An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer – AA/EOE/M/F/D/V
Job Title: Estimator
At TruGreen LandCare, we do so much more than care for commercial landscaping. With integrity and a culturally diverse workforce, we help create and maintain beautiful natural environments for our customers. Through our high level of integrity and respect, we also help provide our customers something you can’t put a price tag on – confidence. That’s how we’ve become the nation’s largest and most respected provider of commercial lawn and landscape services.
Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, we operate more than 60 branches throughout the country. Our highly trained professionals are committed to providing the highest quality service to each and every customer we do business with.
At TruGreen LandCare, we maintain a working culture that fosters the highest standards of integrity, respect and professionalism. We seek those whose character is exemplary and provide them with a unique combination of independence, support, encouragement and opportunities for ongoing development and growth.
Summary Measures and collects data for the properties of prospective clients to prepare time, cost and labor estimates for maintenance projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Uses satellite imagery technology and/or measuring wheel or other manual means to measure properties of existing clients. Location, complexity, or standard practices will dictate the method used for measurement.
Reviews properties for complex service requirements such as dense vegetation to properly account for labor requirements on a potential client property.
Inputs all measured and analyzed information into a system to calculate production times, material costs and labor costs for a proposal.
May consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
Interfaces with the sales representatives and Area and Branch Managers frequently to obtain support and commitment to the cost estimates.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Strong computer literacy Proficient in Microsoft Office Products Strong Microsoft Excel Skills
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current Driver's License
Other Skills and Abilities
Time management Organization skills Interpersonal skills
Local travel 80%.
Must have a personal vehicle that can be used for business commuting.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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