Employment


Estimating Manager

Description:  Mobley Homes is currently looking for an Estimating Manager for their Purchasing Department.  The right candidate will be responsible for coordinating, administering and managing the Estimating Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, manage and direct the work of the Estimators
  • Perform contract extra pricing
  • Process take-off change requests
  • Review invoice discrepancies and approve for payment
  • Analyze job costs and set gross margins
  • Estimate and set-up new plans and jobs
  • Purchasing
  • Support field and sales staff

Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises two or more employees in the Estimating Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Construction Area Manager

Mobley Homes is currently looking for a Construction Area Manager for their Construction Department.  The right candidate will be responsible for supervising all field personnel that are assigned to all subdivisions in the area. Update reports and assure quality control in the houses built. Implement all Mobley policies and procedures throughout the entire construction process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and direct construction activities in the field either directly or through utilizing your Superintendents
  • Responsible for profitability of the homes being built in their subdivisions and manage all cost by reviewing field purchase orders
  • Interfacing with public agencies in obtaining all necessary permits and approvals; or work with the Permit Department in obtaining these permits and approvals
  • Interface with all municipal governing bodies, public utilities and industry associations; or work with the Land Development Department in obtaining these objectives
  • Total involvement with training, communication and development of Project Managers, Superintendents and field personnel
  • Oversee field operations, productions times, and insure quality control so that the homes built meet the Mobley Homes standards and are ready for homeowner orientations/occupancy
  • Set build times on each plan and provide schedules to meet the build times & ability to produce schedule updates and maintain assigned work flow to meet or exceed business plan requirements
  • Ensure that assigned subdivisions meet all safety standards in accordance with OSHA and state regulations
  • Handle escalated problems with subcontractors
  • Respond to unsatisfactory surveys by homeowners.
  • Ensure that all homes in construction area are constructed to contract, specification and detail
  • Assure that all work that is invoiced is fully acceptable to Mobley specifications and is 100% complete
  • Visit job sites frequently to spot check quality and policy enforcement
  • Meets with managerial staff to identify, recommend and implement process changes that increase productivity, profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Guides the construction and customer care personnel in achievement of daily, monthly and yearly objectives.
  • Acts as a liason between construction and sales to coordinate customer care initiatives.
  • May lead weekly department meetings.
  • Assist in negotiation of subcontractor agreement and vendor supply pricing.
  • Assist with special projects as requested and perform additional duties as required.
  • Ability to negotiate with trade contractors and manufacturers at a technical level as required, including some estimating/takeoff skills
  • Ability to evaluate trade partners, products and minimize costs and evaluate best total value. This function may require some consideration to local division needs and input
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel, MS Word, knowledge in B360 or like program with the ability to direct and train others in all systems
  • Ability to delegate to team members and provide leadership to team members, trades and consultants to maintain a high performance team
  • Ability to perform team evaluations and assist in setting goals to enhance growth and meet company goals with a team approach
  • Ability to read and understand architectural plans and provide detailed direction to the team as required for purchasing of all products
  • Budget Management – Input original pro-forma, maintain budgets and provide quarterly budget reporting data.

Required Skills

Competency Requirements:

Customer Focus — Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind/ establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
Directing Others — Is good at establishing clear directions; sets stretching objectives; distributes the workload appropriately; lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner; maintains two-way dialogue with others on work and results; brings out the best in people; is a clear communicator.
Decision Quality — Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.
Drive for Results — Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
Priority Setting — Spends his/her time and the time of others on what’s important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus.
Motivating Others — Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; can motivate many kinds of direct reports and team or project members; can assess each person’s hot button and use it to get the best out of him/her; pushes tasks and decisions down; empowers others; invites input from each person and shares ownership and visibility; makes each individual feel his/her works is important; is someone people like working for and with.
Developing Direct Reports — Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person’s career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the development system in the organization; is a people builder.

Additional Skills and Abilities:

  • Outstanding leadership skills to develop and continue success of operations with ability to achieve the same through subordinates utilizing management practices and theories.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for high interaction with a variety of people inside and outside of organization.
  • Excellent decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills to act with authority in an environment with little direction from others.
  • Persuasive attitude with strong negotiation, organizational and detail-oriented aptitude.
  • Mathematical aptitude with ability to participate in the development and execution of financial forecasting.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Manages a group of 4-10 Superintendents and/or Project Managers within a specified area of construction. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Additional Skills and Abilities:

  • Outstanding leadership skills to develop and continue success of operations with ability to achieve the same through subordinates utilizing management practices and theories.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for high interaction with a variety of people inside and outside of organization.
  • Excellent decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills to act with authority in an environment with little direction from others.
  • Persuasive attitude with strong negotiation, organizational and detail-oriented aptitude.
  • Mathematical aptitude with ability to participate in the development and execution of financial forecasting.
  • Upon request of and on terms established by the Company, obtains and maintains all appropriate state or local licenses (e.g., contractor’s license, real estate salesperson and/or broker license, etc.) for the mutual benefit of the employee and the Company and for use by the Company in connection with the Company’s sales, homebuilding and lending activities.

Work Conditions and Physical Requirements: Good driving record, possession of a valid driver’s license and auto insurance to comply with Company Auto policies. Travel to various home construction sites weekly.

Application Submission Form

*all fields are required
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, txt.