Residential Construction Estimator

  • July 19, 2023 5:09 PM
    Message # 13229981

    Riverside Homebuilders is active throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and maintains 25-30 active projects at any point in time. From 2018 to 2022, Riverside grew at a 25% annual compound growth rate which has propelled the growth of our dynamic team. Riverside Homebuilders is part of Lackland Holdings and combined, both companies have more than 200 people, and we are looking for a Residential Construction Estimator to join our team.

    We take pride in our family-friendly culture, professional presence, and congenial work environment. Most importantly, we provide challenging opportunities and support needed to build successful careers. If you are looking for an opportunity to gain experience in a workplace that focuses on keeping employees happy so they can do their best work, we hope you will consider joining our amazing team!

    Position Overview:

    ·      Maintaining and creating accurate, complete, and consistent base plan and option material and labor estimates with correct item activities and quantities; to ensure proper construction pricing with no item activity variances eliminating build cycle interruptions for the timely completion of houses under construction.

    ·      The creation of community specific material and labor plan and option estimates containing accurate and correct items and quantities at a community and lot-specific level for an uninterrupted flow of materials and labor to the company’s building sites to ensure homes are completed according to specifications, on time, and at budget.

    ·      Assisting in the maintenance and creation of estimating database assemblies and formulas to ensure takeoff item activities are accurate, complete, and consistent to ensure the proper flow of material and labor to the job site and accuracy of purchase orders with no item activity quantity-related variances.

    ·      The reduction of direct construction costs through the elimination of wasted material and labor and the value engineering of product lines.

    Critical Behaviors for success in this

    • Accurate: Organized and accurate in day-to-day functions
    • Analytical: Demonstrates attention to detail and problem-solving skills
    • Conscientious: Proactive manages the responsibilities of the job.
    • Dependable: Disciplined and dedicated to achieving the goals and responsibilities of the position.
    • Intense: Focused on the work to be done, the constraints to be resolved, and tasks to be completed.
    • Communication: Interact diplomatically and effectively with all team members and stakeholders.

    skills, and requirements

    • 3+ years of experience as a Residential Construction Estimator - REQUIRED
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
    • Construction knowledge in reading building prints and building materials in residential homebuilding

    Ability to analyze reports related to
    material and labor gap analysis and to take corrective actions

    • Organizational aptitude to coordinate verbal, written, and system-generated information for routing and processing
    • Must have the experience and knowledge to take direct action to achieve the goals of the job with minimal direction from the supervisor.
    • Proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel, Buildtopia and Planswift.

    Please visit our website at and send your resume to .

100 E. 15th Street, Suite 600

Fort Worth, Texas 76102

PHONE:  817-284-3566  |    FAX: 817-284-6465



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