Estimator in Houston, TX at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


The Estimator is responsible for all aspects of take-offs, including verification of take-off change requests.  The Estimator is also responsible to assist in the review, verification, and elimination of material EPO requests.  The Estimator should perform cost analysis recommendations on proposed plan changes. #CB #ZR


  • Create material take-offs for all new and revised plans.
  • Maintain the take-offs of all active plans.
  • Interact with Field Verification Managers to verify take-off change requests.
  • Interact with architect/engineering consultants regarding plan changes impacting take-offs.
  • Analyze plans for cost analysis recommendations and research cost of proposed design ideas.
  • Coordinate with Land to review community landscape requirements and summarize this information into a matrix for budget take-off usage.
  • Assist in the review of material EPO requests to ensure in accordance with take-offs and scopes of work, and eliminate the need for material EPO’s.
  • Complete take-offs as needed due to special projects and specification changes.
  • Perform other job duties as assigned by Supervisor.


Education and Experience Requirement:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Full understanding of residential construction and architectural design required
  • 2 years residential construction/architecture experience preferred
  • Advanced computer skills with the ability to work with JDEdwards, Build Pro, and Excel
  • Professionally perform multiple, detailed-oriented tasks with simultaneous deadlines
  • Good writing and organization skills
  • Possess strong work ethic, integrity and loyalty
  • Team player with the ability to work well under pressure


Physical Requirements:

This is primarily a sedentary office position which requires the ability to work in excess of eight hours per day in the confined quarters of an office.  Also requires the ability to read plans, bend, stoop, reach, lift, and move and/or carry items less than 50 pounds.  Finger dexterity in operating a computer keyboard and calculator.  Office work requires sitting at a computer monitor for extended periods of time, completing paperwork and to receive/return phone messages.  Standing is required for filing and copying.


This position outlines the basic tasks and requirements for the position noted.  It is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of the Associates.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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