Estimator

Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
# of Openings
1
Category
Landscape Construction

Overview

Ruppert Landscape is a family and employee-owned commercial construction and management company headquartered in Montgomery County, MD with operations in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Delaware and Tennessee. Our mission is to provide opportunity for our people, take excellent care of our customers, and be good stewards of the environment and our community.

 

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

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

 

  • Ability to read and understand plans and specifications
  • Ability to build relationships with subcontractors and customers
  • Experience with Estimating Software desired 
  • Strong oral and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task in fast paced work environment
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Basic understanding of business math and reporting
  • 1 Year minimum experience preferred, but not necessary for entry level candidates

What we provide: 
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical benefits with dental and vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) plan
  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Family-oriented company culture

 

Ruppert Landscape is an Equal Opportunity and E-verify Employer 

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