Business / Organization Name: 
Dakota DesignStaff, Inc.
Contact Person: 
Eric Wright
Phone Number: 
Street Address: 
8 Cedar Street
Zip Code: 
Job Title: 
Estimator/Project Manager for Landscape/Hardscape Company
Job Type: 
estimating, design, custom fabrication, sales support
Job Description: 
Estimator/Project Manager for Landscape/Hardscape Company Our client in the greater Boston area is looking for the following: JOB PURPOSE / BASIC FUNCTION: The purpose of this position is to provide fast and accurate customer service that ensures the Company is the customer’s first choice. The basic function is to provide estimating and project management services for the fabrication and special order operations. In this capacity this position represents the Company as the leading authority and supplier of natural stone and dimensionally fabricated stone solutions. SUPERVISION AND SCOPE: The work will be performed under the supervision of the General Manager. The position will work closely with corporate accounting, finance and administrative personnel and adhere to corporate policies and procedures. KEY RESULT AREAS: The Inside Sales Representative’s primary areas of responsibility & contribution are: 1. Estimating & Quoting o Create quotations for special orders and fabrication. o Perform material take-offs from design drawings. o Creates CAD drawings to support special orders and fabrication. 2. Special Orders & Fabrication o Creates special purchase orders to vendor base. o Creates shop orders for fabrication o Creates special purchase orders to vendor base. 3. Sales support o Provide support to outsides sales persons. o Provide inside sales support to customer base o Interface with designers and architects as required. 4. Cross Function Support o Work with Fabrication & Purchasing departments to include material planning special orders. o Work with and support Yard Team with fabrication and special order transactions. o Work with Sales & General Management to promote new and existing products GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain excellent customer service relationships. Must possess the ability to perform duties with a sense of urgency, change priorities and remain productive in a fast-paced work environment. The general diversity of tasks requires the ability to take direction and carry out work independently and has the capacity to be a self-starter and a quick learner is important. Ability to produce complete conceptual estimates taking into consideration client needs, program requirements and existing conditions. The position requires a high proficiency with personal computer applications including Architectural Design, Computer Aided Design, Word and Excel, and a high degree of knowledge of the Company’s information and accounting package Sage 100. Must be a highly effective team-player with various departments throughout the organization. Prior experience in the construction trades and/or architectural design, specifically in natural stone distribution and fabrication a plus. IDEAL EXPERIENCE • One to three years professional experience in landscape and/or architectural design. • Experience designing hardscapes including natural stone. • Experience with dimensionally fabricated natural stone production. • AutoCAD and technical drawing proficiency. • Project management to include direct client contact. • Customer service oriented with strong communication skills is a must. COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Full-time year round Complete benefit package, Medical, Dental, 401K, Vacation
Stockbridge Majors: 
Equine Management
Landscape Contracting
Plant and Soil Sciences
Sustainable Food and Farming
Sustainable Horticulture
Turfgrass Management
Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 21, 2017
Application Requirements (resume, cover letter, etc.): 
Minimum Qualifications: 
entry level; background with landscape design or professional experience with construction estimating, landscape design with soft or hardscapes.
Wage, Salary & Benefits Description: 
Salary commensurate with experience; competitive; Full-time year round Complete benefit package, Medical, Dental, 401K, Vacation