Job ID: 155135507

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
3 - 5 years
$90k+ Annual
Job Description



Award winning, 30 year, Industry Leading Commercial Landscape Construction Company:

Has an immediate opening for a  qualified Senior Estimator ready to join the most established team in the industry. He or she will be a key person in the success of every project awarded to the company, and will collaborate with a team of estimators ,sales, purchasing and project managers.  

  • Contracts will include  both Commercial and Publicworks projects.


*Complete job description and company information will be provided upon contact with LCS

  • 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
  • Bids on avereage 2-3 jobs per week totalling between $300k - $500k in revenue
  • Demonstrates proficiency in related functional areas; Planting, irrigation, drainage, maintenance, erosion control, grading, earthwork, site work 


  • Salary: $90k - $100k To Start (Significant advancement opportunity)
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package; 401k, Full Dental, Medical, Sicktime, PTO
  • Company Vehicle
  • Relocation Services for Qualified Candidates.

Compan Culture and Highlights:

  • State of the Art facilities 
  • Executive training programs for career development and advancement within the company.
  • Employee incentive programs designed to increase performance and productivity.
  • Continually reinvesting in company capitol equipment
  • Green Practices – Enviromentally conscientious in our landscape practices.

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; company software (e.g., MEP), 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
  • Business Accumen
  • Results Oriented
  • Strong Organizational and Planning skills
  • Interpersonal Skills - Collaborative , communicates well with others - Leads by example

 Qualifications, Education , Experience: 

  • Associate of Arts degree and at least three (3) years of commercial construction, landscaping, and/or hardscape estimating experience.

  • Frequent:  sitting, time spent on the telephone, repetitive use of hands to operate computers, printers, and office equipment, standing, bending and stooping, twisting of waist side-to-side, turning and flexion of the neck, lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds; occasional walking on uneven terrain for long distances

Email resume to LCS: Response within 2 business days

Or Call Christine at LCS click to view between 10am-2pm PST



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