Estimator – Landscape Construction – Aurora

Key responsibilities & Accountabilities:

Responsible for seeking out and bringing in bid opportunities, review out going estimates, change orders and assist in all aspects of the bidding process

Duties and Tasks:

  • Bidding
  • Coordinate with estimating team on bid schedules to ensure on time delivery of all estimates
  • Become familiar with project requirements, scope, drawings and specifications
  • Successfully complete all necessary project takeoffs within the project scope
  • Create thorough and complete estimate using WinEst software including all quotes and material spec
  • Assist in the bidding process by estimating larger projects or by helping the other estimators with their projects when the bid schedule is full
  • Review the estimate using the estimate file, plans, details and specs
  • Make necessary adjustments, deletions, adds etc.
  • Review the plan and specs to try to find a more economical/faster way of doing the job and still stay within the required specifications
  • Review Change orders
  • Procure all required information and submit to owner.

Work Environment:

  • Reads, analyzes, and interprets technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Writes technical and professional reports and correspondence using proper spelling, grammar, and style.
  • Communicates information and responds to questions individually and in small groups
  • Defines problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draws valid conclusions using a variety of variables.
  • Applies common sense understanding to carry out simple written and oral instructions; deals with standardized situations or problems involving a few concrete variables.
  • May involve lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. for short periods of time.
  • Must have visual acuity to see and read paper and electronic documents.
  • Sits for long periods of time, may walk, stand, bend, stoop, reach, climb carry and lift for carrying periods. Requires continuous and repetitive arm-hand-eye movement.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Commission pay

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No