Creative Homes Team

Purchasing Estimator Role

Creative Homes is currently seeking an experienced Purchasing Estimator who is motivated, organized, a self-starter with a strong construction background and good communication skills.


    • Capture and organize data and develop working knowledge of unit costs, production rates and total building costs

    • Prepare cost related reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends

    • Develop reporting to identify errors and/or areas to improve costs with suppliers and trade partners

    • Setup and Organizational Implementation of Plan Swift

    • Work hand in hand with Purchasing Agent on standard options and custom price outs

    • Maintain unit pricing


  • BA/BS in Construction Management or Business Administration preferred

    Two years’ experience in the Homebuilding Business preferred

    Excel and Word proficiency

    PlanSwift (or similar program) experience preferred

    Strong organizational and planning skills

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Attention to detail and follow-through

    Ability to lead and participate in meetings

    Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure

    Ability to interact with and support other team members

    Must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills with attention to detail and follow-through.

    Must have the attitude and ability to adjust to rapidly changing priorities and be able to prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously with a professional, positive demeanor.


Daily interaction with various Creative Homes personnel, field associates, trade partners, consultants and homeowners. Regular contact with the general public. Frequent external contacts where matters discussed require resourcefulness, patience, clarity and tact.

Physical Requirements

This is a primarily a sedentary office position which requires the ability to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and carry office supplies and materials weighing 25 pounds or less. Finger dexterity is required to operate computer keyboard and telephone equipment. 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.

Want to Join our Team?

Creative Homes is proud to provide a comprehensive and competitive benefits program. We also provide a culture that is full of spirit, enthusiasm, passion and vitality – an environment that makes our Company a very special place to work. A few of our benefit offerings are:

Medical, with Health Savings Account

Life/AD&D Insurance


401K, plus Employer Match

Short Term Disability

Unlimited Paid Time Off

Long Term Disability

Professional Development Allowance


Opportunity awaits at Creative Homes for a Purchasing Estimator! Submit your application and resume today if you want to work for a great company, offering a wide variety of opportunities for career growth in a desirable real estate market!

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This description outlines the basic tasks and requirements for the position noted. It is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of the associates.