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Kelco Construction – Project Manager / Estimator

Posted: Monday, December 12, 2022

Kelco Construction is NYC’s leading landscape contractor and maintenance provider that focuses on high profile and logistically challenging projects. We are looking for a Project Manager/ Estimator that thrives fast paced environments to help grow our rooftop division.

In this role you will do the following:


    • Thoroughly examine and understand all bid documents including landscape drawings, specifications, scope sheets, etc.
    • Perform accurate and reliable area and material take-offs
    • Communicate RFIs clearly to design team and/or general contractors
    • Develop accurate, and well written proposals within the company bid format for presentation to the client
    • Follow company sales strategy throughout the estimating process
    • Attend site visits / client meetings as needed

Project Management

    • Act as the main point of contact and client liaison on projects
    • Meet with architects, landscape architects, general contractors, and clients as needed
    • Take on-site measurements, field verifications and project photos
    • Assemble and deliver submittal packages as required per project
    • Procure, coordinate and schedule materials deliveries and subcontractor activities
    • Work on occasion with the field team
    • Review on-site work for quality control and adherence to specifications
    • Manage and track project changes and adjustments
    • Review job costing and production reports to identify and resolve variances

You Must Meet These Qualifications:

    • 3-5 years of experience in the landscape industry
    • Effective time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize work to meet deadlines
    • Be self-motivated and able to work on a team and independently
    • Friendly and comfortable creating and maintaining relationships with clients, vendors, and crew members of all ages and from all backgrounds
    • Fluency in AutoCAD
    • Proficiency with Adobe Suite
    • Self-motivated, responsible, disciplined, and persistent
    • Have a valid driver’s license
    • Degree in landscape architecture, horticulture, construction/building management or a related field desired
    • Experience in the Green Roof Industry a plus
    • NYC experience a preferable



Salary, Benefits, PTO – Starting at $80,000, commensurate with experience

Work Location:

New York City/ Tri-State

Number of Positions:


Submitters Name:

Anthony Paglinco

Submitters Email:

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