Assistant Construction Manager

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Start Date: 11/08/2023  Compensation: $70,000 - $82,000

Dynamic landscape design firm in Brooklyn and the Hudson Valley with a diverse portfolio and a commitment to sustainable practices is seeking an Assistant Construction Manager to contribute to our diverse staff of designers, fabricators, and gardeners.  We design, fabricate, and install award-winning landscapes for institutions, new construction, and high-end residential projects.  This job includes supporting the Senior Construction Manager to facilitate installations and shop fabrication projects. Our goal is to achieve a high level of craft in a safe, productive, and equitable work environment.  


This position is located at Future Green Farm in Chester, NY.


  • Assist Senior Construction Manager in oversight of fabrication and installation projects 
  • Assist in ensuring shop working methods are efficient and adhered to by staff
  • Assist in ensuring shop safety protocols are implemented and adhered to
  • Attend weekly staff meetings to discuss upcoming schedule and work flow
  • Produce rough order of magnitude estimates for design projects 
  • Produce estimates for construction proposals
  • Produce construction timelines for all projects
  • Review of shop drawing plans, sections and details
  • Review project specifications and flag items requiring submittals
  • Develop list of RFIs for review with Senior Construction Manager
  • Help to analyze opportunities for value engineering and comparable product substitutions
  • Help to obtain the appropriate permits and licenses from authorities for construction sites
  • Review scope details and specifications for new projects
  • Responsible for submittals and using the appropriate software
  • Create purchase orders and review with Senior Construction Manager and Accounts Payable Dept
  • Create subcontractor and vendor contact list for each project
  • Produce project materials list
  • Source project materials and vendors to aggregate quotes for cost comparison and lead times
  • Coordinate logistics and delivery of materials to shop


  • Four to seven years of construction management experience, preferably in NYC landscape field
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Detail‐oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Skilled at multitasking and working toward multiple deadlines
  • Experience managing public, private residential and commercial bids
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in sophisticated landscape construction
  • Proficiency in MS Office – specifically Excel and Project
  • Proficiency in Autocad and CM software (Procore & Newforma)
  • Experience in metal fabrication a plus
  • Experience administering G702 and G703 forms

Additional Information

At the forefront of a national design movement focusing on establishing place and identity through ecological design, Future Green’s work focuses on innovative strategies of integrating landscape into the built environment. We are a unique company, engaging in both speculative, urban, large scale landscape urbanism projects as well as small scale garden and art interventions. 

Contact Information

Future Green Studio (Chester, NY)