• Purchasing Estimator

    Job ID
    2018-4046
    Category
    Purchasing
    Location
    Atlanta, GA
  • Overview

    Summary of Position Requirements

    Responsible for managing all activities involved with creating and maintaining material take-offs.  

    Responsibilities

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Estimate materials for new plans.
    • Create and maintain accurate material take-offs.
    • Monitor material usage in the field for overages/shortages to update/correct material take-offs.
    • Record and analyze take-off data through Microsoft Excel.
    • Assist Division team with plan value engineering.
    • Maintain Division’s insurance compliance.
    • Update/Correct purchase order issues.
    • Complete required forms by the Regional Operations Center (ROC).
    • Maintain vendor files and contracts.
    • Prepare bid requests for new/existing plans.
    • Assist in evaluating new bid proposals.

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience Requirements

    • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required
    • Minimum 2 years experience in purchasing and estimating required
    • Ability to read and understand residential blue prints.
    • Efficient with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, JD Edwards, and other software systems.
    • Knowledge of all construction practices nation-wide.
    • Ability to perform several tasks efficiently under tight deadlines.
    • Detail oriented, energetic, and hard-working personality.
    • Valid Driver’s License with good driving record
    • Valid Auto Insurance Coverage

     

    Contacts

    Daily interaction with various division personnel, outside agencies, business partners, and consultants.

     

    Physical Requirements

    This is primarily a sedentary office position which requires the ability to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, lift, move, and carry office supplies weighing twenty-five (25) pounds or less. Finger dexterity is required to operate computer keyboard, calculator, and telephone equipment. Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

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