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Estimator-Purchasing Agent

Jacksonville, FL 32258

Posted: 07/17/24 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 130473

Job Description

We are currently seeking an Estimator - Purchasing Agent who is skilled, self-motivated with a minimum of 3 years of residential purchasing experience.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist the Cost Department Manager with duties as requested.

  • Assist in the Management of subcontractor and suppliers.

  • Maintain and build estimates and job cost in the Company Adopted Builder Software.

  • Digitize plans for takeoff information so that the master plans as well as the lot specific plans can be built in the Company Adopted Builder Software.

  • Prepare special reports for Cost Department Manager as requested and maintain various excel spreadsheets on a monthly basis.

  • Work under the direction of the Division President and the Cost Department 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.

  • Work with the corporate MarkSystems trainers to be the most advanced you can be in the Company Adopted Builder Software.

  • Work to constantly improve the Planswift Estimator; train other Estimators on improvements made.

  • Build standard plan in Company Adopted Builder Software to assure PO’s are pulling correctly; build plan and project level options in Company Adopted Builder Software for all master plans.

  • Review all house budgets in the Company Adopted Builder Software and report accurate and concise job cost to the Cost Department Manager.

  • Complete all necessary tasks to produce complete PO packages at start.

  • Produce and process all estimating information given, gathered, or estimated to release complete PO packages in our system; release estimates that are 100%

  • Assist in production of estimates to maintain slot report dates.

  • Work with the Design Center to price all custom options in a timely manner not to exceed a 24 hour turn around on more involved options.

  • Assist as Sales Assistant as needed.

 

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS (Experience, Licenses or Certifications required)

  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

  • PlanSwift experience preferred but not required.

  • Company Adopted Builder Software, MarkSystems, experience preferred but not required.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in residential construction purchasing.

  • Able to perform complete takeoffs from blueprint.

Meet Your Recruiter

Suzanne Turcotte
Sr. Branch Manager

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