Landscape Estimator/Designer

Landscape Estimator/Designer

Job Description 

GreenScape is seeking an entry level Landscape Estimator for our Design & Estimating Department. This position will work with and assist the Senior Estimator with all aspects of the bidding process. A Bachelor's Degree in landscape architecture, design, or a comparable field is preferred but is not required. Landscape Estimator/Designer must have at least 2 years of experience in a related field consisting of design or project estimating. Landscape Estimator/ Designer will require a minimum of 1 year of experience in the use of AUTOCAD and/or be able to determine square footages and be familiar with converting factors to calculate square yards, cubic yards and tons. The applicant must have experience in reading scaled landscape construction plans with the ability to calculate materials required. Experience with landscape lighting, retaining walls, and drainage is a plus but is not required. This job requires a self-starter with good communication skills who enjoys working in a small office with a supportive team atmosphere. This is the perfect position for someone with a degree or someone with industry knowledge looking to gain experience in the Design & Estimating field from our seasoned Landscape/Irrigation Designers.

A Landscape Estimator/Designer will be required to:

  • Assist the Senior Estimator with all aspects of the bidding process including but not limited to, contractor pre-bid meetings, take-offs, reviewing proposal specs and scope of work, creating RFI’s, providing value engineering ideas, inputting material and labor data into our estimating software, meeting with sub-contractors, obtaining vendor pricing, preparing final bids, and compiling submittals.
  • Operate all irrigation service equipment in a safe and efficient manor
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe
  • Well organized and able to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Learn irrigation design/estimating including head layouts, zoning, pipe sizing, etc. 
  • Learn our industry specific estimating software package
  • Track bids and follow up with contractors after bid submission
  • Ensure all bidding records are properly maintained and handed off to the Project Management Department.
  • Follow all rules outlined in the GreenScape Employee Handbook    

Benefits

  • Full-time job offering competitive salary based off of experience
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance
  • AFLAC
  • Compensation for Mileage
  • Paid weekly
  • Annual Bonuses
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