Construction Lead

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Elevations Landscape Design + Build is a boutique design firm specializing in residential landscape projects in the New York metro area. Our work includes all aspects of garden spaces from concept and planting designs to onsite work such as hardscape and carpentry, planting, irrigation and lighting.

We are currently seeking a full-time Construction Lead who is eager to excel in the profession. Candidates must be team players who possess a positive attitude, good communication skills, and a willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions. The position involves heavy lifting (at least 50lbs) as well as working on your feet for a sustained period. Excellent organizational and communication skills are a requirement. The position is right for someone who is excited about the challenge of working to deadlines and meeting daily goals with care and attention to detail on multiple projects over the season.


Managing construction installation and schedules with Project Manager, including:

  • Deck & fence building
  • Irrigation systems
  • Lighting installation
  • Bluestone and brick patios
  • Raised and adjustable height
  • pedestal/paver systems
  • Communicating/emailing high end clients for job
  • progress/next steps
  • Monitor construction site safety
  • Report site progress to PM and strategize next day
  • Documenting visit information and following up with issues as they arise
  • Communications with supervisors and installation teams as required
  • Exceptional attention to detail and maintaining cleanliness of each project site


  • 1-3 years of management experience leading construction teams
  • Knowledge of outdoor construction
  • Extensive knowledge of power tools for both wood and stone cutting
  • Experienced and willing to work outdoors in inclement weather
  • Comfortable communicating with high end clients
  • Meticulous and detail-orientated, with a positive and respectful attitude
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic and takes pride in their work
  • Ability to maintain construction sites in a neat and orderly fashion; trouble shooting effectively and make decisions on job sites
  • Valid and clean driver’s license
  • Familiarity with NYC streets
  • Ability to drive a 12’ft box truck
  • OSHA 10 certified with knowledge of construction sites and safety
  • Familiarity with landscape design and construction

Additional Information

Competitive rates are offered based on experience. We are looking for someone to grow with the company.
TO APPLY: send resumes and cover letter detailing relevant experience to:

Contact Information

Elevations Landscape Design + Build
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