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  • Drafter - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes— a growing Pacific NW homebuilder located in beautiful 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

    Apply Now

  • Land Development Coordinator - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes–a growing regional homebuilder– seeks an enthusiastic, inquisitive residential land use professional to assist in completing feasibility studies, entitlements and various site development-related tasks. The position holder is instrumental in helping the Company complete land purchases that support PLH’s strategic homebuilding goals.

    PLH is located in beautiful Vancouver, WA. 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.

    We are looking for a team member who is energetic, industrious, results-oriented, resourceful and organized. An ideal candidate thrives on making positive contributions to Company goals while exemplifying our core values including: Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Accountability, Candor and Humility. This opportunity is open as a result of continued Company growth.

    Our Company culture is team-oriented, supportive and customer-centered. PLH employees take great pride in their work and have 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:

    • Compile feasibility study information and documents to help the Development Manager analyze land use, value and marketability
    • Assist in acquiring entitlement approvals to meet scheduling and budgetary requirements
    • Develop project schedules and coordinate with consultants to ensure project deliverables are met
    • Assist in coordination of residential subdivision land improvement efforts including utility installation
    • Work with superintendents and trades to provide job site support such as: researching and answering site-related questions and assisting with inspections and permits to minimize delays

    Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • 1-2 years’ land development experience in residential real estate industry
    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering/planning/similar field preferred or Associates degree with equivalent experience
    • Knowledge of development review process for residential subdivisions and acreage building permit process from entitlement to physical completion
    • Knowledge or willingness to learn: Stormwater Manual, Grading Codes, residential site development and permitting process requirements
    • Familiarity with a variety of local jurisdictions in WA and OR is preferred
    • Proficient in use of GIS and MS Office including Outlook, Excel and Word
    • Construction industry knowledge and work experience are strongly preferred
    • General understanding of Easements, Developer Agreements, Maintenance Use Agreements, CC& R’s and HOA or willingness to learn
    • 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
    • Prior use of AutoCAD drafting software is preferred but not required

    A reference check, background check and 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, please inquire via email with our recruiter: EEC@TJandassociates.com We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • Purchasing Manager - SW Washington

    Pacific Lifestyle Homes — a growing Pacific NW homebuilder– seeks an experienced, professional Purchasing Manager. 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:

    • Leads Purchasing team including up to five direct reports
    • 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: PMGR@TJandassociates.com

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

  • New Home Sales Consultant - Portland Metro

    New Home Sales Consultant

    Garrette Custom Homes—a growing Pacific Northwest homebuilder — seeks a skilled, professional New Home Sales Consultant. Based in Southwest Washington/Portland Metro, this position is responsible for ensuring an excellent building and buying experience for our customers. New homes may be on customers’ lots, builder held lots or lots secured together by the New Home Sales Consultant and Customer. This opportunity is open due to continued growth.

    We are looking for a team member who is energetic, results-oriented, resourceful and organized.  If you are personable with outstanding communication, problem solving and consultative sales skills, we want to hear from you! Individuals with an entrepreneurial, can-do approach thrive in this position.  Please note that this is not an on-site community sales position.

    Our compensation package includes base plus commission plus 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. We enjoy a Company culture that is supportive and customer-centered. 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 (and sister Company Pacific Lifestyle Home’s) Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link: https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

    Responsibilities include:

    • Meeting with potential customers to assess building needs.
    • Touring existing homes and available properties.
    • Presenting and communicating an applicable variety of home plans and land options.
    • 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 contract completion for timely start of new homes.
    • Utilizing contact management software.
    • Handling multiple priorities effectively.
    • Presenting information at homebuilding seminars.

    Knowledge and Skills Desired:

    • Five years of sales experience in the new home or custom home construction field.
    • Associate’s degree or above in communication, business or other applicable field; or high school diploma with equivalent experience in real estate sales
    • Active Washington and/or Oregon real estate license or ability to obtain
    • Exceptional communication skills
    • Excellent teamwork/collaboration skills; works closely with Site Superintendents and Sales Manager
    • 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
    • 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
    • Proficient in use of computer software to include Word, Excel, Outlook, CMS and database management

    Reference check, background check and a pre-employment drug screen may be required as part of 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 including compensation requirements.

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

    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.gchpugetsound.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 by replying to this posting. SalesGCH@TJandassociates.com

     

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

     

  • New Home Sales Consultant - Puget Sound

    Garrette Custom Homes Puget Sound, a growing Pacific Northwest homebuilder — seeks a skilled, professional New Home Sales Consultant. Based in Tacoma, WA, this position is responsible for ensuring an excellent building and buying experience for our customers. New homes may be on customers’ lots, builder held lots or lots secured together by the New Home Sales Consultant and customer. This opportunity is open due to continued growth.

    We are looking for a team member who is energetic, results-oriented, resourceful and organized.  If you are personable with outstanding communication, problem solving and consultative sales skills, we want to hear from you! Individuals with an entrepreneurial, can-do approach thrive in this position.  The New Home Sales Consultant role involves a combination of sales opportunities including projects on customers’ lots and on-site community sales.

    The GCH compensation package includes base and commission plus 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. We enjoy a Company culture that is supportive and customer-centered. 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 (and sister Company Pacific Lifestyle Home’s) Company Culture, we invite you to view the video at the following link: https://youtu.be/2sNbXsz8D8c

    Responsibilities include:

    • Meeting with potential customers to assess building needs.
    • Touring existing homes and available properties.
    • Presenting and communicating a variety of home plans, land options and site cost considerations.
    • Closing sales for new homes to meet or exceed Company goals.
    • Business development through community/realtor outreach and referrals.
    • Providing an exceptional customer experience by setting accurate expectations and educating customers on the home building/buying process.
    • Anticipating and resolving any questions regarding the home building process.
    • Following up and communicating with home buyers in a timely, proactive manner.
    • Coordinating contract completion for timely start of new homes.
    • Utilizing contact management software.
    • Handling multiple priorities effectively.
    • Working with preferred lenders and Custom Construction Loans.
    • Presenting information at GCH New Home Building Seminars.

     Knowledge and Skills Desired:

    • Five years of sales experience in the new home or custom home construction field
    • Associate’s degree or above in communication, business or other applicable field; or high school diploma with equivalent experience in real estate sales or construction
    • Active Washington real estate license or ability to obtain
    • Exceptional communication skills
    • Excellent teamwork/collaboration skills; this position works closely with Site Superintendents and the GCH Sales Manager
    • 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
    • Creative, empathetic and confident problem solver
    • Responsive to customer questions
    • Develops positive business relationships with the public/prospective buyers, homebuyers, realtors 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
    • Proficient in use of computer software to include Word, Excel, Outlook, CMS and database management
    • Familiarity with site cost evaluation and Custom Construction Loans 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

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

    2) Upload your résumé and cover letter.

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

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Apply Now

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