• Estimator - Landscape Construction

    Job Locations US-VA-Gainesville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/3/2019 10:18 AM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Landscape Construction
  • Overview

    Ruppert Landscape is a well respected and highly regarded commercial landscape management and installation company. Headquartered in a state of the art LEED certified campus in Montgomery County, MD the company has operations in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Georgia. Ruppert Landscape specializes in delivering exceptional commercial landscape services and is part of an organization that has been growing successful companies since 1977. The company has a distinct culture that sets it apart from its competition by challenging its employees with the empowerment to chart the company’s destiny.

     

    We currently have an opportunity for an Estimator located out of our Gainesville, VA branch. 

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage estimating workflow to provide complete proposals before bid deadlines
    • Assist customers with technical information and pricing and during pre-construction
    • Review plans and specifications to determine our scope of work and the most effective production methods
    • Define scopes of work for various trades and distribute subcontract bid packages
    • Recommend and review preferred subcontractors on each job to Project Managers
    • Solicit written quotes for hard materials and site furnishings
    • Submit plant lists to Purchaser to be sourced and priced
    • Complete plan take-off and enter bid information into company’s preferred software program
    • Assign or propose profit margins based on current pricing guidelines
    • Review bids with Branch and Division Managers based on approval limits
    • Participate in pre-job and post-job meetings

     

     

    Qualifications

    Ideal Candidate will possess:

    • Extensive understanding of construction site work estimating methods
    • Ability to read and understand plans and specifications
    • Ability to build relationships with subcontractors and customers
    • Strong oral and communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to multi-task in fast paced work environment
    • Experience with Estimating Software desired
    • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Background in Construction Management or Landscape Management
    • Basic understanding of business math and reporting

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