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David Weekley Homes Purchasing Estimator- Residential in Charleston, South Carolina

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  • Purchasing / Estimating / SCM

  • Charleston, SC

  • Purchasing Estimator- Residential

    Charleston, SC

Purchasing Estimator- Residential

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Job Description

David Weekley Homes is seeking an Estimator to fill a key role on the Charleston, SC Purchasing team. We are looking for people with enthusiastic attitudes and a strong work ethic to join our success.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain accurate plan estimates, analyze reports related to estimating activities, and track status of assigned projects.

  • Manage all aspects of the bid coordination process, including blueprint validation, bid request preparation, research and cost comparison reporting.

  • Maintain master job cost files and convert material lists and cost estimates to JDE database.

  • Coordinate the flow of information among suppliers, purchasing staff, builders & DWH computer systems.

  • Complete quantity takeoffs for new plans, elevations, custom options and plan changes.

  • Generate price pro-forma and other financial reporting for all communities.

  • On-site field visits to validate take-offs

  • Provide generalized service support for internal customers.

    Job Requirements

  • College graduate with background in Business, Finance, Construction Management or related degree OR equivalent work experience

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints

  • Solid mathematical and analytical skills

  • Strong organization and communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and excel in a structured environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel

  • Experience with job cost accounting software preferred

Come and join our winning team recognized by Fortune Magazine as “One of the Top 100 Companies to Work For” 14 times. David Weekley Homes builds in 19 markets across the US and is the largest privately-held builder in America. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Health Insurance - Medical, Dental and Vision

  • 401k and discretionary 8% match

  • Profit Sharing

  • Vacation, Holidays & PTO

  • New Home Discount for Team Member & Family

  • Team Member Product Discount

  • Community Outreach

  • And More!

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