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Landscape Architect and Estimator

Company: Crabapple Turf Management Inc
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Crabapple LandscapexpertsLandscape Architect and Estimator Full Time Opportunity Alpharetta, GA - North Branch Come join an amazing Team and watch your Career GROW, at Crabapple Landscapexperts! We have an immediate need for a LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT AND ESTIMATOR to service the extended Metro Atlanta Area from our Alpharetta, GA - North Branch. Crabapple is a privately owned Company successfully operating for 30 + years, with a team of knowledgeable, professionals committed to providing our customers with a wide range of services to improve their outdoor environment. We remain one of Atlanta's Top - 5 locally owned landscape firms. As a premier landscape management Company, we are proud to partner with Community HOA's, Senior Living Facilities, Corporate Campuses, Multi - Family Housing Communities, Commercial Properties, CID's, Etc.An ideal candidate would be motivated and knowledgeable, with a focus on detail and creativity. The core requirements of the Landscape Architect and Estimator are to translate RFP's, architectural drawings, client requests, and other specifications into accurate, reliable, and realistic proposals for projects, as well as perform those tasks to support the required production of proposals. This requires research, site visits, and frequent communication with CRM's, city planners and clients. The resulting proposal has a direct impact on the entire process of construction and ultimately the satisfaction of our customers. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Generate creative designs and specifications that meet the Clients Goals
  • Create AutoCAD, ProLand, Sketch-Up (etc.), designs, renderings, and specifications. Communicate effectively with clients, CRMs, city planners and others related to projects.
  • Procure subcontractor pricing for all sub work directly related to the Enhancement scope of work.
  • Create bid forms and manage the acquisition of quotes from appropriate subcontracts.
  • Review all pricing for accuracy and compliance with project scope.
  • Research the project location to assess accessibility, transportation, and any local ordinances that may impact the project scope, timeline, and materials.
  • Accurately forecast time and materials to complete the scope of work.
  • Attend pre-bid site meetings.
  • Gather useful information from customer to gain a deep understanding to facilitate the creation of designs that meet their needs.
    • Ensure appropriate permits are applied for and acquired for your assigned projects and support the application and acquisition of permits for other Crabapple projects and needed.
    • Make and give presentations to clients of the proposed designs.
    • Attend weekly Operations meetings to brief the construction team on estimate assumptions.
    • Advise and recommend compliance on all local health, safety laws and regulations related to Crabapples scope of work.
    • Consistently execute assigned RFPs based on internal and external deadlines.
    • Advise on changes and improvements to Access (and other company systems).
    • Coach the Landscape Designers as needed and oversee more technical designs.
    • Update vendor pricing for materials that are not in our current catalog or require frequent market pricing.
    • Maintain Company Vehicle as per company requirements.
    • Hold yourself accountable for quality, workmanship, and efficiency.
    • Attend and participate in required safety, skill and leadership training meetings.
    • Submit and review any required paperwork: Timesheets, receipts, etc. - accurately and timely.
    • Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations at shop, yard and on jobsitesCore Capabilities:
      • Ability to Communicate positively, effectively - Written and Verbal
      • Exceptional Math Skills
      • Effective Leadership Skills
      • Highly Self Motivated with Time Management Skills
      • Ability to Analyze Situations and Problem Solve
      • Superior Customer Service Skills and Professional Interactions
      • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
      • Strong Work Ethic
      • Quality Workmanship
      • Teamwork Focused Mindset
      • Responsible and Dependable
      • Knowledge of and adherence to OSHA and other Jobsite and Driver Safety Regulations
      • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
      • Represent the Companies Core Values in all Interactions. Requirements:
        • 2-4 Year Degree, preferably in Landscape Design
        • Minimum of 5 Years Professional Experience in commercial or residential landscape design and estimating
        • Ability to review and understand construction drawings, plans and / or specifications.
        • Valid CDL and acceptable MVR for business travel and reliable transportation
        • Carry and use a smart phone and / or data enabled device for business communications and reporting
        • Ability to read architectural drawings.
        • Proficient with computer software and technology (Adobe, Auto Cad, Access, MS Office Suite).
        • Extensive knowledge of construction techniques, materials, and timelinesWork Conditions / Essential Functions:
          • Will be required to work in a non-climate-controlled environments at times.
          • Ability to walk, stand or sit for long periods of time.
          • Travel to and work at various locations including both residential and commercial sites at times.
          • Flexible working hours, including overtime and occasional weekend work.
          • Working in a fast-paced environment Benefits: We are proud to offer the following benefits package to our Team Members.
            • Medical - HDHP and PPO Options
            • Dental
            • Vision
            • Short Term Disability
            • Term Life Insurance
            • Accident Care
            • Critical Care
            • 401k with Employer Match
            • PTO - Paid Time Off
            • Paid Holidays Core Values: At Crabapple we base our actions on the following core values and request the same from all Team Members:
              • Work With Purpose
              • Actions Speak Truth
              • Be Involved
              • Team Effort
              • Excited To WorkWe are an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer. We participate in E - Verify. PI208296763

Keywords: Crabapple Turf Management Inc, Alpharetta , Landscape Architect and Estimator, Professions , Alpharetta, Georgia

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