Landscape Architect – Project Manager

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Landscape Architecture Project Manager – Dana Point, CA

SMP Environmental Design is providing a place to put your skills and experience to good use in our Dana Point office.

We are looking for a motivated landscape architect with 3-5 years 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.


·         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 preferred



·         Excellent communication skills – is expected to directing staff to complete their task in a professional and timely manner, communicating all needs of client with 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 close out to include: complete filing of all project documents, completion of a project information sheet for marketing and notification of completion of project to accounting

Compensation based on experience and/or abilities.

Benefits include:              Medical/Dental/Vision/Chiropractic/Life

401k Match

Profit Sharing after one year of employment PTO (Sick leave, Vacation, Holidays)

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