Landscape Contractor: Negotiates to contract landscape of grounds of houses, industrial plants, other buildings, or areas around highways. Confers with prospective client, and studies landscape designs or drawings and bills of materials to ascertain scope of landscaping work required, such as installation... [+] More
Landscape Contractor: Negotiates to contract landscape of grounds of houses, industrial plants, other buildings, or areas around highways. Confers with prospective client, and studies landscape designs or drawings and bills of materials to ascertain scope of landscaping work required, such as installation of lighting or sprinkler systems, erection of fences, concrete work, and types of trees, shrubs, or ornamental plants specified.
Evaluates grounds or area to determine equipment requirements for grading, tilling, or replacing top soil, and labor requirements to install sprinkler or lighting system, build fences, or perform concreting and planting work. Determines minimum estimate or bid that will provide for margin of profit, calculating labor, equipment, material, and overhead costs. Prepares and submits estimate for client or bid to industrial concern or governmental agency. Prepares contract for client to sign or signs contract if successful bidder. Plans landscaping functions and sequences of work at various sites to obtain optimum utilization of work force and equipment. Directs and coordinates, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities of workers engaged in performing landscaping functions in contractual agreement. Purchases and ensures that materials are on-site as needed. Inspects work at sites for compliance with terms and specifications of contract. May personally supervise workers. May participate in performing landscaping functions. May be required to possess state license as landscape contractor. May subcontract electrical installation or concrete work if not equipped to provide those services. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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