Estimator

Our Client is looking for an Estimator for a large Home Builder in North Florida.

A. New home plan costing/bidding out, estimating and subsequent building plans in the company-s adopted software system.
B. Support and provide oversight and management as assigned regarding the company-s home start packages and processes.
C. Assist in the Management of subcontractor and suppliers.
D. Assist the company-s on-site Sales Associates and/or Design Center staff with option pricing requests.
E. Maintain and build estimates and job cost in the company-s adopted software Systems.
F. Use PlanSwift for takeoff information so that the master plans as well as the lot specific plans can be built in the company-s software system.
G. Prepare monthly gross profit reports to review with the Purchasing Manager.
H. Prepare special reports for Purchasing Manager as requested and maintain various excel spreadsheets on a monthly basis.
I. Review cost as well as price issues concerning -Vendor Bid Control-.
J. Work under the direction of the Division Manager and the Purchasing Manager to control and reduce cost; re-negotiate contracts and bids, re-price houses, jobs and activities to save in the cost of construction in order to keep a competitive edge.
K. Work with the company-s software trainers to be as proficient as possible be in the Builder Software System.
L. Work to continuously improve the PlanSwift Estimating Program; train other Estimators on improvements made, as needed.
M. Build standard plan in software to assure Purchase Orders are issued correctly; build plan and project level options in software for all master plans.
N. Review all house budgets in the company-s software and report accurate and concise job cost to the Purchasing Manager.
O. Produce and process all estimating information given, gathered, or estimated to release complete Purchase Order packages in the software program; strive to release estimates that are 100% accurate
P. Assist in production of estimates to maintain slot report dates. Please reach out too Elite Technical for further information if interested.

Required Skills

JOB DESCRIPTION:


. Work with the Design Center staff to price all custom options in a timely manner not to exceed a 24 hour turn around on more involved options.
R. Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
II. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
A. Able to lift up to 20 lbs
B. Able to multi-task
C. Able to work unsupervised with little or no direction
III. EQUIPMENT OPERATED: Standard office equipment
IV. POSITION REQUIREMENTS (Experience, Licenses or Certifications required)
A. Construction Management Degree Proffered
B. Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
C. Proficient working knowledge of PlanSwift estimating Software.
D. Minimum 5 years experience in residential construction purchasing.
E. Strong aptitude for homebuilder software
F. Able to perform complete takeoffs from blueprint.
V. WORKING CONDITIONS: Performs purchasing and job cost duties in an office environment.
VI. SUPERVISORY CONTROL: Reports directly to Purchasing Manager.
VII. NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES SUPERVISED (if any): None
VIII. FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT STATUS: Exempt

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Location

Jscksonville, FL

Openings

1

Anticipated Start Date

Monday, July 15, 2024

Job Type

Direct Hire

Anticipated Duration

Direct Hire

Date Posted

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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