          • Demonstrated personal investment in your career.
          • Energetic, flexible, confident, and forward thinking.Preferred:
            • Knowledge and experience with federal, state, and local codes and permitting requirements.
            • Exceptional hand graphics, sketching ability.
            • Experience with the design of site lighting, producing lighting plans, and working with lighting software.
            • Experience with 3d modelling software.
            • Experience leading projects in the City of Raleigh and other local county and municipalities.
            • Experience/relationships with medical office, office, mixed-use, multifamily, campus and educational design and/or parks and recreation.
              WithersRavenel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, military service, or other non-merit factors protected by federal, state, or local laws. At WithersRavenel, we strive to build and nurture a culture where diversity, inclusivity, and belonging are a normal part of doing business, not an initiative. We know through experience that different ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results. By hiring highly talented people who align with our Core Values, we continue to enrich and broaden our ownership community, as well as the employee and client experience. This purposeful approach to diversity and inclusion leads to greater commitment, collaboration, and effectiveness in our culture, work, and lives.

Keywords: WithersRavenel, Raleigh , Landscape Architect Project Manager, Executive , Raleigh, North Carolina

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