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Estimator

Job Description

Are you a Top Performer looking to build your future? If you are internally motivated and have the drive and ambition necessary to succeed, we want to talk to you. Grand Homes, two-time winner of America’s Best Builder and one of the Top 50 companies to work for in the U.S, is looking for outstanding candidates to join one of the most successful New Home Builders in the Dallas/Fort Worth area today. We are searching for a Residential Estimator to join our team.




Grand Homes offers: Competitive Base Salary, Medical and Life Insurance, 401(k) Savings Plan, Profit Sharing, Paid Vacation, Company Contests & Incentives and Employee discount on Grand Homes




Summary of Objectives :



Estimate quantities of materials and produce accurate budget for use in construction of new homes.



Reasons to work for Grand Homes :



• Voted two-time winner America’s Best Builder out of 75,000 builders nationwide



• 2019 Grand Award by Texas Association of Builders



• 2005, 2009, 2010 DFW Builder of the Year



• Consumers’ Choice Award 2007 through 2020



• Top 50 companies to work for in the U.S.



• Best Company to Work For in Addison 2015



• 5 th Fastest Growing Builder in Texas



• Winner of more Design & Architectural Awards than any other builder in Dallas the last five years



• Winner of National Home Design Award 2019 by NAHB



• Featured in D Magazine as one of Dallas’ Top Business Leaders



• Honored with the Lee Evans Award for Business Management Excellence

Job Requirements

Primary Responsibilities:


 



•        Estimate all PSA changes for job starts



•        Validate Square footages for the job start



•        Brick, Stone, Cornice, Interior trim, Doors, Hardware, Lumber, tile and flooring take-offs for new and old plans



•        Perform plan reviews and alert Architecture of defects in drawings



•        Generate accurate final budgets for job starts that reflect all costs necessary to build each home



•        Checking quantities of materials for PO’s prior to budget being issued.



•        Code PSA options in the lead system



•        Check color sheets for design specifications that don’t require a PSA



•        Follow up and make sure you have received lot checks back from PMs



•        Load options and items into Brix



•        Load lot check items into budget



•        Review budget for any bid holes and submit those to Purchasing Manager



•        Finalize preliminary budget and send for review



•        Correct budget review redlines



•        Release preliminary purchase orders as directed



•        Print final budget POs and integrate into BuildPro



•        Review ALL option takeoffs before they are loaded into BRIX for Accuracy



•        Value Engineer plans to lower cost of construction



•        Provide support and training to Field personnel regarding how the estimates were calculated.



•        Provide detailed quantity takeoffs for every component necessary to build a home.



•        Assist EPO personnel if needed to process variance purchase orders.

Job Snapshot

Location US-TX-Addison
Employment Type Full-Time Employee
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type General Business
Other Compensation: 0
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Company Overview

Grand Homes

Grand Homes was established in 1987 by its founder Stephen H. Brooks. He felt there was a need in the Dallas housing market for a company comprised of hardworking people dedicated to building quality homes. Homes that featured designs consumers wanted. Grand’s first community, The Collections at Valley Ranch, was an instant success. It offered designs for the executive lifestyle that were attractive to the young professional. Learn More

Contact Information

US-TX-Addison
Mary Jo Fogle
Snapshot
Grand Homes
Company:
US-TX-Addison
Location:
Full-Time Employee
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
General Business
Store Type:

Job Description

Are you a Top Performer looking to build your future? If you are internally motivated and have the drive and ambition necessary to succeed, we want to talk to you. Grand Homes, two-time winner of America’s Best Builder and one of the Top 50 companies to work for in the U.S, is looking for outstanding candidates to join one of the most successful New Home Builders in the Dallas/Fort Worth area today. We are searching for a Residential Estimator to join our team.




Grand Homes offers: Competitive Base Salary, Medical and Life Insurance, 401(k) Savings Plan, Profit Sharing, Paid Vacation, Company Contests & Incentives and Employee discount on Grand Homes




Summary of Objectives :



Estimate quantities of materials and produce accurate budget for use in construction of new homes.



Reasons to work for Grand Homes :



• Voted two-time winner America’s Best Builder out of 75,000 builders nationwide



• 2019 Grand Award by Texas Association of Builders



• 2005, 2009, 2010 DFW Builder of the Year



• Consumers’ Choice Award 2007 through 2020



• Top 50 companies to work for in the U.S.



• Best Company to Work For in Addison 2015



• 5 th Fastest Growing Builder in Texas



• Winner of more Design & Architectural Awards than any other builder in Dallas the last five years



• Winner of National Home Design Award 2019 by NAHB



• Featured in D Magazine as one of Dallas’ Top Business Leaders



• Honored with the Lee Evans Award for Business Management Excellence

Job Requirements

Primary Responsibilities:


 



•        Estimate all PSA changes for job starts



•        Validate Square footages for the job start



•        Brick, Stone, Cornice, Interior trim, Doors, Hardware, Lumber, tile and flooring take-offs for new and old plans



•        Perform plan reviews and alert Architecture of defects in drawings



•        Generate accurate final budgets for job starts that reflect all costs necessary to build each home



•        Checking quantities of materials for PO’s prior to budget being issued.



•        Code PSA options in the lead system



•        Check color sheets for design specifications that don’t require a PSA



•        Follow up and make sure you have received lot checks back from PMs



•        Load options and items into Brix



•        Load lot check items into budget



•        Review budget for any bid holes and submit those to Purchasing Manager



•        Finalize preliminary budget and send for review



•        Correct budget review redlines



•        Release preliminary purchase orders as directed



•        Print final budget POs and integrate into BuildPro



•        Review ALL option takeoffs before they are loaded into BRIX for Accuracy



•        Value Engineer plans to lower cost of construction



•        Provide support and training to Field personnel regarding how the estimates were calculated.



•        Provide detailed quantity takeoffs for every component necessary to build a home.



•        Assist EPO personnel if needed to process variance purchase orders.

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