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  • Customer Service & Warranty Representative - Puget Sound

    Garrette Custom Homes— a growing regional homebuilder– seeks a professional, full-time Customer Service & Warranty Representative with residential construction or property management experience. This position works closely with our customer service team and new homeowners to ensure an exceptional customer experience. If you are personable with outstanding communication, problem solving and organizational skills, we want to hear from you!

    This is a full-time position based in Tacoma, WA primarily covering South Puget Sound projects ranging from Maple Valley to Silverdale. We offer a competitive compensation package including benefits; this position is eligible for profit sharing.

    An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized.

    To learn more, please see our website: www.garrettecustomhomes.com

    For additional information about GCH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link:

    https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Conducting homeowner orientations.
    • Scheduling and leading warranty walk-throughs.
    • Following up with new homeowners as scheduled.
    • Providing timely information in response to customer questions.
    • Communicating quality issues to construction manager to reduce reoccurring warranty issues.
    • Troubleshooting warranty items.
    • Analyzing warranty requests to see if they are covered under our warranty and fall within performance guidelines.
    • Coordinating warranty repair work with applicable external subcontractors; evaluating subcontractors.
    • Conducting work verification and quality inspections.
    • Completing minor repairs.
    • Handling multiple priorities effectively.
    • Working with the Customer Care Database.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • High school diploma or equivalent with experience in hospitality, property management, retail, or other customer-centered environment.
    • Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task effectively; accuracy and follow through.
    • Project management experience a plus.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Responsible with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability.
    • Logical decision-making abilities.
    • Initiative and creative problem-solving skills.
    • Professional, approachable and team-oriented.
    • Proficient in use of computer software to include: Word, Excel, Outlook, Customer Relationship Management System and database management.
    • Reliable vehicle; vehicle allowance provided.
    • Willingness to travel locally- typically within an hour of the office.

    A reference check, background check and pre-employment drug screen are part of our hiring process.

    For consideration, please forward:
    1) A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter: GCHCSR@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • Front Office Administrative Assistant - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes — a growing regional homebuilder– seeks an organized, results-oriented Front Office Administrative Assistant in Vancouver, WA. This position is responsible for greeting and directing visitors, providing telephone support and professionally representing PLH to the public. We are looking for an employee who makes customer service a priority and brings a positive, can-do approach to our busy team.

    An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. To learn more, please see our website: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com

    For additional information about PLH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link: https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

    This is a full-time, in-office position with a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental and vision benefits plus a 401(k) retirement savings plan. This role is also eligible for profit sharing.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Providing telephone support in a professional and expeditious manner.
    • Greeting and directing design studio appointment customers, vendors and other office visitors.
    • Supporting a variety of Company projects including reports, research, creating and updating spreadsheets, event coordination, developing presentations and professional correspondence.
    • Serving as main contact for Design Studio and Model Home appointments including ordering meeting supplies and preparing associated materials, general organization and upkeep, and other associated support projects.
    • Coordinating home security system accounts and serving as main point of contact for third party provider.
    • Suggesting ideas to streamline operations.
    • Coordinating home security system accounts and serving as main point of contact for third party provider.
    • Completing other administrative projects as assigned.

     

    Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • High school or equivalent with applicable work experience; some college coursework or Associates degree preferred.
    • Welcoming and personable; demonstrates outstanding customer service skills.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • A confident yet friendly telephone demeanor.
    • Professional appearance.
    • Proficiency with MS Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task effectively; proven accuracy and follow through.
    • Responsible with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability.
    • Cheerfully and adeptly handles interruptions and competing priorities; adapts accordingly based upon organizational needs.
    • Demonstrates initiative and problem-solving skills with a “can-do” approach.
    • Event coordination experience is preferred, but not required.
    • Enthusiasm for new projects and learning opportunities.

     

    Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in our hiring process.

     

    For consideration, please forward:

    • A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link

    NOTE: A complete Career History Form is needed for consideration.

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter at: OAS@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • General Laborer - Puget Sound

    Garrette Custom Homes— a growing regional homebuilder– seeks a General Laborer to maintain cleanliness and complete minor repairs at residential construction job sites. This is a full-time position based in Tacoma, WA primarily covering South Puget Sound projects ranging from Maple Valley to Silverdale.

    We offer a competitive compensation package including benefits; this position is eligible for profit sharing. Opportunities for advancement in the construction field may become available for strong performers.

    If you enjoy working outdoors, contributing to Company goals and participating in our team culture, we would like to hear from you. GCH core values include: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. GCH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized.

    To learn more, please see our website: www.garrettecustomhomes.com

     

    For additional information about GCH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link:

    https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Day travel to various job sites in South Puget Sound (South of I-90).
    • Clean and pressure wash in preparation for New Home Orientations.
    • Complete minor repairs and touch-ups to include paint touch-ups, caulking, fixtures, etc.
    • Maintain cleanliness of job site and overall community appearance.
    • Maintain storm water management plan best practices (BMPs).
    • Assist the Site Superintendent with general labor and other duties as requested. This may include assessment of work progress and attending municipal inspection meetings.

     

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

    • 1-2 years’ work experience in general labor, pressure washing or similar field; residential construction/remodeling background is preferred but not required.
    • High school diploma or equivalent with applicable work experience.
    • Reliable vehicle capable of hauling tools and supplies; vehicle allowance provided.
    • Ability to regularly and safely use a pressure washer; regular lifting up to 50 lbs. is an essential function.
    • Knowledge of basic home repairs.
    • Responsible with strong work ethic, integrity and reliability.
    • Initiative and creative problem-solving skills.
    • Positive and enthusiastic with a “can do” approach.
    • Available to work overtime as needed (generally 2-5 hours per week).
    • Experience working outdoors in all types of weather.
    • Interest in professional growth and development in the residential construction field.

    A reference check, background check and pre-employment drug screen are steps in our hiring process.

    For consideration, please forward:
    1) A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire with our recruiter by sending an email to: GCHGL@TJandassociates.com

     

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • Superintendent - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes— a growing Pacific NW homebuilder– seeks a skilled, professional Site Superintendent/Builder to manage Southwest Washington projects. This is a regular full-time position based in Vancouver, WA with local area travel to job sites.

    Superintendents manage the homebuilding process to meet quality, timeline and cost requirements. We are looking for a team member who is energetic, results-oriented, resourceful and organized.

    An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility.

    Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. To learn more, please see our website: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com

    For additional information about PLH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link:

    https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

     

    We offer a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental and vision benefits plus a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Superintendents are also eligible for profit sharing benefits.

     

    Superintendent Responsibilities Include:  

    • Exceptional customer service including effective, timely communication
    • Scheduling and managing a variety of residential subcontractors and suppliers
    • Managing multiple residential job sites
    • Supervision of one or more PLH employees
    • Maintaining clean, orderly and safe work sites
    • Delivering a high quality product– on time and on budget
    • Ability to work well with new home sales agents to deliver a great customer experience
    • Working with municipal officials on building inspections and jurisdictional requirements
    • Ability to motivate subcontractors and suppliers while being professional and courteous
    • Ability to “think outside of the box”; creative in finding solutions and identifying best practices

     

    Superintendent Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Associates degree or applicable combination of education and work experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Two plus years’ experience in the residential construction industry; production building experience required
    • Exceptional customer service and teamwork skills
    • Effective verbal and written communication abilities
    • A confident, professional work style
    • Strong organizational and project management skills; must effectively handle multiple tasks with attention to detail
    • Enthusiasm for new projects and learning opportunities
    • Experience with MS Office programs –Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Previous job costing experience is preferred
    • Rural lot development experience is a plus

    Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in our hiring process.

    For consideration, please forward:

    1. A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link 
    2. Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter at: Tracy@TJandassociates.com

    NOTE: A complete Career History Form is needed for consideration.

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • New Home Sales Associate - Puget Sound

    NEW HOME SALES ASSOCIATE: Garrette Custom Homes—Puget Sound— a growing regional homebuilder based in Tacoma, WA — seeks an energetic, positive and organized Sales Professional for our beautiful new communities. Sales experience with new home construction is preferred but not required. Training is provided. Retail sales experience is beneficial. (Local travel in South King and Pierce Counties; South of I-90.)

    The New Home Sales Associate is responsible for selling new homes to achieve Company sales goals by creating a professional, positive customer experience. This opportunity is open due to continued Company growth. If you are personable with outstanding communication, problem solving and sales/closing skills, we want to hear from you!

    Our competitive compensation package includes base plus commission and benefits. This position is also eligible for profit sharing.

    An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. GCH employees take great pride in their work and are enthusiastic about seeing customers’ dreams realized. Please see our website for additional information:  www.garrettecustomhomes.com

    For details about our Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link:

    https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Showing homes to prospective homebuyers.
    • Closing sales for new homes to meet or exceed Company goals.
    • Maintaining a positive customer experience by setting accurate expectations and educating customers on the home building/buying process.
    • Anticipating and resolving any questions regarding the homebuilding process.
    • Following up and communicating with homebuyers in a timely, proactive manner.
    • Coordinating construction buyer paperwork for timely start of new homes.
    • Reaching out to Realtor/Broker community to help create Outside Realtor generated sales.
    • Utilizing contact management software.
    • Maintaining office and community appearance.
    • Handling multiple priorities effectively.

     

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Sales experience; new residential sales in a community environment is preferred but not required; retail sales is beneficial
    • Associate’s degree or above in communication, business or other applicable field; or high school diploma/equivalent with sales experience
    • Active Washington real estate license or ability to obtain
    • Exceptional communication skills
    • Excellent teamwork/collaboration skills
    • Highly motivated and results-oriented; eager to take on new challenges
    • Responsible and professional with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability
    • Ability to organize, coordinate, multi-task and complete work accurately while meeting deadlines
    • Solves problems in a creative, empathetic, confident fashion while keeping Company interests in mind
    • Responsive to customer questions and concerns
    • Develops positive business relationships with the public/prospective buyers, homebuyers and lenders
    • Completes contracts, reports and other required documentation in a timely manner.
    • Continuous learner; demonstrates desire and ability to gain product, company and sales process knowledge
    • Ability to use/learn computer software including Word, Excel, Outlook, CMS and database management

    Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in our hiring process.

     

    For consideration, please forward:
    1) *A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link

    *Please note–to be considered, the Career History Form must be completed.

     

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter: SalesGCH@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • Permit Coordinator - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes — a growing regional homebuilder– seeks an experienced, professional Permit Coordinator. Located in Vancouver, WA, this position’s key functions are to: manage records, prepare agreements and track information to meet deadlines and ensure building processes run smoothly to fulfill Company goals and strategic plans.

    An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility.

    Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. To learn more, please see our website: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com

    For additional information about PLH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link:

    https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

     

    This is a full-time in-office position with a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental and vision benefits plus a 401(k) retirement savings plan. This role is also eligible for profit sharing.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Prepare, submit and monitor permit package to jurisdictions
    • Track permits, retrieve approved permits and submit supplemental information as needed
    • Track truss calculations, engineering changes and floor joist changes
    • Request documents “wet stamp” from engineer
    • Schedule well test and submit results to Health Department
    • Prepare check requests (permit fees, utility fees, city/county fees)
    • Request title documents (owners deed, sales history)
    • Coordinate with engineering firms to create site plans and storm water reports.
    • Coordinate with the sales team on structural selections for Builder’s inventory homes.
    • Review architectural house plans to ensure conformance with customer’s structural selections.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • High school or equivalent with applicable work experience; some college coursework or Associates degree preferred
    • 2-3+ years of construction or mortgage industry experience in a permitting or transaction coordinator role is a plus but is not required
    • Working knowledge of construction and permitting processes is desirable
    • Knowledge of building codes, land use, storm water and land development is useful
    • Responsible with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability
    • A confident and assertive yet friendly telephone demeanor is essential
    • Positive contributor to team culture
    • Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task effectively; proven accuracy and follow through
    • Effective communication and project management skills; follows up as needed throughout the permitting process
    • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as: Excel, Word, Outlook; building software and database familiarity is ideal
    • Cheerfully and adeptly handles interruptions and competing priorities; adapts accordingly based upon organizational needs
    • Enjoys conducting research to gather information and identify solutions
    • Demonstrates initiative and problem solving skills with a “can-do” approach
    • Enthusiasm for new projects and learning opportunities
    • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel to municipalities as needed
    • Reliable vehicle; mileage reimbursed

    Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in our hiring process.

    For consideration, please forward:

     

    A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link 

    NOTE: A complete Career History Form is needed for consideration.

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter at: Permit@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • Payroll and HR Specialist - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes— a growing Pacific Northwest homebuilder located in beautiful Vancouver, WA seeks a skilled, professional Payroll & HR Specialist. This position is responsible for processing multi-company payroll and serves as the primary contact for employee benefits. The position holder also assists with new employee orientations, coordinates office maintenance and facilitates IT services.

    We are looking for a team member who is friendly, approachable, energetic, results-oriented, resourceful and organized. This role provides exceptional customer service and support to our valued employees.

    The Payroll & HR Specialist is a full-time, nonexempt position with a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision and retirement savings benefits. This position is also eligible for profit sharing.

    An ideal candidate enjoys a position with variety and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. To learn more, please see our website: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com

    For additional information about PLH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link: https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

    Responsibilities include:

    • Processes full cycle payroll with external vendor for approximately 90 employees in multiple locations
    • Administers Company benefit programs including ACA reporting
    • Maintains employee files and assists Office Manager with new employee onboarding process
    • Provides basic IT troubleshooting and manages external IT vendor as needed
    • Coordinates Concur expense reporting process and trains new users
    • Contributes to continuous process improvement; demonstrates initiative and shares ideas
    • Serves as primary contact to office landlord; manages facility and equipment including property repairs
    • Coordinates office maintenance including janitorial services resulting in professional and safe office environment
    • Provides administrative support including meeting preparation, office supply inventory and banking/finance administrative tasks
    • Assists in planning and implementing Company events

     

    Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • 2+ years full-cycle payroll experience (ADP is strongly preferred)
    • 2 years human resources experience preferred
    • One year of accounting, bookkeeping or related experience
    • Associates degree with additional experience and/or education preferred including Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification
    • Construction industry background is a plus
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; professional judgement; approachable and friendly
    • Ability to administer company benefits in a professional, friendly manner
    • Responsible and professional with strong work ethic, integrity and reliability
    • Demonstrated ability to securely maintain confidential information
    • Ability to organize, coordinate, multi-task and complete work accurately while meeting deadlines
    • Ability to develop and maintain positive business relationships with internal customers and external contacts
    • Self-starter with demonstrated initiative and problem solving/troubleshooting skills
    • Enthusiastic and results-oriented; eager to take on new challenges and work well as part of a team
    • Cheerfully and calmly handles interruptions and competing priorities; flexible; adapts well to changing needs
    • Continuous learner; open to coaching and continuous improvement
    • Capable in use of computer software including MS Excel. Additional computer skills including Concur, DocuSign, HRIS and Adobe are a plus.

    Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in the hiring process.

    For consideration, please forward:

    • A completed Career History Form (Application) found at the following link

    Note—for consideration, please submit a Career History Form.

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter at: PHRS@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • Drafter - Puget Sound

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes— a growing Pacific NW homebuilder located in Tacoma, WA seeks an experienced Drafting professional.  We are looking for a team member who is detailed, resourceful, knowledgeable and enjoys a busy work environment. This position is open due to continued growth.

    This is a full-time role with a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision and retirement savings benefits. This position is also eligible for profit sharing.

    An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility.

    Our work environment is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. To learn more, please see our website: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com

     

    For additional information about PLH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link: https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

    Drafter Responsibilities Include:  

     

    Plot Plans

    Researching and finding plats or surveys; familiar with local GIS

    Recreating lot lines

    Developing options for house placement and orientation

    Ensuring agency submittals are complete and accurate

    Generating site layout options

    Following OR and WA permitting procedures

    Architectural Drafting

    Modifying existing plan documents

    Expediting the permitting process by working with city/county staff

    Providing support to onsite builders; developing time sensitive details and drawings as requested

    Creating, organizing and cataloging work for computer access

    Incorporating engineering details into plan documents

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Associates degree with 1-3+ years of applicable drafting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Residential construction industry drafting experience (production building environment) is necessary.
    • Customer service skills; ability to establish rapport
    • Advanced verbal and written communication abilities
    • Professional demeanor; ability to work with a variety of stakeholders
    • Strong organizational and problem solving skills; must effectively handle multiple tasks with attention to detail
    • Familiar with building codes and permitting standards in WA and OR
    • Experience with MS Office programs –Word, Excel and Outlook and conducting internet research
    • Proficiency with AutoCAD
    • Enthusiasm for new projects and learning opportunities
    • Previous experience in construction field (including hands-on work—EX: framing) is strongly preferred.

    This is a regular full-time position. Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in the hiring process.

     

    For consideration, please forward:

     

    • A completed Career History Form* (Application) found at the following link

    Note—for consideration, please submit a Career History Form.

     

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter.

     

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter at: PLHDrafter@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Apply Now

  • Senior Staff Accountant - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes— a growing Pacific NW homebuilder — seeks a Senior Staff Accountant in Vancouver, WA. The position-holder assists with preparation of accounting and financial reports for multiple companies. Other key aspects include job costs, tax compliance, banking, finance and cash management. The Senior Staff Accountant reports directly to the Accounting Manager.

    We are looking for a team member who is energetic, results-oriented, accurate and organized. If you embrace new challenges and enjoy identifying process improvements for increased accuracy, efficiency and effectiveness, we would like to hear from you!

     

    An ideal candidate thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized.

    To learn more, please see our website: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com

    For additional information about PLH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link:

    https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

    We offer a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision and retirement savings benefits. This position is also eligible for profit sharing.

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Prepares financial statements with supporting reconciliations and work papers
    • Maintains job cost reconciliations; assists with review of costs vs. estimates
    • Maintains general ledger to include account reconciliations and chart of accounts
    • Completes reporting for multiple business entities in an accurate, timely manner
    • Prepares and coordinates construction loan draws, sales tax reports, fixed asset ledgers and insurance schedules
    • Assists in preparation for annual CPA review and tax engagements
    • Completes bank reconciliations and summary reports
    • Identifies continuous process improvements and internal control procedures
    • Participates in budgeting, strategic planning and goal setting processes
    • Assists departments with projects as requested

    Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Seeking 3-5+ years of Accounting experience; construction or manufacturing background including job costing is preferred but not required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • General ledger and GAAP financial statement work experience
    • Ability to organize, coordinate, multi-task and complete work accurately while meeting deadlines
    • Proficient in use of Excel spreadsheets to include queries, pivot tables and report preparation
    • Effective communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a team
    • Develops and maintains positive business relationships with internal customers and external contacts
    • Positive and results-oriented; eager to take on new challenges
    • Responsible and professional with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability
    • Continuous learner; demonstrates desire and ability to gain knowledge; open to coaching and continuous improvement
    • Familiarity with enterprise accounting software
    • CPA license or CPA-related work experience is preferred

    Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in our hiring process.

    For consideration, please forward:

    • A completed **Career History Form (Application) found at the following link

    Note—for consideration, please submit a Career History Form.

     

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    If you have any questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter at: SSA@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • Drafter - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes— a growing Pacific NW homebuilder located in Vancouver, WA seeks an experienced Drafting professional.  We are looking for a team member who is detailed, resourceful, knowledgeable and enjoys a busy work environment. This position is open due to continued growth. A remote work arrangement is an option as needed.

    This is a full-time role with a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision and retirement savings benefits. This position is also eligible for profit sharing.

    An ideal candidate enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility.

    Our work environment is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. To learn more, please see our website: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com

    For additional information about PLH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link: https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

    Drafter Responsibilities Include:  

     

    Plot Plans

    Researching and finding plats or surveys; familiar with local GIS

    Recreating lot lines

    Developing options for house placement and orientation

    Ensuring agency submittals are complete and accurate

    Generating site layout options

    Following OR and WA permitting procedures

     

    Architectural Drafting

    Modifying existing plan documents

    Expediting the permitting process by working with city/county staff

    Providing support to onsite builders; developing time sensitive details and drawings as requested

    Creating, organizing and cataloging work for computer access

    Incorporating engineering details into plan documents

     

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Associates degree with 1-3+ years of applicable drafting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Residential construction industry drafting experience (production building environment) is necessary.
    • Customer service skills; ability to establish rapport
    • Advanced verbal and written communication abilities
    • Professional demeanor; ability to work with a variety of stakeholders
    • Strong organizational and problem solving skills; must effectively handle multiple tasks with attention to detail
    • Familiar with building codes and permitting standards in WA and OR
    • Experience with MS Office programs –Word, Excel and Outlook and conducting internet research
    • Proficiency with AutoCAD
    • Enthusiasm for new projects and learning opportunities
    • Previous experience in construction field (including hands-on work—EX: framing) is strongly preferred.

     

    This is a regular full-time position. Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in the hiring process.

     

    For consideration, please forward:

     

    • A completed Career History Form* (Application) found at the following link

    Note—for consideration, please submit a Career History Form.

     

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter at: PLHDrafter@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • Director of Purchasing- SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes — a growing Pacific NW homebuilder– seeks an experienced, professional Director of Purchasing. Located in beautiful Vancouver, WA (approximately 30 minutes from Portland, OR) this position is instrumental in building positive, productive business relationships with exceptional trade partners, negotiating contracts and leading our talented Purchasing team.

    This is a full-time opportunity with a competitive compensation package including medical, dental and vision benefits. We also offer a 401k retirement savings plan and profit sharing opportunities.

    We are seeking a candidate who enjoys a challenge and thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized.

    To learn more, please see our website: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com

    For additional information about PLH’s Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link:

    https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

    Responsibilities include:

    • Manages Purchasing team including up to six direct reports
    • Provides oversight and support to other divisions as needed, including regular visits to Tacoma, WA
    • Proactively recruits and selects qualified, competitively priced subcontractors and suppliers
    • Negotiates and administers business contracts
    • Accurately estimates construction costs
    • Provides budgets for all homes/subdivisions
    • Maintains purchase order and pricing database
    • Updates scopes of work for trade contractor agreements
    • Seeks opportunities to control costs while maintaining high quality standards
    • Works with design and construction personnel to value engineer new and existing plan sets
    • Monitors design and product trends
    • Contributes to achievement of Company strategic goals

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • 5-7 years’ work experience in purchasing or contract management field in the residential construction industry
    • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or related field or Associate’s degree with equivalent experience
    • Ability to negotiate and find timely, winning solutions
    • Knowledge of home construction building process including methods, materials, contracts
    • Knowledge of construction trades
    • Strong analytical abilities; logical decision making skills
    • Organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task effectively; exceptional accuracy and follow through
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including presentations
    • Responsible with strong work ethic, integrity, and reliability
    • Initiative and creative problem solving skills
    • Professional, approachable and team-oriented
    • Handles multiple priorities effectively
    • Proficient in use of computer software to include Word, Excel, Outlook and database management

     

    For consideration, please forward:

    1. A completed Career History Form (Online Application) found at the following link 

    **Please note—to be considered, a Career History Form is needed. **

    1. Upload your résumé and cover letter.

    Successful completion of a reference check, pre-employment drug test and background check are steps in our hiring process.

    If you have questions about the application process, inquire via email with our recruiter at: DP@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

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