Construction Estimator - Purchasing Agent
Cornerstone Development of S.E. WI
Sussex, WI US
Posted ago
Cornerstone Development of S.E. WI

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our team as an Estimator / Purchasing Agent. Our company works on residential projects, so you must be familiar with a wide range of cost structures and timelines. Your job duties include collaborating with contractors, vendors, construction managers, sales, and option coordinators; and providing comprehensive cost analysis on homes to ensure profitability. Excellent communication and negotiating skills are required to cultivate relationships with trade partners and stakeholders. 

Salary commensurate with experience.

This position does not provide relocation expenses.

  • Develop and maintain working relationships with subcontractors, vendors, and internal teammates.
  • Analyze contract documents, subcontractor proposals, blueprints, and project plans to gain a thorough understanding of the scope.
  • Prepare cost budgets for homes based on subcontractor and supplier bids.
  • Manage subcontractor solicitation and selection process
  • Generate contract agreements and purchase orders with vendors and trade partners.
  • Verify vendor and subcontractor estimates fall within the defined scope of work and budget for the project.
  • Support all areas of the business related to job costing and procurement.
  • Associates (or higher) degree in a relevant field preferred, but not required.
  • Prior experience in the construction trades preferred.
  • Strong familiarity with construction and industry practices, processes, and standards.
  • Working knowledge of contract documentation, which includes blueprints, drawings, schematics, purchase orders, and contract agreements.
  • Capacity to multi-task and control multiple projects in the same time frame.
  • Excellent computer and organizational skills.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with QuickBooks and Buildertrend desired, but not required.
  • Skilled in mathematics and data analysis.
  • Detail/Accuracy oriented.
  • Problem solver and ability to work under pressure.
  • Adaptable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Capability to work on your own and within a team.
$40,000 - $60,000 yearly
About Cornerstone Development of S.E. WI

We are the preeminent Wisconsin developer and builder of ranch-style condominium communities and beautiful single-family home offerings.

Core Values:

We believe it is every employee’s responsibility to strive for excellence in all phases of the construction process and services we offer by positively impacting the lives of each person we communicate with.

  • R.E.S.P.E.C.T - listen, appreciate and seek out other perspectives/insights
  • THE CARE PACKAGE - is this the right thing to do
  • THE RIGHT STUFF - take every opportunity to improve the processes and outcomes
  • GOOD STEWARDS - utilize company assets to their fullest potential

We offer a benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription and life insurance, HSA, 401k with match, paid vacation, and paid holidays. Opportunity to work for a long-standing company and supportive work environment.

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