• Estimator

    Job ID
    2018-1023
    Category
    Purchasing
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Provide support to Estimating Manager

    Responsibilities

     Key Job Responsibilities:   

    • Material take-offs on existing and new product / categories as necessary.
    • System (Newstar) set-up, maintenance, and customization as needed.
    • Liaison with internal Construction management regarding plan / vendor / material adjustments.
    • Work with outside architects and engineers to determine most cost-effective method of construction for a particular project.
    • Assist in the redline plan process; work with the architects, and communicate with the team regarding changes needed and/or required to plans.
    • Ability to research source of variances and communicate resolutions to team and other personnel.

    Qualifications

    Education: Minimum high school graduate.  Additional college education is preferred

     

    Experience: Must have two years’ experience in the homebuilding industry. Estimating experience highly encouraged but not required as long as able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of home construction concepts.


    Competencies: Familiarity with CAD/DWF software preferred.  Must possess good skills in communication, organization, accuracy, and attention to detail.  Intermediate skill in MSOffice Outlook, Word and Excel.  Prefer experience with Newstar, or ability to learn new software quickly.  Plan Swift estimating software experience preferred but not required.

     

    Nothing in this position description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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