Purchasing Estimator in Vancouver, WA at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 9/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Responsible for the review and analysis of material take-off’s for all new and revised home plans to aide in cost savings.  Works with Purchasing Department and field construction managers.



  1. Interact with Area and Construction Managers to resolve any take-off problems.
  2. Verify and enter take-off changes sent in from the field.
  3. Provide DOC’s with monthly summary of take-off changes.
  4. Inspect and verify architectural, engineering and materials on all new prototype homes.
  5. Inspect and validate take-off’s and make necessary adjustments.
  6. Maintain the material take-off’s associated with each active home plan.
  7. Evaluate take-off issues in the field and review with Construction Manager to make necessary adjustments.
  8. Review take-off’s and budgets for new communities and plans to resolve possible issues before the community or plan starts.
  9. Review Specification Packets and analyze plans for cost analysis recommendations and research cost of proposed design ideas.
  • Assist in material take-off’s when creating new plans from existing plan or new elevations from existing elevations.
  • Assist in monthly budget reviews.
  • Responsible for all material take-offs for new and revised plans.
  • Review and redline all new designs; checking for consistency with specifications and opportunities for cost savings.
  • Aide in analysis of cost difference between similar plans.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.



  • Three (3) years minimum construction/architectural experience
  • College degree or related experience required
  • Full understanding of residential construction and architectural design
  • Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel (spreadsheets)
  • Ability to work with AS-400, Windows and Autocad programs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



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