Why Join us?

Ranked the 50th largest builder in the nation (Builder Magazine, 2020), Great Southern Homes knows the housing market better than anyone! We have been recently ranked as one of the fastest growing homebuilders in the nation and one of the main reasons has been the great people we have added to our team that has helped fuel our growth. if you would like to contact us and submit your resume, please see job openings that are listed below.
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Current job openings
Open Positions
Purchasing Manager

Great Southern Homes is looking for a New Construction Purchasing Manager to join our
core team and become a part of the winning effort to negotiate and award subcontracts
for construction projects. We build residential homes throughout South Carolina. Location 
corporate office in Irmo, SC.

Ideal candidates will have a start to finish list of industry trade partner relationships, an estimating background, and some customer service experience. This is a great opportunity for an energetic professional with good trade partner relationships to come in and lead a small purchasing team.

This is a salary position. Salary and benefits are negotiable based on experience. Please submit resume and salary requirements to apply. An employment offer will be contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by Great Southern Homes) of a background check. Great Southern Homes is a drug-free workplace.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the timely bid, award, and execution of subcontracts that encompass the full scope of work necessary to build complete projects
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with trade partners
  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation provided to prepare vendor take-offs, vendor bid packages, materials and labor estimates as needed
  • Manage purchasing process/planning and change orders on multiple projects at one time
  • Develop project budgets and control construction costs
  • Review and document subcontractor capabilities (past performance, financial strength, bonding, etc.) as well as current performance on BHBC projects with the Construction Manager
  • Work with the VP of Construction and other team members to negotiate/resolve subcontract terms and conditions
  • Manage vendor agreement and scope of work with subcontractor
  • Assess price/performance of products and services
  • Manage rebate programs with trades and suppliers
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • 3 - 5 years of estimating and purchasing experience in the residential building industry
  • Strong understanding of the construction industry and subcontract agreements
  • Be able to negotiate terms and subcontract amount
  • Be well organized and detail-oriented
  • Understanding of the local subcontractor community
  • Be a proactive and creative problem solver that can work independently and as a team
  • Must be able to produce takeoffs
  • Have demonstrated success working well under pressure
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commercial building purchasing and/or estimating experience is a strong plus
  • Experience providing customer service is a strong plus
  • Experience with ECI Marksystems or a similar software is a plus
  • Experience managing others successfully is a strong plus

Salary based on level of experience.

Benefits

  • Healthcare Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • PTO – paid time off
  • Company cell phone
  • Company computer
  • Training
  • 401K
  • Bonus based on individual performance and company profit
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Project Administrator
  • Builds packages as new starts come out.
  • Loads new communities into system.
  • Loads all options and auto allowances included.
  • Loads and changes all sub base as needed.
  • WO/PO release.
  • Process contracts WO/PO.

Previous construction experience is a plus. Need someone who works well as a team, a great communicator, quick learner and technology literate.

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Purchasing Manager
Purchasing Manager
Columbia

Great Southern Homes is looking for a New Construction Purchasing Manager to join our core
team and become a part of the winning effort to negotiate and award subcontracts for 
construction projects. We build residential homes throughout South Carolina. 

Ideal candidates will have a start to finish list of industry trade partner relationships, an estimating background, and some customer service experience. This is a great opportunity for an energetic professional with good trade partner relationships to come in and lead a small purchasing team.

This is a salary position. Salary and benefits are negotiable based on experience. Please submit resume and salary requirements to apply. An employment offer will be contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by Great Southern Homes) of a background check.  Great Southern Homes is a drug-free workplace.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the timely bid, award, and execution of subcontracts that encompass the full scope of work necessary to build complete projects
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with trade partners
  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation provided to prepare vendor take-offs, vendor bid packages, materials and labor estimates as needed
  • Manage purchasing process/planning and change orders on multiple projects at one time
  • Develop project budgets and control construction costs
  • Review and document subcontractor capabilities (past performance, financial strength, bonding, etc.) as well as current performance on BHBC projects with the Construction Manager
  • Work with the VP of Construction and other team members to negotiate/resolve subcontract terms and conditions
  • Manage vendor agreement and scope of work with subcontractor
  • Assess price/performance of products and services
  • Manage rebate programs with trades and suppliers
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • 3 - 5 years of estimating and purchasing experience in the residential building industry
  • Strong understanding of the construction industry and subcontract agreements
  • Be able to negotiate terms and subcontract amount
  • Be well organized and detail-oriented
  • Understanding of the local subcontractor community
  • Be a proactive and creative problem solver that can work independently and as a team
  • Must be able to produce takeoffs
  • Have demonstrated success working well under pressure
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commercial building purchasing and/or estimating experience is a strong plus
  • Experience providing customer service is a strong plus
  • Experience with ECI Marksystems or a similar software is a plus
  • Experience managing others successfully is a strong plus

 Benefits

  • Healthcare Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • PTO – paid time off
  • Company cell phone
  • Company computer
  • Training
  • 401K
  • Bonus based on individual performance and company profit
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Construction Project Field Manager – Myrtle Beach, SC

Great Southern Homes, a regional SC-based builder seeks an experienced Project Field Manager for its Coastal operations to meet the increased demand for our homes in the areas of Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand.

Candidate should have a minimum 2 years’ experience managing multiple projects and/or neighborhoods. Less experience will be strongly considered with construction sciences background.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Subcontractor and vendor scheduling
  • Timely completion of projects, etc.
  • Quality control
  • Adherence to budgets
  • Homeowner orientation
  • Neighborhood appearance
  • Safety

If you can deliver a quality home while meeting the demands of production, please forward your resume. The company offers a growth-oriented culture with local experienced people leading the way. Compensation package includes base salary, production bonuses, auto allowance and full company benefits. Local candidates only. EEO.

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Construction Project Field Manager – Upstate, SC

Great Southern Homes, a regional SC-based builder seeks an experienced Project Field Manager for its Upstate operations to meet the increased demand for our homes in the areas of Greenville, Spartanburg and Clemson.

Candidate should have a minimum 2 years’ experience managing multiple projects and/or neighborhoods. Less experience will be strongly considered with construction sciences background.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Subcontractor and vendor scheduling
  • Timely completion of projects, etc.
  • Quality control
  • Adherence to budgets
  • Homeowner orientation
  • Neighborhood appearance
  • Safety

If you can deliver a quality home while meeting the demands of production, please forward your resume. The company offers a growth-oriented culture with local experienced people leading the way. Compensation package includes base salary, production bonuses, auto allowance and full company benefits. Local candidates only. EEO.

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Construction Project Field Manager – Midlands, SC

Great Southern Homes, a regional SC-based builder seeks an experienced Project Field
Manager for Columbia and surrounding markets to meet the increased demand for our
homes in the Midlands of SC.

Candidate should have a minimum 2 years’ experience managing multiple projects
and/or neighborhoods. Less experience will be strongly considered with construction
sciences background.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

If you can deliver a quality home while meeting the demands of production, please forward your resume. The company offers a growth-oriented culture with local experienced people leading the way. Compensation package includes base salary, production bonuses, auto allowance and full company benefits. Local candidates only. EEO.

  • Subcontractor and vendor scheduling
  • Timely completion of projects, etc.
  • Quality control
  • Adherence to budgets
  • Homeowner orientation
  • Neighborhood appearance
  • Safety
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Construction Project Field Manager - Aiken/Augusta

Great Southern Homes, a regional SC-based builder seeks an experienced Project Field
Manager for Columbia and surrounding markets to meet the increased demand for our
homes in the Midlands of SC.

Candidate should have a minimum 2 years’ experience managing multiple projects
and/or neighborhoods. Less experience will be strongly considered with construction
sciences background.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

If you can deliver a quality home while meeting the demands of production, please forward your resume. The company offers a growth-oriented culture with local experienced people leading the way. Compensation package includes base salary, production bonuses, auto allowance and full company benefits. Local candidates only. EEO.

  • Subcontractor and vendor scheduling
  • Timely completion of projects, etc.
  • Quality control
  • Adherence to budgets
  • Homeowner orientation
  • Neighborhood appearance
  • Safety
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Construction Project Field Manager - Florence/Sumter

Great Southern Homes, a regional SC-based builder seeks an experienced Project Field
Manager for Columbia and surrounding markets to meet the increased demand for our
homes in the Midlands of SC.

Candidate should have a minimum 2 years’ experience managing multiple projects
and/or neighborhoods. Less experience will be strongly considered with construction
sciences background.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

If you can deliver a quality home while meeting the demands of production, please forward your resume. The company offers a growth-oriented culture with local experienced people leading the way. Compensation package includes base salary, production bonuses, auto allowance and full company benefits. Local candidates only. EEO.

  • Subcontractor and vendor scheduling
  • Timely completion of projects, etc.
  • Quality control
  • Adherence to budgets
  • Homeowner orientation
  • Neighborhood appearance
  • Safety
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Want to join Great Southern Homes? See if you fit in! Drop us an email.