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Project Manager

Lifescape Associates Inc
Denver, CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $70,000 to $100,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position Overview

The Project Manager is responsible for managing a book of business of up to $4.5M and up to 12-16 projects at any one time. The PM is also responsible for managing multiple subcontractors on each project. PMs will manage up to four in-house crews that report directly to you. PMs are also responsible for their meeting budget, day-to-day HR issues, safety, and the experience they give to the client.

How you will make an impact:

Project Management

  • Work with the designer to ensure Foreman’s plans meet discussed budget for each project
  • Owns the project and communication with the client
  • Regularly review blueprints, grading plans, construction drawings, contracts, codes and regulations, proposals, Gantt charts
  • Update Design Build team on timelines, change orders, and any other project-related issues
  • Create schedule for all crews managed
  • Maintain strict construction schedule and make changes as necessary to ensure deadlines and budgets are met
  • Develop comprehensive project plans including schedules and purchase orders for all projects assigned
  • Manage Lifescape crews and subcontractors to ensure LAI standards are upheld
  • Ensure crews operate safely and in congruence with Lifescape practices
  • Act as the primary point of contact with clients through the duration of the construction project
  • Maintain communication with the client as to the status of the project, at minimum, weekly updates
  • Manage change orders
  • Collaborate with the designer to ensure project feasibility
  • Negotiate with vendors, suppliers, and subcontractors to ensure the best outcome for Lifescape Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of every phase of the project in terms of both man-hours and costs
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on metric analysis
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills
  • Ensure that each crew has the tools and equipment needed for the day’s tasks
  • Work with field personnel to handle project issues as they arise
  • Build a strong team by cultivating relationships between each crew and illustrating how individual team members affect the success of the entire project

Subcontractor Management:

  • Consistently create and nurture new subcontractor relationships
  • Accurately communicate project plans, quality expectations, and scope of work
  • Manage change orders

You are:

  • A Self-Starter - You roll-up your sleeves and figure things out. You present solutions, rather than just raising problems. No matter the challenge, you're scrappy enough to come up with an answer.
  • A Leader – You understand the difference between management and leadership and take charge of the leadership role.
  • Encyclopedia - You are a wealth of knowledge and can help others learn, problem solve, and avoid the big mistake.
  • Detail-Oriented - You believe that the devil is in the details and are attentive to accuracy in your work
  • Organized – possess the ability to handle multiple priorities at once and keep others organized and on track
  • A Strong Communicator - You clearly and confidently articulate your idea and can relay communications in an efficient and effective manner, no matter the mode of communication
  • Efficient - You thrive on getting things done quickly and effectively


  • 3+ years in a Project Manager or Field Superintendent role in Landscape Construction
  • High volume, residential landscape construction experience
  • Previous experience in training and leading crews in full landscape installations
  • Previous experience in implementing best practices and standards
  • Previous experience working with Landscape Architects is a plus

Starting Salary: $70,000 - $100,000 per year

Lifescape Colorado offers the following benefits for this position:

  • Eligible for performance-based Company Bonus Program
  • Eligible for performance-based Project Manager Bonus Program
  • Paid Sick Leave and Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) with a 4% employer match
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Employer Contributions to HSA Account
  • Supplemental and Pet Insurance

Lifescape Colorado provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Lifescape Colorado is also committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in the employment process. Please contact Michelle Jarest, People Operations Manager, at (303) 803-4078 or email to request an accommodation.

Lifescape Associates Inc


Denver, CO
80223 USA



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