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Sr. Estimator/Project Manager

Job Number: 2

Permanent   |  Kitchener, Ontario   |  Posted on Jan 27, 2021 ← Back

Please send your resume to careers@ghentlandscape.com

Ghent Landscape is currently seeking motivated individuals looking to join our growing commercial landscape construction team as a Sr. Estimator/Project Manager. This individual will work closely with our VP of Operations and will be responsible for overseeing the commercial landscape construction division. This is a full-time permanent position.

Salary:$80,000 - $95,000/yr, dependent on experience

Benefits: Group benefits, RRSP matching


  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
  • Prepare quantity take-offs and cost estimates
  • Facilitate closing of bids
  • Contract management
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within scope and on budget
  • Oversee Jr. Estimators and review all of their bids/estimates
  • Work with the Site Supervisor to schedule the job, order materials and track on site production
  • Concise and professional client communication
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Other duties will be assigned as required

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in commercial construction, excavating or a related industry
  • Minimum 5 years of estimating/project management experience
  • CET or landscape architectural educational background is preferred
  • Hands on construction experience is considered a strong asset
  • Ability to read and understand project specifications, drawings and details
  • Must be a highly effective and confident communicator, both written and verbal
  • Ability to motivate and lead a team 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and follow instructions
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Must be enthusiastic and willing to learn new skills
  • Must be punctual and personable
  • Must obtain WHMIS and Health and Safety training

Ghent Landscape is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications, with emphasis on selecting the best-qualified person for the job. Ghent Landscape does not discriminate against applicants based on race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, or disability, or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, provincial, or local law. If accommodation is required during the application or interview process, please contact 519-581-7113.


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Ghent Landscape

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Kitchener, Ontario

Start Date

Feb 15, 2021

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