Landscape Designer/Project Manager
PROJECT MANAGER: Coordinated details, paperwork, workloads, decision making, cost analysis, and estimates necessary to take a project from concept, to design, to construction, and to completion. Managed crews of 3-7 people to ensure quality and dexterity. Maintained records of all materials and chemical applications to monitor results and comply with safety regulations.Monitored and coordinated sub-contractors to ensure timeliness and conformity to specifications of projects.
LANDSCAPE DESIGN: Developed landscape plans, design elements, and facilities improvements. Analyzed and addressed all relevant factors in developing and constructing building and landscape improvements. Selected plants for garden plantings based on growing environment, hardiness, pH, sun exposure, and individual plant requirements. Consulted education, books and manuals when necessary to ensure plants were in ideal growing situation.
CUSTOMER SERVICE / COMMUNICATION: Built customer rapport and trust through professional and courteous communications to ensure any problem resolution.Communicated with supervisor to determine work load and address any questions or requirements. Provided safety and technical training, problem resolution and performance reviews a to new landscape maintenance and construction employees
MOTOR VEHICLE / EQUIPMENT OPERATOR: Safely and expertly used landscape equipment including skid steer, mini excavator, dump trucks, snow plows. Daily operated and maintained hand and power tools common in gardening to accomplish projects from clean-ups, to laying sod, to snow plowing and removal, to complex planting and hardscape installation of long term project plans.
LANDSCAPING : Executed tasks including plant propagation, mowing, weeding, watering, fertilizing, trash and debris clean-up, bed cultivation, soil amending, mulching, and planting installations on a daily basis. Selected appropriate chemical applications and exercised pruning techniques to maintain appealing appearance and health of plants and lawns.
∙Generated a training program for new employees that resulted in an accident free workplace for the last two years.
∙Received multiple letters of appreciation from clients for a job well done.
∙Consistently delivered projects on time and under budget within specifications