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Construction Administrator

Construction Administrator

ID 
2017-1777
Job Location 
US-TX-Houston
Category 
Administrative/Clerical
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Classification 
Non-Exempt
Community 
N/A

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Overview

Our company’s mission is to be America’s leading private homebuilder. We are focused on delivering to our customers the home and features that they uniquely desire with the craftsmanship, durability and a long standing reputation that's uniquely Drees.

 

Drees Homes, family-owned and operated for over 85 years, is ranked as the thirty-second largest home builder in the country by BUILDER media brand as well as the fourteenth largest privately-owned home builder in the country.

 

Drees has been recognized with many prestigious industry honors, including the home building industry’s equivalent of the Triple Crown, winning all three major industry awards: America's Best Builder, National Housing Quality Award and National Builder of the Year.

 

Headquartered in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, Drees operates in Northern Kentucky; Cincinnati and Cleveland, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Jacksonville, FL;  Nashville, TN; Raleigh, NC; Washington D.C./Maryland/Virginia ; Austin, Houston, and Dallas, TX.  The company operates as “Drees Custom Homes” in Texas.

Responsibilities/Qualifications

Drees Homes is seeking candidates for a Construction Administrator for our Houston, TX Division.

 

In this position you will coordinate flow involving construction and administrative functions, facilitation of construction starts, coordination of architectural changes, and analysis and pricing of applicable Division products.

 

 

Some responsibilities include: 

  • Facilitate and ensure timely release of construction starts
  • Approve special pricing requests from Sales and Designers
  • Update and maintain upgrade and option price lists
  • Maintain and communicate general specification changes
  • Maintain and track new product/prototypes from Architecture to completion including attaining new plan bids, floor trusses, HVAC, etc.
  • Attend prototype walks and ensure redlines are completed
  • Coordinate with Marketing on brochure and plan changes
  • Assist in establishing contracts with new subcontractors and suppliers; Serve as liaison between Drees Builders and new contractors
  • Prepare comparative cost analysis on existing and new product

 

Some Requirements include:

 

  • College degree, preferably in Construction Science or a related field of study
  • Minimum of 4 years work experience with a residential construction company
  • Purchasing, operations and/or job site supervisory experience helpful
  • Detailed understanding of how to read Architectural and Engineering plan sets
  • Ability to price structural and design options
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office applications - Word and Excel
  • Must be detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task with accuracy
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people and drive a team to meet objectives

 

 

Join a special team that works together to make Drees a successful company and a rewarding place to work.

 

Drees offers a competitive pay and benefits package including profit sharing & 401(k) plans.

Summary

Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug-Free Work Place

 

To learn more about Drees Homes, please visit our website – www.dreeshomes.com.