Landscape Estimator


HAYS Recruiting


Melbourne, Victoria

Salary etc:

$100,000 - $120,000 p.a. + super.

Experienced Landscape Estimator required for very highly regarded commercial landscape company based in Melbourne 

Your new company

This client is a well-known landscaping business operating in the commercial space who pride themselves on the extremely high quality of work they produce. Their core business is the construction of estate entrances, playgrounds and open space developments for local government and developers. 

Your new role 

You will have a range of duties & responsibilities in this role including but not limited too

  • Completion of estimating/quoting/tendering on invited and open public tenders for landscape construction projects
  • Preparing and submitting project estimates and tenders
  • Procurement of materials and sub-contractor services on multiple commercial and open space landscape projects 
  • Liaise with current clients and initiate business development with new contacts (architects, property developers, councils and other clients); 
  • Work with PM’s and Site Foreman in handing over the project prior to commencement of project. 
  • Provide key updates to management on project timelines, budget etc.
  • Onsite meetings with clients and stakeholders

What you'll need to succeed 

  • Ability to read plans, landscape and civil documentation and specification 
  • A strong knowledge understanding of construction methods 
  • Proven experience in all aspects of commercial landscape construction 
  • At least 5 years experience in the industry - Experience in Estimating, Procurement, or Landscape Design within the Landscape industry 
  • Previous experience in preparation and evaluations of RFQ’s 
  • Ability to liaise and negotiate with suppliers, clients and subcontractor trades 
  • Compiling scope of works, manually and using estimating programs and Microsoft programs 
  • Reviewing supplier and contractor quotes 
  • Assist with procurement of materials and sub contractor selection
  • Assist with project delivery, variations and claims 
  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Estimating) – preferable 
  • Relevant qualifications in Landscape Architecture or engineering - preferable 
  • Good understanding of the relevant regulation’s 
  • Outstanding communication, negotiation and organisation skills 
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills 

What you'll get in return

In return for your skills and expertise:

  • Above market salary ($100-120k + Super) 
  • Job security 
  • Flexibility for remote working
  • work with an industry leader

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