Sr. Estimator – Commercial Landscape Company

Established Commercial Landscape Construction Company:

Has an immediate opening for a qualified Senior Estimator!

A Senior Estimator is a critical position within the company. They are in charge of procuring an entire project by managing a bid team, developing the bid strategy, maintaining vendor / sub-contractor relationships, and training other employees in the Estimating Department. 

The Senior Estimator is completely familiar with the company production history and has a complete understanding of how to win work.

Essentials

  • Salary: $85k – $95k To Start (Significant advancement opportunity)
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package; 401k, Full Dental, Medical, Sicktime, PTO
  • Company Vehicle
  • Relocation Services for Qualified Candidates.

Responsibilities

  • Create and estimate complete project bid packages.
  • Manages and evaluates the bid schedule.
  • Manages estimating department in the Chief Estimators absence.
  • Attends pre-bid and pre-job meetings with clients, sales and other departments.
  • Creates procedures, forms and documents for estimating department.
  • Participates in presentations as requested by Senior Management.
  • Supports the estimating process by building construction detail.
  • Interprets plans and specifications
  • Verifies that metrics are accurate (e.g., Schedulers, Input,Takeoff) on proper estimating procedures
  • Assists business development staff
  • Demonstrates proficiency in related functional areas; Planting, irrigation, drainage, maintenance, erosion control, grading, earthwork, site work

Competencies / Skills

  • Demonstrates proficiency across an array of computer applications (e.g., MS Office especially Outlook, Word, and Excel, On-screen takeoff software, ZetaFax, Bid Schedule, American Contractor, Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer)
  • Reads and understands drawings (e.g., legend, notes, details, index), specifications (e.g., special provisions, standard specifications), scope of work, bid form, general conditions and requirements, and procedures for obtaining missing information
  • Knowledge Areas: principles, methods, and procedures associated with construction, landscape, and/or hardscape estimating, systems, market conditions, and trade practices; take-offs; blueprints, bid process and schedule, scope of work, and specification drawings; risk factors and bid thresholds; training; unit costs of requisite project materials; subcontractors and suppliers;
  • Results Oriente
  • Strong Organizational and Planning skills
  • Interpersonal Skills – Collaborative , communicates well with others – Leads by example

Qualifications, Education , Experience 

  • Windows Operating System, and the Microsoft Office suite; time management; mathematical operations (e.g., formulas, unit conversions, production rates, algebra, fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions); and company customer service objectives, norms, and strategies
  • Associate of Arts degree and at least three (3) years of commercial construction, landscaping, and/or hardscape estimating experience.

Email resume to LCS: Response within 2 business days

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If you qualify email us your resume.  You will receive a reply within 2 business days!

  • Accepted file types: pdf.

To apply for this job email your details to lance@careerlandscapesearch.com