Job Description

Let It Grow, Inc., a leader in landscape and site construction, is seeking an experienced Estimator to join our dynamic team. This pivotal role involves estimating projects valued between $500,000 and $25 million, covering a broad spectrum from small to large-scale endeavors. Our projects include diverse settings such as universities, healthcare facilities, shopping malls, office buildings, retail spaces, luxury residential environments, parks, and open spaces.

The scope of work includes grading and earthwork, site utilities, site electric, cast-in-place concrete, complete streetscapes, luxury residential roof amenity spaces, ground-up parks and other site/civil scope items.

  1. Project Analysis:
    • Review project plans and specifications to understand the full scope of work.
    • Visit site locations as necessary to assess potential challenges and requirements.
    • Determine key variables for cost and labor estimates.
  2. Cost Estimation:
    • Prepare detailed cost estimates by analyzing labor, material, equipment, and time requirements.
    • Solicit and evaluate supplier and subcontractor bids and quotations.
    • Ensure that all possible costs are accounted for in the final estimate.
  3. Bid Preparation:
    • Compile comprehensive bid packages for clients, outlining the scope of work and projected costs.
    • Ensure bids are complete, accurate, and timely.
    • Adjust estimates and proposals based on client feedback and negotiations.
  4. Project Coordination:
    • Work closely with project managers, engineers, architects, and other stakeholders to ensure the accuracy of estimates.
    • Assist in the transition from pre-construction to the construction phase, ensuring that all financial information is accurately conveyed.
  5. Risk Assessment:
    • Identify potential risks associated with project estimates and propose mitigation strategies.
    • Analyze past projects to improve the accuracy of future estimates.
  6. Reporting and Documentation:
    • Maintain detailed records of all estimation documentation, including adjustments and changes.
    • Provide regular updates and reports to management on the status of current project estimates.
  7. Regulatory Compliance:
    • Ensure all project estimations comply with required regulations and quality standards.
    • Stay updated on industry trends and pricing to maintain competitiveness and compliance.
  8. Technology and Tools:
    • Utilize specialized software for estimating and project management.
    • Continuously upgrade skills in using new technology and software to improve efficiency and accuracy in estimations.

The ideal Let It Grow candidate will have the following:

  • 5-10 years of experience in estimation, preferably in landscape or site construction.
  • Bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture, Civil Engineering, Landscape Industries, or a related field.
  • Sage Timberline Estimating experience (or similar program)
  • Possesses excellent analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Demonstrates meticulous attention to detail and precision in cost estimation.
  • Exhibits strong organizational and communication skills, capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously.

Let It Grow, Inc., with its 38-year legacy in the landscape and site construction industry, is an exemplary choice for professionals looking to cultivate a meaningful and dynamic career. Despite its longstanding history, the company is committed to continuous improvement in its processes and culture, ensuring that it remains at the forefront of industry standards.

At Let It Grow, you will be part of a vibrant, agile leadership team that prioritizes alignment of your role with your unique skills and abilities. This approach fosters a workplace where every employee can thrive and contribute effectively. The company’s dedication to maintaining a collaborative work environment supports a growth mindset, encouraging all team members to innovate and excel.

In addition to a stimulating work culture, Let It Grow offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, making it not just a place to work, but a place to build a lasting and rewarding career. Whether you're just starting out or looking to take your career to the next level, Let It Grow provides the tools, community, and support to help you succeed.


115,000 - 145,000 USD

Yearly based


River Edge, NJ, 07661, United States

Vision Insurance Paid Time Off Dental Insurance
Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 month ago
Job Type
Full Time
Bachelors Degree
5+ Years

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River Edge, NJ, 07661, United States