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Employment Opportunities

 
Traton is currently accepting applications for a Purchasing and Estimating Coordinator (Marietta, GA),  Builder (Galveston, Texas area) and Sr. Estimator and Purchasing Agent (Galveston, Texas)

 

POSITION #1

 Purchasing & Estimating Coordinator Job Description

 Job Title:                                                                    Purchasing and Estimating Administrator

 Job location:                                                               Corporate Office, Marietta, GA

 Full Time Employee:                                                  Yes

 Years of Experience:                                                 2

Direct Supervisor:                                                     VP Purchasing & Estimating

 Computer or Software Skills:                                   Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, F.A.S.T

 

  Working Conditions/Essential Job Functions

             - Majority of time is spent in an office.  Sitting at a desk and using a computer encompasses 90% of the job. 

             -  Must be able to answer and talk on the phone, type, use a computer, read house plans, use an adding machine, copy, and any other task or duty my supervisor may ask.

 

  Main Responsibilities/Duties: 

 Input, Process and Release Information for New Starts in FAST

  • Maintain Starts Stage Release
  • Code and Input Change Orders and Customer Selections in FAST, Process and Release Purchase Orders.
  • Set-Up New Vendors/Sub-Contractors Price Files and Folders
  •  Assist Vendors/Sub-Contractors with Questions and Set-Up for Purchase Order Web Site.
  •  Vendor Re-Assignments and Purchase Order Changes
  •  Billing Overages
  •  Review and Approve or Disapprove Payment Overages due to Material, Labor, Change Orders and Misc.
  • Code Overages to Proper Department and Follow Up as Needed for Estimating and Purchasing Changes.
  •  File all JIO’s, Change Orders and Customer Selections.  Maintain File Folders until House Closes.
  •  File all Vendor Information to include New Contracts and Pricing Changes.
  •  Run Reports as Needed for Management and Marketing, Variance Expense, Prospects, Bank Job and Job Cost.
  • Assist with Back-Up for Front Desk Phone Relief.

     

Behavioral Traits: 

             -  Multi-tasker

             -  Detail oriented

             -  Able to work independently

             -  Organized

             -  Calm/Patient

             -  Dependable

             -  Task Oriented

             -  Team Player

 

 Email your resume and completed employment application (located at bottom of this page) to JBunn@TratonHomes.com  and copy RAnderberg@TratonHomes.com  Submissions without completed employment application will not be considered.  Download the employment application by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.

 

POSITION #2

 Job Title:                                                                      Builder

Job location:                                                                Galveston Area, Texas

 Full Time Employee:                                                  Yes

 Years of Experience:                                                 5+ years

 Direct Supervisor:                                                     Texas Operations Manager

Training/Education/Licensing Requirements:         Degree in Construction Management preferred

 Computer or Software Skills:                                    Microsoft Office, Word, Excel

  

Working Conditions/Essential Job Functions

            - Heavy physical activity required.  Sometimes outdoors during extreme weather conditions.  Continual walking and climbing of stairs.  Some lifting required. Extensive travel to and from job sites.

            -  Must be able to drive, use a computer, use a cell phone, walk job sites, and any other task or duty my supervisor may ask.

 

 Main Responsibilities/Duties: 

            Keep community clean and presentable

            Conduct frame inspections before sheetrock

            Process Invoices

            Meet withCountyInspectors

            Conduct New Home Orientation with Homeowners

            Assist with warranty

            Schedule contractors

            Maintain house budget

            Keep subdivision overhead down

            Meet with Homebuyers for preconstruction walk thru

            Meet with onsite agents regularly to review all contracts and change orders

            Close home on time

            Ensure Safety in community – following OSHA guidelines

            Manage all aspects of homebuilding process for entire community according to established specifications and quality standards

            Maintain Construction schedule and budget for each home

            Provide High levels of Customer Service to all new Homebuyers

            Provide feedback to estimating on accuracy of take offs and plans

            Provide Management and Leadership to construction team within community(Builder, Associate Builders, Warranty Tech’s, Punch Out and Laborers)

            

Behavioral Traits: 

            -  Detail Oriented

            -  People Person

            -  Excellent Communicator

            -  Multi – tasker

            - Problem Solver and Decision Maker

            - Organized – excellent follow thru

            -  Operates with sense of urgency

            -  Results Oriented

Email your resume and completed employment application (located at bottom of this page) to SGurney@TratonHomes.com and copy RAnderberg@TratonHomes.com  Submissions without completed employment application will not be considered.  Download the employment application by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.

 

Position #3 

Job Title: Sr. Estimator & Purchasing Agent

 Job location:                                                              Galveston, Texas

 Full Time Employee:                                                 Yes

 Years of Experience:                                                 Minimum of 5

 Direct Supervisor:                                                     Operations Manager

 Computer or Software Skills:                                  Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, F.A.S.T

  

Working Conditions/Essential Job Functions

            - Majority of time is spent in an office.  Sitting at a desk and using a computer encompasses 90% of the job.  Stressful situations do occur regularly.

            -  Must be able to read house plans, use a computer, draft/draw, drive a car, answer a phone, use an adding machine, and any other task or duty my supervisor may ask.

 Main Responsibilities/Duties: 

  • A quantity takeoff and estimate is done for each plan within the Company and is maintained in an accurate condition, including options.
  • Establish and maintain a value engineering procedure for estimates.
  • Estimates are prepared in a expedient manner, utilizing at a minimum,comparative and differential estimating techniques.
  • Perform and maintain the field audit process plus verification of quantities
  • Research and implement cost saving techniques
  • Maintain quantity and quality of vendors
  • Have a fully understanding of all Supply chains, from manufacturer to subcontractor and manage daily.
  • Ensure the Company is buying at the most competitive levels available and that current backlog is price protected at all times.  Maintain competitive bid process to ensure   most competitive pricing levels.
  • Ensure the Company participates in all applicable regional-purchasing initiatives and are fully supportive - also ensure the tracking and collection of all available rebates.
  • Ensure all sub contractors maintain Company minimal insurance requirements.
  • Ensure all purchasing and estimating activities positively reflect high customer satisfaction standards

  

Behavioral Traits:   

            -  Detail oriented

            -  Able to work independently

            -  Organized

            -  Dependable

            -  Technically Oriented

            -  Analytical

            -  Good Time Manager

Email your resume and completed employment application (located at bottom of this page) to SGurney@TratonHomes.com and copy RAnderberg@TratonHomes.com  Submissions without completed employment application will not be considered.  Download the employment application by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.

TRATON HOMES EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION  (Click on link to download application)

 

Director of Human Resources, Rebecca Anderberg, RAnderberg@TratonHomes.com

 

Traton Homes is an equal employment opportunity employer. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age or disability.

We assure you that your opportunity for employment with this Company depends solely on your qualifications.

 

 Thank you for your interest in Traton Homes.