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  • Summer 2021- Internship - Land Acquisition - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homesa growing Pacific NW homebuilder located in Vancouver, WA is looking for our next great Summer Intern!  We are seeking a college student (Junior year or above) who is enthusiastic about gaining practical work experience in the homebuilding industry, learning from a friendly, knowledgeable team and helping to create an exceptional home building experience for our customers.

    This is a 29-hour per week paid summer internship beginning in June and ending in August.

     

    What can a PLH internship offer you?

    • Competitive compensation offered.
    • Practical work experience with a growing, award winning regional homebuilder.
    • Learning about the land acquisition process including our land prospecting system which helps to identify potential development sites for future communities and acreage homes.
    • An opportunity to apply what you have learned in school to achieve a summer project goal.

    Project Plans: You will prepare a project competitive market analysis report and associated charts in Excel. Short property briefs will also be created including site photos, maps, property data and zoning.

    • An enjoyable work environment and a dynamic team that is supportive, friendly and fun.
    • A Company culture that is value-driven with a history of giving back to the community.
    • Work that is fast-paced and goal-oriented.
    • A centrally located office near I-205 in Vancouver, WA—we are not far from restaurants and coffee shops. Our office park is also well-suited for walks.

     

    What skills and experience can you bring to the PLH team?

    • Junior year in college or above with studies and career goals in one or more of the following disciplines: Business, Construction Management, Land Use, or Information Systems.
    • Proficiency using Excel.
    • Effective written and oral communication skills with the ability to prepare accurate and professional reports.
    • Self-motivated and detail oriented.
    • Demonstrates personal accountability for quality work while meeting project timelines.
    • Inquisitive; enjoys gaining and applying knowledge to achieve project goals.
    • Thrives in a collaborative, team environment.

     

    Who is Pacific Lifestyle Homes?  

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes is a Pacific-NW homebuilder that builds communities and semi-custom homes- some on acreage lots. Our focus is on optimizing efficient processes that help us make the home buying experience enjoyable for everyone. Our mission is to deliver an exceptional new home experience.

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

    What is it like to work at PLH?

    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.

    At Pacific Lifestyle Homes, we believe that at the heart of every good organization are the characteristics valued and held as standards for every member of the team.

    Our core values are:

    • Respect– Treating others as you would like to be treated.
    • Accountability- Rise above one’s circumstances & demonstrate the ownership to see it, own it, solve it & do it.
    • Candor- Encourage open, safe, & direct communication.
    • Humility- Acknowledge & learn from your mistakes, share success with others, & check your ego at the door.
    • Integrity- Having the courage to do the right thing, even when it is difficult.
    • Teamwork- Working together to achieve a common goal.

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

     

    For consideration, please e-mail your résumé and cover letter (including why you are interested in working as a Summer Intern in the Land Acquisition Group) to our hiring process facilitator: PLHInternLand@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Summer 2021- Internship - Land Development - Puget Sound

    Garrette Custom Homes- Puget Sounda growing Pacific NW homebuilder located in Tacoma, WA is looking for our next great Summer Intern!  We are seeking a college student (Junior year or above) who is enthusiastic about gaining practical work experience in the homebuilding industry, learning from a friendly, knowledgeable team and helping to create an exceptional home building experience for our customers.

     

    This is a 29-hour per week paid summer internship beginning in June and ending in August.

     

    What can a GCH-PS internship offer you?

    • Competitive compensation offered.
    • Gaining practical work experience with a growing, award winning regional homebuilder.
    • Learning about land development processes for future communities (PLH brand) and acreage homes (GCH brand) including site condition evaluation, municipal codes, and GIS systems.
    • An opportunity to apply what you have learned in school to achieve a summer project goal.

    Project Plans: You will conduct research and prepare a Municipal Code Reference Guide including impact fees, road standards, fire requirements and setbacks for various jurisdictions and zoning areas.

    • An enjoyable work environment and a dynamic team that is supportive, friendly and fun.
    • A Company culture that is value-driven with a history of giving back to the community.
    • Work that is fast-paced and goal-oriented.
    • A centrally located office near the Tacoma Domewe are close to restaurants, shopping and coffee shops.

     

    What skills and experience can you bring to the GCH team?

    • Junior year in college or above with studies and career goals in one or more of the following disciplines: Business, Land Use or Urban Studies.
    • Proficiency using Excel, Word and Outlook. Familiarity with SharePoint and GIS systems is preferred but not required.
    • Effective written and oral communication skills with the ability to prepare accurate and professional reports.
    • Self-motivated and detail oriented.
    • Demonstrates personal accountability for quality work while meeting project timelines.
    • Inquisitive; enjoys gaining and applying knowledge to achieve project goals.
    • Thrives in a collaborative, team environment.

     

    Who is Garrette Custom Homes?  

    Garrette Custom Homes is a Pacific-NW homebuilder that builds communities and semi-custom homes- some on acreage lots. Our focus is on optimizing efficient processes that help us make the home buying experience enjoyable for everyone. Our mission is to deliver an exceptional new home experience.

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

    What is it like to work at GCH-PS?

    Our work environment is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. GCH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized.

     

    At Garrette Custom Homes, we believe that at the heart of every good organization are the characteristics valued and held as standards for every member of the team.

    Our core values are:

    • Respect– Treating others as you would like to be treated.
    • Accountability- Rise above one’s circumstances & demonstrate the ownership to see it, own it, solve it & do it.
    • Candor- Encourage open, safe, & direct communication.
    • Humility- Acknowledge & learn from your mistakes, share success with others, & check your ego at the door.
    • Integrity- Having the courage to do the right thing, even when it is difficult.
    • Teamwork- Working together to achieve a common goal.

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

     

    For consideration, please e-mail your résumé and cover letter (including why you are interested in working as a Summer Intern in the GCH-PS Land Group) to our hiring process facilitator: GCHInternLand@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • 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

  • Superintendent - Puget Sound

    Garrette Custom Homes — a growing Pacific NW regional homebuilder– seeks a Site Superintendent/Builder with residential construction industry work experience. This position is responsible for managing the building process to meet quality, timeline and cost requirements. We are looking for a team member who is energetic, results-oriented, resourceful and organized.

    This is a full-time position based in Tacoma, WA. GCH Superintendents primarily cover South Puget Sound projects ranging from Maple Valley to Silverdale.

    We offer a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision and 401(k) 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 Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. GCH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. Please see our website for additional information:  www.gchpugetsound.com

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

     

    Superintendent Responsibilities Include:  

    • Exceptional customer service including effective and timely communication
    • Scheduling and managing a variety of residential subcontractors and suppliers using BuildPro Portal
    • Obtaining and reviewing subcontractor estimates
    • Evaluating building sites for utility and development costs
    • Ensuring material quality control
    • Maintaining clean, orderly and safe work sites
    • Coordinating finished home process
    • Working with municipal officials on building inspections and jurisdictional requirements
    • Day travel to various job sites in South Puget Sound (South of I-90); vehicle allowance provided.
    • Delivering a high quality product– on time and on budget
    • Collaborating with new home sales agents to deliver a great customer experience

     

    Superintendent Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Associates degree or applicable combination of education and work experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • One to five plus years’ work experience in the residential construction industry; production building experience is preferred.
    • Exceptional customer service, follow through and teamwork.
    • Effective verbal and written communication abilities.
    • A confident, professional and respectful work style.
    • Strong organizational and project management skills; must effectively handle multiple tasks with attention to detail.
    • Experience with MS Office programs –Word, Excel and Outlook.
    • Previous job costing experience is preferred.
    • Rural lot development experience is a plus.
    • Enthusiasm for learning opportunities and professional growth in the residential construction field.
    • Responsible with strong work ethic, integrity and reliability.
    • Initiative and creative problem-solving skills.

    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 (Online 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: BuilderGCH@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • General Laborer (Residential Construction) - 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

  • Construction Manager - Puget Sound

    Garrette Custom Homes- Puget Sound— a growing regional homebuilder– seeks an experienced, skilled Construction Manager. We are looking for a residential construction professional with effective leadership skills who is knowledgeable, personable and reliable.

    This is a full-time position based in Tacoma, WA; the GCH-PS Construction Manager reports directly to the Company President. Garrette Custom Homes builds a range of housing plans under two brands from neighborhood lots to acreage estates. GCH is building in Thurston, Pierce, Kitsap and King Counties. Our Company has bold plans to expand the Puget Sound operation.

    We offer a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision and 401(k) retirement savings benefits. This position is also eligible for bonus opportunities and 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 have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. Please see our website for additional information:  www.gchpugetsound.com

     

    For more details about our Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link: https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

    Construction Manager Responsibilities include:

    • Leads the homebuilding team including superintendents, general laborers, and customer service/warranty.
    • Ensures timely delivery of approximately 100 high quality homes annually in community and scattered lot settings.
    • Works with Purchasing team to meet schedule, quality and variance goals.
    • Provides leadership to customer/service/warranty function to ensure customer satisfaction including effective customer interactions, timely answers to questions, and sustaining Company Quality Control and Warranty Programs.
    • Eliminates variances and ensures accurate communication by working across all departments.
    • Develops and cultivates positive working relationships with various stakeholders including: direct reports, internal cross-functional teams, customers and vendors.
    • Positively contributes to strategic planning/organizational goals.
    • Identifies methods for increased
    • Local travel required to various job sites within Puget Sound.

    Construction Manager Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Bachelor’s degree in business, construction or other applicable field with 4-5+ years of residential construction and leadership experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Positive contributor to the team culture; exceptional customer service and leadership abilities.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
    • Professional with a positive, approachable and confident
    • Takes initiative to effectively resolve problems in a proactive, timely manner; identifies win-win solutions.
    • Strong organizational and project management skills in a deadline driven environment; must effectively handle multiple priorities in a calm, professional manner with attention to detail.
    • Capable in use of MS Office programs –Word, Excel and Outlook. Prior use of building scheduling software is a plus.
    • Flexible and adaptable to change.
    • Open to coaching and continuous improvement.
    • Enthusiasm for new projects and learning opportunities.

     

    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 (Online Application) found at the following link

     

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

    1. Upload your résumé and a cover letter.

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

     

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • Human Resources Coordinator - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes— a growing Pacific Northwest homebuilder located in Vancouver, WA seeks a professional Human Resources Coordinator who is enthusiastic about working in a variety of human resources functions. This position provides support for HR processes including health and wellness benefits, new hire onboarding and HR recordkeeping. The position-holder also completes administrative projects to support an effective, efficient office environment.

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

    The HR Coordinator is a full-time, nonexempt position with a competitive compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision and retirement savings benefits. This role 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:

    • Assists Office Manager with new employee onboarding process including new hire documentation and benefits.
    • Administers health and wellness plans including changes in employee status and annual open enrollment process.
    • Coordinates employee leaves of absence processes including communication, leave tracking and collaboration with payroll.
    • Assists with the employee performance review process.
    • Provides exceptional customer service and timely responses to employee requests and questions in areas of responsibility.
    • Maintains employee files.
    • Facilitates new hire workspace setup.
    • Assists with planning and coordinating Company events and meetings.
    • Provides basic Information Technology troubleshooting assistance; facilitates external IT vendor services and requisitions IT/office equipment.
    • Serves as the liaison to property management company and janitorial service to maintain a clean and safe office environment.
    • Provides administrative support including office supply inventory, mail and other tasks as requested.
    • Contributes to continuous process improvement; demonstrates initiative and shares ideas.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business or associated field or equivalent combination of education and work experience. HR internships and/or certifications are a plus.
    • 2+ years of human resources work experience is preferred.
    • Past work with benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and 401(k) programs.
    • Familiarity with federal and state employment regulations.
    • Construction industry background is a plus.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; approachable and friendly.
    • Ability to support company HR function in a professional, conscientious manner.
    • Demonstrated ability to securely maintain confidential information.
    • Responsible with strong work ethic, integrity and reliability.
    • Capable in organizing, prioritizing and coordinating workload to maximize accuracy while meeting deadlines.
    • Develops and maintains positive business relationships with internal customers and external contacts.
    • Self-starter with demonstrated initiative and problem solving skills.
    • Enthusiastic and results-oriented; eager to take on new challenges.
    • Demonstrated ability to 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, DocuSign and Adobe. HRIS experience is 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: HRC@TJandassociates.com

     

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • Land Acquisition Manager - Puget Sound

    Garrette Custom Homes— a growing regional homebuilder– seeks an experienced, skilled Land Acquisition Manager to identify and facilitate land purchases in support of strategic homebuilding goals.

    This is a full-time position based in Tacoma, WA and reports directly to the Company President. Garrette Custom Homes builds a range of housing plans under two brands from neighborhood lots to acreage estates. GCH is building in Thurston, Pierce, Kitsap and King Counties. Our Company has bold plans to expand the Puget Sound operation.

    We offer a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision and 401(k) retirement savings benefits. This position is also eligible for generous bonus opportunities and 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 have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. Please see our website for additional information:  www.gchpugetsound.com

    For more details about our Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link: https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

    Land Acquisition Responsibilities Include:

    • Identification of properties for purchase to include finished lots and unimproved land.
    • Conducting research to analyze value and marketability of land for housing purposes.
    • Creating and analyzing budgets and proformas.
    • Proactive outreach to land owners including mailers and meetings to identify land acquisition opportunities.
    • Negotiating land agreements/purchases that fit Company objectives; document by producing complete, accurate written agreements.
    • Verifying entitlement process and estimating associated costs.
    • Facilitating land owner communication with GCH entitlement and development team.
    • Developing positive business relationships with strategic partners including developers, land owners, public agencies and realtors.

     

    Land Acquisition Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • 3-5+ years’ sales, business negotiations or land acquisition experience in residential real estate.
    • Bachelor’s degree in business/sales or similar field or Associates degree with equivalent experience.
    • Self-motivated–energetic, driven and goal oriented.
    • Charismatic, but genuine; easily builds trust and credibility.
    • Demonstrated negotiation skills and results.
    • Knowledge of utility and developmental review departments.
    • Creative and proactive problem solver; logical decision-making abilities.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
    • Strong organizational skills; reliable, follows through.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a team.
    • Positive and results-oriented; eager to take on new challenges.
    • Flexible and adaptable to change.
    • 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.
    • Capable in use of computer software to include Word, Outlook, and Excel.
    • GIS familiarity is useful, but not required.

     

    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 (Online Application) found at the following link

     

    1. Upload your résumé and cover letter.

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

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Apply Now

  • Site Development Superintendent - SW Washington

    Garrette Custom Homes — a growing Pacific NW homebuilder– seeks a skilled, professional Site Development Superintendent to manage rural acreage development for residential projects ranging from single homes to small acreage plats. This position is based in Vancouver, WA with day travel to area job sites in WA and OR.

    The Site Development Superintendent manages the rural lot development process (including roads, septic systems, wells, and utilities) to meet quality, timeline and cost requirements. We are seeking 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. GCH and PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. To learn more, please see our websites: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com and www.garrettecustomhomes.com

    For additional information about GCH/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 which includes medical, dental and vision benefits plus a 401(k) retirement savings plan. Site Development Superintendents are also eligible for profit sharing benefits.

     

    Site Development Superintendent Responsibilities Include:  

    • Confirms scope of work and product expectations with team project stakeholders including the Site Development Manager, Sales representative and customer.
    • Provides exceptional customer service including effective and timely communication.
    • Schedules and manages a variety of subcontractors and suppliers to complete high quality construction development work on time and within budget.
    • Creates change orders for work outside of original scope.
    • Manages multiple job sites.
    • Maintains clean, orderly and safe work sites.
    • Manages preconstruction site meetings with stakeholders including trade contractors, utility providers and municipal inspectors.
    • Motivates subcontractors and suppliers while being professional and courteous.
    • Ability to “think outside of the box”; creative in finding solutions and identifying best practices.
    • Delivers building site ready for new home construction. This may include: driveway, utility installation, well drilling, stormwater systems, septic, lot clearing, retaining wall installation, foundation construction, etc.
    • Collaborates with new home sales agents and the Site Development Manager to deliver a great customer experience.

     

    Site Development Superintendent Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Five plus years’ experience in the residential construction industry; rural lot development experience is needed for this role.
    • General understanding of land-use including easements, buffers, setbacks, permits, etc. is a plus.
    • Past work creating and working within budgets.
    • Exceptional customer service and teamwork skills
    • Strong organizational and project management skills; must effectively handle multiple tasks with attention to detail.
    • Effective verbal and written communication abilities
    • A confident, professional work style
    • Experience with MS Office programs –Word, Excel and Outlook.
    • Prior experience building homes is preferred.
    • Reliable vehicle. Willingness to travel to job sites in WA and OR; vehicle allowance provided.
    • 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:

     

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

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

     

    1. Upload your résumé and cover letter including compensation requirements.

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

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • General Laborer - SW WA/Portland Metro

    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, entry-level position based in Vancouver, WA– but also covers Portland Metro Area job sites within approximately a 50-mile radius of Portland.

    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. Garrette Custom Homes and Pacific Lifestyle Homes’ core values include: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. GCH and PLH employees take great pride in their work and have a genuine enthusiasm for seeing customers’ dreams realized. To learn more, please see our websites: www.pacificlifestylehomes.com and www.garrettecustomhomes.com

     

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

    https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

     

    General Laborer Responsibilities Include:

    • Day travel to job sites in Portland Metro and/or Vancouver, WA within approximately a 50-mile radius of Portland Maintain erosion control logs.
    • Clean and pressure wash in preparation for New Home Orientations.
    • Complete minor touch-ups as requested to include paint touch-ups, caulking, fixtures, etc.
    • Maintain cleanliness of job site.
    • Install and maintain Erosion control measures.
    • Ensure adequate inventory of necessary materials including silt fences, straw bales, bio-bags, etc.
    • Assist Site Superintendents as requested; this may include assessment of work progress and attending municipal inspection meetings.

    General Laborer Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • 1-2 years’ work experience in general labor or similar field to include pressure washing, site maintenance, basic repairs; residential construction/remodeling background is preferred but not required.
    • High school diploma or equivalent with applicable work experience.
    • Have or be willing to obtain Certified Erosion and Sediment Control Lead (CESCL) license; fees reimbursed.
    • 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 is a plus.
    • 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 via email with our recruiter by sending an email to: GL@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • Sales Manager - SW Washington

    Garrette Custom Homes — a growing regional homebuilder– — seeks an experienced, professional and inspiring Sales Manager. Based in Vancouver, WA, this position provides sales team leadership to fulfill Company goals and strategic plans.

    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.

    If you thrive in a busy, goal-oriented work environment and have demonstrated leadership, communication and team building skills, you are encouraged to apply. The GCH Sales Manager reports directly to the VP of Land Acquisition. This opportunity is available due to continued growth.

    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

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Developing new business to meet or exceed Company sales goals.
    • Hiring, training, coaching, developing and leading top sales team.
    • Conducting weekly sales meetings to provide continuous learning opportunities.
    • Developing and facilitating effective sales training in alignment with business objectives.
    • Actively participating in the closing process to achieve Company goals.
    • Effectively utilizing CRM tools; providing CRM training to maximize efficiency.
    • Participating in competitive market/trend analysis to positively impact land acquisition, marketing and sales strategies.
    • Contributing to sales forecasting, budgeting and goal setting processes.
    • Ensuring accuracy and effectiveness of sales documents. Sales contract review, negotiation and approval.
    • Providing exceptional customer service to support Company mission and maximize referrals.
    • Planning and conducting a variety of broker and customer events to maximize sales results.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • 3-5+ years of sales leadership experience in the residential construction industry.
    • Bachelor’s degree in business/sales field or Associates degree with equivalent experience.
    • Self-motivated, energetic and driven.
    • Supportive and results-oriented coach of the sales team; prioritizes timely response to sales team needs.
    • Inspires leadership by demonstrating desired organizational culture and positive results.
    • Logical decision-making abilities.
    • Creative and proactive problem solver.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
    • Strong organizational abilities. Reliable; follows through and achieves goals.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and facilitate effective sales training for new and existing employees.
    • Experience using CRM software; proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.

     

    Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen are steps in the 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: SMGR@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • Land Acquisition Manager - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes— a growing regional homebuilder– seeks an experienced, skilled Land Acquisition Manager to identify and facilitate land purchases in support of strategic homebuilding goals. This is a full-time position based in Vancouver, WA and reports directly to the VP of Land Acquisition.

    We offer a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision and 401(k) 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 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. Please see our website for additional information:  www.pacificlifestylehomes.com

     

    For more details about our Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link: https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

     

    Land Acquisition Manager Responsibilities Include:

    • Identifying properties for purchase to include finished lots and unimproved land in desirable locations.
    • Conducting research to analyze value and marketability of land for housing purposes.
    • Creating and analyzing budgets and proformas.
    • Proactive outreach to land owners including mailers and meetings to identify land acquisition opportunities.
    • Negotiating land/lot agreements that fit Company objectives; document by producing complete, accurate written agreements.
    • Updating and managing lot acquisition budget.
    • Managing entitlement and development process to create lots.
    • Fostering positive business relationships with strategic partners including developers, land owners, public agencies and realtors.

     

    Land Acquisition Manager Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • 5+ years sales, business negotiations or land acquisition experience in residential real estate.
    • Bachelor’s degree in business/sales or similar field or Associates degree with equivalent experience.
    • Self-motivated–energetic, driven and goal oriented.
    • Charismatic, but genuine; easily builds trust and credibility.
    • Demonstrated negotiation skills and results.
    • Knowledge of utility and developmental review departments.
    • Creative and proactive problem solver; logical decision-making abilities.
    • Exceptional interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills.
    • Strong organizational skills; reliable, follows through.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a team.
    • Positive and results-oriented; eager to take on new challenges.
    • Flexible and adaptable to change.
    • 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.
    • Capable in use of computer software to include Word, Outlook, and Excel.

    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 (Online Application) found at the following link

     

    1. Upload your résumé and cover letter.

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

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Apply Now

  • Accounts Payable - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes— a growing regional homebuilder– seeks a skilled, professional Accounts Payable professional. Located in Vancouver, WA, this position is responsible for processing multi-company accounts payable transactions efficiently and effectively to meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy. We are looking for a team member who is energetic, results-oriented, resourceful and organized. This opportunity is open due to continued growth.

    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.

    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

    Responsibilities include:

    • Receive and process invoices.
    • Process purchase orders for payment.
    • Coordinate activities to meet payment deadlines.
    • Allocate invoices/expenses to appropriate job budget categories.
    • Apply sales tax rules; identify exceptions.
    • Process credit card and expense reports.
    • Respond to vendor inquiries; maintain vendor files and payments.
    • Maintain vendor records and prepare 1099 tax reporting.
    • Contribute to continuous process improvement.
    • Assist with projects and contribute to strategic priorities.
    • Identify and recommend process improvements.

    Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Two plus years of Accounts Payable work experience; construction industry background preferred but not required.
    • High school education or equivalent with applicable experience; additional education is a plus.
    • Ability to organize, coordinate, multi-task and complete work accurately while meeting deadlines.
    • 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.
    • Flexible and adaptable to change.
    • 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.
    • Job costing experience is a plus.
    • Capable in use of computer software to include Word, Excel and Outlook. Interest in learning and applying new technology.

     

    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

     

    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: AP@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

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