Estimator

Elite Landscape Construction · Clovis, California
Department Elite Landscape Construction
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation DOE

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

The Estimator is responsible for compiling estimates of how much it will cost to provide a client with products and/or services.

CORE AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  1. Understand the project or program scope and its requirements 
  2. Determine key variables for costs and other estimates
  3. Research information on upcoming jobs for bidding purposes

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  1. General knowledge of landscape construction operations
  2. Excellent numerical skills and an analytical mindset
  3. Effective listening skills to understand the scope and expectations of tasks to be performed
  4. A positive attitude when faced with challenges
  5. Work in an organized and proactive manner
  6. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Bluebeam
  7. Work cooperatively and collaboratively both, independently and as part of a team (team-oriented)
  8. Effective and professional communication skills; verbal and written
  9. Detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and flexible
  10. Valid California Driver’s License

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 

At least a High School Diploma or GED required and a minimum of 3 years’ experience estimating in the construction industry and/or a related field.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Regularly required to talk and listen
  2. Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, reach, and use hands, arms and fingers
  3. Able to lift and/or move up to 40lbs.

   4. Routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines

 

CORE AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  1. Understand the project or program scope and its requirements
  • Conduct hand-offs
  • Update award status
  • Manage non-awarded jobs
  1. Determine key variables for costs and other estimates
  • Key variables needed for:
    • Pre-bid meetings
    • Bid bond for prime bids
    • Work in Progress (WIP) for project backlog
  • Gather first-hand information from sites, warehouses or other venues
  • Coordinate the bid calendar
  1. Research information on upcoming jobs for bidding purposes
  •              Search exchange for jobs

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  • Location
    Clovis, California
  • Department
    Elite Landscape Construction
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    DOE