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Estimator/Purchasing Agent
Construction/Engineering company
Construction/Engineering company
Daytona Beach, FL
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Daytona Beach, FL
Permanent Position
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Our client is currently seeking an Estimator/Purchasing Agent for the Daytona Beach Area Division who is skilled, self-motivated with a minimum of 3 years of residential purchasing experience.


  • Assist the Cost Department Manager with duties as requested.
  • Assist in the Management of subcontractor and suppliers.
  • Maintain and build estimates and job cost in the FAST System.
  • Digitize plans for takeoff information so that the master plans as well as the lot specific plans can be built in the FAST system.
  • Prepare special reports for Cost Department Manager as requested and maintain various excel spreadsheets on a monthly basis.
  • Work under the direction of the Division President and the Cost Department Manager to control and reduce cost; re-negotiate contracts and bids, re-price houses, jobs and activities to save in the cost of construction in order to keep a competitive edge.
  • Work with the corporate FAST trainers to be the most advanced you can be in the FAST System.
  • Work to constantly improve the Planswift Estimator; train other Estimators on improvements made.
  • Build standard plan in FAST to assure PO’s are pulling correctly; build plan and project level options in FAST for all master plans.
  • Review all house budgets in the FAST system and report accurate and concise job cost to the Cost Department Manager.
  • Complete all necessary tasks to produce complete PO packages at start.
  • Produce and process all estimating information given, gathered, or estimated to release complete PO packages in FAST; release estimates that are 100%
  • Assist in production of estimates to maintain slot report dates.
  • Work with the Design Center to price all custom options in a timely manner not to exceed a 24 hour turn around on more involved options.
  • Assist as Sales Assistant as needed.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: (Experience, Licenses or Certifications required)

  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • PlanSwift experience preferred but not required.
  • FAST software experience preferred but not required.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in residential construction purchasing.
  • Able to perform complete takeoffs from blueprint.
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
1 - 3100%
1 - 3100%
Budget Management
MS Office
Project Management
Residential Construction
MS Excel
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