Estimator-Land Development

D.R. Horton, Inc. Henderson , NV 89044

Posted 3 months ago

D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S., was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website at for more information.

D.R. Horton, Inc. is currently looking for an Estimator-Land Development for their Main Office. The right candidate will be responsible for analyzing blueprints, specifications, proposals and other documentation to prepare time, cost, material, and labor estimates for products, projects or services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform quantity take-offs to prepare detailed estimates in accordance with drawings and specifications

  • Estimate and set-up new plans and jobs

  • Prepare initial site development budgets and cashflows

  • Maintain computer databases

  • Analyze job costs and current bid pricing for budget templates

  • Assist land acquisition personnel by studying concepts to devise strategies for site and product design on potential new acquisitions

  • Oversee the collection of information for new projects and studies the reports. drawings, maps, blueprints, aerial photographs, tests on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics and related topographical and geologic data

  • Collaborate with the land department and assist in coordination with consulting project engineers in preparation of overall engineering design and obtaining approvals on assigned company projects

  • Present recommendations to address site concerns during the preparation of land plans.

  • Create feasibility reports summarizing physical site conditions and documenting available utilities on each project

  • Review change order requests

  • Support field staff

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Education and/or Experience

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.

Other Qualifications

Must have good working knowledge and ability to operate AutoCAD

Must have the ability to meet multiple deadlines

Proficient with MS Excel

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including vision, medical and dental. Build YOUR future with D.R. Horton, America's Builder.

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Estimator-Land Development

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