Landscape Construction Estimator

Landscape Service Professionals Inc.
Tamarac, FL

Landscape Construction Estimator

 

Landscape Service Professionals Inc.

Tamarac, FL 33321

$36,000.00 – $48,000.00 per year

 

Landscape Service Professional was founded in 1998 and is located in Tamarac, Florida. We are a well established Landscape and Irrigation Construction Contracting firm and Full Service Landscape and Irrigation Maintenance, Fertilizer & Pest Control and Tree Trimming Company.

We pride ourselves in our quality work and customers. We are committed to finding and keeping star employees with our benefits package and work atmosphere.

We provide / offer: PAID VACATION, PAID HOLIDAYS, 401K, UNIFORMS, LIFE INSURANCE, SUPPLEMENTAL INSURANCE, YEAR END BONUS, casual work atmosphere.

·         Intermediate to Advanced Excel experience required

·         Reply to General Contractors bid requests

·         Search for bids on Construction Journal, Onvia, Bluebook, etc.

·         Download and print blueprints and specifications from GC or drawing websites

·         Read and interpret blueprints and specifications for commercial landscape construction projects

·         Do sod take-offs as well as root barriers, calculate rock, soils, mulch etc. as needed

·         Input into Excel all materials (internal budget for buyer and selling prices to customer) i.e. trees, palms, plants, root barriers, etc. and price accordingly utilizing Plant Finder, Plant Search, Plant Ant programs

·         Knowledge of South Florida Plants a big plus!

·         Knowledge of Grades & Standards, Florida #1 or better

·         Knowledge of measurements i.e. GW (greywood), CT (clear trunk), OA (overall height), Caliper, DBH (diameter breast height) a big plus!

·         Make Value Engineering (VE) recommendations for alternate species or sizes

·         Provide Clarifications and exclusions as needed

·         Communicate with General Contractors and Landscape Architects

·         Submit RFI's (Request for Information) to get clarifications on specs, materials, sizes etc.

·         Must be organized and have effective oral and written communication skills

·         Analytical minded and great attention to detail

·         Follow up on bids to check status of award and negotiate jobs (with management)

·         Build Relationships with GC's and LA's via communications on phone, email, networking events, pre-bid meetings etc.

Will train the right person with some of the experience above.

Application Questions 

You have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:

·         How many years of Construction Estimating experience do you have?

·         How many years of Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel experience do you have?

·         How many years of knowledge of Landscape install/plant material experience do you have?

·         How many years of Landscape Estimating experience do you have?