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Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018 5:01 PM

Job Description
Purpose and Description
Position is responsible for producing accurate and timely bid estimates for the Company.
Primary focus in on estimates for landscape management contracts, but also works on landscape, irrigation, lighting and hardscape projects. Ensures estimates are produced in such a timely and accurate fashion the sales department will be able to present and win an above average percentage of the jobs is proposes. Responsible for staying abreast of product, supply and sub:contractor prices as well as the Companys operating production capabilities to ensure accurate estimates. Position negotiates pricing with vendors, sub and not; contractors, performs site assessments and makes decisions on how to adjust price based upon circumstances of site or project.
Responsibilities/Duties
1. Performs all aspects of bidding process, including: measuring properties for field estimates,
2. Reviewing invitations to bid, pre:site inspections, drawing plans for irrigation and landscaping or maintenance services, preparing estimates.
3. Submit accurate Company bids in a timely and effective manner. Meet deadlines of requesting party.
4. Meet or exceed established sales goals, if assigned.
5. Accurately records and meets the budgeted estimating man:hours required to generate an estimate on all assigned jobs. Communicates within department as appropriate.
6. Secure and manage suppliers in conjunction with production staff for all products and services the project will require. Negotiate with suppliers to the lowest possible price without creating adversarial relationships that could affect quality or on:time delivery.
7. Provides value:engineering ideas that may improve the Companys competitive position. Establishes the Company as a subject matter expert within the market.
8. Service: Attend on:site job meetings, monitor quality and document activities.
Communicate to appropriate parties any problem areas and work to find immediate resolution.
9. Analyzes awarded bids for estimating accuracy
10. Represents Company at various events, organizations and associations for the purpose of building relationships that leads to new business. Acts in capacity of Company representative and develops community ties to enhance public image and brand of the Company. Maintains positive relations with other companies in the industry and related industries.
11. Participates in various industry associations to increase knowledge of marketplace, sales opportunities, the competition, selling techniques and best practices.
12. Maintains a current vendor file with that includes contact information, manuals, pricing and product catalogues.
13. Continuously sources for new products and/or vendors capable of advancing company goals. Ensures new products or vendors are qualified, tested and/or approved to be reliable before utilizing.
14. Other duties as assigned

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• Location: Tucson

• Post ID: 69534027 tucson
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