Estimator | CalAtlantic Homes Irving, TX, US

Job Details:
CalAtlantic Homes. Continuing the legacies of Ryland and Standard Pacific. With nearly 100 years of combined homebuilding expertise, CalAtlantic Homes, the new company formed by the merger of these two well‐respected companies, operates in 17 states with 26 divisions serving 41 major markets. Together, the breadth of organizational talent, collective experience, shared customer and quality focus, and an array of exceptional product offerings make CalAtlantic a substantial force in the new home sector.
Responsibilities Will Include:
*. Estimates materials for new plans.
*.Creates and maintains accurate material take-offs.
*.Assists administrative personnel in purchasing and/or construction department by determining unitized material pricing.
*.Monitors material usage in the field for overages/shortages.
*.Records and analyzes take-off data through excel or other means.
*.Works collaboratively with other team members to ensure plan changes are processed effectively.
*.Assists local division, regional and/or national purchasing teams with plan value engineering efforts, to identify areas for improvement.
Candidates Will Need to Meet the Follow Qualifications:
Strong construction knowledge (technical activities and processes) required.
*.Ability to read building plans/blueprints with high degree of understanding; proven ability to recognize and resolve plan implementation conflicts.
*.Ability to thrive in a continuous improvement environment.
*.Effective information sharing to/with department team members and peers and management.
*.Good verbal, listening and interpersonal communication skills.
*.Highly analytical and good mathematical skills.
*.Highly organized and process oriented.
*.Proficient in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.
*.1-2 years in estimating or purchasing required.
*.Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required.
*.Bachelor’s degree preferred.
*.Background in Construction field preferred.
*.Position requires sitting, walking, standing, and project onsite surveying (standing, climbing stairs/ladders, etc.)
*.Driving to communities required periodically.
*.Noise level for office environment is quiet to moderate. Field can be noisy and require ear protection at times...
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