Estimator - Purchasing Agent

Ormond Beach, Florida
Sales (Sales and Related Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 15.00 - US$ 16.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Pantoja, Victoria, Spherion
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Job Description

We are looking for a skilled, self motivated Purchasing Agent - Estimator who has a minimal of 2 years experience in residential purchasing.

Review cost as well as price issues concerning "Vendor Bid Control" with the Purchasing Manager
Use PlanSwift for takeoff information so that the master plans as well as the lot specific plans can be built in the FAST system
Maintain and build estimates and job cost using the FAST System
Assist the Purchasing Manager with duties as requested
New home plan costing/bidding out and subsequent building plan in the company's adopted software system, FAST
Negotiate and purchase materials and labor with subcontractors and vendors to provide the best quality work, at the best pricing, with subcontractors and vendors who can meet company construction schedule expectations while fulfilling the company's scope of work standards.
Prepare special reports for Purchasing Manager as requested and maintain various excel spreadsheets on a monthly basis.
Compare pre-start report and cost forecasting for Purchasing Manager.
Work with design Center staff to price all custom options in a timely manner not to exceed a 24 hour turn around on more involved options.
Review all house budgets using FAST system and report accurate and concise job cost to the Purchasing manager.
Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
PlanSwift experience preferred but not required.
FAST software experience preferred but not required.

High School

1-4 years

Minimum of 2 years experience in residential construction purchasing.
Able to perform complete takeoffs from blueprint.


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