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Purchasing Assistant and Starts Coordinator

Position: Purchasing Assistant and Starts Coordinator
Location: Cypress, TX
Career ID: 128335

The Purchasing Assistant and Starts Coordinator is primarily responsible for coordinating the preconstruction, starts and permitting process for each sold or spec home. This position will also assist the Purchasing Department with additional responsibilities and projects.





  • Create a more efficient starts process and reduce the time from sale to start
  • Order engineering, survey and plot plans to compile permitting packages for the county
  • Apply for building permits, request payment from accounting and submit to the county
  • Apply for utilities for all new construction starts
  • Initiate and manage panels for all new construction starts
  • Print architectural plans for construction staff
  • Apply for ARC approval with the developer and homeowner’s association
  • Create and issue purchase orders as each home is released for construction
  • Assist Purchasing Department with various tasks
  • Accurately input data in the Sage 100 Contractor system
  • Review all completed tasks carefully for accuracy and quality




  • A minimum of 2 years in the homebuilding industry
  • Understanding of the starts process and construction terminology
  • Self-starter that can effectively manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to follow blueprints, drawings and specifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent




  • Sage software experience
  • Experience with starts