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Olthof Homes
Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

At Olthof Homes, a premier Indiana and Illinois new home construction firm, we believe that with the right people, our possibilities are endless. We are always looking for great talent. To submit a resume and cover letter, please email resumes@olthofhomes.com.

Description:

Olthof Homes established its reputation as a leader in home building excellence. We believe that with the right people our possibilities are endless. In over 20 communities, the privately owned and operated family business continues to set the new home building industry pace by creating exceptional new construction homes with the utmost quality, anticipating customer needs and providing customers with a new home buying experience. Olthof Homes has an opportunity for an Architectural Drafter to join our team atmosphere dedicated to open communication and collaboration. To apply for this position, submit your resume and letter of interest to: resumes@olthofhomes.com

    Requirements:

    Architectural Drafter 

    Duties, responsibilities, expectations:

    Architecture

    • Design schematic floor plans and elevations for collaborative review per criteria;
    • Finalize layouts, elevations, electrical and HVAC locations in CAD;
    • Design and check structural components and code compliance;
    • Draw, update and print Cdocs and upload to web for trade partners and construction managers;
    • Maintain knowledge of current building codes;
    • Check over floor and roof trusses to match plans and elevations;
    • Home site restrictions – check all plans per community per lot for all options to confirm what would be buildable;
    • Maintain home square footage chart for each plan and its options;
    • Design layout for sales center per criteria, furniture and included features;
    • Order supplies for large format printers;

    Minimum education, experience & knowledge:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Computer Aided Design or Construction related field preferred
    • Proven work experience as a Drafter or similar role
    • Hands-on experience with computer-aided design (CAD) software
    • Excellent attention to technical detail and thoroughness is critical
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Outlook required
    • Knowledge about new home construction is an advantage but not required

    Additional attributes desired:

    • Creative, able to visualize a project, willing to work in a team environment, able to take direction, good communication skills, able to problem solve, humble, passionate, committed to learning,

    Other requirements:

    • Must be available full time, 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday
    • Must be able to sit at desk and operate a computer 40+ hours/week

    Compensation:

    • Competitive salary is commensurate with experience. Our benefits package includes- comprehensive group health insurance, company paid life insurance, generous paid vacation/personal time off, paid holidays, discretionary annual performance bonus and 401k retirement plan with company match. 

    Date Posted:

    2019-01-15

Description:

Olthof Homes established its reputation as a leader in home building excellence. We believe that with the right people our possibilities are endless. In over 20 communities, the privately owned and operated family business continues to set the new home building industry pace by creating exceptional new construction homes with the utmost quality, anticipating customer needs and providing customers with a new home buying experience. Olthof Homes has an opportunity for a Construction Assistant to join our team working in the northwest Indiana area in an atmosphere dedicated to open communication and collaboration. To apply for this position, submit your resume to: resumes@olthofhomes.com

    Requirements:

    Construction Assistant 

    Summary: Responsible for miscellaneous clean up and construction tasks outside of trade partner duties.

    Duties, responsibilities & expectations:

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Assist construction manager with punch list
    • Assist customer care manager with 30-day and 1-year customer care check ups
    • Assist with general tasks as assigned by construction manager
    • Maintains a clean job site: picks up all debris, tools and equipment
    • Maintains and cleans truck
    • This position has no supervisory responsibilities

    Minimum education, experience & knowledge:

    • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED required
    • Knowledge about residential home construction is an advantage but not required
    • Must be handy with tools
    • Valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record
    • Must be available to work from 7 am to 3:30 pm Monday thru Friday

    Additional attributes desired:

    • Self-starter, motivated, ability to work with minimal oversight, willing to follow directions closely

    Compensation and Benefits:

    Competitive hourly wage is commensurate with experience.  Benefits include - comprehensive group health insurance, company paid life insurance, paid vacation/personal time off, paid holidays, and 401k retirement plan with company match. 

    Interested candidates should submit their resume to - resumes@olthofhomes.com

    Date Posted:

    2019-01-15