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Robert Rose

Robert Rose

Project Designer/Estimator

Forcellati Bros., Inc.

Project Designer/Estimator at Forcellati Bros., Inc

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Forcellati Bros., Inc.

Project Designer/Estimator

• Lead design of luxury residential landscapes and hardscapes. Thoroughly analyze existing site conditions, constraints and opportunities, factoring in customers’ desires, needs and budget.
• Own customer interaction from start to finish, ensuring a full understanding of design and construction process.
• Orchestrate landscape construction projects from first stages through completion. Oversee labor, man-hours and material budgets to ensure project is on or under budget at time of completion.
• Manage commercial construction projects from $50,000-$1.5 million in value.

Career medium 03
Career
Career medium 01

Let It Grow, Inc. Landscape & Site Construction

Project Manager

• Hired as a project estimator and promoted to project manager within 3 months.
• Required to multitask under a highly stressful and deadline driven environment.
• Manage finance and construction for multiple projects ranging from $75K to $1.6M in contract value. Currently managing several projects with combined contract value of $3.5M.
• Supervise projects from start to finish; oversee all budgets for labor, material and equipment, ensuring a profit of 10-20% above overhead.
• Liaison for the client, general contractor, construction superintendent and labor force.
• Negotiate and track material purchasing throughout projects and remain under budget. Ensure timely delivery of materials and oversee subcontractor installation and execution.
• Work closely with the project team to execute and achieve daily and monthly goals, ensuring projects remain on schedule and adhere to project specifications.
• Responsible for Accounts Receivable, preparing monthly billing to ensure steady cash flow.
• Develop and maintain great working relationships with all parties to foster client loyalty, securing future projects.

Career

Let It Grow, Inc. Landscape & Site Construction

Buyer of Plant Material

• Recognized for producing thousands of dollars in savings on material and freight, by diligently investigating the highest quality material at the lowest available prices.
• Analyze and select vendors from whom to purchase plant material based on cost quotations. Said analysis includes quality, overall savings, distance to jobsites and freight costs.
• Travel to material vendors nationwide to personally hand-select the best items for each large commercial project. Establish best business practices with vendors; ensure material is readily available and guarantee timely delivery.

Career medium 01
Career
Career medium 05

Biosphere, Inc Landscape Architecture & Project Management

Assistant Landscape Architect

• Assisted in the design and sales of luxury residential and commercial landscapes. Supervised the construction of all projects, translating designs from initial sketches to final layouts.
• Aided in successful design sales, generating revenue and obtaining repeat clients and referrals.
• Conceptualized client ideas; brought landscape designs, section views and elevations to life via AutoCAD, Photoshop and SketchUp. Created project proposals tailored to the needs of the client while addressing the constraints of the site/property.
• Created site diagrams to help analyze and support design and preconstruction decisions.
• Proactively created and managed the company’s electronic project filing system on shared network for projects and client information.

Career

MKW + Associates, LLC

Landscape Architect

• Revised landscape designs, construction documents and details through the use of AutoCAD for various public projects within New York City.
• Constructed photographic illustration boards via Photoshop and Illustrator to support project analysis and development.

Career medium 01
Career

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick

BS in Environmental Planning, Landscape Architecture

Pascack Valley High School