Join Ivy Terra team

  • Listed : 04/14/2021
  • Region : Houston, TX USA
  • Regional Office : Houston, TX USA
  • Apply Now : Please send resume or portfolio and a short cover letter to

Project Estimator

Ivy Terra Lawn and Landscape

Houston, TX USA, Full Time Remote Possible

Compensation: $45,000 to $60,000 Annually

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Duties and Responsibilities:

The Estimator’s general duties will include the review of request for proposals (RFPs), obtaining/reviewing bid documents, estimating, and preparing bid proposals for projects in the private and public sector, residential and commercial. Bid scopes will include but are not limited to lawn and grounds maintenance contracts, arbor services, bioretention construction and repair, residential landscapes, erosion and sediment control (E&S), invasive species removal and native conservation landscaping.

Successful candidates should possess the following:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in estimating or similar work.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to review RFPs, bid documents, and communicate with general contractors to define appropriate scope of work to be bid.
  • Resourcefulness to produce budgetary estimates from schematic bid sets.
  • Analytical skills to review and scrutinize subcontractor bids and vendor quotes.
  • Ability to coordinate bidding of multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Composure to manage and meet tight deadlines while still producing 100% accurate takeoffs and bids
  • A meticulous approach when reviewing proposals and contracts, as well as careful and detailed work habits to ensure estimate accuracy.
  • Solid confidence in technology skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office particularly Excel and Word, and file systems like Dropbox
  • Capacity to work with operations/regional managers to produce competitive base bids, as well as appropriate value engineered alternatives and bid revisions.
  • Undergraduate degree in a related environmental landscape, construction, or engineering field a plus.

Position Location:

This position is based out of our Houston, TX, office. May be remote (DOE)


Competitive with industry standard but take experience and background in consideration.

Job Type: Full-time

Additional Application Instructions

Please send resume or portfolio and a short cover letter to

Ivy Terra LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are considered based on skills, experience, and qualifications without regard to race, age, creed, color, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military background, disability, or any other legally protected status. All employment related decisions are made in accord with this policy.

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