Estimator/Purchasing Agent

Posting ID : A1068472964
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Real Estate

The Rolwes family name has been offering St. Louis "the lifestyle you want from the builder you trust" since 1955. Year after year homebuyers searching for quality, innovation and a high level of customer service have chosen to become part of the Rolwes family.

The Rolwes Company is currently searching for a new Estimator/Purchasing Agent to join our growing team. Over the past two years, Rolwes has seen unparalleled growth. With more new communities and home types, a need has arisen to add to our estimating team. If you are someone who likes working in an upbeat, fast paced, team oriented work environment with a strong eye on the bottom line, the Rolwes Company would like to meet you!

Essential Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to:

Preparing detailed cost estimates for single family residential homes.
Performing bidding, contracting and negotiation process for a fast-paced, growth oriented company.
Maintaining an estimating/purchasing database with updated unit costs for all communities by floor plan.
Perform invoice verification and variance analysis.
Manage blueprint, floor plans and pricing revisions relating to all inter office print and pricing tools.
Seek out new vendors and trade contractors
Ensure that all necessary documentation from trade contractors and vendors is complete.
Working with contractors to understand blue prints and scope of work
Research innovative products, techniques and changes in the home building industry.
Provide Sales with pricing needs, special pricing and technical support.
Assist in the design and evaluation of new plans.

Requirements include:

Construction experience of 2+ years
College Degree strongly preferred
Detail and systems oriented
Analytical ability
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Excellent follow through
Good Negotiation Ability
Proficient in Excel and general computer skills

Competitive compensation package including health, dental, 401K and profit sharing

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