Senior Estimator

Estimator San Diego, CA


Position at BrightView Landscape Development

Looking for an opportunity where success comes naturally? Then you may have found your crew. We’re looking for a Senior Estimator to join our team.

Here’s what you’d do:

The Senior Estimator will be responsible for managing Estimator – Trainees, Staff Estimators and Project Estimators to ensure that multiple large and complex landscape, irrigation and site-work proposals are executed successfully and according to Company guidelines.

You’d be responsible for:

  • Generating complete bid estimates on multi-discipline projects
  • Partnering with owners, architects and general contractors to resolve
  • Technical matters that may arise during the bidding process
  • Directing bid day activities, sub solicitations and be knowledgeable about MBE/WBE/DBE
  • Supervising, developing, training and mentoring staff assigned to the project
  • Communicating with Chief Estimator and Manager of Pre-Construction regarding estimating schedule, labor requirements and any potential issues
  • Reviewing completed bids and budgets with Chief Estimator and Manage of Pre-Construction
  • Leading inter-branch estimating teams on special projects
  • Participating in productivity studies as needed
  • Utilizing standard estimate computer software to present information to management
  • Demonstrating role model behaviors on ethics and integrity

You might be a good fit if you have:

  • Minimum of 5 years of construction industry estimating experience for
  • landscape, irrigation and site-work projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering,
  • Construction Science, Construction Management or related
  • Proficient with computer software programs including MS Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook), Heavy Bid (HCSS), OnScreen
  • Possess a basic understanding of construction accounting including budgeted versus actual costs
  • Strong work ethic
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Customer service experience
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

Here’s what to know about working here:

At BrightView, we’re a tight-knit crew who are as passionate about caring for our clients as we are about each other. Though we’re the nation’s leading landscape company, we maintain a small company feel and supportive environment that makes our team members feel at home. 

If you’re looking to join a crew of talented go-getters who tackle big vision projects other companies could only dream of, you might just have found your match. With our range of services, including landscape design, development, maintenance and enhancements, there’s no limit to what we can do, and what you can achieve.

In addition to industry-leading development opportunities, you’ll also have benefits and perks like:

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Think you’ve found your crew? 


BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.