Construction Management, Landscape Architecture, Project Manager
4 Year Degree
The Planning, Design, & Construction Project Manager will manage capital projects from concept to completion through planning, design, bidding, award, and construction supervision.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
General assistance in planning and programming, design, bidding, scheduling, managing construction projects, and related activities.
Management of current projects and future projects.
Coordination and interaction with NYBG staff; architects, engineers, contractors, construction managers, consultants, public agencies.
On-site surveillance and direction of construction, close observation of all aspects of projects. Ongoing supervision of work throughout the 250 acres on an as needed basis.
Attendance at off-site meetings and presentations as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or related field required
Minimum 8 years of full time primary experience in performing design and construction project management work, including planning administering, managing, coordinating, and expediting large-scale projects.
Experience with monitoring and supervision of multi-disciplinary consultant design and/or construction management teams inclusive of construction document preparation, pre-construction reviews, design and construction scheduling, construction administration, and post construction tasks.
Experience with public facilities and cultural institutions preferred.
Ability to read and interpret plans, specifications, bid documents and knowledge of Design and Construction Contracting.
Excellent communication skills: oral, graphic and written; problem solving skills; interpersonal and collaborative skills.
Excellent computer skills – AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft Project, Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat software.
Advanced degree and LEED or SITES certification preferred.
About New York Botanical Garden
At The New York Botanical Garden we study, exhibit, and teach about plants. These three activities define what a classical botanical garden is.The New York Botanical Garden conducts vast global scientific research programs, every year making expeditions to study and collect plants around the world. In New York, the Garden's scientists use cutting-edge techniques at the Garden's state-of-the-art laboratories to discover and understand the properties of plants and their relationships to each other, to ecosystems, and to people.The Botanical Garden has 50 gardens and more than one million living plants, including 30,000 mature trees, on its 250-acre landscape. These collections include the most beautiful rose garden in the United States and tropical and desert plants displayed in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, where three public exhibitions are presented each year.The Garden teaches people of all ages about plants and the environment through its educational programs in the Everett Children's Adventure Garden, the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden, the Home Gardening Center, the Graduate Studies Program, the School of Professional Horticulture, and the largest Continuing Education program of any botanical Garden in the U.S.