Chicago Recruitment firm seeks a Landscape Design Estimator for a commercial firm

Kappa Search, a Chicago professional recruiting firm, is actively recruiting for a Landscape Estimator for a fast growing West Suburban Chicago firm. The incumbent will work on projects ranging from commercial office parks, corporate headquarters, municipalities, colleges and universities and other high profile complexes.


• Review project plans, requirements and specifications. Generate complete bid estimates
• Determine labor and equipment costs.
• Calculate and review accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing.
• Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks.
• Understand project logistics and project schedule.
• Generate complete bid estimates and prepare bid packages. Review competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.
• Review quotes and estimates with the Project Managers.
• Serve as company liaison for RFP’s



• Bachelors Degree in Construction Management or Landscape Architecture
• Advanced computer skills with estimating, Microsoft Suite and CAD software programs
• Knowledge of landscape and construction costs