Planning, Design and Construction Project Manager

New York Botanical Garden New York Botanical Garden Employer:
Bronx, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Mar 5 '19Posted on:

The Planning, Design and 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.



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