The CalAtlantic Group Purchasing Estimator in Indianapolis, Indiana

Summary of Position Requirements

Responsible for managing all activities involved with creating and maintaining material take-offs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Estimate materials for new plans.

  • Create and maintain accurate material take-offs.

  • Monitor material usage in the field for overages/shortages to update/correct material take-offs.

  • Record and analyze take-off data through Microsoft Excel.

  • Assist Division team with plan value engineering.

  • Maintain Division’s insurance compliance.

  • Update/Correct purchase order issues.

  • Complete required forms by the Regional Operations Center (ROC).

  • Maintain vendor files and contracts.

  • Prepare bid requests for new/existing plans.

  • Assist in evaluating new bid proposals.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required

  • Minimum 2 years experience in purchasing and estimating required

  • Ability to read and understand residential blue prints.

  • Efficient with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, JD Edwards, and other software systems.

  • Knowledge of all construction practices nation-wide.

  • Ability to perform several tasks efficiently under tight deadlines.

  • Detail oriented, energetic, and hard-working personality.

  • Valid Driver’s License with good driving record

  • Valid Auto Insurance Coverage


Daily interaction with various division personnel, outside agencies, business partners, and consultants.

Physical Requirements

This is primarily a sedentary office position which requires the ability to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, lift, move, and carry office supplies weighing twenty-five (25) pounds or less. Finger dexterity is required to operate computer keyboard, calculator, and telephone equipment. Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

ID: 2018-4464

Location: Indianapolis, IN

External Company Name: Lennar Homes

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