Careers: Estimator

Qualifications

Required Skills

  • MUST have homebuilding experience
  • 5 years’ minimum experience as an estimator required
  • Detail-oriented, and well organized with ability to prioritize
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with office staff, field personnel, vendors, and sub-contractors
  • Must be a team player with strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Must have ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and adapt to special tasks

Description

Estimator’s areas of responsibility are, but not limited to:

 

  • Review new plans and elevation revisions to prepare detailed material takeoffs
  • Perform accurate takeoffs for all materials used in the home
  • Coordinate with Engineer to incorporate value engineering concepts into the design and construction of homes
  • Determines feasibility on customer requested, non-standard options by estimating material and labor needed, establishing pricing, and verifying accuracy of purchase orders
  • Reviews start packages prior to distribution to validate accuracy of purchase orders, thereby, reducing field issues
  • Perform cost analysis recommendations for new and existing plans, as well as, proposed plan changes
  • Evaluate first time plans to eliminate construction issues, and identify more economical construction practices to maximize profitability
  • Eliminate material waste by serving as gatekeeper for field-initiated takeoff change requests
  • Conduct field inspections on homes for takeoff validations
  • Create and administer training to educate on proper construction methods to prevent misuse of materials and eliminate variances
  • Proofs all blueprints to determine practicality and efficiency of plans
  • Collaborate with staff to identify costs saving measures in materials, labor, plan design and processes

Essential Functions:

Job applicants will be able to perform these functions.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Report to the Office/Community daily to adhere to schedule
  • Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer and/or electronic device
  • Ability to have face to face conversations with customers, co-workers, higher-level manager, and others as needed
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to move around work environment including construction sites
  • Comply with company policies and procedure

Job descriptions are not intended as, nor should be construed to be, exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job. They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job duties and responsibilities essential for making fair pay decisions about the job.

Benefits of Working with Anglia Homes, LP

We are looking for dedicated professionals that share our values of providing an exceptional experience during the home purchase process and ownership. In addition to a great team atmosphere, we offer full-time employees an extensive benefits package, to include:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care - Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401(k) with Company Matching Contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Home Purchase Rebate Program
Anglia Homes LP | 17510 Red Oak Dr. | Houston, TX 77090
Architectural depictions and floor plans are artist's concepts for illustrative purposes only and may include various features and options not part of the base plan. All dimensions are considered to be approximate. Elevation, floor plan, and prices are subject to change without notice.

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