Job Description

We trust that as an Estimating Coordinator you will: (responsibilities)

  • Create and manage material takeoffs for all floorplans.
  • Submit PlanSwift takeoff reports to the Purchasing system team for upload. (NewStar Enterprise)
  • Assist with new community start-ups.
  • Produce and maintain accurate option catalog for all plans built by Taylor Morrison
  • Maintain plans in Buzzsaw controlling the release of new plans and updated plans to our vendors, builders and sales
  • Schedule and facilitate plan review sessions with builder, vendors and purchasing. Follow up ownership for architecture updates resulting from the review sessions
  • Participate in prototype walks on all frames of new plans built. Report any corrections to purchasing through the plan revision process.
  • Conduct prototype walks on all frames of new plans built.  Report any corrections to purchasing through plan revision process
  • Participate in field inspections to ensure accurate execution of current plans and materials
  • Ensure builders utilize plan revision process; track and facilitate any request through to implementation
  • Provide support to builders in field through field inspections and takeoff research.
  • Track and facilitate any plan change requests.
  • Research new products and assist Purchasing Manager in determining products to be used; research products as needed and prepare cost comparisons of proposed products
  • Interface with IT department on special projects relating to bidding and cost maintenance projects
  • Architectural Services:  Identify and communicate any issues with plans and layouts to Purchasing and Construction Managers and Purchasing Field Analysts
  • Assist with pricing and execution of Custom Options
  • Assist the VP of Purchasing with special projects.
  • You are willing to perform other duties as assigned.

What you will need: (competencies, behaviors & attributes) 

  • Critical/Analytical Thinking
  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Highly Motivated
  • Positive Attitude
  • Prioritization
  • Quick Learner
  • Independent Worker
  • Ethics & Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Analytical
  • Meticulous
  • Organization

About you:

  • College Degree (Bachelors) - Prefer Construction Science, Finance, Construction Managment, Architecture or Engineering
  • Experience in On Screen Takeoff Software, AutoCAD, NewStar Enterprise Timberline, Microsoft Outlook, and Excel preferred.                            
  • Experience in Estimating or Construction, either with a homebuilder or a Trade/Supplier is preferred.
  • 1-3 years estimating or relevant construction experience preferred.
  • Strong math skills needed.
  • Residential Construction or Design experience preferred.
  • Understanding of estimating process, home design, architecture, pricing, building cost and takeoff procedures
  • Effective communication skills
  • Goal oriented with ability to demonstrate positive results 
  • Proficiency in Excel required.
  • Ability to read floorplans is required.
  • Local candidates with familiarity with the geographical area are preferred.
  • The ability to prioritize and multi-task in a hectic environment is required.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Will have responsibilities such as:

  • This position is considered a non-exempt position for purposes of wage-hour law, which means that you will be required to keep a time record and will be eligible for overtime pay.

Essential Functions:

Successful 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 Division/Corporate Office/Community daily and 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 and higher level manager
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and move around work environment as needed
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle if applicable
  • Comply with company policies and procedure

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to able to remain in a stationary position up to 50% of the time
  • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

*Taylor Morrison experience and/or successful completion of training program may override required education and/or experience requirement.

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.


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