JOB POSTING

Landscape Construction Estimator/Coordinator

Hiring in Lower Mainland (Langley Location)

Are you a hard-working, driven individual looking for a job in Landscape Construction with many Opportunities for Advancement?

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!

 

The Opportunity:

This position will be working with both the Chief Estimator and Vice President of Construction. Quick follow-up are a critical element of this position The candidate 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.

Estimating Duties:

  • Assisting with managing quote creation,

  • Quote selection,

  • Vendor selection and

  • Quote submission

Coordination Duties:

  • Providing guidance on standard site preparation to customers.

  • Prioritize sites for maximum organization and efficiency.

  • Coordinate installers and contractors.

  • Work closely with Concrete Foreman and Vice President of Construction in order to meet customer and internal timelines.

  • Coordinate the material deliveries to construction sites.

  • Review invoicing

  • Negotiate and deal with Concrete and Re-bar suppliers.

Employment Facts:

This work is full-time, working , 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/Coordinator then move up to Estimator/Coordinator as the hands-on 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.
 

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have the following:

  • Minimum of 2 years of Landscape Construction industry experience in progressive roles.

  • Manage multiple builds and projects simultaneously, while keeping a positive attitude.

  • Computer proficiency especially with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point) and Bluebeam. Experience with Quickbooks considered an asset.

  • 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.

Job Type: Full-time, salary

Compensation:

The compensation range for this position is $65,000-$80,000 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.

Experience:

  • Construction Estimating: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Estimating: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Landscape Construction: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Coordinating: 1 year (Preferred)

  • Microsoft Office: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

Location:

  • Langley, BC (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Drivers License (Class 5) (Preferred)

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