Project Manager, Development + Construction

Brooklyn, New York
Jul 15, 2021
Aug 15, 2021
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The Role

The Project Manager will oversee assigned new greenhouse development and construction opportunities across the United States. This person will work closely with the Development + Construction team and collaborate cross-departmentally with internal stakeholders. The Project Manager will manage the design, development, and construction teams while maintaining balanced and efficient project budgets, quality, and timelines. Reporting directly to the Director of Development + Construction, this is an ideal opportunity for a highly motivated, proven multi-tasker who can oversee unique, complex build-outs from site selection through construction completion. 


What You'll Do

  • Consultant Management: Act as the leader of project-specific architectural, structural, civil, MEP, AHJ, and construction teams. Generate RFPs, review proposals, manage relationships and expectations, propose consultant selections, review design/construction drawings and submittals, approve invoices, and track overall consultant progress, performance, and budget

  • Schedule Management: Continually drive the project schedule forward through pre-emptive action and prompt responsiveness. Identify key milestones and responsible parties to create and maintain overall project schedules. Assign and memorialize action items to relevant stakeholders and ensure timely completion of tasks and delivery of equipment/construction materials

  • Oversee Budget: Generate budget at project onset and maintain budget throughout; keep management informed through reporting and present suggestions on financial decision-making by detailed cost-benefit analyses; realize tangible monetary efficiencies throughout the project lifecycle

  • Project Organization: Maintain and track all project-related documents including correspondences, permits, agreements, sketches, submittals, drawings, spreadsheets, notes, etc.

  • Supervision and Direction: Manage and develop project coordinator by providing guidance and strategic counsel to maximize employee potential; clearly delegate tasks and deliverables to coordinator team



Who You Are

  • 5 10 years of project management experience specializing in industrial development and construction; greenhouse or CEA experience a plus

  • Deep understanding of civil engineering, electrical engineering or construction with a relevant associated degree

  • Experience completing construction projects exceeding budgets of $10 million

  • Specific project-related experience with complex zoning entitlement processes, variances, group use classification and building construction typologies

  • Experience receiving pre-determinations, approvals and permits in wide variety of AHJs and an understanding of the IBC (international building code)

  • Proven track record of building multiple successful projects simultaneously with high degree of complexity

  • Understanding of construction cost estimating and take-offs

  • Excellent MS Project, Bluebeam, Excel, Outlook and Word skills

  • Superior analytical and problem-solving capability; ability to think strategically and creatively

  • Exemplary writing skills

  • AutoCAD / Revit and Adobe Creative Suite skills a plus

  • Superior organizational skills

  • Job site travel will be required

  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

  • Passionate commitment to the company vision

  • Appreciation for sustainable agriculture and food chain

  • Work location is flexible if approved by the Company except that position may not be performed remotely from Colorado,


Who We Are

Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting, and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings and pesto dip all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers. 


Today, Gotham Greens has 9 locations with 600,000+ sq. ft. of hydroponic greenhouses across six U.S. states and over 350 team members. Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to a multi-state greenhouse operator and one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America. 

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