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Residential Landscape Estimator/Project Manager

Updated: July 22, 2024, 2:58 pm
Location: Santa Barbara,
Compensation: $
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A premier provider of high-end residential landscape construction and maintenance services is seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Residential Landscape Project Manager/Estimator. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in landscape construction project management with a focus on estimating. This role is crucial for managing complex landscape projects from inception to completion, ensuring that all work meets high standards of quality and client satisfaction. This role provides a unique opportunity to join a leading landscape construction firm and make a significant impact by leveraging your expertise in estimating and project management. If you are passionate about delivering exceptional landscape projects, we encourage you to reach out today.

Key Responsibilities:

Estimating:

  • Perform detailed project estimations and change orders, including labor, materials, equipment, and subcontractor costs. Update these estimates promptly when project scopes are adjusted.

  • Collaborate with design and sales teams to develop accurate project proposals.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of market trends, costs, and best practices in landscape construction.

  • Continuously update and maintain internal estimating templates and cost libraries.

Project Management:

  • Manage all aspects of individual projects from bid estimate to project completion with a focus on quality and profit including change orders and estimate revisions. Communicate project details to supervisors to ensure successful completion within scope, budget, and timeline.

  • Coordinate with clients, architects, subcontractors, and internal teams to align project goals and expectations.

  • Conduct site visits to monitor progress, ensure compliance with design specifications and safety regulations and address any issues that arise during the project lifecycle.

  • Work closely with Superintendents and other key field personnel to understand the progress and challenges of the projects.

  • Monitor job financial performance and support billing activities. Review job costing performance and communicate overall performance against goals.

  • Work collaboratively with the maintenance division to convert projects to maintenance contracts.

Client Relations:

  • Serve as a key point of contact for clients throughout the project lifecycle, keeping relevant team leaders in the loop.

  • Communicate project progress, changes, and any issues to clients in a timely and professional manner.

  • Address client concerns promptly and professionally to ensure satisfaction.

Quality Control:

  • Ensure all work meets the company’s high standards for quality and craftsmanship.

  • Conduct final inspections and walkthroughs with clients to confirm project completion and client satisfaction.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of project management experience in landscape construction.

  • An associate or bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Construction Management, or a related field is preferred.

  • Extensive experience with landscape project estimating, software, and tools (e.g., On-Screen Takeoff, QuickBooks, Microsoft Office Suite).

  • Strong understanding of landscape construction practices, including grading, drainage, hardscape, plant selection, lighting, and irrigation.

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