Hiring in Lower Mainland (Langley Location)
Working with the Chief Estimator, the estimator will work out of the Horizon Head Office in Langley. Using a variety of sources, the Estimator will manage quote creation, quote selection, vendor selection and quote submission. Quick follow-up is a critical element of this position. The Estimator will also actively participate in pre-award meetings, divisional crossovers and assist in the management of business partners by finding new and maintaining existing relationships.
This work is full-time, permanent. Employees will benefit from Extended Healthcare options, RRSP Matching, Profit Sharing and
various training initiatives. Based on skills and experience, this role may start as a Jr. Estimator then move up to Estimator as the handson experience in the role is achieved.
Hours of Work
Our office team works Monday to Friday during the office hours of 8:00am - 4:30pm. Flexibility on hours based on job requirements is a must. The average working week is based on 40 hours.
Who We Are
As an industry leader for over 20 years, Horizon provides superior landscape construction and maintenance services for Western Canada's commercial, government, and residential development sectors. With the company's various divisions and experienced crews, Horizon Landscape Contractors is uniquely qualified to handle any job in the landscape industry. Proud to be based out of Langley BC, we have successfully installed and maintained multi-million dollar projects located throughout Canada. Horizon is a family and we are excited to be growing!
Applicants must have the following experience:
Minimum of 2 years of Landscape Construction industry experience in progressive roles.
Computer proficiency especially with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point) and Bluebeam
Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with people in a variety of circumstances and from various backgrounds
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, a high level of customer service
Possess a thorough, organized and detail-oriented approach to work
Ability to plan, prioritize and coordinate, multi-task and complete work assignments within prescribed deadlines
Able to apply effective time management and self-management skills.
Able to be flexible in position requiring timely response
Accounting/budget/job-costing reporting skills
Ability read technical reports, construction documents and technical knowledge of industry components and their function
Knowledge of contract documents and specifications
Ability to maintain and complete project records
Ability to compile data and information for report preparation
Knowledge of budgeting, cost estimating and fiscal management principles and procedures
The compensation range for this position is $60,000-75,000 annually. Wages are set based on experience and qualifications. 3 weeks of annual paid vacation time and 1 week of annual paid personal leave is provided for this position. Employees in this division are also eligible for company profit sharing after one year of service.