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Work for Nilson Homes!

If you are looking for a rewarding career in the construction industry, Nilson Homes may be the place for you! We are looking for happy, proactive, forthright individuals that hold themselves accountable and are on a constant quest for improvement in there career and personal lives. Nilson Homes would love the opportunity to meet you!

Available Positions

ESTIMATOR / PURCHASING AGENT

Nilson Homes is looking for a self-motivated, customer service orientated team member to work in our Purchasing & Estimating department.  This is a full time position.

Nilson Homes, A large and established production home builder in Davis and Weber Counties, is seeking a motivated, organized, career-minded Estimator/Purchasing Agent to perform estimating and purchasing duties for the company. The Estimator is responsible for estimating, organizing, and documenting construction costs for a portfolio of production home plans and options, as well as performing takeoffs, producing estimates, budgets and purchase order packages for job-specific home plans using a database driven software. The Estimator / Purchasing Agent will perform various duties as part of the Purchasing and Estimating team to meet the demands and goals of the department.

Responsibilities

  • Perform quantity take offs of production home plans using Planswift software.
  • Prepare job specific estimates and budgets to produce purchase order packages for each home built
  • Perform initial base plan estimating/costing of new single family and multi-family production house plans
  • Assist in maintaining and updating accurate construction costs for all house plans and options
  • Assist in building, maintaining, and organizing a job cost database of items, base plan assemblies, and option assemblies for use in global job costing, job-specific purchase order creation, and job-specific budget creation
  • Assist in creating and maintaining option catalogs, costs, and option pricing for a portfolio of production home plans
  • Contribute to the continual improvement of systems, methods, and practices to perform estimating team functions in the most complete, consistent, efficient, and accurate way possible.
  • Issue variance purchase orders. Work with project managers and trade partners to reduce and control variance costs.
  • Work with trade partners to ensure estimating methods, cost data and purchase order methods are up to date, accurate and maintained in database system.
  • Work with purchasing and estimating team to identify and implement opportunities for value-engineering, cost reductions, increased profitability, and continual process improvement.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. Equivalent direct experience in production home building estimating will be considered.
  • 2-3 years of experience in residential estimating. 2-3 years of residential field management will be considered if paired with the analytical skill set and mindset required to become a successful estimator.
  • Experience in estimating for a production home builder preferred.
  • Experience with Builder MT and Sales Simplicity software preferred. Experience with similar home builder software suites helpful but not required
  • Thorough knowledge of residential construction methods, engineering, and residential building codes.

Required Skills

  • Adept at accomplishing tasks with limited supervision
  • Accountable for deadlines and project completion
  • Self-motivated and a self-starter
  • Adept at working with and manipulating numbers quickly and accurately
  • Extreme Attention to detail
  • Skilled at learning and applying software solutions to business processes
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Outlook
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Planswift (or other on-screen takeoff software)
  • Strive for continual personal improvement in career and personal life
  • Ability to handle and resolve conflict
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

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RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT




Nilson Homes is expanding and looking to hire an experienced, qualified, residential construction superintendent to oversee the scheduling and quality control of new homes.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, establishing and maintaining schedules, reading and understanding plans and specifications, identifying and resolving problems that may arise during the building process, resolving concerns with customers, communicating with customers and sales agents throughout the home building process, monitoring the quality of material and workmanship on each home, and ensuring that the job sites are operating with safety as a priority.

The successful candidate will have 5+ years as a residential construction superintendent, basic computer skills, excellent leadership skills, and great communication and organizational skills.

This position offers:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • 401K options

If you meet these qualifications,
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