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Project Manager for Residential Landscape Construction


Vancouver, BC

Donohoe Design is seeking an experienced Project Manager to oversee the installation of our custom landscape designs.  You will manage a variety of residential landscape projects where you will work directly with the clients, sub-contractors, and our team of designers.

For more than a decade, Donohoe Design has been developing thoughtful, bespoke landscapes for single-family homes throughout British Columbia. Our focus is to develop architecturally strong, multi-sensory spaces that connect people to their family, friends, and nature. We create landscapes that make a difference to our designers and push the boundaries of everyone who experiences them.

At our Donohoe Design office in Gastown we offer a positive work environment that offers options to work remotely at times, competitive hourly wages, and encouragement and support to advance within your career. You will play a key role in the entire process of development in our small but growing company. 

We have many exciting upcoming projects to be built in 2021, and we’re enthusiastic to find the candidate that wants to be part of our progressive, purpose-led team.


You will manage a variety of residential landscape projects where you will work directly with the clients, sub-contractors, and our team of designers.

Included but not limited to the following:

·Be the main point of contact for clients and contractors, including the development of project charters and weekly reports to the team.

·Using project management software, you will be required to estimate our concept designs, tender the working drawings, and manage the budget of our projects before and during construction.

·Implement and enforce a safety program on site.

·Conduct and lead site meetings the lifespan of the project.  During these meetings, you will inspect the quality of the work completed at specific milestones, keep open communication with the team and help to facilitate a smooth construction process.

·Monitor and manage the schedules using project management software. 

·Coordinate and review the construction of softscapes, hardscapes, and large structures such as pools, fencing, stairs, outlooks, driveways, and large decks.

·Use your construction experience to assist the Landscape Architects with material selections when required.

·Manage project risks including the creation of contingency plans to ensure deadlines and budgets are met.

·Create and execute deficiency lists prior to the final walk-through with the clients.

·Interview landscape maintenance companies and manage them through the first 60 days post construction.

·Contribution and feedback to the advancement of current processes around project management

·Create project evaluation reports to learn how to be more efficient during future projects.



·5+ years of experience in a project management role that includes the development of high-end residential properties or larger scale construction with intricate designs;

·Formal education in Project Management and/or a construction trade is an asset.

·Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and personal vehicle (use for the job will be compensated)

·Demonstrated ability to handle multiple complex projects

·Strong communication, a positive attitude, and leadership skills

·Excellent organizational, time management and problem-solving skills


·Hours per week will be determined by experience and abilities. Compensation can be negotiated, but is proposed at $32-45/hour depending on experience. Please send a C.V. to [email protected]. Thank you for considering Donohoe Design for the future of your career. We look forward to hearing from you!    


Donohoe Design Inc.

201-402 West Pender Street

Vancouver, BC V6B 1T6


Donohoe Design Inc.
205 - 402 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1T6
Carson Isenor
(778) 233-7891
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Project: Westminster Pier Park
Landscape Architect / Firm: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia
Photo Credit: PWL Partnership Landscape Architects Inc.