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“People are not your most important asset. The right people are.” – Jim Collins, Good to Great

Employment

Jenkins Custom Homes builds luxury custom homes for discriminating clients. Known for our attention to detail, we have won many awards, including Texas Custom Builder of the Year, multiple times! Our work environment is team-oriented, and we take great pride in our work. We invite you to view our website to learn more before applying for a position.

The Team:

Jenkins Custom Homes is a mission-driven company whose main focus is to design and build the finest living environments possible.  We believe that we create tangible assets that improve the life of the occupants and therefore, ultimately, the community they serve.  We are passionate about doing work that matters.  How do we do that?  We apply our skills and services with the goal of excellence in all that we do.

Our Culture:

We are a small company where every team member matters and is important.  We are self starters and solution providers.  In teams that win, all team members are required to contribute at a high level.  To work here, you must be passionate about the company’s mission and the service of others.  You must be a “go-getter.”  We don’t hire just to fill a seat; we want team members that will contribute their skills and talents right out of the gate.

We believe this is what sets our team apart. Our team members are hard-working, intelligent, and accomplished in their careers. We only hire team members who have the potential to grow and be promoted, and we have the lowest turnover ratio in the business. This creates an environment of energy and enthusiasm. It is fun and invigorating to work with the most creative and intelligent team in your field.

To apply for a position with Jenkins Custom Homes, email resume to [email protected]. No calls or personal visits please.

We are now hiring the following positions:

High-Octane Superintendent

Applicant should have a 4-year college degree and a minimum of 3-5 years experience in Custom Home Building. The right person will have an eye for details and be a go-getter, have a thorough understanding of the building process and be a good listener.

We need a person with drive, a passion for home building, and a commitment to excelling in the science, methods, and materials of construction.  You MUST be excited about, and able to do the following:

  • Build a quality custom home, start to finish without oversight.
  • Develop and maintain a project schedule in Microsoft Project from conceptual design to occupancy.
  • Be first to the jobsite and last to leave.
  • Take responsibility for jobsite cleanliness and housekeeping.
  • Maintain database of trade partners and vendor contact information.
  • Distribute plans, specs, schedules and related documents and correspondence to appropriate parties.
  • Distribute change orders to vendors and trade partners.  Make sure they are working off of current information.
  • Communicate with trade partners, vendors, and project superintendent about scheduled deliveries, confirmations and follow-up calls.
  • Compare invoices against purchase orders.
  • Coordinate the routine scheduling of third party inspections.
  • Coordinate material credits and returns.
  • Know proper installation methods and materials within 2 months.
  • Know the 2006 International Residential Code.
  • You must have a reliable truck capable of hauling misc. construction materials.

 

Estimator & Procurement Manager 

We need a very bright and efficient person with exceptional organization skills and experience estimating projects in the construction industry with Quickbooks/Excel and job costing experience to estimate projects, manage budgets, procure products and award bids, and run & understand financial reports.  This individual will:

  • Estimate Luxury Home Construction Projects
  • Enter Estimates into our Online tracking tool
  • Get bids for each line item in the estimate
  • Compare bids to the budget, follow up with vendors, and make sure bids are apples to apples
  • Award bids
  • Produce Financial Reports for the Prez.
  • Be an ambassador of the company to outside vendors & suppliers
  • In a nutshell, you will oversee and insure that all projects are profitable and we make money.  If any of these duties look foreign to you, then you need not apply for this position.

 

 

We also have openings from time to time in the following areas and encourage you to send your resume:

Marketing/Public Relations Specialist

Applicant should have a college degree, and a minimum 3-5 years experience in this field.  Please read the Marketing Specialist KRA – Job Description before applying.

 

Architectural Designer/Draftsperson. Applicant should have a college degree and experience using Revit (as well as AutoCAD).  College experience counts.  A degree in Architecture is preferred. Candidate must be able to sketch and render. This full-time position entails completing detailed CAD drawings for our homes and pools under the direction of our extremely talented Lead Architect.  Please read the complete Complete Job Description before applying. Send an email outlining why you feel you are qualified and why you want to work for Jenkins to  [email protected] with the words “Designer Application” in the subject line.

 

Director of First Impressions/Executive Assistant. Currently seeking an “UBER-organized” (way beyond normal!) individual to organize our President and CEO’s calendar and be the first voice/face an individual hears or sees at Jenkins. A big smile is a must for this job, along with an absolute passion about being organized and on track. Technical skills are a must in this position, as it requires scheduling, entering calls into a database, and posting to Facebook/Twitter regularly.

Organized part-time Bookkeeper/CPA. We need a very bright and efficient person with exceptional organization skills and experience keeping books in the construction industry with Quickbooks and job costing experience to generate purchase orders, pay invoices, generate checks, balance and close the books, run & understand financial reports, and file associated paperwork. A 4-year degree is strongly preferred, and a minimum of 2 years of higher education is required. The hours are Monday – Thursday (Fridays off), 9 am – 3 pm with all school school holidays off.

Project Coordinator. Seeking a fun and fabulous candidate with exceptional organizational skills. We are looking for someone who can keep client’s selection schedules for them, help keep them on track, hold vendors accountable, help with selections when necessary, use project software to keep track of schedules, report to management, and do it all with charm and finesse. This very special person must have a degree from a 4-year major university. The ideal candidate will have experience in high-end residential construction, experience with scheduling software such as Microsoft Project, a proven track record keeping and staying organized and on task, and have some residential experience. Experience in the hospitality industry could also be a plus; although, this candidate must be able to be firm while still being polite.

Lead Architect/Designer. Applicant should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Residential Design, experience in the Luxury market a plus, and should have a thorough understanding of LEED principles. A degree in Architecture is preferred. CAD experience is required, and candidate must be able to sketch and render. This full-time position entails completing detailed CAD drawings for our homes and pools and working with our clients.

Multi-tasking Estimator/Procurement Manager. Applicant should have a minimum 10 years experience estimating construction projects, 3 of which must be residential construction. The right person will also have experience doing take-offs and ordering materials for residential construction projects. The right person will also be intelligent, hard-working, client-focused, and a great communicator.