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Are you looking for a new job opportunity? Do you want to be part of an Organization that prides itself on quality, design, and innovation? See our current open positions below. Use the filters on the left to find the position that is right for you.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Are you looking for a new job opportunity? Do you want to be part of an Organization that prides itself on quality, design, and innovation? See our current open positions below. Use the filters on the left to find the position that is right for you.


Estimator

Department: Purchasing

Ashton Woods Homes is one of the nationís largest private homebuilding companies, with operations in Atlanta, Austin, Charleston, Dallas, Houston, Killeen, Naples, Orlando, Phoenix, San Antonio, Sarasota, Raleigh and Tampa. Recently named the #1 Most Trusted Homebuilder in America, Ashton Woods is known throughout the industry for building homes with award-winning designs that inspire, and offering homebuyers unrivaled personalization options. Ashton Woods is also the only builder to nationally utilize the Environments for Living Platinum Program, which certifies the energy efficient status of our homes.

Ashton Woods Homes has emerged as a homebuilder of choice, driven by a strong entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to world-class product design and customer satisfaction.

Ashton Woods is looking for an Estimator to join our Purchasing team based in north Austin. The Estimator will determine, understand, and input cost estimates for homes from development through construction phases, including options. This role will be a key point of contact for our design studio to assure all options are available and up to date.

Major Functional Responsibilities

  • Lumber takeoff knowledge
  • Exterior construction materials takeoff knowledge
  • Lot specific Foundation and Site Work takeoff knowledge
  • Construction costs for Studio related cost types
  • Construction materials for Studio related cost types
  • Construction methods
  • Finance/Budgets
  • Communication - oral and written
  • Blueprint / Drawing / Reading
  • Bidding

Key Duties

  • Develop accurate construction cost estimates
  • Develop accurate material take-offs
  • Develop accurate customer upgrade takeoffs for weekly starts
  • Develop and maintain customer upgrade catalog for new and existing plans
  • Develop standard option pricing for all new plans
  • Working with PDF Forms
  • Reconcile all field take-off issues
  • Reconcile all extra billing

Desired Candidate Qualifications

  • 2 year degree or equivalent experience in construction, purchasing, or permitting in the residential construction industry
  • Well organized
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Computer literacy required especially with Excel and working in web-based database systems

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