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Estimator

Job Details

Birmingham, AL

Description

The overall responsibility for the landscape estimator position is to be a friendly and professional first impression to potential clients to sell designs and new work for Blackjack Horticulture. This process will involve meeting with clients, creating designs, performing take-offs, sourcing materials, and overall bidding/estimating functions related to the pricing and selling work for new and existing clients.

Requirements:

  • Positive attitude, willingness to learn, strong character, and solid work ethic
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • College degree in Horticulture is preferred, but not required
  • Valid driver’s license, pass drug test and criminal background check
  • Embraces relevant technology and actively improves his/her skills
  • References

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Meet with new and existing clients
  • Work with clients to create landscape designs for their properties
  • Gather necessary measurements and information on properties and project sites
  • Estimate materials, labor, equipment, and other functions necessary to perform work
  • Work with existing bid templates and computer programs
  • Perform take-offs and measurements on computer
  • Work with co-workers in managing projects, ensuring a smooth handoff between estimating and operations
  • Routinely follow up on submitted designs and bids

Key Metrics for evaluation:

  • Close rate/win rate
  • Timely design and proposal submissions
  • Accurate estimates
  • Timely follow up on submitted designs and proposals

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

 

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

 

Supplemental pay types:

 

  • Commission pay

 

Education:

 

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

 

Experience:

 

  • Landscape Design: 2 years (Preferred)

 

License/Certification:

 

  • Driver's License (Required)

 

Work Location: In person

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