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Dilworth Development is hiring!

 

Dilworth Development is a homebuilding company headquartered in Auburn, Alabama that focuses on building quality homes with integrity throughout every step of our process.  We build in a diverse range of price points ranging from entry-level to move-up to full custom multi-million-dollar homes.  The company culture is an essential component to our brand, and our employees work hard every day to support our clients and provide them with the best experience possible.  We have a family environment and we look out for each other, working together to meet company objectives while maintaining our Core Values.

We’re looking for qualified candidates to join our team. See our open positions below.

Builder - Auburn

POSITION SUMMARY:   

The Builder is responsible for the on-site construction activities and coordination for assigned projects; Successfully completes each project with coordination, detailed scheduling, and complete inspections. Builder must meet our company’s expectations for customer satisfaction and quality.  This position will report to the VP of Construction.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in budgeting time requirements to complete each phase of construction and meet deadlines by scheduling subcontractor work and deliveries, coordinates and monitors progress of work, completion and closing dates by ensuring that all the necessary supplies, tools, machinery, equipment and vehicles are on-site as needed
  • Acts as a liaison between operations, subcontractors and vendors; supervises and monitors work of subcontractors; provides follow-up to ensure completion of work and accurate, timely deliveries
  • Reviews the production of homes (on a daily basis) via inspections during various construction phases to ensure quality control
  • Reviews and analyzes site plans and blueprints in order to monitor and ensure compliance with plan specifications and building codes
  • Utilizes email, scheduling software and Job Status Reports to maintain an efficient work flow
  • Conducts pre-construction and pre-settlement meetings with home buyers; resolves customer service issues and production problems during construction phase to maintain customer satisfaction; completes finishing and warranty work as required
  • Assists in the control of production costs through review and approval of time sheets, production and service invoices, delivery and inspection sheets; works with office personnel to monitor and track costs to avoid budget overages
  • Provides and applies appropriate training methods and standards to subordinates and subcontractors; monitors and enforces safety and company policy compliance
  • Directly supervises subordinates and assists in the supervision of subcontractors; carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Assists with special projects as requested and performs additional duties as required

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Adaptability and flexibility to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with the ability to coordinate several activities simultaneously.
  • Decisiveness and problem-solving abilities to select alternative courses of action within budget limitations.
  • Customer service-oriented with good interpersonal skills; good verbal and written communication skills for interaction with a variety of people both inside and outside the organization.

EDUCATION AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School or College graduate
  • At least 3 years of related residential construction experience with a good knowledge of the home building industry.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and a clean driving record
  • Ability to pass Drug Screening
  • Ability to work in undesirable conditions (due to weather, potentially dangerous job sites, etc.) for periods of time with the necessary safety precautions/equipment
  • Ability to meet goals and deadlines while maintaining a professional attitude
  • Strong work ethic, good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Copes well under pressure
  • Accept constructive feedback
  • Team player

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Base Salary will be commensurate with experience
  • Bonus program available, tied to warranty goals and performance metrics
  • Medical and Dental paid by employer at 100%
  • 401k eligibility after 1 year
  • Paid Vacation eligibility
  • Great corporate culture and working environment.

FOR CONSIDERATION

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your resume to Mike Crawford at [email protected] with “Construction Coordinator” in the subject line.

Builder - Huntsville

POSITION SUMMARY:   

The Builder is responsible for the on-site construction activities and coordination for assigned projects; Successfully completes each project with coordination, detailed scheduling, and complete inspections. Builder must meet our company’s expectations for customer satisfaction and quality.  This position will report to the VP of Construction.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in budgeting time requirements to complete each phase of construction and meet deadlines by scheduling subcontractor work and deliveries, coordinates and monitors progress of work, completion and closing dates by ensuring that all the necessary supplies, tools, machinery, equipment and vehicles are on-site as needed
  • Acts as a liaison between operations, subcontractors and vendors; supervises and monitors work of subcontractors; provides follow-up to ensure completion of work and accurate, timely deliveries
  • Reviews the production of homes (on a daily basis) via inspections during various construction phases to ensure quality control
  • Reviews and analyzes site plans and blueprints in order to monitor and ensure compliance with plan specifications and building codes
  • Utilizes email, scheduling software and Job Status Reports to maintain an efficient work flow
  • Conducts pre-construction and pre-settlement meetings with home buyers; resolves customer service issues and production problems during construction phase to maintain customer satisfaction; completes finishing and warranty work as required
  • Assists in the control of production costs through review and approval of time sheets, production and service invoices, delivery and inspection sheets; works with office personnel to monitor and track costs to avoid budget overages
  • Provides and applies appropriate training methods and standards to subordinates and subcontractors; monitors and enforces safety and company policy compliance
  • Directly supervises subordinates and assists in the supervision of subcontractors; carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Assists with special projects as requested and performs additional duties as required

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Adaptability and flexibility to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with the ability to coordinate several activities simultaneously.
  • Decisiveness and problem-solving abilities to select alternative courses of action within budget limitations.
  • Customer service-oriented with good interpersonal skills; good verbal and written communication skills for interaction with a variety of people both inside and outside the organization.

EDUCATION AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School or College graduate
  • At least 3 years of related residential construction experience with a good knowledge of the home building industry.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and a clean driving record
  • Ability to pass Drug Screening
  • Ability to work in undesirable conditions (due to weather, potentially dangerous job sites, etc.) for periods of time with the necessary safety precautions/equipment
  • Ability to meet goals and deadlines while maintaining a professional attitude
  • Strong work ethic, good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Copes well under pressure
  • Accept constructive feedback
  • Team player

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Base Salary will be commensurate with experience
  • Bonus program available, tied to warranty goals and performance metrics
  • Medical and Dental paid by employer at 100%
  • 401k eligibility after 1 year
  • Paid Vacation eligibility
  • Great corporate culture and working environment.

FOR CONSIDERATION

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your resume to Mike Crawford at [email protected] with “Construction Coordinator” in the subject line.

Construction Coordinator - Auburn

POSITION SUMMARY:   

The person in this position will be responsible for managing the Starts Process for all new homes, which includes preparing permit applications and putting together the Start Package for each home.  In addition, this position will assist the Customer Care Manager with certain administrative duties within the Customer Care (Warranty) Department.  As well, this position will assist with various administrative duties for the Construction team.  This position will report to the VP of Construction and assist in process implementation and special projects.

The position requires an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, be detail oriented, self-sufficient, dependable, maintain good judgment, be eager to learn, and have a professional, supportive attitude.  This position will also have some general administrative duties for other departments as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process, submit, and pick up building permits
  • Compile Start Packages for the Builders & Trade Partners (plans, specs, permits, etc.)
  • Data entry and database maintenance
  • Ensure Warranty issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Contribute to the refinement of processes as they relate to your responsibilities
  • Communicate with other departments as needed to ensure flow of information between employees is open and efficient
  • Uses company software to monitor scheduling and maintain an efficient workflow
  • Effective communicator, both written and verbal. Encourages use of email for documentation and record keeping.
  • Creates & manages Warranty reports and metrics
  • Assists with special projects as requested and performs additional duties as required

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Adaptability and flexibility to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with the ability to coordinate several activities simultaneously.
  • Decisiveness and problem-solving abilities to select alternative courses of action within budget limitations.
  • Attention to detail so that reports are accurate and timely
  • Superior organizational skills and ability to follow up
  • Customer service-oriented with good interpersonal skills; good verbal and written communication skills for interaction with a variety of people both inside and outside the organization.
  • Ability to read blueprints and specification and selections documents.

EDUCATION AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School or College graduate
  • At least 3 years of related residential construction experience with a good knowledge of the home building industry.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and a clean driving record
  • Ability to pass Drug Screening
  • Ability to meet goals and deadlines while maintaining a professional attitude
  • Strong work ethic, good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Copes well under pressure
  • Accept constructive feedback
  • Team player

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Base Salary will be commensurate with experience
  • Bonus program available, tied to warranty goals and performance metrics
  • Medical and Dental paid by employer at 100%
  • 401k eligibility after 1 year
  • Paid Vacation eligibility
  • Great corporate culture and working environment.

FOR CONSIDERATION

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your resume to Mike Crawford at [email protected] with “Construction Coordinator” in the subject line.

Customer Care Manager - Auburn

POSITION SUMMARY:   

The person in this position will be responsible for all aspects of Customer Care for the Division, including quality control, Homeowner Introductions and Orientations and managing the warranty process and reporting.  Currently we build 100 homes per year in the Auburn market and have two other emerging markets that oversight will be required. This position will also manage the warranty database and customer interface on warranty issues.  This position will report to the VP of Construction and assist in the process implementation and special projects.

The position requires an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, be detail oriented, self-sufficient, dependable, maintain good judgment, be eager to learn and to coach others, and have a professional, supportive attitude.  This position will also oversee our model homes and inventory homes to ensure they are presentable at all times.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Schedule and execute Focus, Introduction and Orientation walks with homeowners using our company process
  • Ensure Warranty issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Work with our Builders to ensure proper home readiness and homeowner satisfaction
  • Meet with customers as needed to resolve issues
  • Contribute to the refinement of processes as they relate to your responsibilities
  • Ensure closing dates are met with minimal open items by closely monitoring the close-out process of each home
  • Ensure Introduction and Orientation lists are completed in a timely manner with Builders
  • Communicate with other departments as needed to ensure flow of information between employees is open and efficient
  • Uses company software to monitor scheduling and maintain an efficient workflow
  • Effective communicator, both written and verbal. Encourages use of email for documentation and record keeping.
  • Enforces safety and company policy compliance
  • Oversees Warranty reports and metrics
  • Assists with special projects as requested and performs additional duties as required
  • Potential for future leadership role expansion to oversee emerging markets

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Adaptability and flexibility to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with the ability to coordinate several activities simultaneously.
  • Decisiveness and problem-solving abilities to select alternative courses of action within budget limitations.
  • Attention to detail of the finished product, create a consistent level of expectation of the homes
  • Superior organizational skills and ability to follow up
  • Customer service-oriented with good interpersonal skills; good verbal and written communication skills for interaction with a variety of people both inside and outside the organization.
  • Ability to read blueprints and specification and selections documents.

EDUCATION AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School or College graduate
  • At least 3 years of related residential construction experience with a good knowledge of the home building industry.
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and a clean driving record
  • Ability to pass Drug Screening
  • Ability to work in undesirable conditions (due to weather, potentially dangerous job sites, etc.) for periods of time with the necessary safety precautions/equipment
  • Ability to meet goals and deadlines while maintaining a professional attitude
  • Strong work ethic, good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Copes well under pressure
  • Accept constructive feedback
  • Team player

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Base Salary will be commensurate with experience
  • Bonus program available, tied to warranty goals and performance metrics
  • Medical and Dental paid by employer at 100%
  • 401k eligibility after 1 year
  • Paid Vacation eligibility
  • Great corporate culture and working environment.

FOR CONSIDERATION

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your resume to Mike Crawford at [email protected] with “Customer Care Manager Resume” in the subject line.

Estimator - Auburn

POSITION SUMMARY:   

The person in this position will be an integral member of the Purchasing and Estimating Department, assisting with a wide range of responsibilities within the department.  This position will report to the Purchasing Manager.  The position requires an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, be detail oriented, self-sufficient, dependable, maintain good judgment, be eager to learn and have a professional, supportive attitude.  This position will require daily use of residential construction takeoff software, along with data entry and analytics.  Work must be performed efficiently to maintain even flow within the department.  This position will work in the office 90% of the time, with occasional visits to homes under construction to review material lists or construction practices and processes.  This position offers a tremendous opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform material & labor takeoffs using construction software programs
  • Provide cost estimations and budgets for new plans and custom client plans
  • Calculate custom option costs and provide pricing to Sales/Design team
  • Enter takeoff information into plan and option BOM’s in our procurement software
  • Validate quotes and bids from Suppliers & Trades
  • Assist the Purchasing Manager with data analytics
  • Assist the Purchasing Manager with long term projects as needed
  • Perform all other duties as required

EDUCATION AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 1+ years’ experience in Purchasing or Construction preferred
  • High school diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must be able to read residential construction plans
  • Experience in AutoCAD, Revit, PlanSwift, eTakeoff, or MiTek KOVA preferred
  • Must possess initiative and be highly motivated
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook & Excel)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task at a fast pace
  • Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining a professional attitude
  • Strong work ethic, good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Copes well under pressure
  • Accept constructive feedback
  • Team player

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Salary will be commensurate with experience.
  • Medical and Dental paid by employer at 100%
  • 401k eligibility after 1 year
  • Paid Vacation eligibility
  • Great corporate culture and working environment.

FOR CONSIDERATION

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your resume to Ben Ballew at [email protected] with “Estimator Resume” in the subject line.

Purchasing Coordinator - Auburn

POSITION SUMMARY:   

The person in this position will be an integral member of the Purchasing and Estimating Department, assisting with a wide range of responsibilities within the department.  This position will report to the Purchasing Manager.  The position requires an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, be detail oriented, self-sufficient, dependable, maintain good judgment, be eager to learn and have a professional, supportive attitude.  This position will require daily data entry and analytics.  Work must be performed efficiently to maintain even flow within the department.  This position will work in the office 95% of the time, with occasional visits to homes under construction to review material lists or construction practices and processes.  This position offers a tremendous opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Enter Invoices for payment as they are submitted by our Trade Partners
  • Create and issue Purchase Orders as needed
  • Process Variance Purchase Orders as they come in from the field
  • Research pricing and budget discrepancies as required
  • Daily maintenance of the Purchasing System
  • Data entry and database maintenance
  • Assist the Purchasing Manager with data analytics
  • Assist the Purchasing Manager and Estimator with long term projects as needed
  • Issue Vendor Packets & update pricing in the Purchasing System
  • Familiarize new Trade Partners with the Purchasing & Scheduling System
  • Assist the Purchasing Manager with converting Invoice Trade Partners to Purchase Order Trade Partners
  • Assist the Purchasing Manager in supporting the Selections & Design Department with updated pricing and custom pricing requests as needed
  • Perform all other duties as required

EDUCATION AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 1+ years’ experience in Purchasing, Construction, and/or Accounting preferred
  • High school diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must possess initiative and be highly motivated
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office (Outlook & Excel)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task at a fast pace
  • Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining a professional attitude
  • Strong work ethic, good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Copes well under pressure
  • Accept constructive feedback
  • Team player

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Salary will be commensurate with experience.
  • Medical and Dental paid by employer at 100%
  • 401k eligibility after 1 year
  • Paid Vacation eligibility
  • Great corporate culture and working environment.

FOR CONSIDERATION

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your resume to Ben Ballew at [email protected] with “Purchasing Coordinator Resume” in the subject line.