Commercial Project Manager/Estimator

Santa Rita Landscaping based in Tucson, AZ is Southern Arizona’s Landscaping Solution has been in business for over 34 years. We have built an excellent reputation for exceptional results for our customers based on high standards, excellent customer service, and expertise doing things “The Santa Rita Way” by empowering our employees.


Santa Rita Landscaping is looking for a motivated and experienced individual for the following full-time openings:


Commercial Landscape Construction Project Manager/Estimator An excellent position for a professional looking to advance in the landscape industry, with the opportunity to learn about our specialized and varied lines of business. An interest in landscaping/irrigation and knowledge of horticultural practices, plant materials, and hardscapes are desired. We value hard work and a willingness to jump into exciting and complex projects in our energetic and positive work environment. The Commercial Landscape Construction Project Manager/Estimator will be responsible for managing projects, clients, and schedules. Including seeking out and reviewing bid opportunities, attending pre-bid meetings, gathering, calculating, and compiling take-off data for use in bid proposals. The Project Manager/Estimator will also be responsible for maintaining accurate cost, data, coordinating the bid job with the necessary internal sources, creating proposals, and following them through the bid process as well as post bid follow up.



• Prepares work to be estimated by performing takeoffs, preparing proposals, bid specifications, and related documents
• Gathering, calculating and compiling information from construction drawings and specs for use in bid proposal estimates
• Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents
• Maintains schedule of all projects past, present, and future
• Communicates professionally and courteously to all personnel inside and outside of the company
• Assists Department Operations Manager with monthly reports for his/her department
• Understands labor burden, overtime factor, and sales tax percentages for his/her department
• Understands general and administrative (G&A) overhead recovery for his/her department
• Understands all bidding assemblies and production rates for his/her department
• Estimates, creates proposals for, and presents all change orders and ensures all change orders meet budgets
• Creates and submits submittal packages
• Submits accurate and timely billings, including monthly progress billings
• Attends project site meetings as needed
• Create and maintain blue-stake requests throughout the project duration
• Invoicing, budgeting and ordering of project equipment and materials


Job Requirements:

• Minimum 2years’ experience creating commercial landscape estimates or direct experience in commercial landscaping
• Demonstrate integrity and self-motivation
• Ability to strategically plan
• Excellent Attention to Detail and follow up skills and
• ability to multi-task
• Ability to prioritize tasks and excel in a fast-paced work environment
• Able to communicate in a professional and courteous manner with customers and service personnel
• Possess excellent oral and written communications skills
• Proficient in basic computer skills and commonly used software
• Able to comprehend and implement scheduling tools and CRM software
• Able to create an atmosphere of cooperation and professionalism
• Is self-motivated and driven with proven demonstrated skills to drive schedules and get work done timely and within budget



SRL offers an excellent compensation package including:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Lucrative Commission Pay Schedule
  • Bonus Incentive for those that can exceed annual sales goals
  • Company Vehicle w/fuel card consideration
  • Expense Account for business-related events and promo items
  • 2 Weeks Paid Time Off within the first year
  • 401k with 100% company match
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (some optional)


Santa Rita Landscaping is an Equal Opportunity Employer